Category: Personal Injury

Important Evidence to Strengthen Your Motorcycle Accident Claim

The success of your motorcycle accident claim will ultimately hinge on the strength of your evidence. The insurance company will look for any possible excuse to deny or undervalue your claim, so it’s important that you hire a skilled motorcycle accident attorney to help you gather the evidence needed to prove negligence, liability, and the [..]

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Hours of Service Regulations and Fatigue

The Hours of Service (HoS) Regulations were introduced to prevent fatigue-related accidents by restricting the number of hours a commercial driver can spend behind the wheel. If you were injured in a semi-truck crash, the Missouri personal injury attorneys at Gump & Faiella can investigate your case to determine if the driver violated the HoS [..]

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Do I Have Grounds for a Premises Liability Claim?

Do I Have a Slip, Trip, or Fall Claim?  Nearly 8 million people visit emergency rooms each year due to slip, trip, and fall injuries. If you were injured on someone else’s property—whether it was a hotel, shopping mall, business, or other public area—you may be entitled to compensation for lost income, medical bills, pain [..]

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Car Safety Improvments

Car Safety Over the past couple of decades, cars have become much safer.  Engineers have introduced designs and safety equipment that make survival of a collision much more likely.  Gone are the days of laps belts and metal dashboards.  However, we as drivers may need adapt our driving styles and habits so that new safety [..]

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Tractor Trailer Injuries & Joint Venture Liability

Safe operation and maintenance is the responsibility of tractor trailer drivers and motor carriers.  Unfortunately, tractor trailer crashes often cause such serious injuries that the federally mandated insurance limits may not be adequate. Often crashes also involve multiple victims so there may be inadequate insurance money to cover multiple injuries and financial losses. Despite this [..]

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Who is Responsible for a Truck Driver’s Negligence

Recovering compensation for injuries from a tractor trailer crash can be complicated. Determining who is responsible for a truck driver’s negligence is critical to recovering money for your injuries.  Handling a trucking case requires specialized knowledge and legal skill. It is important for people who have suffered injuries to get expert advice as soon as [..]

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Missouri & Kansas Truck Accident Injuries May Rise: Special Interest Trucking Groups Spending Big for Lower Safety Standards

The job of a Congressman is to be the voice of his or her constituents in Washington. But too often the voice of the people goes unnoticed in favor of large, wealthy special interest groups. The issue at hand: trucking regulations. 85,000 Serious TRUCKING Injuries Per Year Tractor-trailers cause an average of 4,000 fatalities every [..]

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Personal Flotation Device Injury Claim

A PFD or personal flotation device is very important when going out on the water. It may just seem like it is for those who cannot swim, but PFDs could be the difference between life and death, even for the strongest swimmers. Three out of four people do not wear a PFD when in or [..]

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