458 Crashes on Missouri Roadways over New Year’s Weekend
In Missouri, traffic crashes increase every year around the holiday season. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are some of the most dangerous times to travel in Missouri. Tons of families take to the roads to visit loved...
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Missouri Highway Transportation Commission Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit
According to ABC 17, a wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the Missouri Highway Transportation Commission. The lawsuit is being brought by the family of Jessica Sage, who was killed in a crash off Highway 63...
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Fatal Car Crash in Cooper County
Nicholas A. Barbieri of Brooksville, Florida, was killed on September 25, 2020 in a car crash in Cooper County, Missouri. According to ABC 17, Barbieri was driving eastbound on I-70 when the car flipped near the 95.6...
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Bicyclist Rushed to the Hospital after Hit and Run
Two University of Missouri students were involved in a traffic incident in which a vehicle struck a bicyclist. The 19-year-old driver of the vehicle that struck the bicyclist ran from the scene, according to KOMU and MUPD...
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Missouri Law No Longer Requires Helmets on Motorcycles
Governor Mike Parson signed legislation into law that gives Missouri motorcyclists the option of riding without a helmet. Riding without a helmet, according to the provision in the law, is contingent upon being over the age of...
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Election Results: Medicaid in Missouri and the Legal Implications that Follow
Missourians went to the voting booths on Tuesday, August 4th to vote in their party’s gubernatorial primary and weigh their voices on Amendment 2, which would expand Medicaid. Missouri voters selected Governor Mike Parson as the GOP...
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Family Sues on Behalf of Worker Killed in 2018 Tower Collapse
The family of Steve Lemay, a 56-year-old tower repairman from Blaine, Washington, is suing Missouri State University for wrongful death. Lemay was killed on April 19, 2018 when a 2,000-foot tall TV tower collapsed while under repair....
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Toe Amputation on a Front Porch: Medical Malpractice in Rural Missouri
The Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts revoked the physician and surgeon license of John Ure of Deepwater, Missouri. According to KOMU, Ure lost his license after amputating a patient’s gangrenous toe on the...
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Boat Accident Leaves Three People Injured at Lake of the Ozarks
Boating at the Lake of the Ozarks is nothing short of a Missouri pastime. We spend our hot summer days down at the Lake, beer in-hand (not the driver, of course), kids in-tow behind the boat on...
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What to Do If You Are Injured on Vacation: 2 Years Since the Branson, Missouri Duck Boat Tragedy
This summer marks two years since the Branson, Missouri duck boat tragedy that claimed the lives of 17 people. The boat sank on July 19, 2018, during a severe storm. The captain of the duck boat, Kenneth...
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