The Real Cost of a Drunk Driver

The Real Cost of a Drunk Driver

In recent years, a 33-year-old Rogersville resident was sentenced after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of 84-year-old William H. Hughes of Seymour. Chad Lee Bybee was the drunk driver that caused a wreck in October of 2013 that left Mr....
Slips, Trips, & Falls in Missouri

Slips, Trips, & Falls in Missouri

Falls caused by slipping or tripping are the second-leading cause of unintentional death in homes and communities.  Each year, millions of people are injured by tripping, slipping or falling. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in 2015 there were...
Pedestrian Injuries Caused by Drunk Driver

Pedestrian Injuries Caused by Drunk Driver

Recently, Jaime Kurzman was struck by a car as she was walking on North LaSalle Street in Chicago and began crossing West Ontario Street.  The accident involved serious pedestrian injuries caused by a drunk driver.The 2013 BMW was driven by Michael Lapato, who was...
On the Job Injuries Caused by Third Parties

On the Job Injuries Caused by Third Parties

According to the most recent Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations report, fatal accidents in the workplace are becoming more common.  It is known that certain industries put employees at an increased risk of injury or death, such as the construction...
Not All Catastrophic Losses Are Compensable

Not All Catastrophic Losses Are Compensable

It has been several years since the devastating tornado in Joplin, MO that killed 161 people and injured over 1,150 others.  However, the repercussions are still being felt by many in Joplin and the surrounding areas in Missouri. Most people were left without means or...