Automotive Accidents

Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic Injuries Attorney, St. Louis Missouri

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…

Aggressive Driving and its Aggravating Consequences

The S.E. Farris Law Firm

Aggressive Driving and its Aggravating Consequences
Excessive speeding, erratic lane changes, rude gestures, tailgating, flashing high beams…these are just a few of the behaviors that characterize aggressive driving. Unfortunately, due to its prevalence, there is a good chance you or a loved one may have been involved in a motor vehicle accident caused by aggressive driving.

If you or…

Drunk Driving Takes Holidays from Festive to Fatal

The S.E. Farris Law Firm

Drunk Driving Takes Holidays from Festive to Fatal
The holidays are a time for tradition, a time for family and fun, a time to relax and revel in the company of friends and loved ones. The holidays, however, can also be a time of tragedy and danger.

Drunk driving arrests, accidents, and deaths are higher during the holidays than at any other time of the year.  Moreover, AAA predicts that…

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