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How to Keep Your Child Safe In and Around a Vehicle

Tue 19 May, by on Personal Injury

How to Keep Your Child Safe In and Around a Vehicle

Automobiles are wonderful things: they take us from point A to point B in a comfortable environment and propel our jobs, hobbies, and families forward. However, your vehicle may also constitute a safety hazard for your small children – and not just because of the risk of a car accident. How can you keep your child safe in and around your vehicle? The following information offers some helpful suggestions. Beware of Heatstroke Heatstroke is a …

Distracted Driving: Statistics and Tips to Keep Your Eyes on the Road

Tue 28 Apr, by on Personal Injury

Distracted Driving: Statistics and Tips to Keep Your Eyes on the Road

Each year, distracted drivers cause thousands of car accidents and fatalities. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed.” In Missouri, legislators have tried to reduce the number of car accidents and fatalities by prohibiting certain individuals from texting and emailing while driving.  Distracted …

America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys

Wed 22 Apr, by on Firm News, Personal Injury

America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys

April 20, 2020 – Announcing the selection of John P. Fritz among America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® in Missouri for 2020.  Selection to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional litigators for high-value personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice matters.  To be considered for selection, an attorney must focus more than 50% of their active legal practice on …

Riding A Bike This Summer? Wear Your Helmet!

Fri 13 Mar, by on Personal Injury

Riding A Bike This Summer? Wear Your Helmet!

With spring and summer approaching very quickly, there are a few important things to consider regarding the safety of you and your family members. Once the weather is warmer, the number of outside activities will increase, which includes running and riding bicycles. Riding a bike is a great way to experience the outdoors. It can also provide a number of important health benefits, including cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength/flexibility and stress relief. However, it is extremely …

Misuse of Rear-Facing Infant and Convertible Car Seats

Fri 8 Nov, by on Personal Injury

Misuse of Rear-Facing Infant and Convertible Car Seats

Car accidents happen around us on a daily basis. In 2018, there were 36,560 motor vehicle traffic fatalities in the United States.¹ It is no secret that properly wearing a seat belt while driving or riding in a car can help reduce the severity of injuries in the event of an accident. The same goes for children who are riding in the backseat of a car. When it comes to child safety, it is extremely …

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