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Sidewalk Injury Lawsuits: Suing For Falls & Trips

While it may seem straightforward, that question is not as easy to answer as you might think. There are many factors that go into establishing fault in slip and fall cases. To be eligible to file a slip and fall claim and receive compensation, liability must be determined. Here’s how liability is determined. The first factor is determining who is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk....
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Who Is At Fault in A Rear-end Accident? (Missouri’s Rear-end Doctrine)

Rear-end collisions are the most common motor vehicle accidents, accounting for almost one-third of all collisions in the US. They typically happen at stoplights and stop signs, during rush hour traffic, and during weather conditions that make the roads more hazardous. In addition, Rear-end collisions run the gamut in severity, ranging from no damage at all to catastrophic loss, including death. Even though the US...
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Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim Myself?

You can file your own medical malpractice claim. However, due to the complex matters of litigation in medical malpractice cases, it’s generally not recommended for the average individual. Medical malpractice law is one of the most challenging areas of litigation, and the length of a medical malpractice case can take years, especially for higher value claims. Additionally, a plaintiff in a medical negligence claim must...
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Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in Missouri

The statute of limitations for medical malpractice in Missouri is 2 years, meaning a patient has 2 years from the date of injury to file a complaint with the court. (RSMo. §516.105). However, medical malpractice claims are unique in that patients may either not know they are injured immediately or not know that their injury is due to a healthcare provider’s error. According to Missouri’s...
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5 Signs You May Have A Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is difficult. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse cases have spiked in the past several years. While there is a possibility that abuse is just being reported more frequently, ensuring the safety and well-being of your loved one should be of utmost concern when considering placement. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports for “every...
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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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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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3 Reasons to Call a Workplace Injury Lawyer Right After an Injury

“The best time to call a workplace injury lawyer is right after you get hurt. The second-best time is now.”—ancient proverb, probably. When a workplace injury occurs, most employees expect their employer to help them. People believe that simply mentioning the injury or accident to their boss will automatically lead to spontaneous offers of free medical care and paid time off while they recover from...
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A Farewell and Thank You to Our Brilliant Summer Interns

The team at Brown & Crouppen enjoyed another great summer with the St. Louis Internship Program. The program, SLIP for short, works in conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater St. Louis and places St. Louis high school students with participating employers for an 8-week paid internship. Our third year of SLIP involvement meant virtual internships as our office remains remote to ensure...
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