Personal injury claims are filed by victims who suffer physical or psychological injury directly due to another person’s negligence. I employ a practical and professional approach to ensure our clients obtain full and fair recovery for their injuries, including damages for their past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. I use my extensive civil litigation experience, my knowledge about insurance company tactics and my skills at settlement negotiation to obtain the best possible recovery for my clients.
There are three main elements to filing a personal injury case in Missouri. These include:
It is essential to have clear evidence to prove the other party's negligence. This can include pay stubs, medical bills, and other receipts. Our experienced personal injury lawyers can help you fight your case in St. Louis and ensure you recover appropriate compensation for the injuries and damages endured.
The statute of limitations for personal injury cases in Missouri is five years from the date you or your loved one was injured or suffered property damage due to negligence of others.
Some personal injury cases are not as straightforward, where one party is completely at fault. In these cases, the injured party might also be responsible for the accident. For such cases, Missouri has a rule called "pure comparative fault." This decreases the compensation of the injured party by the percentage they were at fault for.
Every personal injury case is different, which is why the compensation may vary based on the multiple factors of the incident. Here are some of the things that can impact the compensation:
Disability: Those who experience permanent disabilities or other life-changing injuries also receive a higher compensation
Missouri law sets limits on the amount of time you have to file a personal injury claim. Consult an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible so your claim is filed within crucial statutory deadlines. By investigating your claim immediately, I help ensure that valuable evidence remains available and witnesses’ memories remain fresh.
Your welfare is my priority. I provide personalized legal guidance at every step of your case and fully inform you about the legal strategy and recovery options available.
I consult with knowledgeable and respected experts to assist with case preparation. With the support of physicians, trauma doctors, pharmacists, chiropractors, forensics engineers, mechanics and accident reconstruction analysts, I can negotiate the best possible settlements. At trial, these experts are available to deliver clear, professional testimony.