What Happens if You Get Hurt at the Gateway Arch (or Other Public Lands)?

What Happens if You Get Hurt at the Gateway Arch (or Other Public Lands)?

And Can You Sue Federal, State, and Local Governments? Summer is coming and with COVID-19 restrictions lifting, families are ready to flock to local attractions in the St. Louis region. A fun trip can be ruined fast if someone gets hurt. When injuries are caused by someone else’s negligence, victims can usually be compensated for…

River Barge Accidents: Common Injuries, and How to Get Compensation

River Barge Accidents: Common Injuries, and How to Get Compensation

The St. Louis region has the second-largest total tonnage of goods passing through its river ports. That means heavy barge and commercial boat traffic. There is a high chance of river boat accidents—not in the form of collisions (although those happen on occasion)—but workplace accidents involving the men and women who work on them. Working…

Does Workers’ Compensation Apply to River Barge Accidents?

Maritime law does not just deal with ships at sea. Every year, more than 37 tons of commodities travel on barges down the St. Louis region’s rivers. The same rules and laws that govern ocean liners apply to river traffic too. The men and women who work on these vessels do difficult and sometimes dangerous…

How to Find the Best Car Accident Attorney

How to Find the Best Car Accident Attorney

After a car crash that is someone else’s fault—even if it is not very serious—it is a good idea to consult with an attorney. It might be the only way to get full compensation for car repairs and injuries suffered. Because there are so many lawyers to choose from, trying to decide who to work…

How Do I Get Treatment After an Accident If I Don’t Have a Primary Care Physician?

How Do I Get Treatment After an Accident If I Don’t Have a Primary Care Physician?

Getting medical attention is at the top of the list of things to do after a car accident. When someone is hurt, EMTs will give first-aid at the scene and if necessary, an ambulance will transport the patient to a hospital. Once released, either by the EMTs at the crash site or from the ER,…