Preliminary Injunction Against St. Louis City Police is Victory for Protest Movement

On Wednesday, Federal Judge Catherine Perry issued a Preliminary Injunction against the City of St. Louis and its police department related to how they must now handle public protesters in the City of St. Louis.

On Wednesday, Federal Judge Catherine Perry issued a Preliminary Injunction against the City of St. Louis and its police department related to how they must now handle public protesters in the City of St. Louis. The ACLU had filed a lawsuit asking the Court to weigh in on recent well-publicized police tactics in handling public …

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What’s a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

I’m Gonzalo Fernandez, and I’m a partner at the law firm Fernandez Law. One of the questions I get asked a lot is, “When lawyers talk about a wrongful death case, what does that mean?” It sounds confusing, and it shouldn’t be. What Is A Wrongful Death Lawsuit? All “wrongful death” means is that somebody …

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Gonzalo Fernandez’s Remarks at the St. Louis Courthouse Naturalization Ceremony

Gonzalo Fernandez, an immigrant from Argentina, spoke at the St. Louis Courthouse naturalization ceremony on Jan. 20 as 53 individuals took the oath of US citizenship. Below is a transcript of his remarks. — Congratulations! I am very honored and pleased to be here sharing this special day with you.  I, like you, am an …

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Wrongful Death and Documentary Films

Documentary Film About Wrongful Death

I recently learned of an interesting and very tragic story involving a wrongful death lawsuit. The wrongful death incident happened in 2012 but has new heightened awareness thanks to a husband and wife filmmaking duo who created a documentary called Audrie and Daisy – a 2016 Sundance Film Festival Pick. The film sheds light on …

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When Technology And Teens Are A Good Mix

What does the future look like with Chevy’s teen driver technology? Now that I have a daughter in high school, I becoming more aware of teens and driving, and the “distracted driving” problems that are an epidemic, thanks to smart phones and the constant need for this young demographic to be social every minute of the …

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What Are Child Car Seat Laws in Missouri? A Personal Injury Attorney Breaks Down the Myths and Facts

What are the car seat laws in Missouri? A personal injury attorney breaks down the facts.

As an attorney who handles truck and car accidents, friends and colleagues ask me regularly about child car seat laws in Missouri. There is a lot of misinformation floating around about car seat requirements, who can ride in the front seat of the car, and seatbelt laws, so it’s important to understand the facts. Child Car Seat Laws …

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