Blog Posts in September, 2014

  • 30-Sep-2014

    Distracted Driving by the Numbers

    Just one injury. Just one death. Everyone should understand that even a single distracted driving injury or one distracted driving fatality is one too many. Yet we still see distracted drivers every day all across Joplin and Jasper County. Distracted ...
  • 24-Sep-2014

    What Causes Truck Accidents?

    Those of us who live in the Joplin area are familiar with the web of highways and interstates that crisscross and surround the city. We depend on the large commercial trucks that make their way in and out of Joplin to carry our products off to others ...
  • 17-Sep-2014

    Update on Woman Whose Kidney Was Thrown Away by Nurse

    Regular readers of our Joplin law blog will undoubtedly recall an article we published a little more than a year ago, telling the story of a woman whose donated kidney was thrown away. Her brother had donated the organ to help his then-24-year-old ...
  • 8-Sep-2014

    What Is Medical Malpractice?

    When you go a Joplin hospital, you expect to get a certain standard of care in any treatment you receive for an injury or illness. That level of care should be what a reasonable, prudent physician or hospital staff would do (or not do) in treating a ...
  • 4-Sep-2014

    What Can Families Do When Road Safety Efforts Fail?

    This past weekend, police officers could be spotted in Joplin and across Missouri trying to slow drivers down as people sped home from Labor Day getaways and celebrations. In much of the state, law enforcement efforts were successful in keeping ...