Unfortunately, there is no way to avoid being on the road with large trucks. Commercial trucks make up a significant part of the U.S. economy. Approximately 70 percent of all of the freight tonnage in the nation is moved by truck, resulting in more than nine billion tons of freight each year. With the number of trucking jobs increasing steadily each year, it will mean more commercial trucks on the roadways. Continue reading “How are Trucking Accidents Different than Car Accidents?”
The New Fitness Trends: Can Smart Watches and Activity Trackers Impact Your Personal Injury Case?
With more people across the nation being worried about their health than ever before, there has been a massive surge in the number of fitness trackers sold. From the Fitbit to the Apple Watch, there are several popular variants of these activity trackers. Each of the trackers available on the market is designed to encourage the user to remain active, remember the fitness goals they have set and get in better shape. However, they now have a new use too. Continue reading “The New Fitness Trends: Can Smart Watches and Activity Trackers Impact Your Personal Injury Case?”
Woman settles over damage from drugs – Plaintiff alleged amount of opioid was too much
Recent Missouri headlines have brought a deadly issue to public attention: opioid overdose. According to a recent news article, fatalities in Missouri for 2017 from opioid overdose are on track to outpace fatalities from traffic accidents. Continue reading “Woman settles over damage from drugs – Plaintiff alleged amount of opioid was too much”
Crash with pizza driver yields $750K settlement
A Jackson County woman who was injured when a pizza delivery driver rear- ended her car has received a $750,000 settlement. Continue reading “Crash with pizza driver yields $750K settlement”