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How Much Do You Know About DUI’s?

Posted on October 11th, 2018 by Zane Cagle

“Driving Under the Influence” As there are so many DUI’s arrests in the US, they become “common”.  Sometimes people fail to think about the severity of  driving under the influence.  This is odd since most of us have been indirectly, if not directly, impacted by a drunk driver. In 2016, there were about 222…

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Vote No on Missouri Prop A Referendum in August Primary: Ballot Language Explained

Posted on August 1st, 2018 by Zane Cagle

“Right to Work” is a Positive Spin Label for a Bad Law Unions have done great things for workers since their conception. When we all work together, we are more successful–it’s the basic premise of democracy and unions. We are better, together.  Unions have historically been the reason that great safety…

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National Burn Awareness Week-Electrical Burns

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by Zane Cagle

As part of National Burn Awareness Week, February 2-8, I am highlighting the dangers/precautions around things in our everyday lives that can cause great injury.  We disc discussed “scalds” and the groups in our population that are more prone to these injuries.  Today’s focus  is “electrical burns” Electrical Burns Our lives depend…

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Man Awarded $7.2 Million for “Popcorn Lung”? Manufacturer Linked to Missouri & Illinois

Posted on September 21st, 2012 by Zane Cagle

A Colorado man has been awarded a $7.2 million by a federal jury for developing “popcorn lung” from a chemical used in artificial butter, according to the Joplin Globe.  The Plaintiff in this case ate two bags of microwave popcorn a day and developed this condition, and argued there was…

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Joplin Hero Denied Workers’ Compensation–Keeps Looking for the Positive

Posted on October 24th, 2011 by Zane Cagle

A social worker from Joplin, Missouri, severely injured while trying to assist disable adults during the Joplin tornado, has been denied worker’s comp insurance for his injuries.  He was injured attempting to assist three developmentally disabled adults.  He did not have medical insurance because he could not afford the premiums.  He now…

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Railroads attempt to dismiss FELA suits

Posted on May 29th, 2009 by Zane Cagle

Two different FELA suits are on the docket this week in Texas where the railroads have attempted to enforce a summary judgment maintaining that the plaintiffs are not entitled to sue under the Federal Employers Liability Act. In order to continue the case, the plaintiffs’ lawyers must prove otherwise to…

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