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Car Accidents

With more than $450,000,000 recovered on behalf of our clients and thousands of cases successfully resolved, we have the expertise needed to resolve even the most complex cases. 

St. Louis Car Accident Attorneys

Helping Accident Victims Pursue Justice for Years

Car accidents are responsible for thousands of preventable injuries and deaths each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over 32,000 people are killed every year in crashes involving motor vehicles, and about 2 million are injured. Yet those who are injured in these accidents, and their families, may feel as though they are facing the tragic outcome of these wrecks on their own. It can be hard for them to figure out how to best protect their interests.

If you or a loved one sustained an injury in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Reach out to our car accident lawyers in St. Louis to learn what legal action you can take.

Have questions about your car accident case? Contact Meyerkord & Kurth for a free case evaluation.

We Represent Clients in a Variety of Car Accident Claims

Due to our firm's extensive resources and our more than 95 years of collective experience, we can handle a wide range of vehicle accident claims. No matter the circumstances, our goal is to hold responsible parties accountable for your losses and injuries.

We have helped clients file for compensatory damages in cases concerning the following types of crashes:

Building a strong car accident case requires evidence that is often only discovered through an in-depth investigation. Our skilled legal team will do all we can to hold negligent parties responsible for their actions and maximize your compensation. We aggressively pursue damages on your behalf, including medical expenses, pain and suffering, time missed from work and/or school, lost wages, psychological distress, a reduced quality of life, and more.

Maximizing Compensation for Qualifying Injuries

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a car crash, you can count on Meyerkord & Kurth to help protect your rights and interests. We have a proven track record of success in fighting for accident victims and have recovered more than $450 million for our clients. Our attorneys are prepared to stand by your side throughout the entire legal process, gathering the necessary evidence and negotiating with insurance company representatives over the value of your claim.

When insurers refuse to offer a fair settlement, we are not afraid to take them to court. The same can be said for any other responsible party: Sometimes, vehicle manufacturers’ mistakes can cause accidents or put crash victims in further danger. Whatever your situation may be, you can feel confident that we will fight to protect your rights.

If you are wondering whether your injury warrants a claim, people who have sustained the following injuries tend to be eligible to pursue damages:

Missouri Car Accident Law: An At-Fault State

When it comes to auto insurance in various states, there are different ways in which car accidents may be handled. For instance, in New York, a “no-fault system” is employed, meaning that regardless of who is at fault for the accident, injured individuals may receive compensation from their own insurance company to cover damages.

In the state of Missouri, auto insurance runs on a traditional “at-fault system.” Under the at-fault system, the person responsible for the accident and their insurance company must pay for any harm that occurred during the collision. In addition to physical injuries, they may be on the hook for any lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering, among other damages experienced by the injured party.

The party who was not responsible for the accident has multiple options:

  • File a claim with their own insurance company;
  • Pursue compensation from the negligent driver’s insurance provider; or
  • File a civil personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver.

How Do I Know if the Other Driver Was Liable?

There are four primary factors when it comes to proving liability in a car accident:

  1. The defendant owed a duty of care to the plaintiff on the road;
  2. The defendant performed an act considered negligent and, in turn, breached that duty of care;
  3. The defendant’s negligence was the direct cause of a collision with the plaintiff; and
  4. The defendant colliding with the plaintiff was the direct cause of the injuries sustained by the plaintiff.

Work with a Meyerkord & Kurth Lawyer

Establishing liability can be difficult, but the process can be greatly expedited with the help of a skilled car accident lawyer. They can assist you in uncovering evidence and compiling it into a strong claim. Thus, while it is possible to represent yourself in court, it is highly advisable to have an acclaimed legal professional in your corner.

Meyerkord & Kurth is home to attorneys renowned by Super Lawyers®, the American Association for Justice, Avvo, Martindale-Hubbell®, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and others.

Reach out to a St. Louis car accident attorney at (800) 391-4318 today.

Getting Our Clients The Justice They Deserve

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Reasons to Work With Our Firm
  • 95+ Years of Legal Experience
  • We'll Handle Even The Most Complex Legal Matters
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