Factors That Contribute to Your Personal Injury Payout


A sudden, unexpected injury sends your life spinning off course in an instant, making it difficult to work and accomplish routine daily tasks. Depending on the severity of the injury, the pain and incapacity could cause temporary infirmity or permanent disability. When the injury occurred through no fault of your own but because of someone…

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Do’s and Don’ts During a Personal Injury Claim


Injuries are sudden, unexpected, and painful. They are particularly distressing when they occur due to someone else’s careless or reckless actions or from another person’s act of wrongdoing or violence. A serious injury can send your life off course in an instant, sometimes making it impossible for a prompt return to work at the same…

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How Missouri’s Comparison Negligence Laws Affect Injury Claims


Unlike the handful of no-fault insurance states that require accident victims to file claims against their own auto insurance, in Missouri, it matters who caused the car accident when an injury victim seeks compensation. Missouri’s car accident claim laws function under a pure comparative negligence system. While many states use a modified comparison negligence system…

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Does Missouri Have a Cap on Recoverable Damages?


When an individual sustains a serious injury it can have tremendous consequences on their life with impacts ranging from excruciating pain to an inability to return to work in their previous capacity or at all. These consequences of an injury are known as “damages” in a personal injury claim. When an injury occurs to someone…

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Can I Recover Damages for Emotional Distress in Missouri?


No one starts their day expecting an injury, but thousands of people experience painful, frightening injuries each day, often due to someone else’s carelessness or wrongdoing. When another party’s negligence or reckless behavior causes an injury, courts in Missouri offer injury victims a means of redress through a personal injury claim for damages. In this…

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