What effect does a reckless driving charge on an injury claim in Missouri? In the United States, while some states clearly enlist driver behavior like speeding or passing an emergency vehicle as reckless driving, other states describe reckless … [Read more...] about The ‘Careless and Imprudent’ Statute
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Marijuana Related Car Accidents
A recent study suggests that in one state that has legalized the drug, the instances of fatal crashes caused by impairment due to the drug have almost doubled. Decriminalization of possession of marijuana and legalization of medicinal and … [Read more...] about Marijuana Related Car Accidents
Can a Traffic Ticket Impact Your Case?
It's really important to understand how you can avoid this situation ever happening to you. One of the most common mistakes people make is to simply pay a traffic ticket they have been given after a car accident, and move on with their lives. … [Read more...] about Can a Traffic Ticket Impact Your Case?
Common Fractures Resulting from Car Accidents
While fractures and broken bones are rarely life threatening, they are extremely painful, can prove to be expensive when it comes to treatment and take a long time to heal. They can lead to temporary and permanent damage and can, at times, lead to … [Read more...] about Common Fractures Resulting from Car Accidents
Should You Report a Car Accident If There Was No Damage?
It is important to understand that although there might not be any obvious damage, there is always the likelihood that something could surface. You are going about your day and in a hurry, so you fail to look back while you are pulling out of … [Read more...] about Should You Report a Car Accident If There Was No Damage?
St Louis Missouri Traffic Deaths Increased in 2016
Estimates indicate that, for the second year in a row, traffic deaths are on the rise. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch recently reported that Missouri has exceeded 900 traffic deaths in 2016 which is approximately 12% more than 2015. Based on the … [Read more...] about St Louis Missouri Traffic Deaths Increased in 2016