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Fatal accident kills two construction workers when cable breaks

Risk is an inherent part of doing construction work or any physical job in Missouri and other states across the nation. These jobs generally require that the workers do certain things that place them in jeopardy as part of completing a project. It is also dangerous when repairs are being done, as they are frequently necessary at great heights. It is an unfortunate reality that accidents happen. In some instances, they lead to injuries. In others, they result in the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident. When this happens, the family must be cognizant of their needs in the present and future, as a wrongful death legal filing might be needed to receive compensation.

Fatal accident statistics look at Memorial Day in Missouri

Holiday weekends in Missouri mean there will be more people on the road, more people taking part in various recreational activities and more traffic overall. This increase can result in more accidents. Some of these can be so severe that they result in a fatal accident. Statistics are maintained to assess the accidents, determine their cause and to try and find ways to improve safety. Comparing one year to the previous one is also useful. For those who have been injured or lost a loved one, this information can also be important when considering a wrongful death legal filing to be compensated.

Fatal accident statistics show number of hit-and-runs increasing

Being in an automobile accident in Missouri can be damaging enough without the other driver fleeing the scene. However, the number of drivers who decide to leave the scene of an accident is growing at a troubling pace. Those who have been in a crash or lost a loved one in a fatal accident involving a hit-and-run should know that they must have legal assistance to ensure their rights are protected.

Tower collapse leads to 3 injuries and 1 death

Missourians can face danger at any moment and being at work is no exception. While some jobs are more dangerous than others, there can be accidents at any kind of job. Some accidents can lead to injuries and fatalities. People who have been hurt or lost a loved one at work have the right to seek compensation in a personal injury or wrongful death legal filing.

Fatal accident statistics for 2017 nearly the same as 2016

Missourians should keep track of the statistics for fatal auto accidents to have an idea as to how to remain safe when on the road. The number of fatal crashes can be a useful tool to determine what the risks are and to take steps to avoid them. For those who are unfortunate enough to suffer the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident on the road, the numbers can also be useful when considering seeking compensation in a legal filing. The latest statistics for fatal accidents from the National Safety Council might, on the surface, show a minimal level of improvement, but the reality is more nuanced than that.

Fatal accident statistics released by BLS indicate an increase

Missourians don't think that when a loved one leaves for work that it will be the last time they see them. However, the prospect of a fatal accident on the job is very real and can happen in a wide range of occupations, not just the ones that seem the most dangerous. Information and statistics can be vital for people who were injured or lost a loved one in a fatal accident at work to permit them to have a grasp on these numbers so they can consider a legal filing for compensation.

NTSB stats show across the board rise in fatal accident numbers

Drivers in Missouri should keep abreast of the statistical dangers when out on the road as this can provide a guideline to being safer. The number of deaths on the road is a constant worry for people who need to get back and forth in various ways. Recent statistics released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows just how risky it can be for everyone who takes the road in Missouri and across the nation.

Lawsuit filed after mistake by doctor leads to death

For Missourians who need to have a surgical procedure, there is an unavoidable fear and concern as to what the future holds. Even the most mundane and routine procedures carry with them a certain amount of risk. People will trust their medical professionals to do their job up to the best of their abilities and ensure their safety. Unfortunately, there are times when doctors make medical mistakes and it leads to injuries or even fatalities. When a family has suffered the loss of a loved one due to a doctor mistake or some other error, it is imperative that they are aware of the steps they need to take to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Fatal accident in Missouri claims school cross-country coach

The Missouri roads can be a dangerous place. This is not something that is frequently thought about until an accident does happen, but it is the truth. With the number of vehicles on the road and the inherent risks from driving and riding as a passenger, accidents are bound to happen. In a worst-case scenario, it will be a fatal accident. This is particularly troublesome when it is a school bus that is hit. After an accident in which a family has suffered the loss of a loved one, it might be difficult to think about the future, but they must. Part of that is considering a wrongful death lawsuit.

Fatal accident statistics on bicycles show dramatic increase

Missourians who choose to use a bicycle to get around rather than other means might think they are saving money by not driving, are getting exercise they would otherwise not get, and are taking steps to safeguard the environment. While this is all true, there are inherent dangers with riding a bicycle on the road in Saint Peters and throughout the state. In addition, a bicyclist who is in a crash with a car is inherently vulnerable to serious injuries and fatalities. Understanding the statistics for bicycle accidents is useful before and after an accident.

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