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St. Louis Car Accident Attorney Discusses Pitfalls In Personal Injury Claims That Will Cost You Money

How can you lose money after a car accident? Sometimes we make a mistake in trusting other people to treat us fairly, rather than getting help when we need it.

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Missouri Work Comp Attorney Cites California Article To Show That Medical Increases are Really Driving Costs

IT is interesting to see the comparison with missouri when claimants benefits have been flat, but insurance companies keep raising premiums and insisting on rolling back benefits.

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St. Louis Injury Attorney Cites Debate Over Helmet Missouri Safety

As a personal injury attorney, I would welcome comments from bikers.

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St. Louis Attorney Posts Info Regarding General Motors Bankruptcy and Workers Comp Benefits

Self insurance directors had a jolting start to their work week as headlines of General Motors bankruptcy petition filled the news yesterday. The so called “first day motion” to the court included a petition to continue wages and benefits to GM’s workforce.

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St. Louis Social Security Disability Lawyer Notes Decision Requiring That Judge May Not Substitute His Opinion For A Doctor

This is an interesting case which states that Social Security Judges cannot act as doctors in denying a social security claim.

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St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney Explains How Work Comp Law Now Targets Older Workers

When the Missouri Legislature passed “Work Comp” reform in 2005 the goal was to payback insurance companies and business groups for their support. The winner always gets the spoils, but this time fairness and common sense had to take a far back seat to expediency.

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St. Louis Fair Debt Collection (FDCPA) Attorney Thinks Consumers Should Be Treated Fairly, Too

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was passed by Congress in 1977 to protect consumers from the abusive and unscrupulous tactics employed by debt collectors and collection agencies in their efforts to collect debts. Its primary purpose was to protect those consumers who had experienced difficulty and fallen behind on their debts from these abusive practices and to make sure that those consumers were treated with respect, dignity and honesty by these agencies.

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St. Louis Lawyer Posting Article on Facet Syndrome

This is an interesting article on facet syndrome which can be associated with whiplash injuries.

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Firefighters in St. Louis Should Be Aware of Maines Actions Regarding Cancer Claims

System benefits to firefighters who contract cancer. The bill presumes that a firefighter’s exposure to smoke or fumes from suspected burning carcinogens is a causal factor in the development of a wide variety of cancers. It would be up to a municipality or state Workers Comp board to disprove the claim, and that’s a change that opponents say will increase insurance costs for Maine municipalities.

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St. Louis Social Security Disability Attorney Welcomes Attempts to Reduce Hearing Backlog

In testimony on April 28, 2009, before the House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, SSA updated Congress regarding its plans to use the funds appropriated for fiscal year 2009 and under the stimulus legislation to open new hearing offices and hire additional, desperately needed staff.

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