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    • Self-Driving Car Accidents:  Who Will Be Held Liable?

      Self-Driving Car Accidents: Who Will Be Held Liable?

      As I stated in my blog from earlier this month, self-driving cars are here. In fact, the federal government is so sure autonomous cars will save lives they are pumping millions of dollars into a ‘Zero Deaths’ campaign. Their goal […]

    • Self-Driving Cars Race to Market

      Self-Driving Cars Race to Market

      I got a new car last week. The technology is amazing. My car is equip with blind spot warning sensors, lane departure prevention, and collision avoidance systems. Within a few days, I put the collision avoidance system to use. While […]

    • Drunk Driver Kills Couple on Motorcycle

      Drunk Driver Kills Couple on Motorcycle

      Over the weekend, a man and woman riding a motorcycle were killed by a drunk driver in southeast Missouri. Riding a motorcycle comes with inherent risks.  The most obvious being that a rider has very little protection between their body and another vehicle, a […]

    • Understanding Elder Financial Abuse

      Understanding Elder Financial Abuse

      Elder financial abuse involving family, caregivers and others in trusted positions swindles $6.67 billion every year from vulnerable seniors. Why are the elderly attractive targets? Persons over the age of 50 control over 70% of the nation’s wealth Many seniors […]

    • Warning Signs of Elder Care Abuse

      Warning Signs of Elder Care Abuse

      Every year hundreds of thousands of older adults are abused, neglected or exploited. Sadly, for every report of elder abuse, it is estimated that another 23 cases go unreported. Cases are unreported for a variety of reasons – the victim […]

    • Deadliest Roads in the St. Louis Region

      Deadliest Roads in the St. Louis Region

      Deadly roads and distracted drivers make for a lethal combination. I recently wrote about a deadly crash that happened on Highway 21 in Jefferson County. For many years, that highway was known as “Blood Alley” due to the number of […]

    • Car Crash Prevention Tips:  Back to the Basics

      Car Crash Prevention Tips: Back to the Basics

      Many car crashes can be prevented by following a few basic tips. A Washington County, Missouri woman was killed last week in a car crash. A news report suggests that the crash was preventable.  The crash is like many we hear and […]

    • 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 […]