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Personal Injury

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…

Slip and Fall Accidents and Tips

Snow and Ice Increase Slip and Fall Risk
The holidays can indeed be the most wonderful time of the year, but winter is not without its downside. Since Missouri’s first big snow storm last week, Mercy Hospital has seen a 20% increase in slip and fall accidents, according to Dr. Scott Henke.

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Slip and fall accidents can happen anytime and…

Railroad Crossing Accidents

Railroad Crossing Accidents

Train travel may seem like a relic of the past, but when it comes to freight and shipping, it plays a big part in the future. In the state of Missouri alone, there are over 7,000 railroad crossings. With more reliance on trains for shipping, you can bet to see more trains at these crossings. Unfortunately, that also means you might see more train accidents at thes…

Medication Errors – Beware of Bad Medicine!

We count on medicine to make us feel better, but it doesn’t always work that way. Medication errors and bad medicine harm more than a million people each year.
Some drugs go on the market before adequate safety testing is done and end up harming people through unknown side effects. Sometimes, doctors prescribe drugs that react dangerously with your current medication or interfere with your…

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…

Slip and Fall Cases

The S.E. Farris Law Firm

Slip and Fall Cases
Slip and fall accidents can happen anytime and anywhere. They can be accompanied by severe and painful injuries that may have life changing implications. Slip and fall accidents can be caused by bad coincidence, but often they’re caused by negligence.

When walking on city sidewalks, through government property, or in commercial buildings, you expect a certain level of…

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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