St. Louis Legal Issues Blog

Medical malpractice: Standard of care is important in these cases

A medical malpractice lawsuit isn’t always easy to prove. In fact, there are many times in which these cases are difficult because they hinge on proving that a doctor didn’t provide a patient with treatment that meets the standard of care. This can be a challenge because the medical community usually won’t stand up against […]

Jul 19 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

What are some scaffolding safety tips to follow?

The next time you head to work on a construction site, you will likely take note of any scaffolding present. Scaffolding is an important piece of equipment used on thousands of construction sites across Illinois. Even if you’ve worked on scaffolding before, you still might want to review some safety procedures. So, what are some […]

Jun 27 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

Steps to take if injured on the job in Illinois

Getting injured on the job in Illinois is never easy. Even though you will have time to recover from the injury, you really don’t want to miss a lot of time at work. Doing so will cause you to incur a lot of debt due to unpaid medical bills and other financial issues. Workers’ compensation […]

Jun 15 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

Important tips for preventing a forklift accident on the job

Suffering an injury on the job is never easy. You will need to be medically evaluated, complete a bunch of paperwork, file a report and then file for workers’ compensation. You could miss quite a bit of time at work or you could wind up never returning to work. It all depends on the severity […]

Jun 8 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

One killed in horrific three-car crash in Illinois

One person was killed and a child was ejected from a vehicle in a three-vehicle crash on I-57 in Illinois earlier this week. The accident occurred in Monee, Illinois, on Interstate 57 near Manhattan-Monee Road. The accident claimed the life of a 29-year-old man from Glenwood and a child was ejected from another vehicle that […]

May 18 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

The most common types of motorcycle accident injuries

iding a motorcycle in Illinois can be exhilarating. Whether you love to ride in the fall, spring or summer, you need to be as safe as possible. There are plenty of precautions you can take to make sure that your bike is ready for a ride. There’s also plenty of safety apparel you can wear […]

May 3 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

Steps to take if injured in a car accident

Getting into a car accident is scary, especially if you’ve never been in one before. It can be downright overwhelming if you have suffered an injury. You’ve likely talked about this situation in the past but never thought you’d be in it — ever. Now, you’ve suffered an injury in an Illinois car accident and […]

Mar 29 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury

Can I sue if my cosmetic product injures me?

The beauty industry in the United States is big business. According to a video produced by Money magazine and reported on by various media outlets, the average woman, whether in St. Louis or elsewhere, will spend an estimated $15,000 on beauty products over the course of her life. Lipstick and mascara are among the most […]

Mar 27 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Personal Injury