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St. Louis, MO, Accident Attorneys

Accident Attorneys in St. Louis, MO. Halvorsen Klote serves victims and their families in Metro St. Louis and Southern Illinois. Our team knows that a severe injury can cause serious difficulties for a family or an individual's personal and economic situation. Our St. Louis, MO, Accident Attorneys help victims get the compensation they deserve after a tragic accident. 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 motor vehicle accident, by medical malpractice, lost someone due to wrongful death, were injured due to a defective product or hurt on the job, our St. Louis, MO, accident attorneys are here to help. Our firm 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 we'll discuss later on. Contact Halvorsen Klote today for more information. We don't get paid unless you win.


St. Louis, MO, Injury Claims

Common Accident Claims

The personal injury attorneys at HK Law have settled countless cases for victims in the St. Louis, 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 injuries every year (and around 30,000 fatalities). Most of these accidents involve large trucks, speeding, distracted driving, DUIs, and intersections.
  • Premises Liability: These cases usually involve slips and falls, swimming pool accidents, fires, toxic fumes, dog bite, and other hazards that can cause injuries on someone's premises.
  • Workplace Accidents: Accidents on the job can range from repetitive trauma to losing a limb. 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 St. Louis, MO, accident attorneys 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 many other medical issues.

Tragic events can lead to incredible stress for family members. The causes to bring a personal injury claim vary greatly. There's just no way to tell. Halvorsen Klote's injury attorneys in St. Louis, MO, are here to help no matter what your situation is. We're here to win. The St. Louis, MO, accident attorneys at Halvorsen Klote are here to help victims.


What Damages Can You Recover For an Injury Case?

It's our responsibility to make sure our clients receive fair compensation for their injuries. Our St. Louis, MO, accidents attorneys 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 St. Louis, MO, may provide includes:

  • Special Damages: Economic or "special" damages often include any loss of financial earnings, 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 include 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: While not as clear, general damages are as important for victims to consider. Our St. Louis, MO, accident lawyers consider pain and suffering, emotional trauma, loss of enjoyment, and other long-lasting concerns post-injury. It's helpful to keep a journal that documents your current situation to justify general damages.

Different states often have different rules about what damages are considered viable for reimbursement. Your St. Louis, MO, accident attorneys will calculate these damages and ensure injury victims and their families receive receive maximum compensation. You also need to consider statutes of limitations in the state you're in. The rule of thumb is that you should file a claim within one year, usually much sooner, because of evidence (especially medical). Call one of Halvorsen Klote's accident attorneys in St. Louis, MO, today for additional information about settling a claim or opening a case.

Our firm offers a range of 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. An experienced 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 essential 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 where the accident happened, any liability coverage, and other factors. For example, 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 unexpected hazards. It is important to contact an experienced St. Louis, MO, injury lawyer that can assess the claim and make sure all damages are recovered.

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 Finding an Accident Attorney in St. Louis, 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?
  • Do I need medical or police records?
  • Where can I find your testimonials or reviews?

The experienced St. Louis, MO, accident attorneys at Halvorsen Klote will work with you. Contact a member of our team today.


Common Injury Types

While every accident is different, our lawyers have found that a substantial number of the St. Louis, MO accident victims who work with us have had similar personal injuries. Below are a few examples:

  • Broken bones: these can range from small breaks on extremities that exits more as a nuisance than anything, to painful shattered bones that result in 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 causes muscles and soft tissue to move faster than they would in normal conditions.
  • Cuts and scrapes: while many people believe these to be minor injuries, these can run the risk of infection if not adequately cared for.
  • 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 cause insomnia and constant headaches. Many accident victims brush off the possibility that they could have suffered a TBI, and thus do not get treatment 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 rapid treatment, these injuries can be life-threatening.

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


Contact an Accident Attorney in St. Louis, 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 St. Louis, MO, accident attorneys handle a number of other cases as well, including:

Our lawyers would be more than 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 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 St. Louis, MO, Accident Attorney now for a free consultation.