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A Legacy of Legal Innovation

St. Louis School Injuries Lawyer

Fighting for Your Family's Right to Compensation

At Meyerkord & Meyerkord, we are dedicated to helping accidents recover fair compensation for their injuries. This is a mission that we take particularly seriously when it comes to cases of children who have been injured as a result of another person's negligence. We know how important the happiness and well-being of your children are to you, and we believe that children have a right to a safe and secure environment.

If your child has been hurt in an accident at school, then you can come to us for help. We have more than a century of combined legal experience, and with a track record that includes more than $400 million in insurance settlements and verdicts, we know how to get the results you deserve.

Accidents at School

Preschools, elementary school, junior high, and high schools are, ideally, child-friendly environments where students can learn and socialize in safety. There are, however, many possible hazards that pose the risk of serious injury or death. For example, the hallways are often floored with linoleum tiles, which can become extremely slippery after a spill or when water drips off the clothes of students coming in from the rain.

A student can easily suffer broken bones, a brain injury, or even a spinal cord injury in a slip and fall accident. Children who ride the school bus in the morning and afternoon are at risk of being injured in a collision, as they typically have no seatbelts to secure them in the event of a crash. Broken or defective equipment, both in the classroom and on the playground, presents another major set of risks.

Making Schools Safer

Do not hesitate to contact us for help with taking legal action against the school where your child's accident took place.

Realize this: By filing a personal injury claim now, you are not only helping your child, but other children as well.

With success, you could compel the individual school or the school district to make changes such as implementing new policies and procedures or installing safety equipment to protect children from suffering similar injuries. You could additionally recover financial compensation to pay for your child's medical expenses in the present and future, as well as for your child's reduced future earning power and even damages for his or her pain, suffering, and emotional distress.

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Law Firm in Missouri

  • If every attorney was like him, attorneys would not have a bad name.

    “I can not tell you how thankful I am that I chose Geoff Meyerkord to help me.”

    Darlene

  • Very grateful for your help.

    “Thank you Geoff, Kate, and staff!”

    Jeffrey M.

  • Thank you Geoff for quickly helping my son take care of his situation and better his future.

    “Cannot thank you enough for your fast response and follow through. Everyone is pleased with the results.”

    G.P.

  • I really appreciate the time you took out of your day to take care of this and to tell me what to do.

    “I was thoroughly confused by the process, and your explanations were extremely helpful.”

    O.U.

  • Meyerkord answered and removed the burden of having to negotiate this settlement.

    “You all have been a God-send because I would not have been able to negotiate it to the extent that you did.”

    Former Client

Experience Makes
the Difference

  • We've recovered over $400 million for our clients
  • We are not afraid to take your case to trial
  • We will never settle your case for less
  • We have over 100 years of combined legal experience
  • You will receive personal attention and step-by-step guidance
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