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Author Archives: John Wallach

Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that… Read More »

What Should You Know about Occupational Diseases and Workers Compensation?

Missouri workers compensation covers occupational diseases, but first your condition must qualify as an occupational disease. The courts recognize some occupational diseases more readily than others, and St. Louis workers compensation attorneys can evaluate your prospects for pursuing a claim. The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations defines an occupational disease based on these… Read More »

How Does Products Liability Law Work?

Products liability law refers to the manufacturer’s responsibility to produce safe consumer products. In many injury cases, your lawyer has to prove that the other party or parties were negligent ― meaning they did not take reasonable precautions to uphold their obligations or duty of care. However, courts judge products liability cases based on strict… Read More »

Are Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Driving Doctors out of Business?

The insurance industry would like you to believe that medical malpractice lawsuits are driving doctors out of business — or crippling insurance companies.  However, neither is true. St. Louis medical malpractice attorneys provide an ethics presence through the justice system that forces the medical field to reduce its number of medical errors. Without medical errors,… Read More »

How Extensive Are Medical Costs for Catastrophic Injuries?

Lifetime medical care for catastrophic injuries can cost millions of dollars. Obtaining a St. Louis personal injury law firm for catastrophic injury is vital for recovering adequate compensation. The United States Code (USC) classifies a catastrophic injury as one that permanently prevents an individual from performing any gainful work. Severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and… Read More »