Here at Monsees & Mayer, we have a storied history with Remington rifles. We have fought case after case over defective rifles. Often, these cases involve faulty triggers prone to misfiring. In 2014, it seemed that the end of courtroom drama may have been in sight for Remington as they reached an agreement that involved offering to replace the triggers...

Sometimes, accidents happen. When these accidents result in harm or personal injury to someone, however, whoever is responsible for the accident has to pay damages and reparations. If the accident results in permanent damage to another human being, these reparations can climb into the millions of dollars. A jury in Oregon awarded Scott Busch nearly $14 million after an injury with...

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...

City infrastructures require constant care. Whether it be a road that needs patching, a new sidewalk that needs to be put in, or any other number of things, it can seem as if construction is constantly happening in big cities. These construction jobs will almost exclusively be outsourced by the government to private construction companies who will not only...

Trampoline parks have been popping up across the nation. For many, they represent hours of fun in an exciting and active way. However, they can also be very dangerous. There are not many widely agreed upon safety regulations because of the relative youth of the parks. Charles Gustin, a Texas lawyer, hopes that a recent lawsuit will help fix...

We are discussing the 2015 Boating Statistics and Drownings report published recently by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The report covers 2014 data and breaks down the number of boating crashes in a number of different ways. There were, for example, 179 boating accidents last year, with 14 fatalities and 82 people injured. In spite of last year topping...

A few weeks ago, the Missouri State Highway Patrol published the annual report of boating accidents and drownings. The numbers, from 2014, show some interesting trends and raise a few questions about the risks boaters take.The good news is that fewer people died in boating crashes last year than in 2013. The numbers are low -- 15 deaths down...

Many Missourians love to hunt. And what could be better than enjoying a crisp autumn day outside with nature? As the end of summer nears and fall quickly approaches, it is time to start preparing for hunting season -- specifically, hunting safety.In Missouri, most hunters are required to take a hunter education course from the Missouri Department of Conservation...

The most common pets in the U.S. are dogs and cats. Because they have been domesticated by breeding and training, most of these animals are safe to be around most of the time. However, serious animal attacks do happen, often because of a negligent pet owner who failed, say, to keep the fence door latched.Other animals belong in the...

Imagine it: you're driving down the road just like any other day. Everything is fine, and you aren't thinking about the unfortunate accident you're about to get into in about five seconds. That time elapses, and then BAM! A vehicle turns in front of you as you're traveling down the road, and now you're day is completely ruined.But before...