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Eureka, MO, Accident Attorneys


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Eureka, MO, Accident Attorneys

Accident Attorneys in Eureka, MO. Halvorsen Klote serves victims and their families in Metro St. Louis and Southern Illinois. Our firm knows that a severe injury can cause repercussions for a family or individual's economic or personal situation. Halvorsen Klote's Eureka, MO, Accident Attorneys help victims recover compensation after tragic injuries and accidents. You deserve a legal team that will help you through an accident. Halvorsen Klote has won millions in case victories and plans to do the same for you.

If you are injured in a vehicle accident, by medical malpractice, lost someone due to wrongful death, were hurt at work or by a product, our Eureka, MO, accident attorneys are here to help. Halvorsen Kote supports survivors and injury victims recover any damages they may be owed due to an injury. This can include pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and other damages we'll discuss further down this page. Contact Halvorsen Klote today for more information. We don't get paid unless you win.


Eureka, MO, Injury Cases

Common Accident Claims

The personal injury attorneys at HK Law have handled a number of claims for victims in the Eureka, MO, area. Here are some of the most common types of accident cases our firm comes up against:

  • Car and Truck Accidents: Vehicle-related crashes account for about 1.9 million accidents every year (and about 30,000 fatalities). Many of these accidents involve large trucks, speeding, distracted driving, DUIs, and intersections.
  • Premises Liability: These cases typically involve dog bites, defective products, fires, toxins or chemical leaks, slips and falls, ice, and other hazards that can cause injuries on someone's premises.
  • Workplace Accidents: Workplace injuries include chemical exposure, repetitive motion, and even losing a body part. It is important to contact an experienced accident attorney if you've been injured on the job.
  • Product Liability: Products that malfunction or don't hold up to safety standards can cause serious harm. There may be manufacturing defects, failure to include warnings, and even design defects that lead to injuries. May include bad brakes on a car, household appliances, and other everyday goods. Halvorsen Kote's Eureka, MO, accident lawyers are on your side.
  • Medical Malpractice: Another common cause behind personal injury claims, medical malpractice is often related to surgical error, misdiagnosis, prescribing the wrong medication, and several other medical issues.

A death or serious injury can cause emotional and financial stress to family members. The causes to bring an injury claim vary greatly. There's no way to know. Our injury attorneys in Eureka, MO, are here to help no matter what your accident is. We're here to win. The Eureka, MO, accident attorneys at HK Law are here to help clients manage serious changes in their lives.


What Damages Can You Recover For an Injury Case?

It's Halvorsen Klote's responsibility to make sure our clients receive fair compensation for their injuries. Our Eureka, MO, accidents attorneys look at financial damages, punitive measures, and other factors that may have caused physical, mental, and financial harm. The two main types of compensation an accident attorney in Eureka, MO, provide includes the following:

  • Special Damages: Economic or "special" damages may include lost wages, medical expenses, loss of benefits, any loss of inheritance, and even the value of goods a victim would have provided if they weren't injured. You can also add medical and funeral expenses that survivors had to pay for. Any economic impact can be considered special damages, which is why it's important to keep track of financial repercussions. When you begin a case, our team will help you get these items in order.
  • General Damages: More difficult to define, general damages are equally important for victims to consider. Our Eureka, MO, injury lawyers consider pain and suffering, emotional trauma, loss of enjoyment, and other long-lasting concerns post-injury. It is helpful to keep a journal that documents your current situation to justify general damages.

Different states have different laws about what damages are considered viable for compensation. Our Eureka, MO, accident attorneys will calculate these damages and make sure survivors receive receive maximum compensation. You also need to consider statutes of limitations in the state you're in. The general rule is you should pursue a case within one year, usually much sooner, due to evidence (especially medical). Contact one of Halvorsen Klote's accident lawyers in Eureka, MO, today for additional information about settling a claim or opening a case.

