Those here in Missouri and elsewhere who dedicate their lives to saving others have one of the most difficult and challenging jobs. Emergency responders have to think quickly under extraordinary circumstances. Considering the fact that truck accidents often involve severe and/or fatal injuries, rescue workers are invaluable and could mean the difference between life and death for some of the...

Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, New York, is in a flurry after allegations that a former teacher engaged in sexual misconduct and sexual abuse with several of his students. Christopher Schraufnegal, a former drama teacher, is accused of engaging in illicit behavior with three students at the school. A lawsuit, filed against Schraufnegal and the school, alleges that the accused...

When most Missouri residents hear about a crash, they automatically wonder which driver was at fault. That is a valid inquiry, but even a driver who is deemed responsible by police in an accident might not be the underlying cause of it. Road configurations can contribute to car accidents as well, which means that the local, state or federal government...

Quite a few parents work to provide for their children. So, they will have to leave their kids with a babysitter or daycare facility. When parents leave their children in someone else's care there is an expectation that they will be safe and unharmed when the parent picks them up. Otherwise, there could be grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. The...

On June 27, 2015, a flight from Hartford, Connecticut to Charlotte was redirected to Columbia because of bad weather. As the US Airways flight unloaded onto the tarmac, Sonya Dockett, 52, was struck by lightning. She died of her injuries 8 days later. Now, her family is filing a lawsuit against those they believe to be responsible. "Defendants neither...

The moments that follow a crash, whether it is minor or serious, are critical in ensuring the safety of everyone involved. Even minor car accidents can end in serious injuries and/or deaths, depending on where the accident occurred and whether other drivers are paying adequate attention. This can happen on any Missouri roadway, but when vehicles are traveling at...

When students attend school, there are certain expectations of their teachers and professors. Among other things, it is expected that they will view their students as students, people, and possibly friends, but nothing more. If a teacher ever engages in a relationship with a student, especially one who is underage, the school has a duty to report the teacher...

We've covered various recalls before. Be they airbags from Takata or toys painted with lead, various products across the world have been recalled to their manufacturers and providers for a variety of reasons. Now, the Ford Motor Company is recalling several of its trucks and SUV's for a plethora of reasons. Ford Motor said it would recall 81,000 sport...

When a driver fails to stop after hitting someone on or near a Missouri roadway, it is possible that a human being could die because medical help is delayed. This is one of the many questions that families often have in hit-and-run car accidents if there is a significant time difference between when a person is struck and when...

Talcum powder is a powder based on the mineral talc. As a powder, talcum cuts down on friction and is surprisingly effective at absorbing moisture. As such, it is often used to keep skin dry and prevent rashes. However, new research suggests that talcum powder may cause ovarian cancer. Talc is a mineral that is, structurally, very similar to...