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Myths About Car Accident Injury Claims

Posted on July 2nd, 2020 by Zane Cagle

After a car accident, you need to be aware of some false assumptions or myths. Few people question those myths until they are actually involved in a car crash. According to the auto insurance industry information, the average person will be in in a crash every 18 years–thus about four…

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Car Crashes during a Pandemic Can Get Complicated, Quickly

Posted on April 15th, 2020 by Zane Cagle

Car accidents are still happening and they can be even more complicated when they occur during a pandemic. Stop a second and think about what you can do to prevent a car accident and develop a mental checklist or download our free iPhone and Droid app that lays out your…

Super Bowl-Plan for a Safe Ride Home After the Party!

Posted on January 31st, 2020 by Zane Cagle

Missouri is ramping up to be the state of celebration involving the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend. You won’t have to travel to Miami to be a part of the celebration. There are going to be plenty of Super Bowl parties this Sunday. On regular Super Bowl weekends, we like…

U-Turns in the 314? Legal or Illegal in St. Louis?

Posted on January 28th, 2020 by Zane Cagle

The U-Turn is extremely popular in Missouri, and St. Louis specifically.  You want to make sure you are making a legal U-turn to avoid citations and car accidents. While you are driving around St. Louis, you may see many drivers making a U-turn in all kinds of traffic. Since it…

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…

What to after a car accident

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…

Causes of Truck Accidents

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…