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November 2016 Archives

How can you stay safe when walking during the holidays?

Now that Christmas and the winter holidays are near, staying safe when you're walking to your vehicle in a parking lot or walking to a nearby home is more important than ever. An accident resulting in an injury or death is devastating any time of year, but particularly so when the holidays draw near.

Use these tips to avoid a car crash this winter

There are a variety of ways you can stay out of car accidents, but the truth is that dangerous drivers are out there and they do cause accidents that could involve you. Despite this, taking a few steps to protect yourself can make you less likely to be involved in a crash, and even if you are, the safety steps you take now could help reduce the risk of injuries.

Not wearing a helmet could cause concerns in a case

If you've been involved in a motorcycle accident that was caused by a dangerous driver, you may already know that you are entitled to compensation. You may be worried that you will not receive as much compensation as you would like because you did not wear a helmet, and that's a realistic concern.

Who is at risk for being in a pedestrian accident in Missouri?

Imagine walking down the street, obeying all the rules of the road only to have a distracted driver collide with you in a crosswalk. This unfortunate situation is far too common, even in places like Columbia. Fortunately, those who are struck have the ability to file a claim to seek out compensation to pay for medical bills or lost wages, but that doesn't stop the core problem or reduce risk.