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Brown & Crouppen Voted Best Law Firm in St. Louis

Brown & Crouppen and Jennifer Mocabee are humbled and honored to have been recognized by the people of St. Louis. Our law firm was named Best Law Firm in the STL Headliner Awards and earned the Hartford All-Star Award for receiving the highest number of votes in the Services category. Jennifer was named Best Attorney in the STL Headliner Awards and earned the Hartford All-Star...
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Can I Sue Someone For Damaging My Car If I Am Not Hurt?

Yes, you can sue someone for property damage after a car accident even if you haven’t suffered any injuries. In some cases, auto accidents can lead to sizable property damage, resulting in overwhelming expenses. Follow these steps to pursue a lawsuit for car damage: Additionally, it’s important to note that even if you believe that you are not injured, it’s important to seek medical attention...
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How to File a Slip and Fall Claim

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury as a result of slipping (or tripping) on someone else’s property, the property owner may be held liable. Filing a slip and fall claim or lawsuit can help recover losses for damages that resulted from the accident. Here’s the process for filing a slip and fall claim: Seek medical treatment File an accident report Gather...
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How Long Does A Slip And Fall Case Take To Settle?

Slip and fall claims with clear negligence and moderate injuries often settle within 9-12 months after medical treatment is complete. Cases that involve more complicated injuries and/or commercial defendants often take longer than 12 months to settle. Each case is unique, and slip and fall cases can take several months to several years to resolve depending on several factors. If you slipped and fell at ...
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What is the Average Slip & Fall Settlement?

The typical slip-and-fall settlement in St. Louis and Kansas City can range from a few thousand dollars to hundreds of thousands, even into the millions, depending on the severity, financial impact, and long-term consequences of the injuries. According to Injury Facts, fall injuries cause 21 percent of preventable injury-related deaths in the United States — the same percentage as motor vehicle accidents. Falls are the leading ...
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Missouri Statute of Limitations for Slip and Fall Claims

In Missouri, most slip and fall cases have a 5-year statute of limitations, meaning that individuals have five years from the date of the injury to file a claim against the negligent property owner or manager. Slip and fall accidents fall under the umbrella of premises liability negligence claims. To establish and file a slip and fall claim in Missouri, a plaintiff must show the...
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How Much Can Someone Sue For A Car Accident?

The average car accident settlement for is $25,446.84. However, every case is unique, and this figure should not be relied upon when determining the value of any single car accident case. Some car accident cases can be worth millions, while others may be worth $10,000 to $15,000.  The best way to understand the value of your case is to request a free case evaluation. Our car ...
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Can a Tenant Sue a Landlord for an Injury in Missouri?

A tenant may sue a landlord for an injury in Missouri, but to succeed, the tenant must prove that the landlord owed a duty to the tenant. The general rule in Missouri is that a landlord does not owe a duty to their tenants and the landlord will not be liable for personal injuries caused by the dangerous conditions of the premises. The rationale is...
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Average Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amount

The average motorcycle settlement amount is approximately $79,334.61, which was derived from retrieving settlement amounts from motorcycle accident cases in the last 8 years (between 2015 and 2023).
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How To Claim Lost Wages After A Car Accident

Types of Lost Wages That Can Be Reimbursed Lost wages refer to money, income, and benefits that you are unable to earn after a car accident. Examples of lost wages include: Regular Earnings – Compensation for your regular hourly wages or salary you would have earned if you did not have to miss work due to your injuries. Miscellaneous/Unique Earnings – Outside of your regularly-scheduled routine compensation, ...
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