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Two Fatal St. Louis Crashes in 12 Hours

Head-On Collisions in Missouri

Posted on January 14th, 2020 by Zane Cagle

Yesterday and this morning began with two fatal crashes in Missouri, one in Laclede County and in Howell County.  In both of the crash reports (Missouri State Highway Patrol), a driver crossed the center line and struck another car head-on. Generally, we do not have two of these horrible crashes…

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What Is Silicosis?

Posted on December 22nd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Pronounced silla-co-sis, many know the lung disease silicosis by other names—potter’s rot, grinder’s asthma, or miner’s phthisis are only a few iterations of this grave respiratory disorder. Silicosis is a lung disease caused by inhalation of crystalline silica dust. Signs and symptoms of the disease can manifest anywhere from weeks…

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What to Do After Head-On Truck Collisions

Posted on December 21st, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Head-on collisions are one of the scariest types of accidents on the road. They can happen in an instant, leaving the driver with little time to react. In one case, a Freightliner truck was traveling south down Highway 25, just south of Gordonville, Missouri, when it unexpectedly veered into oncoming…

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Five Common Rear-End Collision Injuries and Their Impacts

Posted on December 19th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

All too often, rear-end collisions result from inattention: the rear driver fails to pay adequate attention to the road, and in the blink of an eye, crashes into the car in front of them. Inattention does not just always mean distraction. In fact, inattentive drivers can cause accidents when drivers…

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Truck Rollovers: Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Posted on December 18th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

When big trucks suffer rollover accidents, whether due to high winds, poor weather conditions, or driver error, those accidents can cause catastrophic damage to other vehicles impacted by the accident and their occupants. Following any type of truck accident, you may have questions about why the accident occurred and what…

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Car Accident vs. Incident? How Can You Prepare for Either?

Posted on December 11th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

It is never going to happen to me…. Ninety percent of us have been in some type of car accident during our lifetime.  Yet, most people think it will never happen to them. Thinking about how often car accidents occur, we have to operate with the mindset that it really…

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Types of Truck Accidents That Can Leave You Hurt

Posted on November 27th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

The number of trucks on the road is increasing and so is the number of accidents. In 2017 there were 4,657 fatal accidents involving large trucks. That’s a 10 percent increase from the previous year. The number of trucks involved in injury crashes also saw a substantial jump, increasing from…

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Safety Reminders for Thanksgiving Road Travel

Posted on November 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

So, you’re going to be doing some driving over the Thanksgiving holiday?  Well, you will not be alone. Millions of  Americans will be on the roadway with you. According to CNN reporting, there is a weather front from California to Michigan that is impacting travel across the country. More than…

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How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on November 13th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Choosing a personal injury attorney is a big decision. Depending on the type of accident you were involved in and the injuries you sustained, it can be one of the most important decisions you ever make. Accidents happen every day. Using the term “accident” is somewhat confusing, as pure “accidents”…

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Blind Spot Truck Accidents

Posted on November 6th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

A truck’s blind spots, referred to as no zones, are areas around a truck where truck drivers have limited or no visibility. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), one third of crashes between trucks and cars occur in a blind spot. All motor vehicles have blind spots,…

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…

What is Road Rash

What Is Road Rash?

Posted on October 11th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

  Road Rash Incident A trip to northeast Missouri was painful for one Iowa motorcycle rider. He and a friend were out for a ride in July when the man, unfamiliar with the curves in the roadway, dropped a wheel off the rough right edge of the asphalt and lost…

Causes of Car Accidents

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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Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Posted on September 27th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Nine Common Causes of Truck Accidents   A crash involving three semi-trucks on I-70 killed one person, according to a news report. The accident occurred in the early morning hours after one of the tractor-trailers rear-ended another. The rear-ended truck then traveled into the opposite lane of traffic and overturned….

Missouri Lawmakers Consider Full Ban on Texting While Driving

MoDOT Issues Saftey Warning after Vehicle Collides with Road Truck

Posted on September 13th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

A crash incident on Tuesday afternoon, September 10th involved a car striking the side of  MoDOT vehicle.  According to officials, the MoDOT vehicle was striping the road at a slow speed when it was struck by a vehicle traveling the same direction.  According to MoDOT, when trucks are striping they…

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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…

Central West End Backpack Program Brings School Supplies to Area Students

Posted on August 29th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Kindred Hospital Coordinates Backpacks and School Supplies for Kids   Kindred Hospital has coordinated with CWE sponsors to invite area children to the Central West End Backpack Program! On Wednesday,  September 4, 2019- between 4:00 and 6:30 p.m. an event will be hosted providing hundreds of backpacks filled with back-to-school…

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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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Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Posted on August 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a properly functioning helmet is the most important piece of safety equipment that a motorcyclist can have. Wearing a helmet reduces the risk of dying in a crash by 37 percent, and riding without a helmet increases your risk of suffering a…

Personal Injury FAQ

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….