CASE LAW & LEGAL NEWS

The New York Times posted the article "Learning from Litigation - How Health Care is Learning from Lawsuits" on their website.  This is an excellent article which explains that one of the benefits of litigation and filing lawsuits is that it increases patient safety.  The article states...

February 17, 2014 - I recently participated in a Wellness Zone event at Ram's Park sponsored by BJC.  It was a great event with prizes, interactive drills (including a vertical jump test, field goal kicking, a timed 40 yard dash and others) and with many health...

January 22, 2018 - If you have a warrant in the City of St. Louis, the City of St. Louis Municipal Court is doing their popular Warrant Forgiveness Program.  Individuals can come to the St. Louis City Municipal Court at 1520 Market [use 16th Street entrance] from...

If you have a personal injury case, the insurance company loves nothing more than to see a gap in medical treatment.  Insurance companies use gaps in medical treatment as an excuse to discount the full value of an injured person's case. A gap in medical treatment...

Many people have never had a personal injury or workers' compensation case and wonder "what is a contingency fee?"   A contingency fee means an attorney does not get paid unless a recovery is made.  In other words, the fee is contingent upon getting a recovery. ...

General Motors began recalls of 1.6 million vehicles due to faulty ignition switches. The GM recalls involves (all models GM no longer makes) the 2005 to 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006-2007 Chevy HHR, 2003-2007 Saturn Ion, 2006-2007 Pontiac Solstice, 2007 Saturn Sky, 2007 Pontiac G5. The...

It is that time of year again folks - time to go through your house and do some spring cleaning for Earth Day. Once you collect everything for recycling, take it over to St. Louis Community College – Forest Park Campus, off Oakland Avenue on...

I cannot recall where I found this Automobile Collision Checklist but it is a great document to print and put in your car in the event you have an automobile collision.  It is a great guide to what information you need to write down while everything is still...

I would be disingenuous if I said I was not worried by the influx of "do it yourself" legal forms (specifically in an estates and trusts context) available for non-attorneys.  Some people are turning to these sorts of services because they rationalize that paying for...