About personal injury law in Missouri
Personal injury is the term used to describe injury to one’s body, mind or emotions rather than injury to property and is often referred to as a tort. The most common types of torts include automobile accidents or slip and fall accidents.
A person injury can be life altering, and residents of Missouri should know that they deserve proper compensation for unlawful negligence by a different individual or party. This includes bodily injuries that take place due to someone else’s wrongdoing.
When suffering from a personal injury due to the fault of someone else, make sure that you first seek proper medical help. After your health has been prioritized and addressed, it’s important to find a law firm that has experience getting their clients the proper settlements and judgments that they deserve.
Missouri personal injury statute of limitations
Individuals in Missouri have five years to file a lawsuit for a personal injury. However, plaintiffs are allowed a 10 year maximum for discovery of an injury.
Why is a personal injury attorney a good idea?
One who suffers injury as the result of the intentional or negligent acts of another is entitled to compensation for those injuries that includes compensation for medical costs, pain, suffering, lost wages, incidental expenses, lost opportunity etc. An attorney can help you navigate your case and can help you ensure that you know what your claim is worth so that you can obtain full compensation. In many situations there is insurance available and an attorney can help you evaluate your situation to determine if there is insurance and can help compensate you.
Types of personal injury
Personal injury law encompasses a wide variety of claims and cases. Here are some of the most common types of personal injury claims and cases.
- Car accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Wrongful death
- Dog attacks and bites
- Slip and fall
- Products liability
- Work-related injuries
Bandré Hunt & Snider, LLC: Experts in personal injury law
We have extensive experience handling a wide variety of personal injury cases from wrongful death to medical malpractice and everything in between. We care about our clients and we truly want them to walk away from their experience with us feeling as though they have been made whole from the tragedy they have suffered.
We have obtained a wide variety of successful results for our clients in personal injury cases. Oftentimes this successful representation means obtaining the maximum coverage of an auto insurance policy for our clients, but it can also mean getting coverage for injuries under an underinsured insurance policy or a homeowner’s insurance policy to ensure prompt payment of compensation for our clients. If there is not insurance coverage available we will take the time to meet with our clients and explore all options so that they know their needs are being addressed and that their time and resources are being focused in a manner that will ultimately be beneficial for them.
If you or someone you know has been a victim of a personal injury due to negligence, please contact our expert team of attorneys today.