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Car Accidents While Pregnant: What Changes?

September 15, 2017

If you are involved in a car accident while you are pregnant, you have some unique issues to address immediately. You likely have serious concerns about the health and well-being of your unborn child after the collision. It is critical to seek medical attention immediately after a car accident if you are pregnant. If possible,…

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Drowsy Driving and Motor Vehicle Accidents: Staying Safe

August 7, 2017

The National Sleep Foundation reports that over 60% of adult drivers will get behind the wheel while they are drowsy. That is about 168 million people who have reported driving drowsy within the past year. Of those, roughly one-third have actually fallen asleep or nodded off while driving. Approximately 11 million drivers admit that they…

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Public Transportation Accidents in Missouri

July 11, 2017

As the cost of owning and operating your own vehicle continues to rise, more people are turning to public transportation as a way to cut costs. However, it seems as if public transportation accidents almost daily, particularly where public buses, trains, subways, or planes collide with the everyday driver. Public transportation accidents account for roughly…

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Pedestrian Accidents

May 23, 2017

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), nearly 5,000 pedestrians die each year in motor vehicle accidents. In addition, thousands more pedestrians are injured as well. In fact, accidents that involve both cars and pedestrians occur roughly once every two hours in Missouri, making these accidents staggeringly common. Individuals often suffer significant injuries…

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Assessing Fault in Rear-End Collisions

May 7, 2017

Rear-end collisions vary widely from minor fender vendors to high-speed crashes. In those situations, the car that hit the back of the other vehicle is often presumed at fault in rear end accidents. While this is generally true, it is not always the case—the driver who was hit may also be partially at fault. Car…

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Leaving the Scene of an Accident – How Bad is it?

April 3, 2017

Car accidents happen. Whether it’s a major crash or a minor fender-bender, in an effort to avoid trouble, some drivers might be tempted to leave the scene. Some may simply panic, while others may be under the influence or without proper insurance or registration papers. However, any driver who thinks leaving the scene of an…

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Steps to take if your taxi cab gets into an accident, part 2

May 24, 2016

On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in car accidents on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Today’s posting is a continuation of last week’s post entitled “Steps to take if your taxi cab gets into an accident, part 1”. Many people are familiar with the steps to take if they get into an accident while they…

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Steps to take if your taxi cab gets into an accident, part 1

May 1, 2016

On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in commercial vehicle accidents on Sunday, May 1, 2016. A quick note before diving into this topic: “taxi” in this posting refers to a taxi cab in the traditional sense. More specifically, it refers to a car that charges metered fares and adheres to the guidelines and…

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Third-party liability in a two-person car accident

April 3, 2016

On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in car accidents on Sunday, April 3, 2016. It is understood in today’s world that both drivers and pedestrians are responsible for their own safety and the safety of those around them. Accidents, however, do happen, even to the most careful of drivers and pedestrians. Anytime a…

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Roadway safety habits impact personal injury litigation for both defendants, plaintiffs, P.2

March 3, 2016

On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in commercial vehicle accidents on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Last time, we looked at several bills currently under consideration by Missouri lawmakers which deal with important issues in highway safety: helmet, seat belt and cell phone use. As we mentioned at the end of our last post,…

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