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How to Proceed With a Business Interruption Claim Jul 17, 2020

Understanding Business Interruption Claims If your business was negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you aren’t alone. Even with the easing of stay-at-home orders, the government-mandated shutdown of non-essential businesses caused many ...

Receiving Compensation for COVID-19 Business Losses Jul 13, 2020

Recovering Losses Due to The Pandemic Many business owners who were deemed “non-essential” had to put their business on hold due to social distancing and stay-at-home restrictions. While Missouri and other states are slowly easing restrictions, ...

Three Dangers of Trucks on The Road During COVID-19 Jun 10, 2020

Road Dangers During COVID-19 We are well into the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and truck drivers are working endless hours to get medical supplies, food, and other goods to their destinations as quickly as possible. The high demand for essential ...

How Speedy Delivery Promises Sacrifice Focus on Safety Jun 1, 2020

Quick Delivery Demands and the Impact on Road Safety Since March, the hours-of-service regulations for commercial vehicles involved in COVID-19 relief have been lifted by the Department of Transportation (DOT). This means that all commercial drivers, ...

FDA Recalls All Zantac (Ranitidine) Heartburn Drugs May 19, 2020

As of April 2020, Zantac and ranitidine-based heartburn generics are no longer available in American stores. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a complete recall of the medication and urged its consumers and patients to ask ...

More Deliveries = More Dangers on the Road May 15, 2020

The Road Dangers of Increased Delivery Needs Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a need for more essential items to be delivered. Places like hospitals, grocery stores, as well as establishments that sell other crucial items for ...

How Reduced Trucking Regulations Can Lead to More Crashes May 8, 2020

COVID-19 and the Impact of Trucks on the Road With the high demand for essential goods and supplies to be delivered to grocery stores and other retailers that sell necessities, there are more truck drivers on the road working under a declaration of ...

How COVID-19 Can Impact Trucking Safety May 1, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 and Road Hazards Back in March, the Department of Transportation lifted the regulations for hours of service for commercial vehicles who are involved in delivering essential items to hospitals and other establishments that are ...

Tips to Avoid a Car Breakdown Apr 10, 2020

You’re cruising down the highway, singing along to your favorite artists, when all of a sudden, you feel your car sputter and you know something is amiss. You pull over to be safe and see what’s going on but you have no clue what to do next. Sure, ...

10 Steps to Get Your Car Ready for Spring Apr 6, 2020

As we transition from winter to the new spring season, many of us will begin taking advantage of the weather with family vacations, road trips, and camping excursions. Before you hit the road, is your car ready to get you to your destination? Taking ...

Ramp Metering: FAQs Mar 10, 2020

While most of us are familiar with the traffic lights at the end of on-ramps, also known as ramp meters, we may not understand their value. Our Kansas City personal injury attorneys answer some frequently asked questions about ramp metering. What is ...

Top 10 Scenic Drives Near Kansas City Feb 28, 2020

Spring break is right around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to plan some scenic drives. Check out our recommendations for scenic drives in and around Kansas City. Exploring the “Show Me State” Missouri has a plethora of beautiful ...

How to Put Snow Chains On Your Tires Feb 11, 2020

The first thing you should know about putting snow chains on your tires is that it can be a frustrating process. It’s a good idea to practice putting them on in ideal weather conditions before you have to worry about it in the snow. Remember, always ...

Tips for Driving in the Snow Feb 3, 2020

If you’ve ever driven in the snow before, you know what a challenge it can be. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety , unfavorable weather and slushy road conditions prompt close to half a million wrecks and over 2,000 road fatalities ...

Defensive Driving Tips Jan 17, 2020

Driving defensively helps you stay safe on the road when the techniques are utilized properly. If you are driving defensively, you are less likely to be involved in an accident on the road for several reasons. Read on to learn how you can utilize ...

How Soon Should I See an Attorney About my Car Accident Case? Jan 13, 2020

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced attorney right away. Although you don’t want just any attorney, you’ll want to seek out an accomplished attorney that specializes in motor vehicle ...

What are Missouri's Safety and Emissions Inspections? Jan 2, 2020

If you plan to register or renew the registration for your vehicle, you may be required to undergo safety and emissions inspections conducted by the state. Once you’ve had your vehicle inspected, the inspection is valid for two registration years as ...

Speeding in Missouri: Basic Speeding Law vs. Absolute Speed Limits Dec 13, 2019

Missouri is rather unique when it comes to speeding laws in the state. There are two types of speeding laws: “basic speeding law” and “absolute speed limits.” Read on to learn more. Basic Speeding Law The basic speeding law in Missouri states that ...

Congratulations to Our 2019 Super Lawyers® Honorees Nov 13, 2019

In 2019, three of our attorneys appeared on the Super Lawyers® website and in the organization’s yearly magazine. Our founding partner, David M. Peterson , was once again recognized on the main Super Lawyers list, which he has appeared on since 2005; ...

Always Watch for Pedestrians: Even Where They Shouldn’t Be Nov 8, 2019

Pedestrians are very vulnerable when there are vehicles around; especially those traveling at high speeds. Whether pedestrians have the right of way or not, you should always take caution to avoid hitting them. When it comes to pedestrians, always ...

Driving Safely in Kansas City Nov 4, 2019

Driving safely is as easy as it is important. It is especially significant to practice safe driving habits in inclement weather and densely populated areas. Good driving habits In order to keep yourself and those around you safe on the road, there ...

Missouri Car Accident Facts Oct 17, 2019

There are several circumstances in which unsafe driving can occur. Some are avoidable, like texting and driving , and others are unavoidable, such as debris or animal interferences that appear suddenly. It is crucial for drivers to engage in as many ...

[Infographic] Burn Injuries: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degrees Oct 2, 2019

Do you know the various degrees of burn injuries and how the symptoms can impact a person? For any victim of a burn injury caused by negligence, the severity can help to determine the compensation. Here’s how each degree of burn is determined: At ...

What are Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries? Sep 3, 2019

When someone suffers a spinal cord injury , it’s crucial to determine whether the cause was an act of negligence or if it is something that can happen in a sport or other physical contact. Unfortunately, there are many potential causes of spinal cord ...

Complete vs. Incomplete: Understanding Spine Injuries Aug 16, 2019

Spine injuries. They’re some of the most severe that can occur and often have a significant impact on the injured individual’s entire life. Unfortunately, these injuries happen far too often with thousands of new cases occurring each year. Many ...

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