Personal Injury

Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege: What it Means and How it Can Affect Your St. Louis Injury Case 

When another party causes an accident or personal injury in Missouri, the victim can sue that party for economic and non-economic damages. Damages are the financial losses, pain, and suffering that you experience because of a personal injury or accident. When you hire a St. Louis personal injury lawyer, you might wonder if what you… read more

What Are the Top 10 Disabilities in St. Louis, MO?

Many people in St. Louis County, Missouri, are living with a disability. Disabled children and adults and their dependents can turn to state and federal programs to assist with utilities, medical care, and income. Employer-sponsored or private disability insurance can provide monthly benefits.  Many people with disabilities qualify for at least one program to provide… read more

9 Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation In Columbia, MO 

Visiting a lawyer’s office for a consultation? A consultation has several purposes. There, you will discuss your case, assess your legal options, and decide whether the lawyer with whom you will meet is a good fit. Here are nine things you should know about a free lawyer consultation in Columbia, Missouri. 1. You Should Come… read more

How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost in St. Louis, MO?

“How much does a lawyer cost?” It is a question that comes to prospective clients’ minds almost instantly, given that — as you likely know — lawyers have a reputation for being notoriously expensive. What many do not know, however, is that personal injury lawyers don’t typically charge anything upfront for their services.  Instead, they… read more

Can You Sue for Emotional Distress in St. Louis?

Yes, you can sue for emotional distress in St. Louis, Missouri, provided that your case resembles one of the five permissible scenarios described below. Your emotional distress claim can be a component of another claim, or it can be a stand-alone claim. What Is Emotional Distress? In personal injury law, the term ‘emotional distress’ refers… read more

How To Choose the Best Personal Injury Lawyer

When you hire a personal injury lawyer, you are putting your financial future in their hands. You know you want to choose the best lawyer, but a quick internet search can soon leave you feeling overwhelmed. Fortunately, a little planning goes a long way.  When you know what you’re looking for, choosing the right personal… read more

Understanding the Differences Between a Lawyer and an Attorney in Missouri 

If you’re looking for legal help, you might come across the terms “lawyer” and “attorney” frequently. While these terms are often used interchangeably, they hold their own distinct meanings.  This blog post delves into the differences between lawyers and attorneys, shedding light on their roles and responsibilities when seeking legal representation.  Lawyer vs. Attorney: Defining… read more

Is Allstate the Worst Insurance Company for Consumers?

“You’re in good hands with Allstate,” or so they tell us. But is it true? Allstate provides a variety of insurance coverage after any type of car accident, such as auto insurance, homeowner’s insurance, and life insurance. It is the fourth-largest auto insurer, with a market share of close to 10%. Unfortunately, Allstate has generated… read more

4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

If you have talked to several St. Louis personal injury lawyers who have all refused to take your case, you may be wondering why. While you may have a viable personal injury claim, that does not necessarily mean that a lawyer is willing to take your case. Here we list some of the most common… read more

Missouri Hospital Lien Statute

Click to begin the podcast, or read the transcript below Carrie: Hello everyone and welcome to the Schultz & Myers Personal Injury Lawyers Injury Law Firm Podcast for May 15th, 2015. My name is Carrie and I am joined today by St. Louis injury lawyer, and founding partner of Schultz & Myers Personal Injury Lawyers, Stephen Schultz. Welcome,… read more