Posts from May 2012.
When a serious complication or poor outcome is related to medical care, the patient or their family may wonder "is this a case of medical negligence?" We are frequently approached to answer that question.It is important to remember that complications from medical care, even serious ones, may or may not be the result of medical negligence. To establish a case of medical negligence there are specific elements that must be shown.

First, there must be evidence, from a qualified expert, that the care ...

Located in the center of the nation, Missouri's highways are key transportation routes for large commercial trucks that transport goods from one side of the country to the other, and points in between. Given their weight and the weight and make-up of their cargo, trucking accidents are a major concern for Missouri.

A look at some recent statistics regarding trucking accidents in Missouri reveals just how perilous commercial vehicles can be. According to a report by the Missouri Highway SafetyPatrol ...

A law passed by Congress more than 100 years ago, designed to compensate railroad workers hurt or killed on the job, is still in effect today. Known as the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), it addresses the heightened dangers railroad workers face, and differs in several respects from the workers compensation process that covers most other industries.

Origins of FELA

As the railroad industry exploded in the early 1900s, so did the hazards to railroad workers. On-the-job deaths and severe injuries were ...


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