Geico Settlement Awarded to Injured Boy

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury | 0 comments

MEEHAN LAW FIRM OBTAINS $100,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR INJURED BOY The Meehan Law Firm recently concluded litigation for Khiry Thomas, who was 16 when he was struck by an uninsured motorist in his neighborhood.  Several other lawyers had dropped the case because they could not find any insurance. The Meehan Law Firm recognized that uninsured motorist benefits are available to anyone who is a minor but lives in multiple households.  At the time Khiry had lived with his mother, and also his maternal grandfather.  His...

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New Missouri Law May Prevent You From Recovering a Settlement in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury | 0 comments

On October 11, 2013 a new law took effect in Missouri that bars drivers with no liability insurance from pursuing personal injury damages in Missouri courts as a result of a motor vehicle accident. This law is a major change to over 75 years of established Missouri law, which puts no limits on who can have access to the courts. This law is aimed at the poor, who often cannot afford car insurance. The major provisions of the law prohibit any driver who is without insurance who is involved in a motor vehicle...

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Beware of TV Life Insurance Policies

Posted by on Sep 8, 2013 in Lawsuits | 0 comments

The Meehan Law Firm has been involved in recent litigation with several TV life insurance carriers. These companies include Globe Insurance, Gerber Life and AARP sponsored policies which are advertised on cable and late-night television programs. All policies offer low premiums and easy terms. Typically, the policies are issued without any type of physical examination or are based simply on a written application. The Meehan Law Firm has discovered that problems occur though when claims are made and the policy...

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Driver Health Factors into Truck Accidents

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury | 0 comments

Driver Health Factors into Truck Accidents

More than 90,000 people were killed or injured in crashes with large trucks in 2011.  The vast majority of those injuries and deaths – 72 percent – were inflicted on occupants of other vehicles or pedestrians involved in the crash.  Although accidents can result from a combination of unfortunate factors, federal authorities have identified poor health of commercial drivers as a significant factor in highway accidents. As anyone who has ever taken a road trip knows, driving long hours can be physically strenuous. ...

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If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is frightening not only for victims but also for their families.  What could be more wrenching than suspecting your loved one is being abused or neglected in a nursing home facility – or even at home – and not know what to do? If you are in this situation, here are the first steps to getting help. Call Missouri’s Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 800-392-0210.  This service of the state Department of Health and Senior Services responds to reports of abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation of...

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