Kirkwood, MO

Kirkwood, MO, Accident Attorneys


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Kirkwood, MO, Accident Attorneys

Accident Attorneys in Kirkwood, MO. Halvorsen Klote serves victims and their families in Metro St. Louis and Southern Illinois. Our team understands that a serious injury can cause serious difficulties for a family or individual's economic or personal situation. Halvorsen Klote's Kirkwood, 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.

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


Kirkwood, MO, Personal Injury Claims

Common Accident Cases

The personal injury attorneys at Halvorsen Klote have handled a number of claims for victims in the Kirkwood, MO, region. Here are some of the most common types of accident cases we have experience with:

  • Car and Truck Accidents: Vehicle-related crashes account for about 1.9 million injuries every year (and about 30,000 fatalities). Many of these accidents include semi trucks, speeding, distracted drivers, drugs and alcohol, and intersections.
  • Premises Liability: These claims often involve slips and falls, swimming pool accidents, fires, toxic fumes, dog bite, and other hazards that cause injuries on someone's premises.
  • Workplace Accidents: Accidents on the job can range from repetitive trauma to losing a limb. It's important to contact an experienced accident lawyer 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, poorly issued warning labels or instructions, or even design defects that lead to injuries. May include bad brakes on a car, household appliances, and other everyday items. Our Kirkwood, MO, accident lawyers are on your side.
  • Medical Malpractice: Another common cause of injuries, 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. Halvorsen Klote's injury attorneys in Kirkwood, MO, are here to help no matter what your accident is. We're here to win. The Kirkwood, MO, accident attorneys at HK Law are here to help victims.


What Damages Can Be Recovered For an Injury Claim?

It's Halvorsen Klote's responsibility to make sure our clients receive fair compensation for their injuries. Our Kirkwood, 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 Kirkwood, MO, may provide includes:

  • Special Damages: Special or "economic" damages can include lost wages, medical expenses, lost benefits, 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 counted as special damages, which is another reason why it is important to keep track of financial repercussions. When you begin a case, our team will help you get these items in order.
  • General Damages: Less specific, general damages are equally important for victims to consider. Our Kirkwood, MO, injury attorneys consider pain and suffering, emotional trauma, loss of enjoyment, and other long-lasting concerns post-injury. It's advisable to keep a journal that documents your current situation to justify general damages.

Different states often have different laws about what damages are considered viable for compensation. Our Kirkwood, MO, accident lawyers will calculate these damages and ensure survivors get the compensation they deserve. You also need to consider statutes of limitations in the state the accident occurred in. The rule of thumb is that you should file a case within one year, often much sooner, due to evidence (especially medical). Call one of Halvorsen Klote's accident attorneys in Kirkwood, MO, now for more info about settling a claim or pursuing a case.

Our firm offers a range of legal services to victims throughout Illinois and Missouri. There's no harm in giving us a call when you need help. Other case-types we have fought for include the following:

Most tragedies validate at least looking into a lawyer for representation. A skilled 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 example, if you're 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 roadside hazards. It's essential to reach out to an experienced Kirkwood, MO, injury lawyer that will assess the case and make sure all damages are recovered.

The accident attorneys at HK Law understand how frustrating it can be for victims and their families. We'll do everything we can to make sure you're compensated in full.


Tips for Hiring an Accident Attorney in Kirkwood, MO

There are a few things you should look for when you hire a lawyer to represent your case. Below are a couple of questions to get you started:

  • Is this a case-type you're interested in?
  • What kind of documentation do you need?
  • Where can I find your testimonials or reviews?

The experienced Kirkwood, MO, accident attorneys at Halvorsen Klote will work with you. Contact our lawyers now.


Common Injury Types

While every accident is different, our lawyers have found that many of the Kirkwood, MO accident victims who come to us have dealt with similar personal injuries. Below are a few examples:

  • Broken bones: these can vary from small breaks on hands or feet that exits more as a distraction than anything, to painful compound fractures that necessitate extended rehab and physical therapy.
  • Whiplash: this is a condition that most often occurs in car accidents, and happens 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 think that these are minor injuries, these can potentially cause infection if not adequately treated.
  • Traumatic brain injuries: the force and sudden impact of car accidents or falls often results in concussions or other head injuries. If not dealt with properly, TBIs can lower brain function and potentially cause insomnia and recurring headaches. A large number of accident victims brush off the possibility that they could have sustained a TBI, and thus delay therapy until it is too late.
  • Internal bleeding: this most often occurs in more severe accidents, like falls from high platforms or high-speed car accidents. The forces from these accidents can damage your organs, and without rapid treatment, these injuries can be life-threatening.

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


Contact an Accident Lawyer in Kirkwood, 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 Kirkwood, MO, accident attorneys handle a variety of other cases too, including:

Our lawyers would be more than happy to discuss your case. 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 Kirkwood, MO, Accident Attorney today for a free consultation.