Are Brain Injuries Triggering NFL Players to Retire Early?

On August 31, 2016

Buffalo Bills Linebacker A.J. Tarpley recently announced his early retirement from the NFL after suffering his fourth concussion.  While this announcement may shock some, it seems to be part of a bigger pattern of early player retirements, which may be stemming from fears of developing serious brain injuries like chronic traumatic […] Read More

Mass Tort News: Doctors’ Testimonies Barred from Mirena IUD Trial

On August 22, 2016

The mass torts filed against Bayer Healthcare for the alleged problems with the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) seem to have hit another roadblock. That’s because, recently, U.S. District Court Judge Cathy Seibel of the Southern District of New York: Barred four of the plaintiffs’ expert witnesses from testifying Narrowed the scope of two […] Read More

Nursing Home Employee Indicted for Stealing Residents’ Identities

On August 15, 2016

Nursing home abuse can come in various forms – ranging from physical assaults and violence to sexual abuse, emotional abuse and even financial abuse. Tragically, nursing home abuse can be as rampant as it is devastating, as federal data indicates that at least 1 in every 10 nursing home residents is […] Read More

NFL Players Assocation Seeks to Keep Workers’ Compensation Claims in MO

On August 10, 2016

The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) is allegedly pressuring contract agent players to reject the terms of new contracts being offered to them to play in California as “inappropriate.” This is because the Association appears to want to keep workers’ compensation claims in the state of Missouri instead of California. According to […] Read More

Opioid Epidemic Reaches Boiling Point, Sparks Major Concern among FDA Officials

On July 31, 2016

Prescription drugs can be incredibly helpful when it comes to treating serious health conditions and ailments. Just because a drug is available via prescription, however, does not necessarily mean that it is safe. And, perhaps, one of the most glaring examples of this comes in the form of addictive prescription […] Read More

Cop Suspected of Drunk Driving in Car Crash

On July 24, 2016

An off-duty St Louis police officer was recently placed under arrest after reportedly crashing into a city-owned, Fire department SUV that had been parked outside of a fire department chief’s house. The officer, 37, was reportedly not injured in the auto wreck, and he is currently being investigated  for suspected drunk driving. Investigation […] Read More

Driver Rescues Self from Truck Accident that Left Truck Hanging Off Bridge

On July 16, 2016

What could have turned out to be a particularly devastating and tragic truck accident ended up being a nonfatal crash recently after a truck overturned and was left dangling over the edge of the Discovery Bridge in St. Charles. According to police reports, law enforcement had to close a section of Highway 370 […] Read More

Car Accident in North St. Louis Injures 6

On July 8, 2016

Four Children and two adults were taken to a local hospital after a two vehicles recently collided at the intersection of Minerva and Belt Avenues in North St. Louis. The car crash reportedly occurred when a motorist, who had been pulled over for a traffic stop, tried to speed away […] Read More

Serious Dog Bites Happen More Often Than You May Realize [Infographic]

On May 16, 2016

Every year in the U.S., at least 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs, and more than 900,000 of them need emergency medical care. To try to prevent dog attacks and keep people safe, advocates across the nation have dedicated the third week of May to commemorate National Dog Bite […] Read More

5 Essential Safety Tips for Motorcyclists: How to Minimize Your Crash Risk

On May 10, 2016

For National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, we recently shared some of the latest findings about the prevalence and causes of motorcycle crashes in the U.S. Continuing to support this cause, we are now presenting some essential riding safety tips for motorcyclists. These tips can help dramatically reduce riders’ risk of […] Read More