Truck driver shortages and truck accidents

Truck driver shortages and truck accidents

While you may be used to driving alongside large trucks on a daily basis, you may not realize the dangers associated with them. Tractor trailers require qualified, licensed professionals to operate them. However, an increasing number of trucker positions go unfilled every year. This truck driver shortage may pose risks to drivers in Missouri and…

How people recover from amputation

The aftermath of a serious accident or medical malpractice in Missouri can cause such severe damage to a limb that there is no reasonable alternative but to have the limb amputated. Readjusting to a life without a hand or leg can be hard both physically and psychologically. Many people need to make serious life adjustments…

What are the three types of distracted driving?

Distracted driving has become an epidemic in Missouri and throughout the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 1,000 people injured and nine killed each day in an accident involving a distracted driver. You can stay safe by recognizing the signs of a distracted driver and understanding the three types of…

What should I do if I think I have a brain injury after an accident?

While traumatic brain injuries are not as common as other types of injuries in Missouri, they can have serious consequences for you. The signs of a TBI are not always noticeable right away. If you think you have suffered from a TBI following a car accident, there are steps you can take.   Traumaticbraininjury.com states that “over…

Did your slip-and-fall accident result in a concussion?

You took a tumble on an unmarked wet floor at a Missouri grocery store recently and whacked the back of your head pretty hard. You thought you were relatively okay, but lately, you have felt…off. Maybe you are not as okay as you thought. To help determine if you may have a concussion, look to…

Have you brushed up on winter driving safety tips?

With the fresh arrival of fall in Missouri, winter temperatures and driving conditions are on the horizon. Do you remember how to navigate your vehicle through the snow and ice? To help jog your memory, the National Safety Council offers a few tips. Do your part to keep the roads clear of unnecessary wreckage this…