Accidents

Most Dangerous Roads in Missouri

Drivers in Missouri face a number of hazards on the road. While some of these hazards are caused by weather conditions, many of the risks drivers face can be attributed to the negligent actions of other drivers. Some common causes of car accidents and fatalities on dangerous roads in Missouri are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol,...

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Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Statute Of Limitations In Arkansas

The unexpected death of a loved one is a tragic event that leads to a long period of grieving. Understandably, filing a wrongful death claim is usually not a priority during the grieving process. After all, going to court is probably the last thing you want to think about. Unfortunately, there is a statute of limitations for wrongful death...

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Workers' Compensation

Missouri Workers’ Compensation Chart

In this article, we will help you understand how to calculate workers’ compensation benefits in Missouri. Missouri has specific calculations to determine workers’ compensation benefits available to employees using a workers’ compensation chart. In the state of Missouri, employers are liable for accidental employee injuries, including cases of fault and negligence. There are different equations for each benefit offered....

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Premises liability

The Difference Between Licensee and Invitee in Missouri?

Our Arkansas and Missouri premises liability lawyers explain the difference between a licensee and an invitee. Legal responsibility for a person’s injuries, when they are sustained on someone else’s property, usually falls on the property owner and/or occupier. Property owners have certain duties and obligations to the individuals who are on their property, depending on the reason for the...

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Workers' Compensation

Statute of Limitations for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim in Arkansas

In Arkansas, if you are injured as a direct result of your job, you may need to file a claim for workers’ compensation. However, there are important deadlines you must meet to be eligible for workers’ comp. These deadlines include a statute of limitations, which governs how long you have to file a claim for workers’ comp after you...

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Social Security Disability

The SSA Application Claims Process

Although anyone can apply for social security benefits, not everyone is approved. The disability claim process is more rigorous and complex than you may think. The SSA approves only one-third of initial applications. There are generally five to six steps to the SSA application process, depending on whether you appeal. Having an attorney guide you through is critical.  Step...

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Trucking Accidents

Truck Accident Lawyers Explain What to Expect After the Accident

Truck accident lawyers are more aware than most that accidents involving trucks are usually very traumatic and the recovery can be very painful. If you have been involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, chances are you will incur costs and complications that last far beyond the initial accident.  Most clients want to know what to expect after the...

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Trucking Accidents

Contributing Factors in Trucking Accidents

The dangers of being involved in a trucking accident are obvious.  The weight and size of an 18-wheeler makes nearly every collision serious, if not catastrophic.   In Missouri, there were nearly 100 motor vehicle fatalities in 2012, involving large commercial trucks. The same was true in Arkansas.  There are several common contributing factors in trucking accidents, which often...

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Social Security Disability

What Is a Continuing Disability Review?

For those who are disabled and have little income, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides a lifeline to cover basic needs. But this monthly benefit may not last forever.  If you receive SSI, you should know that Social Security Administration (SSA) regulations require the agency to periodically conduct a continuing disability review (CDR) to determine if you still have a...

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Negligence?

If you have recently suffered an injury, it can be challenging to determine how to file a claim while you are trying to recover. We understand that it can be even more onerous to determine whether negligence was involved. You may be wondering, What is negligence? Negligence means that someone injured you due to carelessness. So the person you...

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