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Brian Scott Franciskato

Brian Franciskato’s Legal Guides

5 total

  • Safety Tips When Driving on the Highway with Semi-Trucks

    Wear Seat Belts and Drive the Speed Limit: Most serious injuries involving big rigs result from failing to wear a seat bealt and from speeding. Avoid Truckers' Blind Spots: Don't tailgate or drive on a truck's right side. If you can't see the driver in the truck's rearview mirro...

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  • Premises Liability: Slip and Falls are Not So Funny

    Premises Liability Slips and falls can be funny in slapstick comedies when stunt specialists, protected with padding and knowing how to fall properly, take on-screen tumbles. But in real life, slips and falls are a leading cause of serious injury. Even the smallest trip-up can...

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  • Missouri Liquor Liability: Dram Shop Law

    Bars and Taverns Can be Liable for Overserving Patrons Sometimes seemingly simple cases can present difficult legal challenges. That is what occurred in the case of a young Liberty man who was injured in a crash in February 2005. The man, who was under 21, had been drinking alco...

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  • Trucking Accidents

    TRUCKING ACCIDENTS According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration there are more than 500,000 collisions involving semi-trucks and over 4,000 people die per year, in crashes involving large trucks. When cars and big trucks collide, automobile drivers and passengers...

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  • Auto Insurance: Why You May Not Be Adequately Covered

    Do You Have Enough Auto Insurance? Most people spend 20 to 30 hours researching and looking at new cars, but only 30 minutes buying automobile insurance. Since most don't understand insurance, drivers often have insufficient automobile coverage to protect their vehicles and fami...

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