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Automotive Accidents

Insurance Company Isn’t Always by Your Side

A car accident claim settles 20 years later…

September 4, 1996 – A Chevrolet Suburban crashed into Sherri Burg’s Jeep Grand Cherokee in Berks County, Pennsylvania, causing the vehicle to spin four times and hit a pole. The Berg family was okay, but it was then that a personal injury claim began a legal battle with the insurance company, Nationwide.

Due to the insurance company’s scar…

Car Accident Injuries? Recover Your Lost Wages

Car Accidents & Lost Wages: Don't let a crash claim your vehicle and your income. The S.E. Farris Law Firm, St. Louis, MO

Car Accidents & Lost Wages
It only takes an instant for a car crash to happen, but it can take weeks and months to get back to normal. You can’t work because you’re hurt. Your lack of your income means you spend your savings—if you don’t have savings, tough living gets even tougher. On top of that, your lack of income means you don’t get the medicine or medical care that you…

Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic Injuries Attorney, St. Louis Missouri

THE REAL PAIN OF CATASTROPHIC INJURIES
Every personal injury case is serious. But sometimes injuries are so traumatic and devastating they’re considered “catastrophic injuries.” These injuries typically have life-changing consequences such as paralysis, brain trauma, disfigurement, neurological damage, or loss of limbs. Closed head injuries, or injuries involving unborn babies, newborns,…

Mo. Driver Awarded Damages in Excess of Offer

Auto Car Accident Missouri Personal Injury Lawyer

Driver involved in three-car collision, awarded damages for medical bills, injuries.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A jury recently awarded a Mo. woman damages in the amount of $20,000 for injuries she received in a February 2011 auto accident on the Chesterfield Parkway in St. Louis County. The injured driver, Emily Hooper, suffered permanent neck and spine injuries after driver Marcia Geisler struck t…

Dangerous Road Conditions & What You Need to Know

Dangerous Road Accident Lawyer, St. Louis, MO

Dangerous Road Accidents: What You Should Know
Accidents happen – more specifically, auto accidents happen. With so many cars on the road, it’s almost inevitable that many and more will, at some point, start bumping into things. But what if it’s the road that causes the accident and not the cars on it? Dangerous road conditions contribute to a significant number of accidents every year,…

Car Accidents & Damages

The S.E. Farris Law Firm

Damages Resulting from a Car Accident
Car accidents are never pleasant to deal with; even less so if you’ve been injured and suffer lost wages as a result. Missing or not being able to return to work after an accident can seem like the proverbial insult on top of your very real injuries. You can’t work because you’re hurt, which lowers your income and can send you into your savings.

Why Truck Accidents are Different

The S.E. Farris Law Firm

Truck Accidents
Not Your Average Fender Bender
From parkways to parking lots, and side streets to interstates, commercial trucks are a common part of the roadway. As the trucking industry grows, more of these vehicles hit the road every day, and with more trucks come more truck accidents.

These vehicles, also known as semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, big rigs, and 18-wheelers, can caus…

Road Rage, Aggressive Driving, and Summer Holidays

The S.E. Farris Law Firm

High Heat, Low Tempers
Sunburns and BBQ flare-ups aren’t the only things you have to worry about this Memorial Day; be wary of road rage and aggressive driving as more and more travelers pack the highways during the upcoming holiday. If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of road rage or aggressive driving, contact the Missouri personal injury lawyers at The S.E. Farris Law…

What To Do… When You Get in a Car Accident Infographic

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower

What To Do… When You Get in a Car Accident Infographic
At the S.E. Farris Law Firm, we value the importance of safety on the road, especially when driving long distances. However, when an accident does happen, it is also important to know how to handle the situation. Reeves, Aiken & Hightower, LLP, a personal injury firm in South Carolina, has designed an infographic that conveys what on…

Motor Vehicle Negligence and Accidents

The S.E. Farris Law Firm

Motor Vehicle Negligence & Accidents

With over 240 million registered passenger vehicles in the United States, it’s not surprising that lawsuits related to automobile accidents are the most common type of personal injury cases pending in our court system. Automobile accidents can happen for any number of reasons, but a leading cause behind many of them is driver “negligence.” Even…

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