The city of Paterson, New Jersey has agreed to pay $11,500 after a public works employee was involved in a vehicle accident. The victim stated that her vehicle was stopped on July 15, 2013, when it was struck by a public works employee, hitting the front end of her vehicle. She alleged that the employee was driving negligently and carelessly, was not making proper observations and did not break speed for the traffic ahead of him. The victim says she has been suffering from severe and permanent injuries and has resulted in her losing wages and incurring medical expenses.
Vehicle accidents send thousands to the emergency each year with minor to severe injuries. The injuries can mean large medical bills, physical therapy needs, lost time and wages from work and possible permanent injuries. Anyone who is injured in a vehicle accident should contact a personal injury attorney immediately. If you are injured due to no fault of your own, you may be eligible for compensation. A qualified attorney will investigate your case and can determine if you can pursue compensation for any injuries or damages that you have received due to the accident.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC are based in St. Louis, Missouri and have over a century of legal experience assisting those who have been injured in vehicle accidents. We work diligently on each case and communicate directly with our clients throughout the entire legal process. We concentrate on the needs of our client and strive to get them the care and compensation they deserve. If you or a loved, one has been injured in an accident contact us today. We offer free initial, no-obligation consultations at our downtown office.