Kansas City Missouri Legal Blog

Month: January 2018

Where do slip-and-falls actually happen?

Most Missouri residents do not think twice about making a trip to the store or browsing a sale at the local shopping mall. However, when that quick trip turns into an unexpected slip-and-fall accident, who is to blame? While these incidents can be rare and are often difficult to pinpoint, some provide a clear path…

What should I look for in a nursing home?

If you are no longer able to care for an aging parent, a Missouri nursing home may be the answer to meeting his or her increased needs. It is not always easy, however, to find the right one. You should plan on visiting several in your area before deciding where to place your mom or…

2016 accident data has many negative signs

The U.S. Department of Transportation released traffic data a little while back about the 2016 year, and how many fatalities occurred that year. According to the data, 37,461 people died in 2016, marking a significant increase over the previous year (5.6 percent). And 2015 was also an increase over the year before that. Within these…

5 top causes of distracted driving

As vehicles become more advanced and come with more features, more people understand the dangers of distracted driving. It is for this reason the Columbia City Council in Missouri considered legislation to define what constitutes distracted driving and how to prevent it on state roadways. The truth of the matter is that it only takes…

4 mistakes to avoid after a car collision

Being in a car accident is a disorienting and stressful experience. If you are conscious and still able to move after a wreck, there are some important decisions you need to make right away despite the shock you feel. No matter how minor a car crash is, it is important to take the right steps…