Big rigs can be an intimidating part of driving on Missouri roads and highways. According to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), about 3,000 large trucks are involved in non-fatal Missouri accidents every year while about 1,000 are involved in injury crashes.
Doctors and healthcare professionals have a professional duty to fulfill: care for their patients by diagnosing problems and improving their health as much as is reasonably possible. Of course, some conditions are inherently difficult to diagnose, but when doctors fail to follow standard diagnostic procedures, patients suffer.
Product liability is an area of personal injury law dealing with accidents and injuries resulting from dangerous and defective consumer products. Although government organizations such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulate, issue recalls, and inform consumers of various products, thousands of individuals still sustain avoidable injuries every year.
If you or someone you love has been involved in an accident, you no doubt want the very best representation. When you’re looking for an attorney to advocate for your rights as an accident victim, there are certain characteristics that you will want to be on the lookout for.
Workers’ compensation is employer-provided insurance that offers financial compensation to employees who are injured performing work-related activities. The way this type of insurance works is that when an employee is injured, they notify their employer and file a workers’ comp claim.