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Chesterfield, MO, Accident Attorneys

Accident Attorneys in Chesterfield, MO. Halvorsen Klote represents clients in the Greater St. Louis area and Southern Illinois. Our team knows that a severe injury can cause serious difficulties for a family or an individual's economic or personal situation. Halvorsen Klote's Chesterfield, MO, Accident Attorneys help victims and their families 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 Chesterfield, 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 may 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.


Chesterfield, MO, Injury Claims

Common Accident Cases

The injury attorneys at Halvorsen Klote have handled a number of cases for victims in the Chesterfield, MO, area. Below are a few of the most common types of accident cases we have experience with:

  • Car and Truck Accidents: Vehicle-related crashes account for an average of 1.9 million injuries each year (and about 30,000 fatalities). Most 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 may 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 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, or even design errors that lead to injuries. May include bad brakes on a car, household appliances, and other everyday goods. Halvorsen Kote's Chesterfield, MO, accident lawyers are on your side.
  • Medical Malpractice: Another common cause of personal injury claims, 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 case vary greatly. There's no way to know. Our injury attorneys in Chesterfield, MO, are here to help no matter what your situation is. We're here to win. The Chesterfield, MO, accident attorneys at Halvorsen Klote are here to help clients manage serious changes in their lives.


What Damages Can Be Recovered For an Injury Claim?

It is our responsibility to make sure our clients receive fair compensation for their injuries. Our Chesterfield, MO, accidents attorneys will 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 Chesterfield, MO, provide includes:

  • Special Damages: Special or "economic" damages may include lost wages, medical expenses, lost benefits, loss of inheritance, and any goods and services the survivor may have contributed in the future. 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: While not as clear, general damages are as important for victims to consider. Our Chesterfield, MO, accident attorneys will consider pain and suffering, emotional trauma, loss of enjoyment, and other long-lasting concerns post-injury. It is advisable to keep a journal that documents your current situation to justify general damages.

Different states have different rules about what damages are considered viable for reimbursement. HK Law's Chesterfield, MO, accident lawyers will calculate these damages and make sure survivors receive receive maximum compensation. You should also consider statutes of limitations in the state the accident occurred in. The general rule is you should pursue a claim within one year, usually much sooner, due to evidence (especially medical). Contact one of our accident attorneys in Chesterfield, MO, now for more info about settling a claim or opening a case.

Halvorsen Klote 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:

Any tragedy validates 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 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 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 roadside hazards. It is important to reach out to an experienced Chesterfield, MO, injury attorney that can 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. Our team will fight for full compensation for any injury to you or a loved one.


Tips for Hiring an Accident Attorney in Chesterfield, 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 Chesterfield, MO, accident attorneys at Halvorsen Klote will work with you. Contact our lawyers now.


Common Injury Types

While every accident is unique, our attorneys have found that most of the Chesterfield, MO accident victims who visit us have had similar personal ailments. Below are a few examples:

  • Broken bones: these can range from small breaks on hands or feet that serve more as a distraction than anything, to agonizing shattered bones that necessitate extended rehab and physical therapy.
  • Whiplash: this is a condition that most often occurs in 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 potentially cause infection if not immediately dealt with.
  • Traumatic brain injuries: the speed and violent impact of falls or auto accidents often causes concussions or other head injuries. If not dealt with properly, TBIs can reduce brain function and potentially present problems sleeping and recurring headaches. Most people who have been in accidents brush off the likelihood that they could have sustained a TBI, and thus do not get therapy until it is too late.
  • Internal bleeding: this most often 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 turn into life-threatening ones.

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


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

Our firm would be more than happy to discuss your case. 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 Chesterfield, MO, Accident Attorney now for a free consultation.