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    • When Drivers Can’t See the Road: Accidents Caused by Dangerously Parked Trucks

      When Drivers Can’t See the Road: Accidents Caused by Dangerously Parked Trucks

      A Tragic Accident A 28-year-old father of four tragically lost his life in an accident involving a dangerously parked tractor-trailer. Our law firm had the privilege of representing the victim’s family. On the day of the accident, our client was […]

    • Research Supports Concussions Cause Long-Term Impairment

      Research Supports Concussions Cause Long-Term Impairment

      A widely cited myth perpetuates that nearly all traumatic brain injuries resolve in three to six months without any long-term consequences. The myth lives on largely due to a frequently-cited statistic that claims only 15 percent of mTBI victims have long-term cognitive impairment. A recent published study found this number is likely a “gross underestimation.”

    • Tire Defects that Cause Serious Accidents

      Tire Defects that Cause Serious Accidents

      Tire failures, or what may often be referred to in accident reports as “blow-outs,” are a common cause of motor vehicle accidents that result in serious and often fatal injuries. Although it may be easy to determine that a tire […]

    • A New Year’s Resolution All Drivers Should Make

      A New Year’s Resolution All Drivers Should Make

      Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States – in fact they are the number one cause of death for teens aged 15-20.   These preventable crashes drain our economy of $292 billion annually.  As a personal injury attorney, I see […]

    • Personal Injury Attorney and Another Driver Indicted for Fatal Street Racing Crash

      Personal Injury Attorney and Another Driver Indicted for Fatal Street Racing Crash

      Back in July, I wrote a blog about a fatal crash in St. Louis County caused by two drivers who were street racing on Lindbergh Boulevard.   Kathleen ‘Kay’ Koutroubis’ car was struck from behind by a car driven by Haven […]

    • Five No-No’s in Auto Accident Lawsuits

      Five No-No’s in Auto Accident Lawsuits

      While a lot of my cases have to do with issues of product liability and other areas of automotive litigation, there is still a large number of auto accident cases in the U.S. each year.  With cell-phone usage while driving […]

    • The Dangers of Overhead Power Lines

      The Dangers of Overhead Power Lines

      Electrocutions are the second leading cause of death in the construction industry and the fifth leading cause of work-related deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our firm has litigated cases where electrical injury accidents occurred […]

    • Self-Driving Car Accidents:  Who Will Be Held Liable?

      Self-Driving Car Accidents: Who Will Be Held Liable?

      As I stated in my blog from earlier this month, self-driving cars are here. In fact, the federal government is so sure autonomous cars will save lives they are pumping millions of dollars into a ‘Zero Deaths’ campaign. Their goal […]

    • Victims of Nursing Home Abuse Can Now Have Their Day in Court

      Victims of Nursing Home Abuse Can Now Have Their Day in Court

      Nursing homes can no longer force elder abuse or wrongful death claims to private arbitration, thanks to a new rule passed by the federal agency that oversees nursing homes with 1.5 million residents.   The rule, passed recently by the […]

    • What’s at Stake with the Vanishing Jury Trial

      What’s at Stake with the Vanishing Jury Trial

      Over the last couple decades, much has been published in law journals and law reviews about the national decline in trials.  As reported recently in the New York Times, the Southern District of New York held only 50 criminal jury […]