Motorcycle Helmets Have an Expiration Date

You’re probably familiar with the idea of checking the expiration date on that ricotta cheese that has been sitting in your fridge, but have you checked the expiration date on your motorcycle helmet recently? Yes, motorcycle helmets do have definite expiration dates and could become less effective in the event of an auto accident. Ask yourself… read more

How Are “Slip & Fall” and “Trip & Fall” Accidents Different?

People are injured in fall accidents every day. Sadly, both “trip and fall” accidents and “slip and fall” accidents are incredibly common. These mishaps can be dangerous, leading to severe injury and long-term disability.  In everyday terms, these two types of falling accidents are often thought to be the same. But the distinction between a… 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

How Can You Tell If Your Car Is Totaled After A Missouri crash?

Missourians are quick to assume that the severity of a car crash determines whether or not a car is totaled. To many, a totaled car means one that is crunched beyond recognition.While it is true that those unrecognizable cars are likely to be totaled, the actual definition of a totaled car is slightly different. This legal… read more

What To Wear To A Deposition

7 Tips on Dressing for Your Deposition St. Louis Personal injury attorney, Josh Myers answered the question “What Should I Wear to a Deposition” on our Ask Schultz & Myers Personal Injury Lawyers channel just a few weeks ago, and already, we’re getting several views. This is obviously something that clients involved in personal injury cases are concerned about.Your… read more

Schultz & Myers Personal Injury Lawyers Obtains $2,700,100 For Truck Crash With No Contact

Personal injury attorneys at Schultz & Myers Personal Injury Lawyers have been getting quite a bit of recognition after a recent result of $2,700,100 on behalf of our client.What made this case so significant was that the 18 wheeler truck that caused the crash actually did not make any contact with our client’s vehicle.Our client was passing a semi-truck when… read more

Are There More Car Accidents On Friday The 13th?

Superstitious folks can be quite nervous about the number 13. That’s why you’ll rarely see the 13th floor in a skyscraper. The ancient superstition is likely to have stemmed from the Last Supper, after which Jesus was betrayed by one of the 13 attendees. However, some scholars argue that the fear of the number 13 began… read more

$1.3 Million Truck Accident Settlement

As many of you know, our firm specializes in representing the injured in personal injury cases, and within that is our subspecialty on commercial truck accidents.If you’re going to handle a trucking case, you have to know truck industry standards and regulations backwards and forwards.Like many of our trucking cases, this particular case came as a… read more

The Most Common Car Accidents In St. Louis & How To Avoid Them

Our blog talks a lot about all kinds of car and truck accidents that lead to serious injury. Car accidents involving semi-trucks or other heavy vehicles can cause particularly large damages to vehicles and people. 1. Low Speed Car Accidents However, the majority of car accidents that occur around St. Louis every day are low-speed crashes. Typically, these occur… read more

When Your Car Crash Starts To Affect Your Job

When people imagine car accidents, they think of the physical pain that the victim suffers, or the trauma of the accident itself. What people don’t realize is those car accidents can cost a lot of money. Filing a claim for car repairs, or even simple medical bills can seem like something you can handle on… read more