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Hit & Run Accidents: Who is Responsible in Missouri?

Recently a man from Theodosia, Missouri was injured in a car accident in Taney County. George Emerick was headed westbound on Highway 76 outside of Branson when an oncoming car crossed the centerline and hit him head on. The driver of the car that hit him fled the scene. See the Springfield News-Leader story, “Man [..]

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Summer Fun Turns Tragic in Missouri Drowning Accidents

Missouri is known for its beautiful lakes and scenic waterways and water recreation is a popular way to cool off on those hot and sultry Missouri afternoons. However, summer fun can quickly turn to tragedy for the unwary. Drowning accidents claim the lives of thousands of people each year. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) [..]

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The Deadly Truth About Tractor-Trailers

Large trucks account for only 3% of the registered vehicles on America’s roads and are primarily engaged in moving goods and services on our highways. Unfortunately, the trucking industry and its lobby regularly try to avoid safer driving practices because they want to keep profits high and costs low. The toll of this behavior is [..]

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Texting Causes Car Accidents

It probably comes as little surprise that a recent study found a strong link between texting while driving and car accidents. The study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that texting while driving makes a driver 23 times more likely to have an accident. Unfortunately, in one study 21% of drivers acknowledged that they emailed or [..]

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Wrongful-Death

A wrongful-death is always unexpected, leaving families unprepared for the overwhelming grief and complex issues that arise. The pain of losing a loved one is often immobilizing and the pressing concerns of loss and burial are overwhelming. Survivors face many important legal decisions that could have a significant impact on their family’s financial future. These [..]

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