According to Distraction.gov,1 texting is one of the most dangerous types of driving distractions because it causes manual (hands off the wheel), visual (eyes off the road), and cognitive (mind off the task of driving) distractions all at the same time. Texting has even been noted as more dangerous than"..."
Rear-end accidents account for nearly 30 percent of all auto accidents in the United States. Rear-end accidents have the potential to cause serious injury, especially to the neck and back, spine, or head. For this reason, many rear-end accident cases result in personal injury lawsuits so that injured victims can"..."
The Missouri Department of Transportation (DOT) indicates1 that more than 35,000 traffic accidents which resulted in personal injuries in 2011. Many of these car accident victims sustain serious injuries that result in significant economic and non-economic losses. These losses may include property damage, lost income, loss of quality of life,"..."
Out of the out tens of thousands of car accidents that occur throughout Missouri each year, a significant number are caused by out of state drivers. This is particularly true for metropolitan areas that lie on or near the border of two states, such as St. Louis or Kansas City."..."
Single-vehicle accidents injure thousands of people each year. In many cases, people assume that the driver of the vehicle must have been at fault for an accident. In many cases, this is accurate, and many single-vehicle accidents do occur due to issues such as driver fatigue, impaired driving, or speeding."..."
According to statistics reported by the United States government, an estimated 2.3 million people1 sustained injuries in motor vehicle accidents in 2013. Many of these accidents were caused by a negligent driver, auto manufacturer, or another party who should be held liable for the injuries and other damage they caused."..."
As the legislature in Missouri continues to fight over funding for road maintenance and repair, the roads continue to deteriorate. These poor road conditions may cause accidents which injure a driver or a passenger in a vehicle. Since the roads are generally maintained by the state or local governments, many"..."