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Can You Die From Bedsores?

Key takeaways: Common signs of bedsores include blisters, open wounds, and red, warm, and irritated skin. Prevent bedsores by regularly changing a person’s position to alleviate skin pressure. Use pillows or foam wedges to reduce pressure spots.  All bedsores can have serious complications, including infections of nearby skin, bones, and joints. The most serious is sepsis, a life-threatening response to infection. Consult a nursing home abuse ...
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How to Report a Nursing Home to the State of Missouri

When our loved ones require the care and support of a nursing home, we trust these facilities to protect their safety, dignity, and well-being. If you or a loved one have seen signs of neglect or abuse at a nursing home in Missouri, you may file a report using the Missouri Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline’s online reporting system or by calling the hotline directly ...
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Guide to Punitive Damages in Missouri

If you have been involved in a car accident in Kansas City or St. Louis, you may be entitled to punitive damages if the person who caused your car accident showed a deliberate or flagrant disregard for your safety. The legal team at Brown & Crouppen will fight for all available damages for your injuries, including punitive damages. We offer a free consultation and are committed ...
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Can you sue for an uber accident?

Can You Sue Uber For An Accident?

Types of Uber Lawsuits Injured Passenger Lawsuits As discussed below, passengers are protected by a $1 million liability policy. Typically, claims are directed towards Uber rather than the individual driver. In many instances, the resolution of the claim resembles standard insurance procedures, minimizing the necessity for personal injury litigation. However, while a personal injury lawsuit may not always be required, it remains crucial to secure ...
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Dealing with Geico Claims Adjusters

Be Cautious of What You Tell a GEICO Claims Adjuster When you are in a car accident, you should exchange insurance information with the other drivers involved. Claims are filed with the insurance companies, and the claims adjusters, who conduct investigations and negotiate settlements, contact those involved.  The GEICO claims adjuster will attempt to elicit information and statements from you that might help reduce their ...
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Should I Get a Lawyer After a Car Accident in Missouri?

Should I Get a Lawyer After a Car Accident in Missouri?

Signs You Should Get a Car Accident Lawyer in Missouri If you’ve been involved in a car accident, there are several signs that indicate you should consider hiring a car accident lawyer: Serious injuries: If you or any passengers sustained severe injuries in the accident, especially if they require long-term medical treatment or have resulted in disability, it’s crucial to consult with a lawyer. They ...
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Statute of Limitations for a Minor in Missouri

What is the Statute of Limitations for a Minor in Missouri?

In Missouri, a person is legally considered a minor if they are under 18 years of age. If a minor has an injury claim, the statute of limitations on the claim does not begin until the day the minor turns 21 years of age at which point they have 5 years to file a claim. Thus, a minor with a personal injury claim could wait ...
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How to Sue a Bar for Negligence

Situations in Bars That Can Cause Injuries Though bars and nightclubs are places of entertainment, they are not immune to accidents. Often, these situations are fueled by alcohol consumption. But that is not the only factor that may lead to accidents. Common scenarios that lead people to sue bars include: Bar fights – Bar fights involving patrons or bouncers can lead to injuries. If this ...
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Rear-end accident

How Long Does A Rear-end Accident Claim Take To Settle?

Factors that Impact the Timeline of a Rear-End Accident Case When dealing with a rear-end collision, some key factors that can influence the settlement timeline include: The injuries sustained and the course of medical treatment; The number of injured parties involved and severity of all injuries; The severity of the accident itself and any special circumstances; The location of the accident; and The insurance companies ...
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Rear-end auto collision

Common Injuries From Rear-End Collisions

Rear-end crashes occur when one vehicle strikes the back of another. This is the most frequently occurring type of vehicle collision. The most common causes of rear-end accidents include distracted driving (texting, talking on the phone, eating, changing the radio, or distractions from other passengers in the vehicle); following too closely (also known as tailgating); speeding, and reckless driving. If you or a loved one ...
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