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,…

Settling a Car Accident Without an Attorney—Is it Worth it?

Settling a Car Accident Without an Attorney—Is it Worth it?

A victim has only one chance to settle a claim after a car accident. Once an agreement is signed, there’s no going back. Some people feel capable of dealing with an insurance company and settling a car accident without an attorney...but that can be risky. When a wreck is someone else’s fault, the victim deserves…

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I’ve Been in a Car Accident—Do I Need an MRI?

Many injuries after a car accident show visible signs: A broken arm, a cut that needs stitches, or a bruised and swollen sprained ankle. But some injuries can only be detected by medical professionals using sophisticated diagnostic tools. An MRI after a car accident can find damage to soft tissue and internal organs that might…

Who is at Fault in a Car Accident? How Missouri and Illinois Differ

Who is at Fault in a Car Accident? How Missouri and Illinois Differ

According to a 2017 article in the Belleville News Democrat, roughly one quarter of workers in the two largest Illinois counties of the Metro East commute to St. Louis for work every day. Add to that people from Missouri with jobs in Illinois, plus both states’ residents going back and forth for shopping, recreation, and…