St. Louis Legal Issues Blog

Workplace injuries and seeking compensation

If you are suffering from an injury at work in Illinois, you may be entitled to financial compensation for damages you have incurred because of your injury. This can include various types of damages, each aimed at helping you recover from the physical, emotional, and financial toll of your injury. Some of the most common […]

Feb 13 2023      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

When can you sue a contractor for delays in Illinois?

Construction jobs of any kind involve some level of unpredictability. This is why you should always make a comprehensive and formal agreement before breaking ground on the project in Illinois. You can’t predict everything But even with the most airtight construction…

Dec 19 2022      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Construction And Engineering Disputes

Top 5 workplace injuries to look out for in Illinois

Back injuries Back injuries are some of the most common workplace injuries, and they can occur from lifting heavy objects to sitting in an uncomfortable position for long periods. Symptoms of a back injury if you experience pain, stiffness or numbness in your back. Prevent some injury by using ergonomic chairs, moving frequently and using […]

Oct 10 2022      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

What to avoid after a car wreck

A car accident may result in serious injuries or property damage. If you are struck by a negligent motorist while traveling in Illinois, you may be entitled to compensation to pay medical bills or to repair a damaged vehicle. However, there are key mistakes that you’ll want to avoid after a crash to minimize the […]

Aug 15 2022      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

How can you pay for medical expenses after an accident on the job?

An accident on the job can leave injured workers with significant medical costs for appointments, medication, surgery, physical therapy or other treatment. This can leave families wondering how they can address the cost of that care, especially if those injuries keep the injured person away from their work. What should injured workers know about paying […]

Aug 8 2022      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

When can I sue over construction project delays?

Construction projects in Illinois never seem to meet their intended completion date. However, what is the difference between unforeseen delays and those where contractors were negligent in performing their duties? What type of construction delays are open to lawsuits? Construction delays are fraught with pitfalls Delay claims are some of the most misunderstood issues in […]

Apr 15 2022      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      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