How Car Accident Claims Work in Missouri and Illinois

Getting into a car accident is bad enough; not being fully compensated for your injuries and damage to your car is even worse. It’s best to get the advice of a professional who knows the law and how car accident claims work.  Even though Missouri and Illinois are just a bridge-length apart, there are distinct…

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

It happened: You’ve been in a car accident, and now, after the initial shock has worn off, you realize that you’re in deep. Maybe you're facing a huge mechanic’s bill for your car, or a hospital bill for yourself. Or maybe you are only beginning to suspect that, yes, the accident has injured you in…

Semi-Truck Accidents: Too Common in Illinois

I am sure we’ve all had a frightening experience with a semi-truck: whether it’s looking up in your rear-view mirror to see a semi-truck’s grill feet away from your bumper; dodging falling rocks from a semi-trailer; or trying to pass a swerving semi on a narrow road. Recently, I was run off the highway when…

What you need to know if you are involved in an auto accident

Vehicle accidents happen everyday throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.  In fact, recently, I was a victim in a car accident as I made my normally morning commute to the office.  This wasn’t the first time I have been involved in an auto accident, but it was a harsh reminder to me of how scary…