While everyone knows that drunk driving can have deadly consequences, the statistics on texting while driving show that this all-too-common practice is even deadlier. Although every demographic is affected by texting while driving, teens seem to be the group suffering the most from this deadly habit. Statistics on DUI vs."..."
Millions of Americans use rideshare applications like Uber and Lyft every day, including many here in Missouri. The drivers who work for these companies are regular people. They have no specialized training or skill behind the wheel. This means that they are just as likely as any other driver on"..."
As with most things, there are fans and foes, pros and cons when it comes to the auto-drive car industry, with dramatic examples from 2016 of the upside and the downside. For example, a Missouri man used the Autopilot on his new Tesla Model X to reach a hospital more"..."
The honest response to the question of liability in self-driving-car accidents is that the answer is a work in progress. As with any new technology, situations arise for which there is no legal precedent, and savvy lawyers must work to stay on top of technological trends and how the law"..."
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over one-fourth of all traffic accidents1 involve a rear-end collision. Rear-end collisions occur when the front of one vehicle hits the back of another vehicle. This type of accident can result in serious injuries to victims, including head trauma, neck and"..."
Calculating Pain and Suffering Damages After an accident, an injured party may be entitled to receive compensation or economic recovery for losses and harms sustained due to the fault or liability of another party. In a personal injury lawsuit, recovery is based on the kinds of damages that were sustained.1 "..."
Currently, the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) threshold in all 50 states is 0.08 percent. Recently, however, the calls have been getting stronger for states to lower this threshold to 0.05 percent. A government-commissioned study by a panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine made this recommendation"..."