Liability after a product recall

Liability after a product recall

Especially during the holiday season, when you hope to buy good quality gifts for each of your loved ones, product recalls can be a scary reminder that not all products are safe. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission shows 229 recalled products so far for 2019. These product recalls happened for a wide variety…

What can I do if I cannot collect wrongful death damages?

Having to file a wrongful death lawsuit is difficult. When you go to court and win, you may feel somewhat relieved that it is over, but then you have to deal with collecting your damages. Many times, insurance will make the payments, which makes it fairly easy to get your money. However, in some cases,…

Red-light laws

Recent news of a driver in Overland Park who hit four school children after running a red light has many Kansas City residents up in arms. Thankfully, the children are recovering from their injuries. The driver was only fined $150 for the incident. This consequence strikes many as disproportionate to the damage the driver caused….

How can you drive safely on ice?

Winter is on the way, and this means residents of Missouri like you are bound to be dealing with icy roads in no time. Here are a few tips and tricks that can help keep you safe if you have to go out on the streets under poor winter weather conditions. Icyroadsafety.com is dedicated to…

Distracted driving dangers include in-vehicle tech

Over the last several years, the topic of distracted driving and the use of electronic devices and technology has been at the forefront of many conversations and debates. The safety and risk concerns have been put forth and disputed by various entities. Across the country, the vast majority of states have put legislation into place…

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…