Macon, MO

Macon, MO, Accident Attorneys


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Macon, MO, Accident Attorneys

Accident Attorneys in Macon, MO. Halvorsen Klote represents clients in the Greater St. Louis area and Southern Illinois. Our firm knows that a serious injury can cause repercussions for a family or individual's personal and economic situation. Halvorsen Klote's Macon, MO, Accident Attorneys help victims get the compensation they deserve after a tragic accident. As a victim, you deserve a legal team that can help. Halvorsen Klote has won millions in case victories and plans to do the same for you.

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, by medical malpractice, lost someone due to wrongful death, were injured due to a defective product or hurt on the job, Halvorsen Klote's Macon, 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 our now for a case review and consultation. We don't get paid unless you win.


Macon, MO, Personal Injury Claims

Common Accident Claims

The personal injury lawyers at HK Law have settled countless cases for victims in the Macon, MO, region. Below are a few of the most common types of accident cases our firm comes up against:

  • Automotive Accidents: Vehicle-related crashes account for around 1.9 million accidents each year (and around 30,000 fatalities). Many of these accidents include semi trucks, speeding, distracted drivers, drugs and alcohol, and intersections.
  • Premises Liability: These claims typically involve dog bites, defective products, fires, toxins or chemical leaks, slips and falls, ice, and other hazards that cause injuries on someone's premises.
  • Workplace Accidents: Workplace injuries include chemical exposure, repetitive motion, and even losing a body part. It's 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. Our Macon, MO, accident lawyers are on your side.
  • Medical Malpractice: Another common cause behind injuries, medical malpractice is often related to surgical error, misdiagnosis, prescribing the wrong medication, and many other medical issues.

A death or serious injury can cause emotional and financial stress to family members. The causes to bring a personal injury claim vary greatly. There's no way to tell. Our injury attorneys in Macon, MO, are here to help no matter what your situation is. We are here to win. The Macon, MO, accident attorneys at HK Law are here to help victims.


What Damages Can You Recover For an Injury Claim?

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

  • Special Damages: Economic or "special" damages may include lost wages, medical expenses, loss of benefits, loss of inheritance, and any goods and services the survivor may have contributed in the future. You can also include medical and funeral expenses that survivors had to pay for. Any economic impact can be counted as special damages, which is why it is important to keep track of financial repercussions. Our attorneys help victims organize all of this information.
  • General Damages: More difficult to define, general damages are equally important for victims to consider. Our Macon, MO, injury lawyers consider loss of consortium, any emotional trauma due to the accident, pain and suffering, and other long-lasting concerns post-injury. It is helpful to document everything you can regarding your health and well-being to justify general damages.

Different states have different laws about what damages are considered viable for reimbursement. Our Macon, MO, accident attorneys will calculate these damages and ensure survivors receive receive maximum compensation. You also need to consider statutes of limitations in the state the accident occurred in. The general rule is you should pursue a case within one year, often much sooner, because of evidence (especially medical). Call one of our accident attorneys in Macon, MO, today for additional information about settling a claim or pursuing a case.

HK Law offers a range of legal 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. A skilled accident attorney will help you gather the material you need to get fair compensation for your damages by collecting police reports, organize medical bills, 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 is 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 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 is important to reach out to an experienced Macon, MO, injury lawyer that can assess the claim and make sure all damages are covered.

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 Macon, MO

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

  • Is this a case-type you're interested in?
  • Do I need medical or police records?
  • Do you have any reviews and testimonials?

The experienced Macon, MO, accident attorneys at HK Law will work with you. Contact a member of our team today.


Common Injury Types

While every accident is different, our lawyers have discovered that a substantial number of the Macon, MO accident victims who come to us have had similar personal ailments. Below are a few examples:

  • Broken bones: these can vary from small breaks on extremities that serve more as a nuisance than anything, to painful shattered bones that necessitate extended rehab and physical therapy.
  • Whiplash: this is a condition that most commonly is caused by car accidents, and is defined as when a sudden force or change in direction causes muscles and soft tissue to move faster than they would under usual circumstances.
  • Cuts and scrapes: while many people consider these minor injuries, these can present the risk of infection if not properly cared for.
  • Traumatic brain injuries: the speed 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. A large number of accident victims brush off the likelihood that they could have suffered a TBI, and thus put off therapy until it is too late.
  • Internal bleeding: this most commonly occurs 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 be life-threatening.

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


Reach Out To an Accident Attorney in Macon, MO

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

Our firm would be happy to speak with you. We've settled numerous cases and you can view our testimonials 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 reach out to 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 Macon, MO, Accident Attorney now for a free consultation.