St. Louis Legal Issues Blog

Resolving construction disputes in Illinois

Construction disputes are a common occurrence in the construction industry. Contractors and construction companies often experience disagreements about projects, contracts and other factors. If construction disputes arise, there is a risk that the construction project may get delayed or even stop. If you are involved in a construction dispute, it is important to take action […]

Feb 14 2022      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Blog

The types of car accident damages

Auto accident victims in Illinois face common obstacles in the aftermath of what is often a pivotal moment in their lives. Even the families of those injured can find themselves dealing with the same or even worse circumstances. There are some typical damages that apply in every injury situation, and also some potentially available damages […]

Dec 16 2021      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Blog

5 things not to do after a car accident

Car accidents happen every day in Illinois, but they are usually rare events for the people involved. Most people are totally shocked when they get into a car accident, and people often don’t know what to do. Here are five things that you should definitely not do after this type of incident. #1: Don’t leave […]

Oct 13 2021      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

Distracted driving is far too common

Whether driving down a highway or residential street, there will be distractions along the way either created by others on the road or created by the driver themselves. It’s important to know how to avoid distractions to prevent potentially serious car accidents. Types of distractions For decades, the most common distractions while driving were listening […]

Aug 16 2021      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Blog

4 common issues that can lead to a construction dispute

Construction projects can have a widely varied scope from a home remodel to erecting a brand-new building from the ground up. No matter the size of the project, there are numerous scenarios when the developers, contractors, subcontractors or property owners might find themselves at odds. Whether it is a residential construction project or a commercial […]

Jul 1 2021      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Construction And Engineering Disputes

Can you sue for damages when construction delays occur?

Business owners who have commissioned the construction of a new building for their operations in Illinois or Missouri can run into difficulties when the project isn’t finished by its completion date. If you have experienced a significant delay, you may wonder whether you can sue the construction company for operational damages. The answer is maybe. […]

Apr 20 2021      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Blog

What might happen when contractor/client disputes arise?

Contractors and their clients may sign a detailed agreement for new building constructions, renovations, and other types of projects in Illinois. Things might not work out between the contractor and the client as initially inspected. Sometimes, the client has a legitimate claim against the contractor. That said, the contract binds the client to terms, as […]

Feb 2 2021      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Construction And Engineering Disputes

What types of damages could you receive in a car accident lawsuit?

After a car crash, injured people face significant burdens. Medical care and time away from work can strain their finances. The stress of an accident’s aftermath can impact every aspect of their life. Worst of all, a crash may leave them without a loved one. During this difficult time, a personal injury lawsuit can offer […]

Dec 4 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

3 reasons why thorough car accident follow-up is important

After a driver strikes your vehicle, you may feel pulled in several different directions. You will have to take actions at the accident scene to ensure anyone with severe injuries gets help. At the same time, you must think about gathering enough information in case you want to file a claim later. But being thoughtful […]

Sep 18 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

What options do homeowners have in construction defect cases?

It’s one of those moments when your heart seems to stop: When you realize that the new home construction has a serious defect. The home for which you saved, prepared and spent so much of your own income has a serious problem that will cause possibly years of extra construction and costly repairs. What is […]

Jul 29 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Construction And Engineering Disputes