If, as a passenger, you were injured in a vehicle accident, then you also have a right to file a personal injury claim. The question in this situation is: who is liable to the passengers? The driver of the vehicle who the passenger was riding with or the other driver? The answer depends on which driver was at fault.
If the driver of the vehicle that passenger is in is at fault, then the passenger may recover against his or her insurance. Alternatively, if the other driver was at fault then the passenger may recover against that driver, but also be entitled to medical payment coverage under the policy of the driver he or she was a passenger.
Why Contact Our St. Louis Law Firm?
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth are experienced with motor vehicle accident claims and can help you or someone you know who has been in a motor vehicle accident. We have a track record of recovering millions of dollars due to car accidents and helping clients recover from their traumatic experience. Our personal injury attorneys are licensed in Missouri and Illinois. We have logged thousands of hours on the phone with insurance companies and recovered millions of dollars for medical bills, pain and suffering, and property damage. We have over 100 years of combined experience.
Please contact us at (800) 391-4318 for a no-obligation assessment of your potential motor vehicle case.
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