CASE LAW & LEGAL NEWS

In our January Newsletter, we discussed the government's attempt to bring transparency to hospital pricing.  According to the new rule, hospitals must provide hospital pricing to consumers by January 1, 2021.  Several area health systems already posted costs for procedures in an attempt to comply...

The condo collapse in Surfside, Florida is a terrible tragedy and our condolences go out to those impacted by the event.  As we get more news, one of the pieces uncovered is about a 2018 engineering report on the building.  The report indicates there was...

The Massachusetts Rule Generally speaking, a landowner is responsible for dangerous conditions on their property.  One such dangerous condition can be in the form of snow or ice that results in a customer (or invitee) falling and getting hurt.  However, one exception to liability for the...

If you have some electronics you want to safely dispose of, consider taking them to the University City Electronics Recycling Event this Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Rain or shine, the electronics recycling event will be going on.  The items for...

There was another police chase today, this time in Bellefontaine Neighbors, which lead to one person getting killed and two other critically injured.  It is a story we are hearing too often these days in Saint Louis.  A bad guy commits a crime, gets involved...

Please print out the Crash Checklist and add it to your glovebox.  It is important to gather this information at the scene, including taking photographs of vehicles, the scene (including skid marks) and identifying information regarding the other driver.  Once you leave the scene, it...

Early Voting in Missouri - Absentee In-Person Voting Early voting in Missouri is an important topic right now in light of the upcoming election and COVID-19 problems.  There are a few early voting options for Missouri but the best option appears to be absentee in-person voting. ...

Social Media and Your Injury Claim Everyone is on social media and so what if an injured person posts something about their injury claim such as "I was just in an accident.  I barely made it out alive", that is OK, right?  Wrong.  As soon as...

What is negligent entrustment? Negligent entrustment is when the owner  of an item (entrustor) is held liable for negligence as a result of entrusting the item to another person (entrustee) who injures a third party.  An example of potential negligent entrustment is when the owner of...