Compensation Above and Beyond Workers’ Compensation Benefits
You may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you have been hurt or gotten sick on the job. Workers’ comp may help you preserve some financial security during your recovery, but it is essential to be aware of its limitations. In some cases, a third-party personal injury claim pursued in addition to a workers’ comp claim […]Read More
The comparative negligence laws in Missouri and Illinois
Accidents are often caused by a confluence of factors, and it is not always possible to assign all of the blame to one party. Under the strict contributory negligence principle, accident victims are unable to recover damages in personal injury lawsuits if they played any role in causing the accident that injured them. That is […]Read More
How are pain and suffering damages calculated?
If you suffer a serious injury or multiple injuries in a bad car accident, your life may forever change. You could have badly broken a leg and now suffer from chronic pain. You may have suffered a severe traumatic brain injury and had to spend months relearning how to eat, write and walk. You may […]Read More
Trucking accidents: Who is responsible?
Evidence is crucial when it comes to determining liability for an accident between a truck and a motor vehicle. An accident can cause emotional, physical and financial damage to both the trucker and the person driving a car, so residents of Missouri may want to know more about finding out the cause. An accident report […]Read More
When malpractice results in birth injury
Injuries that occur during the labor and delivery process or just after childbirth can cause serious long-term disabilities. While some injuries are minor, others result in physical and cognitive health issues. Sometimes, negligence by a health care provider constitutes medical malpractice when a child suffers a birth injury. The family may have a legal claim […]Read More
Autumn is coming: watch out for these common accidents
Summer is gradually drawing to a close. Though you may mourn the loss of warm sun, long days and summer activities, the upcoming autumn will be chock-full of fun. Red-and-brown leaves, crisp nights, apple cider—these are all things to enjoy in the upcoming months. Unfortunately, autumn can also bring serious personal injuries. Before we plunge […]Read More
Who is responsible for your child’s toy-related injury?
Creative play is a vital part of your child’s growth and development. As a parent, you likely provide safe, fun and educational toys for your child. Unfortunately, just because something is marketed for children does not mean it cannot hurt them. But if one of your child’s toys injures them, you probably wonder who’s responsible. […]Read More