Joplin Tornado Hero Victimized by Insurance Company

On October 24, 2011, in Community, Insurance, Personal Injury, by K. Lindsay Rakers

After assisting the Joplin tornado victims weeks after the horrific tornado demolished several miles in the town of Joplin, Missouri, I vowed to do everything I can to help these people. I heard amazing stories of strength and also despair. But I’m not sure anything can top what I just heard today. Mark Lindquist, a social worker, nearly gave his life in a heroic attempt to save three disabled individuals during the tornado.

Lindquist heard that three men with Down … Continue Reading >

Injured Woman Wins Big Against Insurance Company in Madison County, Illinois

On October 20, 2011, in Auto Accident, Dog Bite Attorney, Personal Injury, by K. Lindsay Rakers

I had the pleasure, along with my colleague Andrew Mundwiller – both of The Cagle Law Firm, to represent a very kind woman who was ignored and insulted for three years by Grinnell Mutual Insurance Company. Our client found a dog for her step brother who had lost a dog a few years earlier. Plaintiff frequently saw the dog, played with it and even cared for it when the owners were out of town. One day in 2008, Plaintiff visited … Continue Reading >

Debris on the Roadway Can Cause Fatal Missouri Car Crashes

On October 14, 2011, in Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, by K. Lindsay Rakers

The Illinois Department of Transportation had an unusual mess to clean up Thursday morning. A truck transporting frozen cakes and pastries crashed with a semi tractor trailer on Interstate 74, about 4 ½ miles west of Goodfield, IL. The crash caused almost two dozen deserts and bratwursts to be strewn about the interstate. IDOT responded to the scene and power washed the roadway, due to slippery conditions.

For more information regarding dangerous roadway debris, watch this CNN roadway debris video.… Continue Reading >

Tractor-Trailer Involved in Missouri Highway Car Crash

On October 14, 2011, in Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, by K. Lindsay Rakers

A two vehicle crash occurred Friday morning on Interstate 55 near mile marker 149 in Ste. Genevieve County, MO. The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the crash that involved a tractor trailer and another truck, belonging to the Missouri Department of Transportation. A medical helicopter responded to the scene to assist with injuries. The severity of the injuries is unknown and the investigation is ongoing.

As a St. Louis Missouri car crash and personal injury attorney, … Continue Reading >

Single Car Crash in Clay County Missouri Results in Tragic Death

On October 3, 2011, in Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Safety, by K. Lindsay Rakers

A 67 year-old Trimble, MO woman was killed October 3, 2011 on Fightmaster Road in Clay County, MO. The crash occured north of Route W. The victim drove her 2006 GMC vehicle off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree. The car driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Missouri State Highway Patrol that the investigation into this fatal crash is ongoing.
This tragic crash occured at approximately 9:10 a.m., in the midst of the morning … Continue Reading >

Injury Attorney Lindsay Rakers Speaks with Wash U “Outlaw” Group of Law Students

On October 3, 2011, in Auto Accident, Community, Gay and Lesbian Rights, by K. Lindsay Rakers

Washington University School of Law is one of 19 schools that received a five-star rating in Campus Pride 2010 LGBT Friendly Climate Index. The School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri started a group called OUTLaw – which is an alliance of law students that works with the community to promoto a positive environment for gay, lesbian, bi and transgendered individuals. The group’s goal is to address legal issues and questions that arise with sexual and gender diversity.
Today, I … Continue Reading >

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