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Family alleges brain damage caused by cosmetic surgery errors

Missouri residents may agree that some cosmetic surgery procedures such as rhinoplasty, breast augmentation and liposuction are considered routine. These types of procedures are performed often enough that people may forget that they are still considered major surgery and come with the same risks as other procedures. Cosmetic surgery errors can lead to permanent disfigurement, other serious or permanent injuries and even death.

Many kids injured on rides every year

Amusement park rides are supposed to be fun and exciting for children, not cause injuries and trauma. Amusement parks, fairs and malls all have rides children love riding on every year. While amusement park injuries may not be discussed very often, they certainly happen more than we think they do.

Drunk driving accidents occur too often in Missouri

Not a week goes by where it is not reported that an accident occurs that may have been caused by an intoxicated driver. This type of reckless behavior has injured many Missouri residents, while also taking the lives of many others. Although these drunk driving accidents are entirely preventable if drivers take the proper measures to ensure that they do not get behind the wheel of a vehicle after having too much to drink, there are still numerous victims who suffer.

Missouri head-on collisions often require intense investigation

Two SUVs were involved in an accident that took the life of a Missouri woman. The head-on collision occurred on Missouri 7 near 30th Terrace. Police are still investigating the accident, looking for clues as to what may have caused the two cars to collide. Head-on collisions can often be complex cases that require intense investigation to determine a cause.

Missouri head-on collisions often require intense investigation

Two SUVs were involved in an accident that took the life of a Missouri woman. The head-on collision occurred on Missouri 7 near 30th Terrace. Police are still investigating the accident, looking for clues as to what may have caused the two cars to collide. Head-on collisions can often be complex cases that require intense investigation to determine a cause.

Company involved in Kansas City explosion working without permit

Last month it would have been difficult for anyone in the Kansas City area to avoid coverage of the explosion that tore through a downtown restaurant, taking the life of one person and injuring a total of 15 others. The explosion, which occurred at JJ's Restaurant, located in shopping area County Club Plaza, led to a big fire and confusion as fire fighters worked to find victims and put the flames out.

Novelty Motorcycle Helmets May be Dangerous

Novelty motorcycle helmets are appearing in greater numbers as non-certified manufacturers generate many new models and unusual styles. A novelty helmet is one that may carry a specific theme or unusual design with the intent of giving the rider a unique appearance. The problem with these non-certified helmets is that they give the rider a sense of security that may not exist. Head trauma injury is the number one critical damage that a rider can suffer in a motorcycle accident and these novelty helmets do not prevent it.

Road Safety Efforts Have Lowered The Number of Traffic Fatalities

In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 32,788 people lost their lives on America's roadways. This number represents a significant decrease since 2005, and marks the lowest traffic fatalities since 1949. While several safety initiatives have contributed to these numbers, there are still many preventable accidents related to risky behaviors.