Do you have to call the police after a car accident in Missouri? Yes, if there are injuries, damage greater than $500 or if the driver is uninsured. In other words, unless it’s a straightforward fender-bender with no other complications, you need to call the police. If you or someone you love was involved in…

Car accidents are not something that happens every day. In fact, the average driver in the United States is involved in a collision only once in every 17.9 years. When crashes do happen, it can be hard to know what to do next. If you were not at fault for the crash, what should you…

It can be stressful enough to get into a car accident, but what happens when one of the drivers was behind the wheel of a rental car? This can raise a lot of questions. Who is liable for the damages? What steps should you take immediately after the accident? And how can you navigate the…

If you’ve had the misfortune of being in an accident with your leased vehicle, it’s crucial to understand the repercussions and your next steps. Wondering what happens if you crash a leased car? We’ll guide you through steps you should take and things you should know — from immediate actions to insurance claims, financial responsibilities…

Winning a wrongful death suit in Missouri depends on your legal team’s ability to meet specific legal criteria. You have to prove that a person’s death was due to another party’s negligence or intentional harm. This means establishing “a duty of care” owed by the defendant to the deceased, a breach of this duty, and…

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is an indescribable pain, which can become unbearably painful when their death is someone else’s fault. When someone dies as a result of someone else’s negligence, this is known as wrongful death. In this case, Missouri law allows certain surviving family members or a personal representative to…

Case illustrates how manufacturers and retailers of ‘Whip-It!’ nitrous oxide are complicit in inhalant abuse ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Following a two-week trial, the personal injury law firm Niemeyer, Grebel, and Kruse, in partnership with Johnny Simon of the Simon Law Firm, secured a $745 million verdict for the family of Marissa Politte, a 25-year-old…

Section 1983 of the United States Code is a federal law that provides a cause of action for victims of constitutional violations by state or local government officials. The law is commonly used to challenge police misconduct, but can also be used to assert other civil rights violations. The law was enacted in 1871 as…

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