TRUCKING INDUSTRY ATTEMPTS TO LOBBY AWAY ITS LIABILITY FOR YOUR INJURIES

As reported by The Kansas City Star, “Big rig crashes kill nearly 4,000 American each year and injury more than 85,000. Since 2009, fatalities involving large trucks have increased 17 percent. Injuries have gone up 28 percent.” Given these realities, one would think that the trucking industry would want to emphasize its safety record by providing … Read more

SHOULD YOU ACCEPT A LUMP-SUM SETTLEMENT FOR A WORK INJURY CLAIM?

At some point during a workers’ compensation claim, the insurance company may offer you a lump-sum settlement. The offer could consist of a one-time payment or a structured settlement consisting of a series of payments. If you have received a lump-sum settlement for a work injury claim, you have an important decision to make. Upon … Read more

SLEEPING PILLS HURT DRIVERS EVEN AFTER EFFECTS SUBSIDE

While thinking about negligent driving, focus is often put on two issues: drunk driving and distracted driving. There is a reason for this. These are prominent and extremely dangerous behaviors that should be addressed whenever possible. However, with all the attention often paid to these two behaviors, other dangerous behaviors can remain in the background. … Read more

MULTITASKING IS A MYTH

In recent years, drivers have become comfortable with certain distractions in the car. Smartphones are a major culprit of distracted driving. They have given drivers the ability to quickly respond to emails, check the weather, or write a social media status update. Unfortunately, even a momentary cognitive distraction can have disastrous results while driving. While … Read more

CAR ACCIDENT DEALS SERIOUS INJURIES TO MISSOURI FOOTBALL PLAYER

Over the weekend a football player at the University of Missouri, Harold Brantley, was involved in a car accident. This wreck left Brantley with some very serious injuries. A second University of Missouri athlete was in the car (a member of the MU women’s basketball team), though she did not sustain any serious injuries. The wreck … Read more

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