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Fourth of July-Look Out for Motorcycles

Posted on July 3rd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Continued Reminders to Look Out for Motorcycles The Fourth of July holiday is going to be a four-day weekend for many including trips to the lake, family festivities and road trips for motorcyclists.  Keeping everyone safe on the roadways is important for all of us to enjoy the holiday weekend….

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Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on June 30th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

It’s no secret that personal injury attorneys are often stereotyped. What comes to mind when you think of a personal injury lawyer? A bad jingle or even a shyster attorney role in a movie? In reality, personal injury attorneys are among the most dedicated lawyers in the United States because…

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Types of Compensation in a Car Accident Claim

Posted on June 24th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of accidental death and serious injuries in the United States. Each year, approximately 50,000 people are injured in Missouri car accidents. Over 100,000 Missouri car crashes result in property damage, and nearly 800 lives are lost in Missouri car accidents annually. Until it…

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Investigating a Truck Accident Requires Resources

Posted on June 20th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

According to 2017 data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 4,889 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal accidents in one year in the United States, and many more were involved in serious injury crashes. Due to their large size in comparison to other vehicles on the road,…

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Road Construction Coming to Highway 13, North of Springfield, Missouri

Posted on June 19th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Car Crashes on Highway 13, North of Springfield If you have driven on Highway 13 between Springfield, MO and Clinton, MO, then  you know that there are many car crashes resulting in fatalities and serious injuries.  In my commutes across the state, I’ve personally experienced cars and truck unsafely entering…

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Tactics of Insurance Companies Can Cost You After a Car Crash

Posted on June 14th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

After an injury car accident in Missouri, you often  find yourself  overwhelmed.  You have all kinds of concerns including the damage to your car. You may be in a hurry to settle, but that can be a critical mistake if you are HURT.  Sometimes people are so overwhelmed, they will…

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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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Please Wear Your Seat Belt Every Time You Get in the Car

Posted on June 7th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Buckle Up this Summer Without a doubt, the most dangerous thing we do on a daily basis is ride in a car. As of 2016, Missouri continues to one of the worst states for seat belt usage at 79.1 percent.  Seat belt usage across the US is about 90.1 percent,…

Is Road Travel More Dangerous in the Summer or Winter Months?

Is Road Travel More Dangerous in the Summer or Winter Months?

Posted on May 30th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

More Fatal Car Crashes in the Summer Many of us tend to think that winter driving is far more dangerous than summer driving due to winter weather like ice and snow. However, when we examine the actual statistics of fatal motor vehicle crashes, it becomes apparent that June, July and…

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Memorial Day Weekend- Official Start to Summer Traffic

Posted on May 24th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Memorial Day Weekend Safety Memorial Day is to honor the men and women who died serving in the U.S. military.  It’s a day to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.  It is also the unofficial beginning of summer in the Midwest and a three-day weekend for many.  As…

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Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Death of Infant During Washington DC Press Conference to Prevent Hot Car Deaths Yesterday, the president of KidsAndCars.org, parents who have lost children in hot cars, and safety advocates all convened in Washington DC to talk about technology for car manufacturers that is available to help stop these fatalities. The…

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What do I do after a hit-and-run car crash?

Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Hit-and-Run Car Crashes Way too often, I talk to people injured in a hit-and-run car crash .There are always more questions than answers after a hit-and-run.   When a driver flees the scene, it makes a bad situation far worse. There are some steps you can take at the scene…

Teen Drunk Driving Awareness During Prom and Graduation

Teen Drunk Driving Awareness During Prom and Graduation

Posted on May 13th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

We Need Young People to Drive Into the Future-Unimpaired Spring brings end-of-year success for millions of high school students.  It’s a time of celebration through proms, graduations and parties.  These are celebrations of a milestone in life and beginning of a new chapter in a young life.  We see too…

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness–Helmet Laws

Posted on May 9th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Helmet Laws in Missouri and Illinois While there are motorcyclists who argue that helmets ought to be optional, we too often see the serious injuries sustained by rather small motorcycle crashes, if there is such a thing as a small; if there is such as thing as a small motorcycle…

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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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What to Do if You’re in a Train Accident

Posted on May 6th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Did you know that in 2018, more than 10,000 reported train accidents and related incidents took place in the United States? This includes thousands of fatalities and personal injuries due to collisions from signal malfunctions, derailments, and operator errors. You may know what to do after a car accident, which…

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Many Are Getting Grouchy About Distracted Driving

Posted on April 26th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Distracted Driving Becoming a Old, Familiar Topic When most of us think about distracted driving, we think of those drivers who look at their mobile phones while driving. However, distracted driving can be any driving behavior that causes you take your eyes off of the roadway. These behaviors include time…

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National Child Heatstroke Prevention Day- 4/16/19

Posted on April 16th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Child Vehicular Heatstroke Those are not three words that should every have to be seen together. As a parent, the very phrase of child vehicular heatstroke is so appalling to think about, we immediately have to comfort ourselves into believing it could never happen to us.  The death of a…

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Distracted Driving- Safety Starts with Each of Us

Posted on April 10th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

Distracted Driving is Quickly Becoming the Most Common Cause of Car Collisions Distracted driving claimed 3,166 lives in 2017 alone according to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration and those were the crashes they were able to clearly identify distracted driving. Distracted driving is anything that takes a drivers…

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Missouri Head-On Collisions Thus Far in 2019

Posted on April 4th, 2019 by Zane Cagle

March Maintains High Numbers of Head-on Collisions According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol motor vehicle incident reports, we studied the  head-on collisions in Missouri for the months of January, February and March. January had 13 head-on collisions. In those collisions, there were 11 fatalities and 11 serious injuries.   In…

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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…