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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 […]

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United States Federal Government Issues $94 Million In Healthcare Grants To Treat Growing Problem Of Opioid Addiction

The United States Department of Health and Human Services has called the opioid epidemic one of the most pressing public health issues in the United States. To help counter that epidemic, the federal government is issuing $94 million in healthcare grants to 271 health centers throughout the country to assist those centers provide treatment to […]

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What Is A Whistleblower And What Protections Do They Have Against Employment Discrimination?

“Whistleblower” is a term used to describe someone who reports their employer (or someone else employed at their company) for improper or illegal practices. The behavior a whistleblower might report includes things like illegally dumping toxic chemicals, illegal discrimination in employment, illegally overcharging customers, Medicaid and Medicare fraud, and so on. As in most other […]

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A Basic Explanation For Construction Workers On The Missouri Prevailing Wage Law: How To Tell If Your Employer Is Illegally Underpaying You, And What To Do About It

Missouri, like many states and the federal government, has what’s known as a prevailing wage law. The basic idea is that when the government is paying for public works construction projects in Missouri (such as bridges, roads, and government buildings), it’s in everyone’s interest for the workers on that project to be paid well, because […]