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    • A New Year’s Resolution All Drivers Should Make

      A New Year’s Resolution All Drivers Should Make

      Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States – in fact they are the number one cause of death for teens aged 15-20.   These preventable crashes drain our economy of $292 billion annually.  As a personal injury attorney, I see […]

    • Personal Injury Attorney and Another Driver Indicted for Fatal Street Racing Crash

      Personal Injury Attorney and Another Driver Indicted for Fatal Street Racing Crash

      Back in July, I wrote a blog about a fatal crash in St. Louis County caused by two drivers who were street racing on Lindbergh Boulevard.   Kathleen ‘Kay’ Koutroubis’ car was struck from behind by a car driven by Haven […]

    • 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 […]