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St. Louis Car Accident Attorneys

We’ve Helped Accident Victims Pursue Justice and Win Compensation After Being Injured

Car accidents are responsible for thousands of preventable injuries and deaths each year. Those who are involved, and their families, may feel they are facing the tragic outcome of such a wreck on their own. It can be hard for them to figure out how to best protect their interests.

If you or a loved one suffered 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 us for a free case evaluation.

We Represent Clients in a Variety of Accident Claims

Due to our firm's extensive resources and our 95+ years of collective experience, we can handle a wide range of vehicle accident cases. No matter what the circumstances, our goal is to hold responsible parties accountable for your losses and injuries. We aggressively pursue damages including medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more.

We’ve helped clients file for compensation in:

Building a strong car accident case requires evidence that is oftentimes only found through an extensive investigation. Our skilled team will do all we can to hold negligent parties responsible for their actions and maximize your compensation.

Fair Compensation for Car Accident Victims in St. Louis

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a car crash, you count on Meyerkord & Kurth to help you 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 you throughout the entire process of your fight for compensation, 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’re not afraid to take them to court. The same goes 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 your rights are fully protected when you bring your case to us.

Start your car accident claim today. Call our team 24/7 at (800) 391-4318 to schedule a free consultation.

What Does It Mean that Missouri Is an "At-Fault” Car Accident State?

Not many people know this, but when it comes to auto insurance in various states, there are different ways that car accidents are handled. For instance, in New York, there’s a “no fault” system, which means regardless of who is at fault for the accident, individuals can receive compensation from own insurance company for damage to their vehicle, physical injuries, and other losses.

In the state of Missouri, however, 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 occured in the collision, including injuries, lost income, property damage, and more.

The party who was not at fault in the accident has multiple options. They can:

- File a claim with their own insurance company

- Pursue compensation from the negligent driver’s insurance provider

- File a civil personal injury lawsuit against the at fault driver

How Do I Know the Other Driver Was At Fault?

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

1. The defendant had a duty of care to ensure the plaintiff (and others) on the road were safe; 2. The defendant performed an act considered negligent and in turn breached that duty of care; 3. The defendant’s negligent actions were the direct cause of a collision with the plaintiff; 4. The defendant colliding with the plaintiff was the direct cause of injuries sustained.

Proving this requires legal help from a skilled St. Louis car accident lawyer who can help put the evidence together to prove fault. You need to have someone in your corner, putting your best interests first to help you seek the most favorable outcome possible.

Speak with us in a free consultation by calling (800) 391-4318 today.

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