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How to Negotiate with Insurance Companies for a Personal Injury

After an injury in an accident, your thoughts may race as you deal with what has happened. One of the first things you worry about, after getting the medical attention you need, is how quickly you can recover and pay for it all. Many drivers assume that their first step should be to contact the…

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…

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…

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…

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Will a Personal Injury Settlement Affect SSDI?

Car accidents, slipping and falling, and medical malpractice can cause serious injuries. When it’s someone else’s fault, the injured party deserves compensation. But some victims might skip seeking a settlement, thinking it will jeopardize their disability income. This can be a costly mistake: They might miss out on collecting money that can help pay their…