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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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What is the Average Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amount?

The average motorcycle settlement amount is $66,107.65 with settlements typically ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. Settlement data was derived from retrieving settlement amounts nearly 100 motorcycle accident cases between 2021 and 2024.
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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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Kansas Damage Caps

Damage caps are limitations on the amount a plaintiff (the injured party) can recover in a lawsuit. Such limitations are fixed dollar amounts that represent the absolute maximum a plaintiff can recover for one incident, even if a jury decides that their losses are worth more than the maximum amount allowed. The following damages are subject to damage caps in the state of Kansas: Non-economic...
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What is the Average Pedestrian Accident Settlement Amount?

The average settlement amount for a pedestrian accident claim is approximately $67,511.90 and the median settlement is $30,000, which is a better representation of the typical pedestrian accident settlement because it is less skewed by outliers.
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How is Fault Determined After an Auto Accident?

Attorneys and insurance companies determine fault based on the evidence they have at hand. Often fault is determined largely based on the police report filing by the reporting officer. However, the insurance company will corroborate the police report with their insured and if the injured party isn’t represented, they’ll tell them that they need to give a recorded statement regarding the wreck before they’ll make...
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How Long Do Workers Comp Settlements Take?

You can receive a workers’ comp settlement offer at any time throughout a case. However, most cases are settled within 6 months and are almost always paid out after the injured worker has reached maximum medical improvement (MMI) - the point where a doctor has determined the injured worker has recovered.
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