What Is an Independent Medical Examination?

Jun 7, 2021

If you have filed a personal injury or workers’ compensation case in Missouri, you may encounter an independent medical examination (IME). An IME is an appointment with a physician of the insurance company’s choosing. It is important to learn how to protect your rights when an independent medical examination is required, as this may be…
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Civil Suit FAQs

Jun 1, 2021

There are two types of cases in the justice system: criminal and civil. While a criminal case aims to convict someone of a crime and issue punishment, a civil case is meant to compensate a victim for the injuries and losses he or she suffered in an accident. You may have grounds to file a…
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When Are Damages for Loss of Consortium Awarded in Missouri?

Jan 14, 2021

In personal injury law, damages refer to financial compensation available for an injured victim’s losses, such as hospital bills and lost wages. Loss of consortium is a type of claim filed in pursuit of compensation specifically for the impact an accident or injury had on a relationship. Loss of consortium damages are awarded most often…
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