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

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,…

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…

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…

Your brain after an accident

Car crashes are an everyday occurrence in Kansas, and your chances of suffering a life-altering injury as a result are pretty high. We here at Sullivan Law want to ensure that people have the information they need to determine if the aches and pains they feel may signal a more significant problem. A headache after…

Driving distractions that place you at great risk for injury

Have you ever had to come to a sudden stop while driving? It can be quite an unnerving feeling, especially if, in doing so, you narrowly avoided a collision. If the reason you had to stop so quickly was that you were distracted while driving, you might have felt a bit guilty after the fact,…

Steps to take after a car accident

No Missouri resident wants to get into a car accident. Even the most minor fender bender can have surprising long-term consequences relating to injury and property damage. For most people, the shock of a vehicle collision makes it hard to focus. But the hours and days immediately after an accident are important for anyone who…

GHSA report looks afresh at prevalence of speeding

The Governors Highway Safety Association came out with a report called, “Speeding Away from Zero: Rethinking a Forgotten Traffic Safety Challenge,” which contains several methods for addressing the continuing trend of speeding. In Missouri and the rest of the U.S., speeding accounts for almost one-third of all motor vehicle-related fatalities. Speeding drivers put pedestrians and…

The dangers of drowsy driving

Exhausted drivers can pose a serious threat on Missouri roadways, even if drowsy driving is extremely common. While many people get behind the wheel while tired, the results of driving while tired can mimic those of alcohol intoxication, leading to serious car accidents. According to a AAA survey, one-third of respondents reported driving while extremely…

What can you do if a loved one suffered harm in a nursing home?

Families who place a loved one in the care of a nursing facility likely do so with the expectation that he or she will receive appropriate care. It is not an easy decision to make, and families often struggle with knowing whether or not they made the right choice. The intent of nursing facilities and…

AAA study reveals distracting side of infotainment systems

Missouri residents who like modern vehicles should know that some technology can actually be harmful. Infotainment systems often come with features that have nothing to do with driving and serve only as potential distractions, according to researchers at the University of Utah. These devices include features for calling, texting and surfing the web. Those same…