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More than Property Damage: Getting Compensation for Accident Injuries that Don’t Show Up Right Away

When people come to us after an accident, their main concern is often their damaged vehicle and the compensation they can get for their property damage. We understand why that is such a priority: When your car is in the shop or totaled, it can take away your ability to make a living, care for…

self driving car

Who’s Liable in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Are you a journalist, technology writer, or ethicist working on a piece about self-driving cars, or so-called "driverless" cars? We’d be happy to talk to you about this topic, from a legal perspective. Call our office at (618)-312-1515.   Whether it’s obvious who is to blame for a crash, or weather that must be proven,…

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Slip and Fall at Schnucks? What You Need to Know

A slip and fall at Schnucks or another retail chain can be embarrassing, but it can also lead to serious physical injury. Falling down after slipping or tripping can result in a number of physical and financial setbacks: On top of medical expenses, personal injuries can disrupt a person’s quality of life and ability to…

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This Surprising Stat Shows Why Everyone Should Have Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

The purpose of car insurance is to help pay for damage and injuries when there is an accident. But unless you have experienced it for yourself, you might not realize how often it falls short, leaving an injured driver with big bills to pay—even if it was someone else’s fault. The only remedy is uninsured…

Getting Compensated for Mental Injury

Personal Injury Compensation—How Much Can I Expect?

In 95% of personal injury cases, the defendant and plaintiff will agree on a settlement instead of going to trial. Since trials are time-consuming and the outcome is uncertain, that can be welcome news. But in either case, someone expecting to receive personal injury compensation wants to know “How much can I expect?” Injuries suffered…