The Meaning of Labor Day: A Tribute to the Labor Movement

Labor Day is just not the end of summer.  It is a day to reflect and to remember. Many people forget that the rights and benefits we enjoy today in the workforce were not simply handed out – they had to be won.  The labor movement is either directly or indirectly responsible for many of…

Partner Brady McAninch Joins Lindenwood University

Brady McAninch, a founding partner of Hipskind & McAninch, LLC, has joined the staff at Lindenwood University as an adjunct professor. “Lindenwood University gives students in the St. Louis metropolitan area a world-class education,” said Brady McAninch.  “I am honored to join Lindenwood’s Belleville campus as an adjunct professor, and I look forward to working…

What damages are recoverable in personal injury claims?

On August 11, 2015, Geno Smith, a quarterback for the New York Jets, was punched in the face by his teammate IK Enemkpali.  Initial reports indicate that Geno Smith will miss six to eight weeks of time due to multiple fractures in his jaw resulting from the altercation.  Given the severity of his injuries and…

The Chrysler Recall and Product Liability Claims

It has happened again, a large corporation put profits before the safety of its consumers.  Over the last decade, Fiat Chrysler has been selling defective and potentially dangerous products to hundreds of thousands Americans.  As a result, Fiat-Chrysler faces up to a $105-million-dollar fine and is being forced to buy back or repair hundreds of…

Uber, St. Louis Metro Taxi Cab Commission, and Safety

The St. Louis Metro Taxi Cab Commission (“MTC”) has spent the better part of a year keeping Uber out of the St. Louis market claiming that their primary concern is safety.  Safety of the drivers and pedestrians of the St. Louis area.  At the same time they claim safety is the primary concern, members of…