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  • Considering Making a Claim for Compensation? Do it Now.
    Considering Making a Claim for Compensation? Do it Now.

    If you’ve been hurt by someone else’s negligence and are considering making a claim for compensation, it is better to talk to a lawyer sooner rather than later. You may have years before your statute ...

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  • Compensation
    Compensation

    When a business or person breaks the rules and hurts someone, they are responsible for the harm. You break it, you buy it. But, how much does your injury cost? How much does it take to make up for the ...

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  • The Significance of Non-Economic Damages
    The Significance of Non-Economic Damages

    Some of the most significant losses one suffers when injured from someone else’s negligence are non-economic damages. Sometimes called pain and suffering damages or human damages, these types of ...

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  • New Law in Missouri Could Affect the Value of Your Car Accident Case
    New Law in Missouri Could Affect the Value of Your Car Accident Case

    The Missouri Legislature passed a law recently that could cut your compensation in car accident cases. The law, Mo. Rev. Stat. Section 303.390, says that if you do not have car insurance, you cannot ...

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  • Pain & Suffering Not Recoverable in Workers' Comp Claims
    Pain & Suffering Not Recoverable in Workers' Comp Claims

    Generally speaking, when you get hurt at work, you're only choice is to file a workers' compensation claim. The law forbids cases against your employer for negligently causing you injuries. The upside ...

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  • Attorney Matthew Meyerkord Obtains $5M Settlement
    Attorney Matthew Meyerkord Obtains $5M Settlement

    Missouri Lawyers Weekly just released an article on a major case victory obtained by Attorney Matt Meyerkord and two other lawyers he collaborated with. The article covered a case in which a family ...

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