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How a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Works

Even if you know very little about the legal system, you’ve likely heard the phrase “wrongful death” or “wrongful death lawsuit.” Wrongful death lawyers specialize in making sure those who have experienced the painful loss of the death of a loved one due to someone else’s carelessness can find peace after the incident. This may […]

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Why “Mild” Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Be Life-Changing — and How to Pursue Compensation

Increased awareness of traumatic brain injuries has come from coverage of contact sports such as football, but you don’t have to be a running back to suffer an injury to the brain. You can experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) from a blow to the head due to a car accident, slip and fall, or […]

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What Are the Most Common Industries Involved With Wage Theft?

Wage theft is one of the most common types of labor law violations, and many employees don’t even realize that they’re victims of it. Sometimes it can be an honest mistake on the employer’s part, but many industries are known for more intentional types of wage theft. If you’re working in those industries, it can […]

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My Car Accident Police Report Is Incorrect — What Should I Do?

Providing your auto insurance company with an accurate police report is essential to having vehicle damages covered. In cases where a driver involved in a crash does not have car insurance, Missouri residents will also need to file this report in addition to the police report.

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Dog Bite Laws in Missouri: What You Need to Know

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but they can also cause serious injury if they bite someone. These situations open dog owners up to significant liability and cause pain and stress to the victim of the bite. Whether you’re a dog owner or the victim of a dog bite, it’s important to understand Missouri’s dog […]

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What Qualifies as a Hostile Work Environment in Missouri?

“Hostile work environment” gets thrown around a lot, but many people don’t fully understand what it means in a legal sense. It may feel hostile if you have a grumpy, micromanaging boss, but it probably isn’t enough for a lawsuit. A Missouri employment discrimination attorney can help you determine whether your workplace qualifies as a […]

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What You Should Do Immediately After a Truck Accident

What you do in the aftermath of a serious truck accident is incredibly important. If you are involved in an accident with a large truck or semi, the most important thing is to immediately seek medical attention for everyone who’s been injured, by calling 911. However, there are other things you can do to help […]

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How to Identify Gender Discrimination at Work

Over the years, gender discrimination (also referred to as sex discrimination, gender bias or even sexism) has become a prominent topic. Unfortunately, many people are unable to identify gender discrimination when it occurs, or even know exactly what it is. Keep in mind that it’s not just women who are affected by gender discrimination; men […]

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The “Defense Medical Exam”, Or “DME” – There’s Nothing “Independent” About It

The “Defense Medical Exam”, Or “DME” – There’s Nothing “Independent” About It One of the tactics disreputable insurance company use to safeguard their money at all costs is to attack people who have been injured.  They do this by forcing them to be examined by dishonest doctors who give false opinions to the jury so […]

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Why Missouri Law Prohibits Lawyers From Telling Juries That There’s Insurance To Pay Their Verdict

Missouri law actually prevents judges from telling juries that there is insurance involved in a lawsuit.  The general basis for this rule is because they don’t want jurors to exaggerate verdicts just because there’s insurance involved.  Jurors aren’t stupid, of course, and know that we’re all required to carry car insurance, and generally carry other […]