HK Law offers a variety of services to victims throughout Illinois and Missouri. Give us a call if you're in need of legal representation. Other case-types we have fought for include the following:

Most tragedies validate at least looking into a lawyer for representation. An experienced accident attorney will help you gather the material you need to negotiate with insurance agencies, file thorough medical records, get witness testimonies, and provide other services. It's important to be proactive after an accident. You can read more in the FAQ section about filing and winning accident claims and hiring a lawyer.


Who is Liable to Pay for Damages?

Who's liable or at fault depends on factors like how the accident happened, where it occurred, and the severity of the accident. For instance, if you are involved in a truck accident you may be able to sue the driver for negligence, the trucking company, or even a construction company if there were unexpected hazards. It's essential to contact an experienced Eureka, MO, injury lawyer that will assess the case and make sure all damages are accounted for.

The accident attorneys at HK Law understand how frustrating it can be for victims and their families. Our team will fight for full compensation for any injury to you or a loved one.


Tips for Hiring an Accident Attorney in Eureka, MO

There are a few things you should look for before you hire an attorney to represent your case. Below are a few questions to get you started:

  • Do you handle this kind of case?
  • What kind of documentation do you need?
  • Where can I find your testimonials or reviews?

The experienced Eureka, MO, accident attorneys at HK Law will work with you. Contact our lawyers now.


Common Injury Types

While every accident is unique, our attorneys have discovered that most of the Eureka, MO accident victims who come to us have dealt with similar personal injuries. Below are a few examples:

  • Broken bones: these can range from small breaks on extremities that serve more as a nuisance than anything, to agonizing compound fractures that necessitate extended rehab and physical therapy.
  • Whiplash: this is an ailment that most often is caused by car accidents, and is defined as when a sudden force or change in direction forces muscles and soft tissue to move faster than they would in real life.
  • Cuts and scrapes: while many people believe these to be minor injuries, these can run the risk of infection if not properly dealt with.
  • Traumatic brain injuries: the force and sudden impact of falls or auto accidents often results in concussions or other head injuries. If not dealt with properly, TBIs can lower brain function and potentially present insomnia and recurring headaches. Most accident victims are not aware of the possibility that they could have suffered a TBI, and thus delay therapy until it is too late.
  • Internal bleeding: this most often happens in more serious accidents, like high-speed car accidents or falls from great heights. The forces from these accidents can affect your organs, and without urgent treatment, these injuries can turn into life-threatening ones.

Contact our accident attorneys in Eureka, MO, now for help. You may be able to receive special or general damages for your injury.


Reach Out To an Accident Lawyer in Eureka, MO

Don't hesitate to reach out to Halvorsen Klote now for a consultation. You can call us at 1-877-51-HKLAW (877-514-5529) for a case review and consultation. Our Eureka, MO, accident attorneys handle a number of other cases as well, including:

Our attorneys would be happy to speak with you. We've settled numerous cases and you can view our case results here.


Joel Halvorsen

Joel Halvorsen

Attorney at Law

Joel Halvorsen and his partner Greg Klote founded the Halvorsen Klote law firm on the principle that injured people and their families should have access to the same quality legal representation as large insurance companies.


Greg Klote

Greg Klote

Attorney at Law

Greg Klote is a partner and founder of Halvorsen Klote.

Greg has successfully fought for people who were injured through no fault of their own. He became a lawyer to help make a difference in the lives of those who have been wronged and treated unfairly.


Samantha Orlowski

Samantha Orlowski

Attorney at Law

Samantha Orlowski is a practicing attorney Halvorsen Klote.

Samantha joined Halvorsen Klote in 2018 as a law clerk and has since become a practicing attorney. Sam's number one priority is to provide individualized experiences for each client to achieve the best results.


Get the Help You Need Now

Don't hesitate to contact Halvorsen Klote if you or a family member were in an accident. Our firm has won millions for accident victims, in wrongful death cases, and others. Talk to an experienced Eureka, MO, Accident Attorney today for a free consultation.