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The Importance of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Sep 10, 2018

There are few things more intimidating than dealing with a personal injury lawsuit on your own. Legal matters are often confusing and contentious, making this one of the more complex situations to endure. However, there is a way you can position ...

Can Third-Party Companies Be Held Liable In a Car Accident? Aug 24, 2018

Consider this scenario: You’re driving down the road and stop at a red light. Out of nowhere, you’re rear-ended by another vehicle. You and the other driver both sustain injuries, but the driver in the car behind you hit the brakes. What could this ...

Economic vs. Non-Economic Damages Aug 14, 2018

Personal injury lawsuits are complex, but one thing is always certain: victims of negligence deserve the right to seek compensation. This means holding the negligent party responsible for their actions and seeking the financial compensation needed to ...

What Damages Can a Victim Sustain? Jul 23, 2018

Whenever anyone is involved in a negligence-related accident, there are a lot of things that can arise. One thing that nobody ever wants to deal with is a serious injury. It’s an unfortunate situation, but it happens more often than most would like. ...

At Least 17 Dead After Commercial Duck Boat Capsizes in Missouri During Storm Jul 20, 2018

At least 17 of 31 people aboard a commercial duck boat that capsized in Stone County, Missouri last night have died, authorities have reported. The vessel was ferrying passengers on Table Rock Lake, southwest of the town of Branson. A violent squall ...

Who Is Responsible for Injuries Caused by Negligence? Jul 13, 2018

For any individual, sustaining a serious injury is one of the most daunting and traumatizing things they can experience. They’re sudden, impact the individual for a long time, and can require long-term medical care. When negligence results in a ...

The Rights of Victims and How We Protect You After an Injury Jul 6, 2018

Individuals spend their entire lives, never thinking that something will go wrong and that they’ll sustain a serious injury. We do daily tasks thinking that we’re safe from harm. However, there are a number of dangers that can increase the risk of ...

Genital Talcum Powder Usage Associated With Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer Dec 21, 2016

Studies dating back to the 1990s revealed an association between the use of talcum powder on the genital region and an increased risk for ovarian cancer. Fast forward to 2013, when a study published by Cancer Prevention Research harmonized data from ...

Missouri Auto Accident Statistics Oct 5, 2016

While many people take to the road each day, they may not think of the potential dangers that they face each time they get behind the wheel. Each year, there is an increasing number of vehicles throughout the nation, which means an increased risk of ...

Appealing a Denied Social Security Disability Claim Sep 30, 2016

According to the Social Security Administration, the ultimate goal is to make sure that any application for Social Security disability income is correct. Unfortunately, application errors result in a large number of denials of requests for SSD. In ...

IVC Filter Migration Sep 22, 2016

When someone is at risk of stroke due to blood clots and is not a candidate for blood thinning medication, a doctor may opt to implant an IVC filter into the patient’s inferior vena cava, the largest vein in the body. The filter is intended to act as ...

How Big a Problem Is Substance Abuse in the Trucking Industry? Sep 15, 2016

Commercial truck drivers are held to the same standards as those who drive regular passenger vehicles, but they are also expected to abide by regulations set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Like the everyday driver, ...

The Facts About Texting While Driving Aug 24, 2016

Despite numerous warnings, new laws and regulations, and various other factors to fight against the issue, texting and driving is still far too common. Not only is this a distraction to drivers, but it is something that can — and has already — lead ...

Xarelto® and Excessive Bleeding Aug 24, 2016

Individuals at risk for blood clots may receive treatment to help prevent a clot from reaching the lungs, heart or brain. Medication can be used to break down the blood clot, reducing the risk of pulmonary embolism or other clotting injuries. A ...

How Are Medical Devices Approved? Jul 19, 2016

When we require a medical device to help with our health, it’s not often that you think the device will fail. After all, before these medical devices can be offered to patients, they must be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration ...

What Makes an Injury "Catastrophic?" Jun 17, 2016

In any type of crash, medical malpractice issue, or other negligence-related incident, there is a potential for injury. While there are countless situations that result in minor injuries, there are times where an injury is considered catastrophic. ...

Hours of Operation & Truck Driver Fatigue Jun 8, 2016

If you drive on the road, you know that there are certain laws and rules you must follow. These are put into place in order to keep everyone on the road safe. With commercial truck drivers, they must follow those rules as well, but they are also ...

Three Ways a Product Can Be Defective May 25, 2016

As consumers, we expect the products we purchase to work as intended and to be safe. At no point do we believe that something can go wrong and the product will cause an injury. Unfortunately, this is a real concern as manufacturers have released ...

Checking the Status of a Pending Social Security Disability Claim May 13, 2016

Have you filed a claim for Social Security Disability benefits ? Are you still awaiting an answer? Many people who file Social Security Disability claims are often unsure of how to check the status of a pending case. If you need help, our Kansas City ...

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse May 5, 2016

As our loved ones get older, it may be more difficult to provide the care they need. Oftentimes, this is when people opt for a nursing home. While it’s reasonable for you to expect the nursing home to provide proper care to your loved one, this is ...

Do I Qualify for Social Security Disability? Apr 25, 2016

When an individual suffers a serious injury and is no longer able to work, they often wonder what their options may be. This is when programs such as Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income need to be explored. Not everyone ...

What To Do After an Auto Accident Apr 15, 2016

You can look on the news any given day and see some sort of report discussing an auto accident . Collisions happen frequently all over the United States and the results can be disastrous depending on how severe the accident is. Accidents are caused ...

Connect With Peterson & Associates, P.C. Online! Apr 13, 2016

Whether you are a former client of our law firm or just want to stay up-to-date with the happenings in the realm of personal injury law, Peterson & Associates has created a variety of ways to stay in the know. Below, we've listed some social media ...

The Anatomy of a Personal Injury Claim Apr 7, 2016

While it may be the last thing on your mind after sustaining an injury due to someone else’s negligence, filing a personal injury claim can be very beneficial. If you’ve been harmed, you need to understand what the personal injury claims-filing ...

How to Know if You Have a Product Liability Claim Mar 30, 2016

If you were injured by a defective product, you may have the ability to file a product liability claim. Unfortunately, not many people are aware of what makes a product liability claim and what must be shown in these types of cases. They may also be ...

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