Category Archives: Car Accident Information

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…

Car Accidents in Missouri

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Missouri law mandates that the person who caused a crash must reimburse the victims for all of their accident related damages. Missouri law also requires car accident victims to file their claims within certain statutory deadlines or have their claims barred forever. Read more…

Overcorrection Leads to Car Accident in Buchanan County

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Buchanan County car accident in St. Joseph leaves two injured. The crash is being blamed on overcorrection, however, a stopped car in the roadway may share responsibility for the crash. Read more…

Pettis County Car Accident Injures Driver

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An failure to yield accident in Pettis County in Kansas City injures driver, resulting in moderate injuries. Like thousands of individuals every year who find themselves in the hospital after a crash, confusion sets in. Educate yourself on your legal rights following an accident. Read more…

Fatal Camden County Car Accident Along Route HH

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An Ozark Missouri car accident kills one and injures three when an uninsured truck crosses the center line and strikes another vehicle head on. The injured victims are left with physical injuries and questions about how to find financial reimbursement for their damages when an uninsured motorist is at fault. Read more…

Car Accidents Skyrocket Following Daylight Savings Time

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A new study has found that the loss of sleep associated with daylight savings time results in a large increase in the number of fatal car accidents. The data suggests that the 6 days after we spring forward show the largest increase, with Monday being the most dangerous. Drive safe. Read more…

Dallas County Car Accident is Troop D’s 101st Fatality of 2014

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Recent car crash in Dallas County claims the life of a Missouri woman when a negligent driver crosses center line. The fatal head on crash is Troop D’s 101st car accident death of 2014. Read more…

Howell County Crash Raises An Often Overlooked Single Car Accident Insurance Issue

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Drivers who sustained injuries after a single car accident are entitled to receive compensation for their injuries if the cause of the crash was another driver and not an animal. The fact that the other driver purposefully left the scene of the crash, or left because they did not know they caused a crash, will not stand in the way of an injury victim making an uninsured accident claim. Read more…

Missouri’s Dangerous Driving Reduction Efforts

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Missouri drivers will being to see electronic signs popping up all over Missouri in an effort to help reduce driving fatalities. Dangerous drivers are reminded to slow down, pay attention and focus on the road. Read more…

It Was Only a Fender Bender, You Can’t Be Hurt: The Myth of Low-Velocity Impact and Injury

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There has been a tendency in the past by doctors and the insurance industry to portray complaints of back and neck pain following low-speed accidents as malingering–an exaggeration of symptoms for the sake of personal gain. New research exposes this stereotyped thinking–and the predictive models based on it–as flawed and inaccurate. Read more…

Pregnancy and Seat Belt Use

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If pregnant, should you stop using a seat belt? What about the air bag: would it be better if you turned it off so it wouldn’t deploy in the event of an accident? The answer to both of these questions is a resounding NO! Your unborn baby’s chance of escaping serious injury–or even death–are far better if you use a seat belt and keep the air bag on. Read more…

St. Louis Fog

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Fog creates dangerous driving conditions and requires the use of extreme caution. Despite widespread belief to the contrary, careless driving, not fog–causes accidents. To avoid an accident, it is important to follow a few simple safety rules, the primary being SLOW DOWN! Read more…

68yr. Old St. Louis Man Dies In Crash

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There were several injured in serious and fatal accidents on Missouri roadways the second week of the new year. Nobody has an explanation for the most recent accident spree, and Missouri residents are cautioned to drive safe, and be aware of others. Read more…

Schools In Missouri Closed Again

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The new storm forced Missouri schools to close again today. This for many is the sixth straight day of being closed due to weather conditions for many schools, and they are likely to make up the days later this summer. Read more…