Category: Car Accidents

Snaps, Texts and Distracted Driving

Alert Today-Alive Tomorrow Distracted driving (snaps or texts) can get you killed. Driving while focusing on a message or video divides your attention. Driving a car or truck requires focus. Distracted driving causes more accidents than drunk driving. You are risking not only your life but the lives other people on the road and in [..]

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What Damages Are Recoverable After a Car Accident in Missouri?

The cost of medical bills, lost income, and vehicle repairs can add up quickly after a serious car accident. If your crash was caused by another driver’s negligence, you shouldn’t have to cover these expenses out of your own pocket. Unfortunately, it is common for personal injury claimants to accept low settlements because they simply [..]

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How to Prove Negligence After a Car Accident in Missouri

If you were injured in an accident caused by another driver, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical bills, vehicle repairs, pain and suffering, and other damages. For your claim to be successful, it must be shown that the at-fault driver’s negligence contributed to your injuries. Common examples of negligence in car [..]

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Do I sue Google? Autonomous Cars and Injury Cases

Injury cases are common because oo auto accidents. Will Google change all that? Google, one of today’s most innovative companies seems to have a never ending line up of great ideas. One of these is its autonomous vehicle which literally drives itself. A story in The Atlantic, reports that the vehicle has never gotten a [..]

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How to File a Car Accident Claim?

If you want to settle your car accident case, you will need to file a claim and then negotiate to get the payment you deserve. As long as you are fully prepared and confident, the process should not be too difficult. How you file will make a significant difference with your chances of obtaining a [..]

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Tips for Your New Year’s Resolution to Stay Safe

Perhaps your main resolution as you brought in the New Year was simply to have a safe and happy year. This fundamentally starts at doing your part being a safe and cautious driver. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unintentional injury, including vehicle accidents, is one of the most common causes of [..]

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5 Ways to Avoid Car Accidents

For many Columbia residents, their cars are used to help them travel to and from work, pick up the children, get to the grocery store and take fun road trips. While cars can be convenient, they can also be dangerous. In fact, you are statistically more likely to get into a car accident than a [..]

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Get into a Car Accident and You Don’t Have Insurance?

Missouri is considered a “no pay, no play” state. It means that if you are severely hurt in a car accident, and you do not have your own auto insurance (or on the car you were borrowing), then Missouri law now limits you from recovering the full amount of compensation for your injuries, even if [..]

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