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Missouri Roadway Safety & Laws “Fall Dangerously Behind” Standards


  According to a national evaluation of roadway safety conducted by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, the state of Missouri “fall dangerously behind” roadway safety and law standards. Missouri, which has seen a progressive increase in t Read More »

When Can You Sue Someone for Emotional Distress?


Dealing with emotional distress can make it difficult to deal with life. Whether you’re suffering from feelings of hopelessness, lacking energy, or having trouble sleeping — the symptoms can make it hard to function. While it’s normal to deal w Read More »

What is a Class Action Lawsuit and How Do They Work ?


  The term “class action suit” is thrown around a lot. Maybe you’ve heard it in a late night TV advertisement, or you might have received a class action lawsuit notice in the mail. While many people have heard the phrase, fewer understand Read More »

10 National Park Safety Tips to Keep Yourself Safe


  Visiting a national park can be a fun and fulfilling experience. However, if you do not take proper precautions and care, you could easily find yourself in a dangerous situation. A total of 990 deaths were reported in national parks from 2014 Read More »

What Effect Does Infrastructure Development Have on Economic Growth?


  Infrastructure can be defined in a number of ways depending on the policy discussion; in general, however, the term refers to longer-lived, capital-intensive systems, and facilities. These types of systems can include roads, bridges, water tre Read More »

How Common Are Wrong Diagnoses & What Are Options if Misdiagnosed?


  Can You Sue a Doctor For a Wrong Diagnosis? If the doctor’s, or any healthcare professional, negligent actions result in a patient’s misdiagnosis, wrong diagnosis, or delayed diagnosis, this can be considered a form of medical mal Read More »

How Perceptions of Dog Breeds Can Be Self-Fulfilling Prophecies


  Can Our View of a Dog Breed Impact a Dog’s Temperament? Dog breeds are characterized by certain physical and behavioral traits. Each breed has been developed to perform a specific job – whether it’s hunting rabbits, retrieving downed bir Read More »

Why Do Cloth Masks Lower Risk of COVID But Not Wildfire Smoke?


  CDC Says Masks Offer Little Protection Against Wildfire Smoke Earlier this week, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) made an announcement that protective cloth masks do little to protect from wildfire smoke. “Cloth masks that are used to sl Read More »

Can You Sue the Government? Lawsuits Against State & Federal Agencies


  A Guide to Legal Claims Against Federal or State Agencies In 2015, 21 youth plaintiffs took on the federal government in a fight for climate action. Three years later, their case – Juliana v. United States – reached the U.S. Supreme Court Read More »

Warning Signs of Psychological Abuse in Seniors and How to Stop It


  Signs of Mental and Emotional Elder Abuse Some of our society’s most vulnerable citizens are frequently subjugated to psychological abuse. It can be hard to detect, yet senior emotional abuse is both pervasive and underreported. Seniors who Read More »

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