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Should I Contact a Construction Accident Lawyer After a Job Site Accident?

Anyone can suffer an injury at the workplace, but not all occupations are created equal when it comes to rates of risk. For example, according to the National Institute of Health, construction has a workplace accident rate 71% higher than any other industry. It accounts for one in five workplace-related deaths in the United States. Yet, even with such a high rate of incidents, an...
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Car Accident Settlements: The Truth About What To Expect

Unless the accident was caused by a commercial vehicle or due to a vehicle defect or other source, typically, the amount of your car accident settlement will be dependent on the amount of available personal automobile insurance coverage or the value of your injuries, whichever is less. Therefore, the key to maximizing your recovery is to retain the services of an experienced motor vehicle accident...
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The Timeline of Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

While most personal injury claims will be settled out of court within the first 9-18 months, some claims will require that a lawsuit is filed to attempt to resolve the matter.  When wondering what a personal injury lawsuit timeline is, keep in mind that just like fingerprints, no two cases are exactly alike. Many things that you encounter along the way will be specific to...
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How can I Afford to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

When you have been injured due to another person’s negligence, you may be wondering if you have enough information to settle the case on your own or whether you need the help and guidance of an attorney.  One concern that you may have is whether you can afford the cost to hire a personal injury attorney. Perhaps you have never had to hire an attorney,...
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Can You Sue for a Dog Bite in Missouri?

While usually “man’s best friend,” dogs can turn into your worst enemy when they become violent. Dog bites can result in serious injuries, even death. With dog ownership on the rise due to more people being home and a decrease in dog training over the last year, there has been an increase in dog bites resulting in surgical repairs. If someone else’s dog attacks you,...
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4 Tips for Remote Depositions

In March of 2020, when most of the world shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person business was impossible.  Very quickly, we learned that online platforms like Zoom, Webex, and RingCentral were our way to connect during this unprecedented time.  Though many lawyers had used remote videoconferencing technology before if circumstances prevented travel, most were accustomed to in-person depositions.  Technology can be intimidating, but...
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How Long After an Injury Can You Sue?

Whether or not you can file a lawsuit for a past motor vehicle accident or injury depends on various matters, including where and when the crash occurred and your age. When you are allowed to file a personal injury lawsuit, the time you are permitted to file a personal injury lawsuit is controlled by the statute of limitation laws in the state where the crash...
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Slip and Fall Accidents: Proving Fault

Slips, trips, falls, and spills happen every day. Sometimes they result in a minor scrape or bruise, but sometimes the injury can be much more serious, resulting in broken bones, concussions, or even death. Additionally, while some falls can be attributed to carelessness, if the fall results from a dangerous condition on the location, the injured party may be able to bring a claim against...
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