St. Louis Legal Issues Blog

The Impacts and Complications of Burn Injuries

The statistics are startling; approximately 486,000 fire or burn injuries were treated in emergency departments between 2011 and 2015, and there were 3,390 civilian deaths from fires in 2016 alone. If you or someone you love has suffered a severe burn, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. Missouri Burn Injuries: Impacts and […]

Aug 22 2023      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

What are the leading causes of fatal accidents?

Although cars become safer every year, the incidence of motor vehicle accidents in Illinois remains constant, with fatal accidents continuing to climb. About 13 accidents occur every minute, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While drivers cannot entirely prevent accidents, they can drive defensively and be aware of the most dangerous driving situations. Fatal […]

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

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

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

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

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