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Can You Sue For Negligence For A Defective Product Injury?

Smoke curling upward from an electric cord bursting into flames; defective product concept.

All types of companies have a legal duty to ensure the safety of their products. If a consumer is injured by a defective product, the manufacturer of that product could be held liable for damages related to the injury, such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured by a defective product, you could have grounds for a product liability claim against the manufacturer, the retailer, or another party.

Department Of Transportation Regulations For Truck Drivers

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has established a wide set of rules and regulations for commercial truck drivers and companies to follow to ensure the safety of all motorists. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is responsible for enforcing DOT rules. When DOT regulations for truck drivers are not adhered to, the […]

The 5 Most Common Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries are relatively common. According to the National Safety Council, there were 4.26 million work-related medically consulted injuries in 2021. While some jobs have much higher injury rates than others, all employers and workers should be aware of the most common workplace injuries, how to prevent them, and how to respond if an injury […]

What To Do When Your Workers Comp Claim Is Denied?

In Missouri, most employers are required to provide all employees with workers’ compensation insurance benefits when they suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. Workers’ compensation, also frequently referred to as “workers’ comp,” is a form of insurance that provides employees with payments or lost wages and medical care following on-the-job injuries. However, the workers’ comp claims […]

The Top 5 Workers’ Compensation Claim Mistakes

When an employee is hurt while on the job, worrying about how to properly make a workers’ compensation claim can add to the stress of an already difficult situation. Workers’ compensation claim mistakes can ruin a person’s chances of being duly compensated for medical expenses or receiving temporary total disability benefits or even permanent (partial […]

Hurt At Work? Steps To Take After A Workplace Accident

Being hurt at work can significantly impact one’s ability to provide for their family and engage in activities that bring them joy. In some cases, workers are permanently disabled because of a severe injury. Fortunately, Missouri allows workers to pursue workers’ compensation benefits by taking the appropriate steps after an on-the-job accident. For legal help […]

Can You Be Fired While Collecting Workers’ Compensation?

After suffering injuries or an illness at work, many commonly ask, can you be fired while on workers comp? While the answer is not black and white, employers cannot legally fire an employee collecting benefits in most cases. If the worker has the ability, the employer may place them on light work duty until they […]

Safe Driving For Teenagers

Receiving a driver’s license is an important rite of passage. However, having this license does not guarantee that a young driver will drive safely. Even the newest drivers should be committed to helping keep our community safe. Some of the following strategies for safe driving for teenagers may help your teens avoid dangers on the […]

Best Teen Driving Apps To Keep Them Safe!

Many parents want to use tracking apps to monitor the driving habits of their teenage children, not only for monitoring purposes but also to ensure their safety. The best tracking apps come equipped with automatic accident detection, alerts, and 24/7 roadside assistance in case of car breakdowns. Here are a few recommendations for the best […]

Car Accident Emergency Kit

Few people who have driven for any significant period of time can honestly say they have neverbroken down or been in an accident while driving. At some point, you may find yourself in thisunenviable position and can better protect your health and safety if you have a car accidentemergency kit available. If you are hurt […]