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Deciding Whether To Get Your Vehicle Repaired Or Totaled After An Auto Accident

People involved in auto accidents of ask personal injury attorneys whether their car needs to be totaled or if they can get the car repaired. The answer is generally they do not have much of a choice. If people go through either their own insurance carrier or the other party’s insurance carrier, their car is a total loss when the cost to repair it exceeds the actual value of the car. People generally feel like their car will never be the same after it is involved in a crash so it is understandable when they wish to get their vehicle… Read More →

The Rise and Rise of the Freelance Attorney

As has been predicted by several influential people and thought leaders, and as reported by several media outlets, many jobs that people will be doing in 20 years time do not currently exist today. Many of these job titles don’t have a name yet and the industries that they will exist in, haven’t even been created as at today. Want an example? Think of the “Sharing Economy” of which Uber, AirBnB and the likes belong to. While this economy or industry can more generally be regarded as belonging to the “peer-to-peer” industry, which has been around for a bit longer… Read More →


There are some incidents which are involuntary and one has no control over them. Accidents is one of the situations where a person losses senses and clearly he has no idea how to react. When the accident has been occurred, there is a lot that a person has to look after and go through, alone. It becomes very difficult to take things into hands when there are a number of affairs to deal with. The vehicle that has been damaged has to be given for the repair, more than that, the health injuries resulting from the accidents are extremely painful… Read More →

Bankruptcy Filings Decreased, but that’s not Good!

July total bankruptcy filings decrease 8%. Does this mean that things are getting better for the consumer? Maybe, maybe not. A decrease in filings can come from many things such as economic stability or the inability to afford the high costs of filing such as court costs. Since 2005 the cost of filing a consumer bankruptcy petition has skyrocketed. The average cost is over $350.00 dollars. To a struggling family that can be a significant deterrent in seeking relief.  Many consumer debtor’s fear the fees of bankruptcy attorneys, but don’t fully understand the flexibility involved in creating an effective and… Read More →

Preparation For Getting Married

Getting married is an incredibly exciting time, one full of promise. But those happy days can quickly end if you do not enter a marriage after considering the future, each spouse’s opinions regarding division of assets in the event of divorce or death, and other important matters. You need to discuss how finances will be managed in the marriage and in case things do not end with happily ever after. While many people feel nervous about discussing these issues, they play a major role in how happily married you will feel. After all, money matters also significantly impact “wedded bliss.”… Read More →

IRS Problems Don’t Go Away by Themselves!

     This is something that we all know but all are guilty of….procrastination. Sometimes the problems seems so annoying that evading or ignoring it seems the best remedy at the time. This, however, can be the most dangerous approach to the IRS problem. If you had a blood clot, would you just pretend it’s not there?  Of course not because doing so could be devastating. This is the same with IRS problems, left alone they are cluster bombs waiting to destroy any sense of financial well being you have. Now I realize after saying this is that the reason most… Read More →

Wrongful Death is Simply Wrong!

Jimerson, Herman Owner, Jimerson Law Firm, P.C. Contact a St. Louis, MO wrongful death attorney Serious physical injury including death can come at any time. It’s a fact of life and one that cannot be ignored. We live in a world where modern day activities can cause harm, especially traffic fatalities. There are circumstances however that aggravate the very core of this realization. Those circumstances include the recklessness of distracted, and or impaired drivers. Modern progress has made man a victim of that progress. Many don’t have the discipline to accept the fact that is no such thing as multi-tasking… Read More →

Missouri’s New Gun Legislation Is Dangerous!

Jimerson, Herman Owner, Jimerson Law Firm, P.C.      Missouri lawmakers have passed dangerous legislation regarding the possession of guns whether concealed or not.  Effective  January 1, 2017, all citizens of Missouri can carry concealed weapons without getting the proper training and certification.  Also dangerous is the sweeping  allowance it gives to carrying a concealed weapon.  The past practice in Missouri for getting a permit to carry a concealed weapon was to go through an investigative process with the Sheriff in the county of applicant’s residence.  This at least provided for some background checking to see whether that applicant is legally and mentally fit… Read More →

Considering the Criminal Defendant Client as Human

    WHAT CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS SOMETIMES NEGLECT MAY BE COSTLY; THE COST OF OVERLOOKING MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCE MAY BE “FREEDOM”   When it comes to advocating for justice, I can’t think of many higher callings than the criminal defense attorney.  The criminal defense attorney takes on cases when other attorneys shudder and run merely because of the allegations are too horrendous. It’s takes a powerful sense of pride and belief in the institutions of this country to represent someone in a criminal matter. The point of this piece is that advocacy and belief in a client’s innocence, should not be… Read More →

Why Are Car Accidents Common?

Auto accidents are regrettably very usual in the US and many other countries. The car crashes mostly occur to the human faults. However, from a very minor error, thousands of lives are on a stake by these terrible car accidents. Since your life can be in danger if you don’t drive safely make sure to drive carefully and don’t try to break any traffic rule. Still, if you are driving carefully doesn’t mean that all the other drivers are also driving responsibly. Sometimes a car accident may not occur by your fault and you might not be responsible for the… Read More →