St. Louis Legal Issues Blog

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

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

The consequences of terminating a franchise agreement

The benefits of buying into a franchise are numerous. You are a small business owner in Illinois with the support of a corporation behind you. Your chances of success are higher because you are working with a proven brand with well-established practices for success. The franchise you choose may offer you all the training you […]

Mar 17 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized

Walking and cycling become increasingly dangerous activities

What’s the best way to help control traffic congestion, pollution and weight gain? Get out there and use your own two feet or a bicycle to get around. These low-cost exercises have numerous health benefits, and many people, perhaps you included, are already taking advantage of them. The problem is that walking and cycling continue […]

Feb 28 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized

Some drivers may be addicted to distractions

Car accidents happen every day. Most people hope to avoid this outcome, but more and more people put themselves and others at risk of serious injuries by using their cellphones or participating in other activities while driving that take their attention away from the road. You have undoubtedly witnessed your fair share of drivers who […]

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

Who may be putting your life at risk by driving drowsy?

Experts recommend that you get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night. If you just laughed a little to yourself because that seems impossible, you aren’t alone. Sleep often seems like a luxury, considering all of your daily obligations. More than likely, you have driven when, realistically, you were probably too tired to […]

Jan 30 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized

Navigating a truck accident claim can be complicated

If you travel any distance on Illinois or Missouri highways, you know you will likely encounter a big rig. In fact, you may find yourself wedged between several of them as you make your way to your destination. This is not always a comfortable situation because you can’t be certain whether the driver of the […]

Jan 26 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized

Even a crash at low speeds can lead to serious injuries

When many Illinois residents think of serious car accidents, they often have thoughts of flipped vehicles, mangled metal, ambulances and such. However, some accidents themselves can seem relatively minor but still cause serious injuries to those involved. As a result, it is important to seek medical attention after any type of car accident. You may […]

Jan 2 2020      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized

Improving your chances of a positive outcome after an accident

If you know anything about motor vehicle accidents, you know you will be dealing with three things: pain, inconvenience and expense. From the moment another car collides with yours, your plans for the foreseeable future go to the back burner, and your attention turns to recovering your health and getting your life back on track. […]

Dec 3 2019      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized

What happens during the discovery phase of a civil trial?

Are you about to become involved in a civil trial? Perhaps you have reached your last options for obtaining payment from a delinquent customer. Maybe you are in the middle of a dispute with a partner, business associate or competitor who has violated your trust. You may be seeking compensation from someone whose actions resulted […]

Nov 4 2019      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Uncategorized