Accidents

How Long Does an Accident Stay on Your Record in Missouri?

Vehicle accidents can substantially impact your insurance rates and show up as points on your driving record. This can be important for many reasons, including if you want to try to obtain employment in the transportation industry. Vehicle accidents are never fun, and the implications can last for several years beyond the completed settlement. You might be wondering, How...

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Accident Reports

How to Obtain Your Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Report

According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, there were 127,485 traffic crashes in 2022 alone. The same year, 964 people died in those crashes. Many residents of Missouri are involved in car accidents each year. The process that comes after a car accident or injury can be very confusing. Fortunately, you can get a copy of your Missouri Highway...

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Car Accidents

Should I Bring my Car Accident Case To Small Claims Court?

The majority of car accident lawsuits are filed in a district or circuit court in the state where the accident happened. However, which court is able to hear your case depends, in part, on the amount of your damages you are claiming to have suffered in your lawsuit. Most clients have heard of small claims court, but that is...

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Wrongful Death

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Arkansas?

It is never easy to cope with the death of a loved one. This is especially true if the death was untimely and preventable. If someone else’s negligent action or inaction caused your loved one’s death, you might be entitled to file an Arkansas wrongful death lawsuit.  Filing a wrongful death claim in Arkansas provides the opportunity for you...

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Premises liability

Common Premises Liability Injuries

Premises liability injuries can occur in several different situations and vary in severity. Many people spend a good part of their day on someone else’s property, whether grocery shopping, at a restaurant, or recreating. When you are legally on a piece of property owned by someone else, the property owner owes you specific duties to lessen the risk of...

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Workers' Compensation

What Conditions Are Covered Under Workers’ Compensation in Arkansas?

Most employers in Arkansas with three or more employees are required by law to have workers’ compensation insurance coverage, although there are some exceptions to this general rule. Even though Arkansas workers’ compensation law protects you, getting the benefits rightfully yours can be challenging. Having an experienced and knowledgeable workers’ compensation attorney guide and assist you through the process...

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Workers' Compensation

Appealing a Missouri Workers’ Compensation Denial

If you are in Missouri and your workers’ compensation claim is denied, you will want to seek the representation of a knowledgeable and experienced Missouri workers’ comp attorney. Whether your claim is denied or you are unsatisfied with the benefit amount, you have the right to appeal the determination. Unfortunately, denials are common. There are multiple levels to the...

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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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