St. Louis Legal Issues Blog

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

Common causes of construction accidents

One errant piece in a construction project can lead to enormous extra costs. When someone doesn’t meet the terms they agreed to, it doesn’t have to be you that pays the price. Private construction in the U.S. is worth over $1 trillion every month. Contracts are essential with that kind of money, and every crew […]

May 28 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Construction And Engineering Disputes

Some injuries have a delayed reaction. Watch for these signs

Out of nowhere, your vehicle violently jolts. You hear the crunch of metal, and even with your seat belt on, you feel as though the impact threw you around your vehicle. When you and your vehicle finally come to rest, it may take you a few seconds, or even a few minutes, to realize what […]

Apr 14 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized

How charity scammers can take your money

It seems like we’re always being asked to donate to one good cause or another. We see TV ads featuring sad animals and sick children. Donation requests are everywhere on social media. When a natural disaster or some other calamity hits, these calls for assistance increase. Most of us want to help worthy causes, even […]

Apr 9 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Civil Rights And Consumer Protection