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Halloween Safety for Drivers and Pedestrians

Posted on October 31st, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Halloween in St. Louis Halloween in St. Louis is always a big deal!  Parents are pretty familiar with the horror stories of unsafe treats and avoiding homemade treats. But, the biggest danger to trick-or-treaters is actually motor vehicle traffic.  Motorists and pedestrians interacting safely this evening is the biggest concern…

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The Most Common Cause of Collisions

Posted on October 1st, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Traffic accidents occur every single day throughout the country. In fact, according to 2017 statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 7,500 people are injured in traffic accidents across the U.S. each day. Most of them have a single, common cause, but it isn’t what most…

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Labor Day Traffic Saftey

Posted on August 30th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Labor Day Weekend is one of the Highest Traffic Fatality Weekends According to the National Safety Council, an estimated 400 people may die on U.S. roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend.  Labor Day weekend is generally the last big travel weekend of the summer as the last three day…

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Zane Cagle and Andrew Mundwiller Named to Super Lawyers 2019

Posted on August 28th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Zane Cagle and Andrew Mundwiller Named to Super Lawyers, 2019 Congratulations to Andrew G. Mundwiller and Zane T Cagle recognized this year to the elite group Missouri & Kansas of Super Lawyers 2019! The honor of Super Lawyer is a selection process through Thompson Reuters involving peer-nomination and evaluation.  …

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What Should You Do After a Car Accident?

Posted on August 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Here Are Several Steps for You to Take Each year, millions of people across the United States suffer injuries in serious auto accidents, including truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, and motorcycle accidents. Following a car accident, injured individuals often don’t know what steps to take, either in the immediate aftermath of…

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Seat belt use? Please, every time you travel

Posted on August 15th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Be a Habitual Seat Belt User Being a “habitual user” of anything is usually frowned upon, but being a habitual seat belt user can save your life!  There are still too many drivers in Missouri that are failing to wear seat belts.  They may wear the seat belt intermittently, but…

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Missouri Crash Numbers Rise Over Summer

Missouri Crash Numbers Rise Over Summer

Posted on August 9th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Total Number of Missouri Crashes Rise as Summer Winds Down Since March, the number of motor vehicle crashes has continued to rise every month. In March, there were 526 crashes, April 590, May 666, June, 684 and in July, there were 739 crashes. There have been a total of 241…

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Two Fatal Missouri Head-on Collisions Result in Four Deaths

Posted on July 31st, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Two fatal head-on traffic crashes in Missouri claim four lives. Serious injury crashes were also numerous across Missouri. Two fatal crashes happened over the weekend in Missouri: Johnson County, Friday, July 26, 2019. At around 3:45 p.m. a fatal crash resulted when a Chevrolet S-10 and a Suzuki struck head-on…

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Rising Temps and Rising Tempers on Roadways

Posted on July 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Don’t Let the Heat Result in Road Rage We all become exasperated in hectic traffic.  Most of us assume that we will witness some kind of issue in rush-hour traffic. But, the number of road rage incidents that result in serious injury and fatalities is out of hand.  Driving down…

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Fourth of July Holiday Weekend-12 Traffic Fatalities

Posted on July 11th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Holiday Weekend-Numerous Fatal Crashes Long holiday weekends are always much anticipated fun weekends. The down side of a longer holiday weekend is the increase in car collisions.  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were 12 traffic fatalities, zero boating fatalities and three drownings over the 4th of July holiday. …

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Inattentiveness While Driving Risks Grave Injury

Posted on July 8th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

In most American cities, our streets are congested, our highways are overcrowded, and our commutes are long and stressful. Many drivers choose to pass the time while waiting in traffic by reading, texting, applying makeup, or even shaving. All of these activities—and many more—qualify as distracted driving. Most of us…

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Types of Compensation in a Car Accident Claim

Posted on June 24th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of accidental death and serious injuries in the United States. Each year, approximately 50,000 people are injured in Missouri car accidents. Over 100,000 Missouri car crashes result in property damage, and nearly 800 lives are lost in Missouri car accidents annually. Until it…

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Memorial Day Weekend- Official Start to Summer Traffic

Posted on May 24th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Memorial Day Weekend Safety Memorial Day is to honor the men and women who died serving in the U.S. military.  It’s a day to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.  It is also the unofficial beginning of summer in the Midwest and a three-day weekend for many.  As…

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Summer Temps-Vehicular Heatstroke-KidsandCars.org

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Death of Infant During Washington DC Press Conference to Prevent Hot Car Deaths Yesterday, the president of KidsAndCars.org, parents who have lost children in hot cars, and safety advocates all convened in Washington DC to talk about technology for car manufacturers that is available to help stop these fatalities. The…

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What do I do after a hit-and-run car crash?

Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Hit-and-Run Car Crashes Way too often, I talk to people injured in a hit-and-run car crash .There are always more questions than answers after a hit-and-run.   When a driver flees the scene, it makes a bad situation far worse. There are some steps you can take at the scene…

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Teen Drunk Driving Awareness During Prom and Graduation

Teen Drunk Driving Awareness During Prom and Graduation

Posted on May 13th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

We Need Young People to Drive Into the Future-Unimpaired Spring brings end-of-year success for millions of high school students.  It’s a time of celebration through proms, graduations and parties.  These are celebrations of a milestone in life and beginning of a new chapter in a young life.  We see too…

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Many Are Getting Grouchy About Distracted Driving

Posted on April 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Distracted Driving Becoming a Old, Familiar Topic When most of us think about distracted driving, we think of those drivers who look at their mobile phones while driving. However, distracted driving can be any driving behavior that causes you take your eyes off of the roadway. These behaviors include time…

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