What To Do If You’re Involved In A Car Accident While Pregnant

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What To Do If You’re Involved In A Car Accident While Pregnant

March 25, 2022 | Car Accidents

Any type of car accident can be terrifying, especially if pregnant. Due to the heightened risks for an expectant mother and her unborn baby, there are specific steps you should take if you are involved in a collision while pregnant.

Call 9-1-1

Unless you cannot move, get to a safe location away from the road and call 911.

Whiplash From Side Impact Collision

March 22, 2022 | Car Accidents

Side impact collisions also referred to as T-bone accidents can cause devastating injuries including whiplash. Whiplash is a very common neck injury caused in car accidents due to the high impact that forcefully moves the neck back and forth. Many victims suffer this type of injury, but it can often be overlooked because symptoms can take up to 24 hours to appear. 

Who is at Fault When a Mechanical Failure Causes a Car Accident?

March 17, 2022 | Car Accidents

Some car accidents are caused by a mechanical failure rather than another driver’s negligence. If mechanical failure is suspected as the cause of an accident, many parties may be at fault. 

Potentially Liable Parties for a Car Accident Caused by Mechanical Failure

There are several parties who may be at fault for a car accident involving mechanical failure: 

The Car Manufacturer 

If a car is inherently dangerous due to its design or a defective part, which leads to an accident, its manufacturer may be liable for damages.

Black Box Data Used in Car Accident Cases

March 15, 2022 | Car Accidents

In some St. Louis car accident cases, a driver knows they were not at fault but can’t prove it due to a lack of witnesses or video evidence. Often both drivers claim that the other was at fault, so without much evidence, it can be difficult to prove your case.

How Long Does it Take to Receive Car Accident Compensation?

March 10, 2022 | Car Accidents

After a car accident, you may be in desperate need of financial security, and wondering how long it will take to receive compensation. Unfortunately, how long it will take is unique to each case. However, our St. Louis car accident attorneys outline the timeline you can expect. 

Who Is Liable If I Slip and Fall at the Shopping Mall?

March 8, 2022 | Premises Liability

Property owners in Missouri owe an obligation to visitors to keep their premises reasonably safe from harm. If you are injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property, including a shopping mall, you may be able to sue if a dangerous condition was responsible for your fall.

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