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Defending Against Drug Possession And Trafficking Charges

Defending Against Drug Possession And Trafficking Charges

According to Drug Abuse statistics, about 1.16 million Americans are arrested for drug-related offenses yearly. If you are charged with drug possession or trafficking, it’s important to have a good defense strategy, as you could face severe consequences involving fines and jail time.    Fortunately, Bruntrager & Billings, P.C. attorneys are experts at providing defenses against drug possession and trafficking. We have been helping the people of St Louis for decades and can help you find the right defense strategy for your case.    Yet, before you speak with our attorneys, it’s an excellent idea to learn more about your possible defenses for these...

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What Would Happen If I Was Hurt in a Missouri Auto Accident as a Passenger?

What Would Happen If I Was Hurt in a Missouri Auto Accident as a Passenger?

Being in a car accident as a passenger can be a horrifying experience. One moment everything is fine, and the next you are disoriented, checking to make sure that you have not been harmed. If you have ever had this experience, then you are aware that the last thing on a person’s mind is “what to do for insurance”. However, as many of us have lived through this harrowing experience--and represented others who have as well--we can share some key information to remember in the event that you find yourself in an accident as a car passenger. When you’re the passenger...

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Who Is Responsible For A Multiple Vehicle Crash?

Who Is Responsible For A Multiple Vehicle Crash?

In 2021, fatalities from multi-car vehicle crashes rose by 16%. Driving carefully is more important today than ever before. Multi-car crashes are often a chain reaction where one car hits another, and then another vehicle collides into one or both of the first two vehicles. The pattern continues until multiple cars are involved in a pile-up accident. This article will outline who is at fault in a multi-car accident. Take this example of a multi-car accident.  Driver A is texting and doesn’t stop in time for a stop light. Driver A drives into oncoming traffic which is luckily not too heavy that...

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How Are Missouri Car Accident Settlements Determined?

How Are Missouri Car Accident Settlements Determined?

There is no universal settlement formula. However, insurance companies must determine the value of a claim many times given the millions of car crashes that happen each year in the United States. Unfortunately, in many cases, the amount offered by the insurance company is far below the actual value of a claim. For this reason, anyone hurt in a car wreck should contact a St. Louis car accident lawyer as soon as possible. What is the difference between special and general damages? Car accidents have two types of damages, special (economic) and general (non-economic). Special damages are financial losses and can include...

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Who Determines When I Can Return to Work After I’m Hurt in an Accident

Who Determines When I Can Return to Work After I’m Hurt in an Accident

  Getting an injury as a result of an accident on the job or otherwise can change the course of your life in a matter of moments, forcing you to adjust to a recovery timeline. You may have to leave work temporarily to allow your body to heal, and you probably want to return and start making money again. After all, you need income and it has been difficult to survive without it. We understand the challenge of being injured and wanting to simply get back to work to support yourself. And while this solution is sound enough in the short...

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How Do Insurance Companies Look Into Missouri Personal Injury Claims?

How Do Insurance Companies Look Into Missouri Personal Injury Claims?

When a person is involved in any kind of accident causing personal injury or death, they will usually have grounds for filing a claim with a negligent party’s insurance company to seek some sort of financial compensation for their losses. Many people wonder exactly what happens when a person files an injury claim and how an insurer decides how much money it will pay a person.   Missouri personal injury law can be incredibly complex, so it is always recommended that people be sure to work with an experienced St. Louis personal injury lawyer who can assist them in recovering as much...

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Will a Drunk Driving Crash Be Covered By the Insurance Company?

Will a Drunk Driving Crash Be Covered By the Insurance Company?

When people are involved in motor vehicle accidents caused by intoxicated drivers, there is a natural inclination for the parties involved to wonder whether the insurance company for the negligent driver will cover all of their costs. The good news is that car insurance does typically cover drunk driving accidents even when an alleged offender has violated state law.   The minimum level of coverage required by Missouri state law is $25,000 per person for bodily injury, $50,000 per accident for bodily injury, and $25,000 per accident for property damage. The problem that can arise for many victims of drunk driving crashes...

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What Do You Need In Evidence After A Car Accident?

What Do You Need In Evidence After A Car Accident?

There is little doubt that after any kind of car accident in Missouri, people who are seeking financial compensation for their losses are going to need to be able to prove how the crash has affected them. Doing this usually requires various forms of evidence, and many people who have been involved in automobile accidents immediately struggle to think of what kinds of evidence they need to worry about procuring.   Evidence can obviously be critical following any St. Louis car accident, but people should know that hiring an experienced car accident attorney can usually help victims secure the important forms of...

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Have You Been Hurt in a Side Impact Collision in Missouri?

Have You Been Hurt in a Side Impact Collision in Missouri?

Side-impact crashes are among the most dangerous collisions people can be involved in because the force of one vehicle colliding with the side of another vehicle can place many people at serious risk of personal injury. When a car plows into the side of another motor vehicle, a driver or their occupants can be at risk of being seriously hurt because of a collision.   Side impact collisions can also cause enormous insurance concerns because it is always possible that both parties involved in a side impact collision will blame one another for being at fault for a collision. People who suffer...

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What Kinds of Benefits are Available for Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?

What Kinds of Benefits are Available for Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?

Injuries can happen anywhere in Missouri, but many people happen to suffer their injuries while they are on the job and such cases are immediately more complicated because the same people who suffer these injuries have to navigate the Missouri workers compensation system. It is important for all Missouri residents to know that workers' compensation is a no-fault insurance program that entitles people to certain benefits regardless of whether they or their employer caused an accident resulting in injuries.   Anybody who suffers injuries on the job will want to hire a workers compensation lawyer because many insurance companies handling workers’ comp...

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