Now that it’s summer and people are out more, it is a good time for all motorists to review proper safety precautions for driving on or near motorcycles. Despite making up only 3% of vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found motorcycles to be involved in 14% of all traffic fatalities in 2015. […]
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Under Missouri law, negligence exists when one person owes a duty of care to another, breaches that duty, and causes harm as a result. With respect to driving, the duty owed to others is to operate your vehicle in a safe manner. If another driver breached their duty to operate their vehicle safely and you […]
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A bad faith claim occurs when an insurance company does not fulfill its contractual obligation to a person who has purchased insurance coverage (known as an “insured”). Every state has different laws governing an insurance company’s obligation to an insured. Sometimes insurance companies act in bad faith by denying a legitimate claim against their insured […]
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Owner-operators are under intense economic pressure to drive as much as possible and as fast as possible. Their profit margins are usually about 5%. So, for every $20 they earn, they keep $1. Making matters worse, most shipping companies pay drivers by the load instead of by the mile. So, if they miss an early […]
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