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December 2018 Archives

With auto accident back and neck injuries, legal help is key

There are many negative outcomes from a Missouri car accident and people will often just be happy to have survived the experience. However, when they get beyond that sense of relief, they will frequently have personal injury that can negatively impact their lives for an extended period, if not forever. Back and neck injuries are some of the most difficult to deal with because they can hinder the victim in myriad ways. Immediately after this happens, it is imperative to have legal assistance to pursue compensation in a lawsuit.

Auto accident risks exacerbated by holiday recklessness

The Missouri roads can be dangerous at any time of year, but research shows that the holidays are significantly riskier to drivers and anyone on the road. While this might initially be perceived to be due to drivers who are under the influence when returning from celebrations, it is somewhat different when the evidence is assessed. Drivers tend to show greater aggressiveness when driving at holiday time. This places people in jeopardy of injuries and death in an auto accident. Understanding the scope of this problem and how harmful it can be can help to avoid an accident. After there has already been a crash, this could be a factor for the car accident victim to seek compensation in a legal filing.

Auto accident kills mother working extra hours as nurse

The holiday season is supposed to be a time of celebration and happiness with people spending time with family and friends. However, auto accidents can happen at any time in Missouri and lead to injuries and fatalities. During the holidays and the winter months, accidents are more prone to happen, as there are a greater number of people on the road and the weather is not conducive to safe driving. For people who have been injured or lost a loved one in a car accident, having legal help is essential to receiving compensation.

Holidays and distracted driver behaviors risky

Missourians are often in a rush during the holidays with work, family concerns and preparations for the upcoming celebrations. This will lead to the inevitable attempt at multitasking. By itself, distracted driving is dangerous, but when it is combined with the holiday rush, it can lead to car accidents. Researchers are constantly trying to gauge the risk of distracted driving; information about this has recently been released and drivers should take note.

A new study shows Missouri has a severe drug problem

It may not be surprising to learn many residents of Missouri use and abuse drugs, but you may not know the severity of the issue. According to a new study, Missouri has the second highest drug-use rate, with the District of Columbia being number one. There is a dramatic difference in drug usage between Missouri and neighboring states. For example, Kansas ranks forty-eight out of fifty-one. 

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