Des Peres, MO

Injury Attorneys in Des Peres, MO


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Des Peres, MO, Injury Lawyers

Injury Attorneys in Des Peres, MO. Halvorsen Klote represents clients in the Greater St. Louis area and Southern Illinois. Our firm understands that a serious injury can cause repercussions for a family or individual's personal and economic situation. Halvorsen Klote's Des Peres, MO, Injury Attorneys help victims recover compensation after tragic injuries and accidents.

Whether you are injured in a car or truck accident, via medical malpractice, lost someone due to wrongful death, were hurt at work or by a product, our Des Peres, MO, injury 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 further down this page. Contact our firm today for a case review and consultation. We don't get paid unless you win.


Des Peres, MO, Injury Cases

Common Injury Cases

The injury attorneys at HK Law have managed countless claims for victims in the Des Peres, MO, area. Below are a few of the most common types of personal injury cases our firm comes up against:

  • Car and Truck Accidents: Vehicle-related crashes account for around 1.9 million injuries 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 "conditions," 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 is important to contact an experienced workers compensation 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, failure to include warnings, and even design errors that lead to injuries. May include bad brakes on a car, household appliances, and other everyday items.
  • 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 an injury case vary greatly. There's just no way to know. Halvorsen Klote's injury attorneys in Des Peres, MO, are here to help no matter what your accident is. We are here to win.


What Damages Can Be Recovered For an Injury Case?

It is our responsibility to make sure our clients receive fair compensation for their injuries. Our Des Peres, MO, injury attorneys will look at financial damages, punitive measures, and other factors. The two main types of compensation include:

  • Special Damages: Special or "economic" damages often include any loss of financial earnings, loss of benefits, any 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's important to keep track of financial repercussions.
  • General Damages: While not as clear, general damages are as important for victims to consider. Our Des Peres, MO, accident attorneys 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 have different rules about what is considered viable for compensation. Your Des Peres, MO, injury lawyers will calculate these damages and ensure injury victims and their families receive 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 pursue a claim within one year, usually much sooner, due to evidence. Call one of our injury lawyers today for additional information about settling a claim or pursuing a case.

Any tragedy validates at least looking into a lawyer. A qualified injury attorney will help you gather the material you need to get fair compensation for your damages like collect police reports, 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 personal injury claims and hiring a lawyer.


Who is Liable to Pay for Damages?

Who is liable or at fault depends on where the accident happened, any liability coverage, and other factors. For example, if you're 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 reach out to an experienced Des Peres, MO, injury lawyer that can assess the claim and make sure all damages are covered.


Tips for Hiring an Attorney

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:

  • What kind of clients do you typically represent? You need to know if you're contacting the right kind of firm (size, experience, etc.) to manage your case.
  • What kind of experience do you have? Many firms should be able to provide you with client testimonials and results.
  • How much does it cost for your services? Lawyer fees are a big concern. In tort law, most firms charge on a contingency basis (services are free and a percentage of any victory is awarded to the client). If we don't win, you don't pay.

Reach Out To a Lawyer in Des Peres, MO, Now

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 Des Peres, MO, wrongful death attorneys manage a number 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 Today

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