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Personal Injury Law Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on August 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Personal injury law has existed for a very long time. The law has changed and developed over time, of course, but the basic idea remains the same: if someone has harmed you, he or she owes you compensation. Accidents and injuries happen all the time, in all kinds of ways….

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What You Need to Know About Scooter Accidents

Posted on June 13th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

They’re being touted as a fun, inexpensive, and environmentally friendly way to ease traffic congestion. And, hey, they are fun! Members of our firm ride them around downtown and the Central West End as they are inexpensive, maneuverable and cheap. But there is another side to the dockless scooters that…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted on May 7th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month It is not by chance that May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. May coincides with the increased traffic of motorcycles in the spring.  During the Midwest winters, we get out of practice of looking for motorcycles unlike the balmy states such as Florida.  We…

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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted on April 2nd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Is a Month Really Enough to Spend on Distracted Driving? Distracted driving and inattentive driving are such a big problem, we probably need more than a month of awareness.  Distracted driving and inattentiveness are the most frequent causes of motor vehicle crashes. When you work with those injured in motor…

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Safe Turkey Day Travels

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Safety While we cannot offer any suggestions on surviving your family squabbles over politics at the dinner table, we can offer some driving safety tips for the Thanksgiving holiday travel. The National Safety Council publishes a Holiday Period Traffic Fatality Estimate which seems a bit grim during a holiday celebrating…

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Fatal Missouri Motorcycle Crashes on the Rise

Posted on May 9th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Starting Motorcycle Season with Record High Motorcycle Fatalities In a timely notification, the Missouri Transportation Department reported that more than 1,900 motorcyclists were injured in 20166 and a record high of 122 were killed in Missouri traffic accidents.  According to Kelly Jackson, “Over the last four years, we’ve seen a…

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month- Eyez Out for Motorcycles

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Keep Eyez Out for Motorcycles May in the Midwest is usually the official beginning of motorcycle season. Since we’ve had a really warm March and April, hopefully, many drivers are already on the lookout for motorcycles. During National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, we want to share the importance of keeping…

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Several Car Crashes Over Super Bowl Weekend

Posted on February 7th, 2017 by Zane Cagle

Approximately Fifty-Five Car Crashes Across Missouri Over the Weekend There were approximately 55 crashes from Friday, February 3, 2017 to Monday morning, February 6, 2017. Of those crashes, there were three fatalities, 10 serious injuries and 21 people were listed as “moderately” injured. These crashes and injuries were reported by the Missouri State…

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Ten Traffic Fatalities in Missouri-Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted on November 30th, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Tragic Deaths Due to Car Crashes Leave 10 Dead and Several Others Seriously Injured According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were 10 road fatalities across the state of Missouri. The 10 fatalities represent the number of fatal crashes worked by the MSHP and do not include fatalities worked by local municipalities. …

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Hot Car Deaths Increase in 2016

Posted on September 12th, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Heat Stroke Deaths Per Year On average 36 children die  in heat-related deaths after being trapped inside vehicles every year. What is most misunderstood is that this tragedy can happen to even the very best parents. In fact, it does. While motor vehicle crashes still remain the number one cause…

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Mother Obtains $1,508,500.00 Settlement for Son Killed In Westport

Posted on August 12th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

Man Dragged under Car in Westport, Kansas City, Missouri Plaintiff’s counsel praised the collection of evidence by the Kansas City Police Department. Attorney Zane Cagle stated, “The police department’s collection of evidence was superior to that usually seen in pedestrian death cases.” Likewise, Mr. Cagle said, “The KCPD collection of…

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National Burn Awareness Week- Surprising Age Group At Risk

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by Zane Cagle

This week, National Burn Awareness Week, we have talked about dangers of electrical burns, scalds and the high risk for small children, older adults and special needs folks. Interestingly, young adults living away from home for the first time are the greatest at-risk population for residential fires. Usually, planning a potential…

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Using Video Animation in Trial- Missouri Railroad Accident Case Study

Posted on January 16th, 2014 by Zane Cagle

[cbc_playlist videos=”10391″]In today’s society, we all like highlights, myself included–I like to watch ESPN, top ten highlights and WebGyms.  A jury is no different–they want to see the highlights.  When doing a video animation, what we really we are doing is highlighting your case, either the injury or how the injury…

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Weather-Related Driving in Missouri–“InjuryAttorney” Free App

Posted on January 10th, 2014 by Zane Cagle

  The weather interferes with roadway safety through visibility complications, precipitation, high winds, and temperature extremes to impact driver capabilities, vehicle performance, pavement friction, roadway infrastructure, crash risk, and increased traffic flow complications. Download our free iPhone/Droid application. Precipitation (rain, snow) Rain and snow create problems with driver visibility, pavement friction and…

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