Legal Assistance with Your Personal Injury Claim
Being able to enjoy a fulfilling and high quality of life is important to all of us. We enjoy the many freedoms and opportunities that our great country affords us. When another party acts carelessly and with negligence, however, our lives can change in an instant. Serious injuries can lead to debilitating conditions, massive medical bills, long-term rehabilitation and physical limitations. The first and most important course of action is receiving the treatment and care that you need for your injuries, and the very thought of protecting your legal rights to compensation can be overwhelming and confusing. If you or a loved one has sustained injury due to the negligence or wanton behavior of another, you can receive much needed help and assistance from a personal injury lawyer. Read through the following information to learn more about the types of cases we represent:
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If you were injured in an auto accident, you could be facing serious injuries and life-altering disabilities. In the U.S., there are over 6.4 million auto accidents every year. Some result in property damage, some in injury, and some in death. If you or a loved one were injured in an accident that was not your fault, contact an attorney as soon as possible.
Many people experience fear and apprehension at the thought of flying, but statistically the chances of being injured or killed in an airplane crash are far less than the risk of a car accident. If you have had the misfortune of being involved in an aviation accident, come to us for help in claiming fair financial compensation.
A careful investigation of a bicycle accident will frequently reveal that it was the driver who was at fault and that the cyclist was the victim of the accident. Drivers often cause injury to bicycle riders through actions such as denying the right of way or failure to notice the bicycle due to distracted driving.
If you have been injured or have lost a loved one in an accident on any type of watercraft, it is important to consult with an attorney to determine whether you have grounds for legal action. If accident was caused by the negligence of the boat operator or another person, you may be entitled to compensation.
Catastrophic injuries are a broad range of injuries that range from brain injuries to paralysis. If you or a loved one has suffered a life-changing injury resulting in enormous medical bills and a permanent disability, you should contact our team of professionals as soon as possible.
Construction is widely recognized as being among the most dangerous industries in the country, and nearly one out of five fatal workplace accidents in the U.S. occur on construction sites on a yearly basis. Falls, electrocution, scaffolding accidents, forklift accidents and trench collapse are among the leading causes of injury and death among construction workers.
When you have lost a loved one to a tragic drowning accident, it is important to raise the question of whether the accident should have been avoided. Simple safety precautions can frequently prevent such accidents, such as installing a four-sided fence and self-latching gate to keep unsupervised children out of the swimming pool.
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Did you know that you can sue your attorney? Lawyers have a duty to provide their clients with a high level of service, and can sometimes be held accountable for serious errors and omissions when these mistakes cause the client to suffer losses.
When patients are harmed by the very people who were supposed to help them, it can be difficult to know where to go for help. If you were the victim of cancer misdiagnosis, chiropractic malpractice, pharmaceutical malpractice, or serious scarring, you could have a medical malpractice case.
Many people assume that a motorcycle accident is the fault of the rider, but the fact is that automobile drivers are frequently responsible for causing such collisions. Distracted drivers will often fail to notice the motorcycle, with the result that they fail to yield the right of way when turning, changing lanes or braking.
Nursing Home Abuse
More and more cases of nursing home abuse are coming to light in St. Louis. When families entrust their elderly loved ones into the care of a nursing home facility, they expect that they will be treated with kindness and respect. If they are instead abused and mistreated, everything should be done hold the guilty parties responsible for what they have done.
Has a negligent driver caused injury to you or a loved one in a pedestrian accident? Whether you have been struck by a car or if your child has been hurt, we want to help you take legal action to hold the driver responsible for causing the accident.
Property owners have a responsibility to keep their premises in good condition. When people are on their property either for business or social reasons, they owe them a duty of care. If this duty of care was breached because of negligence or carelessness, they could be liable for any injury that was sustained. These could include slip and falls, electrocution, falling debris, and more.
Product injuries result from products that had defects or design flaws. Companies have the responsibility to ensure that every item produced meets health and safety standards. When they choose to put profits over the safety of the public, they should be held responsible for what they have done.
Commuter rail and passenger trains provide an excellent form of transportation, but they also have their dangers. Passengers are not secured by seatbelts or airbags in the event of a train crash, and will frequently suffer serious injuries in an accident. Railroad workers are also at risk of catastrophic injuries and occupational injuries on the job.
When your child has been injured in an accident at school, you can come to our firm for help. We take pride in helping to make school a safer place for the children of our community by representing families in legal action over accidents suffered on school property.
St. Louis is a major crossroads for the Interstate system, and countless semi-trucks pass through the area on a daily basis. When accidents occur, the driver and passengers in the smaller vehicle are at risk of suffering life-changing injuries or death. Don't let a negligent trucker escape liability for causing your accident!
Under state law, any Missouri business which employs five or more people is required to carry workers' compensation insurance or to meet the requirements for self-insurance. If you are eligible to file a workers' comp claim for an injury suffered on the job, we can guide you through the process and work to maximize the value of your benefits.
For those who have lost a loved one because of a personal injury accident, no amount of compensation will be able to make up for their death. It is, however, important to seek to hold the guilty party responsible so that another family is not affected in the same way.
How much is your case worth?
There is no way to accurately predict how much any given client will receive in a claim for personal injury, but there are guidelines which can be used to estimate how much the case is worth. The goal of your case is to recover sufficient financial compensation so that you are not forced to bear the economic burden of an accident that you did not cause. Your claim can include full compensation for all of your medical expenses now and into the future, as well as for your lost income and reduced earning power. You can even claim monetary damages for your pain, suffering and mental anguish. You simply should not be forced to pay the price for the other party's wrongful actions. We have helped our clients recover more than $200 million in settlements and verdicts, and we encourage you to contact us today for a consultation.