Most people are undoubtedly frustrated and scared when they hear about violent events such as the Orlando nightclub shooting. We have heard of shootings in schools, businesses and movie theaters. To some degree, these types of stories may cause some people to be scared to go to public venues and rightfully so. Thankfully, many amusement park owners understand this and...

Automobiles are complex items. They are made up of thousands of component parts. Some of those parts are purely aesthetic, providing for your comfort or enjoyment of your drive, like a cup holder or door trim. Others are critical to the operation of the vehicle and your safety, like the brakes and steering. When one of them is defective, it can...

When a fight breaks out in a public place, who is at fault? Is it the instigator? Does blame fall on all those who participated? Is the owner of the location at all responsible for what happens on their grounds? These are the questions that a recent lawsuit seeks to answer. Owners of a former nightspot say they should be protected...

A Salem woman has won an $800,000 judgment against the city of Salem after a public works employee crashed into the side of the woman's car. But Phyllis Murray said the amount she actually receives won't even pay her medical bills.A Salem woman has won an $800,000 judgment against the city of Salem after a public works employee crashed into...

Summer often represents freedom for teens, as they get away from the busyness of the school year. A large portion of that freedom may also be found behind the wheel, as many new drivers obtain their licenses and drive to work, summer jobs and may even have some free time to drive to Winstead's for a burger  with their friends. While...

The parents of an 18-year old student with special needs at Liberty High School are suing the school after the alleged sexual abuse of their daughter by two of her male peers. The suit alleges that the victim engaged in multiple sex acts with two of her peers. The woman has severely impaired mental capacities. Legally, she is unable to give...

Sexual abuse is a horrible thing. When it is committed against a child, some people will do everything in their power to keep their name away from it. However, a federal judge is keeping the Dover Area School District from doing just that. The judge refused to free the school district from a lawsuit by a former female student after she...

Some highway crashes are tragic beyond words. Missouri recently witnessed such a crash. A mother, on her way to the hospital to give birth, was struck and killed in a chain-reaction truck crash. A tanker truck struck another SUV, which then crashed the mother's vehicle, caused it to roll over and eject both occupants. She was killed on impact and paramedics...

The elderly population of the country, including those here in Missouri, deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, particularly when they need to be under the care of a nursing home. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse are far too common. This leaves families wondering what their legal remedies are after getting their loved ones to safety -- or...

The university gets some amount of blame whenever someone is the victim of sexual assault, rape, or sexual abuse on their campus or in their student housing. Most often, the victim will propose that the university could have done more to ensure their students' safety. Such is the case with a former Sienna College student that is suing the institution after...