What is the Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury in Illinois?

What is the Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury in Illinois?

With so much local travel between Missouri and Illinois in the St. Louis region, it’s often surprising to find out how different some of the laws are. For example, the statute of limitations is quite a bit shorter for a personal injury in Illinois than it is in Missouri. When someone is hurt in an…

Does Missouri Have a Dram Shop Law?

Does Missouri Have a Dram Shop Law?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 26% of traffic fatalities in Missouri in 2018 involved alcohol-impaired driving. Many more drunk driving crashes are not fatal, but cause serious harm and personal injury to innocent drivers. If the at-fault drivers in these cases became intoxicated at a bar, restaurant, or other commercial venue that…

What is the Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury in Missouri?

What is the Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury in Missouri?

If you have been hurt because of someone else’s negligence or carelessness, you deserve compensation for your personal injuries. But no matter how much concrete proof you have, you could lose your case if you file too late. Missouri has strict deadlines, called statutes of limitations, on personal injury claims. In most cases, the time…

How Dram Shop Laws Work for Drunk Driving Accidents

How Dram Shop Laws Work for Drunk Driving Accidents

Along with any criminal charges they might face, drunk drivers are also financially liable for any property damage and personal injury they cause. But what about the bar or restaurant that served them? Do they owe the injured party financial compensation, too? Commercial businesses have a duty to their community to keep people safe. If…

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…