St. Louis Accident Blog by Missouri Attorney Chris Dixon


Insurance Companies Accused of Fake Repairs

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Those suffering from an accident need their vehicle repaired so they can get back to work, attend medical appointments, and meet the other demands of daily life. However, insurance companies are taking advantage of vulnerable car accident victims by using dangerous aftermarket parts and overlooking needed repairs. Auto body shops are fighting back. Read more…

Most Dangerous Intersections in Missouri

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Data analyzed from 2005-2010 shows that St. Louis is home to the most dangerous intersection in Missouri. Learn more about Missouri’s most dangerous intersections and prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths. Read more…

Distracted Driving Accidents On The Rise

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Distracted driving continues to cause unnecessary suffering. Missouri is home to some of the most lenient laws in the United States when it comes to punishing distracted drivers. More needs to be done to prevent this completely unnecessary loss of life. Read more…

Finding Help After A Tractor Trailer Accident

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Tractor trailer accidents are responsible for far too many injuries and deaths each year in the U.S. The weight and size of these large vehicles contribute to the devastating injuries and deaths following an accident. Read more…

Passenger’s Face Greater Risk for Injury In Small SUV

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Car makers are only recently focusing crash testing to passenger safety after studies are revealing the risks. Old testing focused primarily on driver safety and neglected to ensure the safety of other occupants. Small SUV’s have proven the most dangerous to passenger safety in the most recent studies. However, change is on the horizon. Read more…

New Age of Auto Insurance

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As driverless cars continue to take control of our roadways, auto insurance companies will continue to lose market share. The makers of driverless cars are assuming more responsibility for liability as the cars become more and more safe. Read more…

Mike Trout’s Car Accident Injures One

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Baseball player Mike Trout, who plays for the Los Angeles Angels, was responsible for a crash that left another driver with serious injuries. Read more…

The Rise of The Electric Self Driving Car

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We are about to unleash 175 billion hours of human thought each year currently imprisoned in the concentration of daily transit. Read more…

Car Accident While Cars Slow for MODOT

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As cars slowed for Missouri Department of Transportation workers , one vehicle failed to notice the slowing traffic and caused a serious car accident. Summers are a busy time for MODOT and their efforts help us all. Be careful of road workers and always be alert while driving. Read more…

Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin Dies From Possible Jeep Defect

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Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin has passed after his Jeep Grand Cherokee failed to lock into park, rolling into him. Chrysler has a history of failing to make timely recalls, and the problems to the gear shifter in their Jeep Grand Cherokee’s is just another example. Read more…

Distracted Driving by Tractor-Trailer Operators

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Those operating tractor-trailers and other large commercial motor vehicles for a living are presented with an incredible amount of time to find distractions. Having phones and internet at our reach anywhere provides an easy outlet for our attention. This combinations is responsible for hundreds of thousands of injuries and deaths every year, despite comprehensive Federal Rules addressing such conduct. Read more…

Accidents Involving Pedestrians

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Thousands of people are injured and killed in pedestrian accidents every year. Busy schedules and improper safety practices result in preventable injuries from pedestrian premises liability accidents and auto accidents. Read more…

Compensation for Motorcycle Accidents

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Motorcycle riders are entitled to protection under Missouri law. It is the duty to all drivers to constantly keep a careful lookout for other drivers on the roadways, including those riding motorcycles, pedestrians, bicycles, etc. After a crash, the at-fault driver is responsible for reimbursing the victim for all of their harms and losses related to the crash. Be Careful! Read more…

Dog Bite Injuries and Prevention

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Missouri law holds dog owners strictly liable if their pet attacks another person. The owner is responsible for all of the harms and losses resulting from the attack. While there are many reasons dogs attack, keeping the animal on leash will go a long way towards eliminating unnecessary injuries. Read more…