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  • What Should You Tell The Insurance Agent Following An Accident?

    After you have been involved in an accident, one of the first phone calls you receive may be from the at-fault party’s insurance company. During this call, and any subsequent calls, it is important to carefully choose your words. Here are some tips on what to say when speaking with an insurance agent. What to Say and What to Avoid An accident, especially one that results in injuries, is an ...
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  • Why It's Important to Follow Your Doctor's Instructions Following An Accident

    After an accident, one of your first priorities should be to schedule a doctor’s visit, even if you think your injuries are minor. Symptoms do not always immediately surface, which is why it is imperative for a doctor to examine you and properly assess the extent of your injuries. This is important not only for your health, but also for your personal injury case. Your doctor will likely provide ...
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  • The Impact an Infection Can Have on a Pregnancy

    Pregnancy can make women more susceptible to a variety of infections, which can pose a risk to either the mother, the baby, or both. Being pregnant heightens the severity of certain infections, often making them more severe and causing serious illness in the pregnant mother. Unfortunately, many of the medications used to treat infections pose a serious risk to the baby, causing terrible side ...
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  • Boiler Explosion at St. Louis Factory Kills 3, Injures at Least 1 More

    A boiler explosion at a factory in the Soulard industrial area of St. Louis killed three victims and critically injured another Monday morning. According to authorities, the incident occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m. on April 4, at the Loy-Lange Box Company. The force of the explosion caused the boiler to shoot through the roof of the building traveling over 500 feet and then crash into neighboring ...
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  • The Impact a Brain Injury Can Have on a Child's Development

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are the leading cause of disability and death in children and adolescents in the United States. These injuries often lead to widespread deficits in a range of different functions, from language to motor skills and cognition. For children who are very young, traumatic blows to the head may result in ...
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  • Is it Better to Settle Your Claim Outside of Court?

    The answer to this depends on the details of your case, since each set of circumstances are as unique as the individuals involved. It is important, however, to understand both the positive and negative aspects of settling a case outside of court. People often think that settling means an attorney did not want to fight for them in court, but sometimes settling truly is the option that best serves ...
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  • Birth Injury: Did Your Doctor Fail To Perform a C-Section?

    Many complications may arise as a result of a failure to perform a Cesarean section, or C-section, needlessly putting the well-being of the mother and child at stake. Some of the birth injuries an infant may suffer from can lead to developmental conditions, such as Erb’s Palsy or cerebral palsy, for which there are no cures and typically require life-long care. Some of the complications that could ...
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  • Why a Concussion Should be Taken Seriously

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or jolt to the head that causes the brain to bounce or twist within the skill. In turn, producing chemical changes in the brain that may stretch and damage its cells. While concussions are not typically life-threatening, it does not mean they do not warrant attention. ...
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  • How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

    Personal injury cases are not one-size-fits-all and will vary in length of time depending the circumstances and facts of the case. If you want it to resolve quickly, you will likely end up getting very little financial compensation in your settlement. To avoid this, be prepared for your case to take more time. Insurance companies prefer quick settlements, so a speedy outcome serves their interests ...
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  • The Simon Law Firm, P.C. Selected for 2016 Saint Louis Small Business Excellence Award

    The Simon Law Firm, P.C. is proud to announce that our firm has been selected for the 2016 Saint Louis Small Business Excellence Award in the General Litigation classification by the Saint Louis Small Business Excellence Award Program. Selections are made based on quality and a variety of gathered information, including data provided by third parties, which is analyzed by the Saint Louis Small ...
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  • Should Lawmakers Ban "Distracted Walking?"

    Distracted walking is said to be on the rise, especially among the young. A survey done by Safe Kids Worldwide indicated that about 80 percent of teens cross the street in an unsafe way, using their cell phones or wearing headphones. In conjunction with this is the increased pedestrian death rate among teens between the ages 12-19 since 2013. So, should distracted walking be banned? A poll in ...
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  • What Everyone Should Know About the FDA's Medical Device Standards

    Innovations in technology have contributed greatly to the development of life-saving medical devices. Not all of these devices are worthy of such praise, however, and it is important for consumers to understand how the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates medical devices. We often hear of lawsuits against the corporations that bring such devices into the market, horror stories of birth ...
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  • Five Dangerous Toys That Should Stay Off Your Christmas List This Year

    Christmas is almost here. If you have children in your life, you probably experience some joy in making this time of year a memorable one for them. You want to give a gift that makes them smile. What you do not want to do is give them a gift that may potentially harm them. To help make the holidays a little safer, we’ve put together a list of some of the most dangerous toys available this year ...
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  • Product Liability 101: Who is Legally Liable?

    Product liability typically refers to a defective or dangerous product that is responsible for causing harm to a consumer or is unreasonably dangerous even when put to its anticipated use. This type of case involves what is known as the chain of distribution, starting from the product’s manufacturer to the retailer that puts it on their shelves for customers to purchase. As such, one or even all ...
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  • What is a Design Defect?

    In product liability cases, there are three types of claims one can make, including the issue of design defects. Unlike manufacturing defects, which are mistakes made in the process of producing a product, a design defect is a flaw in the design that makes the product dangerous even when used as intended. That means, even if the product is consistently made using the best materials, its flaw ...
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