SHOULD YOU RELEASE YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS AFTER A CRASH?

You’ve been in a car accident. You’ve been injured, you’ve sought medical attention, kept all pertinent records, and stayed organized and on top of things. All this, despite the chaotic and traumatic nature of car accidents that leave us a little dazed in the aftermath. Through it all, you’ve kept good communication with your own … Read more

BOATING ACCIDENTS CAN CAUSE VERY SERIOUS INJURIES

One type of accident that many people don’t consider when they hear the word “crash” or “collision” is a boating accident. These are far more rare than your typical motor vehicle accident, but they pose just as serious of a threat to the people involved as any other collision between motor vehicles. When a boating accident occurs, … Read more

COLLEGE STUDENT DROWNS WHILE IN MISSOURI POLICE CUSTODY

An afternoon of boating fun ended with tragedy Saturday when a college student who had been taken into custody by Missouri Water Patrol on suspicion of drunk driving drowned after falling or jumping into the water while handcuffed. According to reports, the 20-year-old Arizona State University student was arrested while partying with friends in Lake … Read more

LAWSUIT OVER EX-TEEN PAGEANT WINNER’S FATAL BOATING MISHAP

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the male driver of a boat that crashed into a docked houseboat, killing a 21-year-old former teen beauty passenger riding in his vehicle. Also named as defendants in the boating accident lawsuit were the man’s parents and the family’s company. The accident also resulted in the death of a … Read more

WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT OVER 2 DEATHS IN BOATING MISHAP

A powerboat race in 2011 resulted in the deaths of three racers, including two men from Missouri. Wrongful death lawsuits have now been filed over the fatalities, which occurred during the Key West World Championship race, an annual boating event. The boating accident caused the death of a man from Kaiser, Missouri, and a 74-year-old … Read more

BATTLE OVER LIABILITY IN FATAL BOAT ACCIDENT

A boating accident that took place this past summer over the July 4th holiday caused the death of three small children. A battle over liability for the deaths has begun, despite the fact that lawsuits over the accident have yet to be filed. A lawyer for the owner of the boat the children were in has filed … Read more

MISSOURI BOAT CRASH INJURES FIVE

People across Missouri enjoy boating, fishing and other activities on the Lake of the Ozarks and other lakes in the area. Unfortunately, these lakes are the scenes of many boating accidents. The Missouri water safety law requires you to obtain a boating safety identification card before operating a boat on the state’s lakes. Missouri also … Read more