Potosi, MO - Halvorsen Klote

Potosi, MO

Injury Attorney in Potosi, MO

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Injury Attorney in Potosi, 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 economic or personal situation. Halvorsen Klote's Potosi, MO injury attorneys help victims get the compensation they deserve after a tragic accident.

If you are injured in a car accident or truck accident, via medical malpractice, lost someone due to wrongful death, were injured during the course of employment or by a product, Halvorsen Klote's injury attorneys are here to help. Halvorsen Kote supports survivors and injury victims recover any damages they are legally entitled to due to an injury. This may include pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages that we'll discuss further down this page. Contact Halvorsen Klote today for a case review and consultation. No recovery? We don't get paid.

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What Can an Injury Attorney in Potosi, MO Do For Me?

An injury attorney will handle all the legal aspects of your case while you spend your energy on healing. As part of our representation in Potosi, MO, your Halvorsen Klote injury attorney will:

  • Make a full investigation into your injuries, gather evidence needed and develop a legal strategy to prove negligence
  • Reliably determine the value of your damages
  • Make a settlement demand to the insurance company
  • Negotiate with the insurance adjuster, which may include alternative dispute resolution techniques like mediation if we have to
  • File a lawsuit in court if the insurance company won't be fair in negotiation
  • Fight for you to trial if we have to
  • Keep you up to date on the status of your claim
  • Provide you with peace of mind and dispel any doubts you may have about the process

You were injured through no fault of your own, but we are here to fight for your financial recovery. Speak to an injury attorney at Halvorsen Klote now at 866-382-4167 to start on the path to being made whole again.

Below are some helpful links and legal FAQs from your Potosi, MO injury attorney team at Halvorsen Klote:

Common Personal Injury Claims in Potosi, MO

The injury attorneys at HK Law have managed countless claims for victims in the Potosi, MO area. Here are some of the most common types of injury cases we have experience with:

  • Car, Truck and Motorcycle Accidents — Motor vehicle accidents account for about 1.9 million injuries each year (and about 30,000 fatalities). Many of these accidents involve large trucks, speeding, distracted driving, drunk driving and intersections.
  • Premises Liability These claims often involve slips and falls, swimming pool accidents, fires, insufficient security, dog bite and other hazards that may cause injuries on another person's property.
  • Workers' Compensation Claims — According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021 there were 2,607,900 recorded injury or illness cases in the workplace, and 5,190 work-related deaths. Accidents on the job can range from repetitive trauma to losing a limb. It's important to contact a knowledgeable workers' compensation attorney if you've been injured at work.
  • Product Liability — Products that are not designed, manufactured and marketed properly can cause devastating injuries. There may be manufacturing defects, poorly issued warning labels or instructions, and even design defects that lead to injuries. Nationwide in 2021, 11.7 millions people visited the emergency room for injuries related to consumer products. Defective products can include poor brakes on a car, household appliances and other everyday items.
  • Medical Malpractice — Another common cause behind personal injury claims, medical malpractice is often related to surgical mistakes, failure to diagnose, prescribing the wrong medication and birth injuries.

A death or devastating injury can cause emotional and financial burdens to family members. The circumstances surrounding each injury is unique. Our injury attorney team in Potosi, MO are here to help no matter what your situation is. We are here to get you the compensation you are owed.

Question to Ask an Injury Attorney in Potosi, MO

There are several things you should as an attorney before hiring them. Below are a few questions to help you make the best decision for your case:

  • What kind of clients do you typically represent? It's important to know if you are contacting the right kind of firm (size, experience, etc.) to handle your case.
  • Do you have experience with my type of injury claim? Have they handled your specific type of case before? What were the results?
  • What do you think the value of my injuries are? A skilled Potosi, MO injury attorney will be honest about how much they think your claim is worth, and why. If they mention too little or too much, be wary.
  • How much does your firm charge? Lawyer fees are an obvious concern. At Halvorsen Klote, we charge on a contingency basis (you pay nothing upfront and a we take a percentage of your compensation as our fees). If we don't win, you don't pay.

What Damages Can Be Recovered For a Personal Injury Claim in Potosi, MO?

The value of your claim depends on the severity of your injuries, whether you are partially at fault for the accident and the abilities of your Potosi, MO injury attorney. Generally speaking, the type of compensation you receive will fall into one of two kinds of damages: economic losses and noneconomic losses.

Economic Damages

Economic damages reimburse you for the bills and expenses your injuries cause. A knowledgeable injury attorney will secure full compensation for:

  • Lost wages
  • Lost or reduced earning capacity
  • Medical bills, for example
    • Emergency room care
    • Surgeries and doctors appointments
    • Physical rehabilitation
    • Medications
    • Joint replacements
    • In-home care
    • Assistive devices, such as crutches or vehicle improvements

Noneconomic Loss

Noneconomic damages are intended to compensate you for the less tangible ways your injuries have affected you. Missouri and Illinois each have their own definitions of noneconomic damages, under Missouri Senate Bill 239 and 735 ILCS 5/2-1115.2:

In Missouri, "without limitation":

  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Inconvenience
  • Physical impairment
  • Disfigurement
  • Loss of capacity to enjoy life
  • Loss of consortium

In Illinois, "including but not limited to":

  • Pain and suffering
  • Disability
  • Disfigurement
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of society

The more severe your injuries, the higher you'll be able to recover. If you loved playing piano and now your hands shake, you you deserve justice and recognition. Your Potosi, MO injury attorney at Halvorsen Klote will help an insurance company, judge or jury understand how your injuries have affected you and get you the full financial recovery you deserve.

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Call an Injury Attorney in Potosi, MO Today

Don't hesitate to get in touch with 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 in other claims in Potosi, MO and beyond. Talk to an experienced personal injury lawyer in Potosi, MO now at 866-382-4167 or contact us online for a no-risk, no-obligation case evaluation.


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.