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    • Car Seat Safety:  Buckle Up & Restrain Your Kids

      Car Seat Safety: Buckle Up & Restrain Your Kids

      Two children were killed in a collision earlier this week. Both kids were under the age of four years.  The children’s mom was driving one of the vehicles involved in the crash. The collision happened on Hanley Road near the […]

    • Teach Your Kids About Dangers of Distracted Driving

      Teach Your Kids About Dangers of Distracted Driving

      Our kids will be returning to school in just a few weeks.  Our teens and college students will be driving to and from campus, class, sports, band and play practices, and between our homes and jobs.  All the while, most […]

    • Beware of Liability Waivers & Releases

      Beware of Liability Waivers & Releases

      Would you hire a plumber who refuses to warranty his work? Would you work with a contractor who refuses to guarantee that he will roof your house in a workmanlike manner?  Would you retain a professional like a lawyer, doctor […]

    • “I’m Sorry” Not Enough For Drunk Driving Victim

      “I’m Sorry” Not Enough For Drunk Driving Victim

      Kathleen Koutrobis died this past weekend. Koutrobis is a victim of reckless driving.  Two middle aged men killed her, reportedly drag racing and driving while intoxicated.  Koutrobis’ death is the worst kind of injury – injury that is completely preventable. […]

    • Drunk Driving Victims and Crime Compensation

      Drunk Driving Victims and Crime Compensation

        Many victims of drunk drivers face a grim reality: the drunk driver either doesn’t have liability insurance or doesn’t have enough coverage to fully compensate him. The situation adds insult to injury as the injured person struggles to pay […]

    • Extended Holiday Weekend Increases Threat of Impaired Driving

      Extended Holiday Weekend Increases Threat of Impaired Driving

      This year we celebrate Independence on a Monday. That means the holiday weekend kicks off on Friday, offering an extended weekend to gather with family and friends at our homes, the community pool and the neighborhood park. It also means […]

    • What should I do after a serious car crash?

      What should I do after a serious car crash?

      A deadly car crash over the weekend in St. Louis that killed three young men is a sad reminder of how quickly your life or the lives of your family can be turned upside down.  For many people, a serious […]

    • Steps to take if you are hit by a drunk driver.

      Steps to take if you are hit by a drunk driver.

      Memorial Day Weekend.  Fourth of July.  Labor Day Weekend.  Pool parties.  BBQs.  The official start of summer kicks off a season that brings many opportunities for getting together with friends and family. Unfortunately, the opportunity for drinking too much – and being the victim […]

    • Personal Injury Accountability:  Who Pays When Negligence is Proven?

      Personal Injury Accountability: Who Pays When Negligence is Proven?

      I was recently confronted at a family gathering. A family member was taken back by a note in one of our recent e-newsletters.  The note concerned a successful outcome in an appeal of a case brought by our client against […]

    • 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

      100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

      Every parent experiences the same gut-wrenching feeling when their teen gets behind the wheel. As a personal injury lawyer, I have the unfortunate perspective of seeing the devastating aftermath of countless car crashes. My heightened sense of awareness gives me […]