Can My Christmas Lights Start a Fire?

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?

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

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

Many Accidents Can Cause Herniated Discs at C4/C5 or C5/C6. Here’s What You Need to Know

Accidents can be stressful not only mentally, but also physically. After an accident, it is common to experience physical harm, including injury to your discs.  The most commonly affected discs during an accident are located at C4/C5 and C5/C6. If you’ve sustained injuries to your discs in an accident in Missouri, you may have legal… read more

What Is MCS-90?

In the commercial trucking industry, companies must comply with federal and state requirements to transport cargo legally on public roads. The 1980 Federal Motor Carrier Act served to restructure the trucking industry. One of the critical functions of the act was to regulate motor carriers’ abilities to meet financial responsibilities in the event of an… read more

Who Is at Fault in a T-Bone Car Accident?

A “T-bone” accident is a common term for a side-impact car crash where the front end of one vehicle slams into the side of the other vehicle. The vehicles resemble the letter “T” after the collision. Side-impact accidents can cause devastating and life-threatening injuries, especially for the passengers on the side of impact. It is… read more

What Is CTE?

Recently, a new form of degenerative brain disease has been on the rise.  Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive brain condition that develops after repeated blows to the head over long periods. Diagnosis is often difficult because the symptoms can resemble other conditions. The severity of this disease is still in early research. CTE… read more

I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident In St. Louis – Do I Need a Lawyer?

You probably need a lawyer if you’ve been hurt in a motorcycle accident. Because of a lack of frame protection, motorcycle accidents tend to be more severe than automobile accidents. Unfortunately, personal injury and wrongful death cases are not at all uncommon after a motorcycle collision.  After a motorcycle crash in St. Louis, you likely… read more

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in St. Louis?

Car accidents range from minor “fender benders” to catastrophic truck accidents. In some cases, no one is injured, but there could be some property damage. Knowing when to hire a lawyer after a minor car accident can be confusing. The best way to know whether you need an accident attorney is to take advantage of… 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