Dram Shop Claim

What is a Dram Shop Claim?

Dram shop laws hold bars, restaurants, and sometimes even party hosts responsible for the sale or gift of alcohol to someone who becomes intoxicated and subsequently causes some type of harm, damage, injury, or even death.  Dram shop claims arise in a variety of situations.  For example, let’s assume that Mr. Smith has to much to…

World Cup Taxes

US Women Win the World Cup and more Taxes

Last night the United States Women’s National Soccer Team made all of America proud and won their third World Cup (this makes the United States the only team to have won three World Cups).  First, congratulations are in order.  Second, celebrations should be had.  Third, the members of the championship team may want to contact…

St.Louis 4th of July

St. Louis Area Fourth of July Celebrations

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate with family, friends, food, and fireworks.  As most of you know, fireworks are outlawed in much of the St. Louis Metro Area, so we would suggest taking your family and friends and heading to one of our regions amazing local firework shows.  See below for a…

Social Icons

Can your Facebook post be used against you in Court?

Your social media posts can and will be used against you in a court of law.  More and more, social media posts play a role in divorce litigation, criminal cases, and even personal injury claims.  Lawyers and law enforcement agencies often obtain important information by checking the photos and postings on a person’s social media…

St. Clair Resident Meeting

St. Clair Township Residents Flabbergasted Over Unfair Fees

Yesterday evening over 150 St. Clair Township residents joined us at Sierra Park to discuss the class action lawsuit our firm filed against the discriminatory sewer fees promulgated, billed, and collected by the Village of Swansea.  The passion at the park was palatable and it was clear that these residents are tired of the excessive…