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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….

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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….

Types of Injuries Attorney

Types of Personal Injuries

Posted on August 24th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Personal Injury, Explained Personal injury refers to the branch of law in which an injured party seeks compensation from the party who caused the injury. That said, there are many different types of personal injury cases, ranging from car accidents to medical malpractice.   Despite the different types, all personal…

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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How to Avoid Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Posted on August 15th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Motorcyclists are far more likely to suffer serious injuries or even death than occupants of other vehicles due in part to the lack of protective features such as seatbelts, airbags, or enclosed steel framing. In fact, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than 80,000 persons suffer from…

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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Malfunctioning Airbags Can Cause Serious Injuries

Posted on July 17th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Auto manufacturers created airbags to keep drivers and passengers in cars safe. When they work correctly, airbags help prevent car accident injuries and keep some injuries from becoming more severe. However, airbags don’t always work as intended, which can cause extra injuries for you if you’re involved in a car…

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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…