How To File a Car Accident Claim With Allstate
Stephen Schultz | February 24, 2023 | Car Accidents
Car accident claims are probably the most common form of personal injury claim. Your claim probably won’t go to trial, win or lose. Instead, you will probably end up negotiating it with an auto insurance company like Allstate. Here’s what to expect. Background: Missouri Car Accident Law Car accident law differs significantly from state to… read more
Can You Sue After a Car Accident With No Injuries in St. Louis, MO?
Stephen Schultz | February 1, 2023 | Car Accidents
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 127,485 car accidents in 2022. Fortunately, some individuals were able to escape harm. Approximately 95,000 crashes in 2022 were property-only crashes where no one reported injuries. Missouri drivers must have a minimum of $25,000 in property damage liability insurance. In most cases, insurance companies and owners settle property damage… read more
Nine Factors that Determine How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement in St. Louis
Stephen Schultz | January 17, 2023 | Car Accidents
Automobile accidents can be traumatic, painful, and expensive events. If you’ve been in a car accident in St. Louis, Missouri, you might be curious about how much of a settlement you can anticipate. Understanding the various elements that affect your settlement amount can help you bargain with the opposing party or their insurance provider for… read more
Car Accident Liability and Damages Explained
Joshua P. Myers | January 5, 2023 | Car Accidents
Missouri is considered an “at fault” state for car accident claims. Therefore, you must prove liability before you can hold someone financially responsible for damages. Proving liability can be challenging, especially when fighting a large insurance company determined to avoid paying your car accident claim. What Does Liability for a St. Louis Car Accident Mean? … read more
Are You Suffering from PTSD After a Car Accident in St. Louis, MO?
Joshua P. Myers | January 4, 2023 | Car Accidents
Following a car accident in St. Louis, you’ll likely experience many different feelings and symptoms. You might have sustained physical injuries you need to recover from or find yourself struggling with emotional problems following the incident. One condition that people commonly endure following a collision is PTSD. While many people associate PTSD with soldiers who… read more
Car Accident Reports in Missouri
Stephen Schultz | January 3, 2023 | Car Accidents
Car accidents can be minor, severe, or even fatal. People who experience a car accident may walk away with minimal property damage and no injuries, or they may total their automobiles and suffer from permanent injuries. Following an accident, the body’s stress hormones kick in, including a surge in adrenaline. Adrenaline can mask the symptoms… read more
Delayed Concussion Symptoms
Joshua P. Myers | November 11, 2022 | Brain Injuries
Concussions are serious injuries. Although they rarely result in death, they can produce incapacitating symptoms. Worse yet, these symptoms could take anywhere from hours to weeks to appear. During this time, symptoms may appear, disappear, or change drastically. In some cases, your symptoms could worsen before improving. And some symptoms, like memory loss, might never… read more
Can My Christmas Lights Start a Fire?
Stephen Schultz | November 6, 2022 | Product Liability
Ideally, Christmas is a special time of the year for many families. The season can feature family, festivities, food, and, unfortunately, fire. Fires in the home generally spike nationwide in December. According to government data, fire departments across the country respond to an average of 240 residential fires yearly caused solely by a Christmas tree… read more
What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
Stephen Schultz | October 7, 2022 | Missouri Law
Driving a car requires people to make decisions constantly. Can I make it through this yellow light? Do I have enough time to enter the roundabout? We all know how good it feels when someone voluntarily lets us pull in front of them on the roads when we need to merge or change lanes. A… read more
Schultz & Myers Personal Injury Lawyers Is Named Best Personal Injury Law Firm in St. Louis, MO
Joshua P. Myers | September 8, 2022 | Firm News
Legal Directorate recently named Schultz & Myers Personal Injury Lawyers the Best Injury Law Firm in St. Louis, Missouri for 2022. The directory reviewed and vetted 213 personal injury law firms in St. Louis to make its selection. Continue reading to learn more about this honor and how Schultz & Myers Personal Injury Lawyers can… read more