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Wrongful Death

What Is a Survival Action?

A survival action is similar to a wrongful death claim. However, a survival action attempts to obtain damages that the deceased would have claimed had they lived through their injuri...

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How Long Do You Have to Sue for Medical Malpractice?

A medical malpractice lawsuit allows people injured due to medical negligence to recover compensation from their healthcare providers and, often, facilities that employ those provide...

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Missouri Wrongful Death Settlements

When Can You File a Wrongful Death Claim? You can file a wrongful death claim if a loved one died due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. Examples of incidents that cause wr...

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The Loss of Chance Doctrine

The Loss of Chance Doctrine. Medical malpractice typically refers to situations where a medical professional's negligence leads to a patient's harm. But if a doctor didn't ...

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Conscious Pain and Suffering

Conscious pain and suffering. When tragedy strikes and someone you love is unjustly taken from you, understanding the intricacies of legal terminology is likely the last thing on you...

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Burger Law in Riverfront Times: Metro East Bank Sued by Widow of Slain Security Guard

Riverfront Times Story: Widow Sues Bank for Security Guard Death In August 2021, a deadly bank robbery made the news in the St. Louis area. Security guard Ted Horn was shot and ...

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Grief, Loss and Happy Things to Do

It's been really busy around the office, but sometimes, it's prudent to pause and reflect on life and legacy. I have had some friends pass away over the last 6 months or so and am...

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A Case Study in Strategic Representation

The legal process is often slow. Investigate. File a lawsuit. Conduct discovery. Go to trial. Depending on the case, litigation can take a year or two or more. Despite this h...

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Office Surprise From Pam Hupp

We had an interesting check arrive at the office. In 2019 Pam Hupp was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the first-degree murder of Louis Gumpenbe...

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Chances of Winning a Wrongful Death Suit

Chances of Winning a Wrongful Death Suit. Nothing can truly compensate you for the loss of a loved one, but receiving compensation in a wrongful death suit can alleviate the financia...

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