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 understands that a major injury can cause repercussions for a family or an individual's economic or personal situation. Our Macon, MO, Accident Attorneys help victims and their families 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.

Whether you're injured in a motor vehicle accident, via medical malpractice, lost someone due to wrongful death, were injured due to a defective product or hurt on the job, our Macon, 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 may include pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and other damages we'll discuss later on. Contact our now for a case review and consultation. We don't get paid unless you win.


Macon, MO, Injury Claims

Common Accident Cases

The injury attorneys at HK Law have managed countless claims for victims in the Macon, MO, region. 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 about 1.9 million accidents every year (and around 30,000 fatalities). Many of these accidents include semi trucks, speeding, distracted drivers, drugs and alcohol, and intersections.
  • Premises Liability: These cases usually involve slips and falls, swimming pool accidents, fires, toxic fumes, dog bite, 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 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 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 of personal injury claims, medical malpractice is often related to surgical error, misdiagnosis, prescribing the wrong medication, and several 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 know. Our injury attorneys in Macon, MO, are here to help no matter what your situation is. We're here to win. The Macon, MO, accident attorneys at HK Law are here to help clients manage serious changes in their lives.


What Damages Can Be Recovered For an Injury Case?

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

  • Special Damages: Economic or "special" damages often include any loss of financial earnings, medical expenses, lost benefits, any 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 counted as special damages, which is another reason 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 as important for victims to consider. Our Macon, MO, injury attorneys will consider pain and suffering, emotional trauma, loss of enjoyment, and other long-lasting concerns post-injury. It is advisable 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 compensation. Our Macon, MO, accident lawyers will calculate these damages and make sure survivors get receive maximum compensation. 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 case within one year, usually much sooner, because of evidence (especially medical). Contact one of Halvorsen Klote's accident attorneys in Macon, MO, now for additional information about settling a claim or opening a case.

Halvorsen Klote offers a variety 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:

Any tragedy validates at least looking into a lawyer for representation. A qualified accident attorney will help you gather the material you need to negotiate with insurance agencies, file thorough medical records, get witness testimonies, 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 is 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 essential to reach out to an experienced Macon, MO, injury attorney that can assess the case and make sure all damages are covered.

The accident attorneys at Halvorsen Klote understand how frustrating it can be for victims and their families. We'll do everything we can to make sure you're compensated in full.


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 couple of 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 unique, our attorneys have noticed that a substantial number of the Macon, MO accident victims who visit us have suffered similar personal injuries. 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 compound fractures that require extended rehab and physical therapy.
  • Whiplash: this is an ailment that most commonly is caused by car accidents, and happens when a sudden force or change in direction forces 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 treated.
  • Traumatic brain injuries: the force and sudden impact of car accidents or falls often results in concussions or other head injuries. If not treated properly, TBIs can reduce brain function and potentially present insomnia and constant headaches. Most people who have been in accidents are not aware of the likelihood that they might have suffered a TBI, and thus put off treatment until it is too late.
  • Internal bleeding: this most commonly happens in more severe accidents, like falls from high platforms or high-speed car accidents. The forces from these accidents can damage your organs, and without urgent treatment, these injuries can be life-threatening.

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


Contact an Accident Lawyer in Macon, MO

Don't hesitate to reach out to Halvorsen Klote today for a consultation. 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 too, 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 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 Macon, MO, Accident Attorney now for a free consultation.