With offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Rockford, Illinois David Terry and the Terry Law Firm, LLC can are uniquely positioned to assist residents of Missouri and Illinois who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own in car accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents.
If you have looked at other legal websites, you have probably seen page after page of statistics--from number of car wrecks in the U.S. to number of casualties and fatalities, even to the colors of the vehicles involved. But you didn't come here for statistics. You want answers, and here they are. (You can still find some helpful statistics at the end of this page.)
Answers to some common Questions
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If you or a family member has been injured in a car accident, St. Louis Car Accident Attorney David Terry and the Terry Law Firm, LLC can help. With offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Rockford, Illinois the Terry Law Firm is uniquely positioned to assist residents of Missouri and Illinois who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own in car accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents.
Motor vehicle accidents can lead to life changing injuries that devastate individuals and families alike. Brain damage, internal injuries, broken bones and death can result from accidents caused by people who are not paying attention. The Terry Law Firm has successfully represented people whose lives were dramatically changed due to car accidents and has achieved compensation for our clients despite increasing opposition from the insurance industry. If you would like to talk to Missouri and Illinois car accident attorney, David Terry, call us toll free at 1-888-317-2525.
Why Do Car Accidents Happen?
The most common reason for car accidents is careless or reckless drivers. Alcohol use, cellular telephones, texting, radios and eating all contribute to distract drivers from driving safely. A single moment of distraction can change lives forever. Just one bad decision can destroy a family. If you have been injured or a loved one killed in a car wreck, the Terry Law Firm will investigate your claim to determine who is responsible and will work hard to obtain compensation for that loss.
Researching Your Car Accident Case
If you have been in a car accident, you probably have a lot of questions, such as:
We answer these questions and more in our car accident library where you can download FREE reports that will help you research your car accident.
If your accident happened in Missouri, you can order our FREE book 11 Mistakes That Can Affect Your Missouri Car Accident Case.
How We Can Help
In order to ensure that the negligent party pays a fair amount for crash-related injuries and damages, we will investigate your case, preserve evidence, collect and analyze medical records and retain experts, if necessary. Our Missouri and Illinois car accident attorney has experience in helping those who have suffered from severe injuries as a result of car accidents recover medical costs, lost income and compensation for the pain they and their family experienced.
If you feel that you or a family member has been injured or killed in a car wreck caused by the negligence of another, call the Terry Law Firm immediately at 1-888-317-2525 for a free consultation.
Something To Keep In Mind About Insurance Companies
When you make a claim with the responsible party’s insurance company, you will likely talk to someone who is very friendly and who says they want the best for you. Keep in mind though that the only goal of that insurance adjuster is to make sure you get as little money as possible for your claim. So, if you have been injured in an accident and you are talking to the insurance company of the responsible party, keep these things in mind:
- The insurance adjuster is NOT your friend
- The insurance adjuster will try to get you to say something that will hurt your claim against their insured
- The insurance adjuster's job is to keep as much money as possible in his employer's bank account - and as little as possible in your bank account
- The insurance adjuster does not want you to hire an attorney
Hiring An Attorney helps You!
Keep in mind that you may not need a lawyer for your specific case. On smaller injury cases, you may very well be better off negotiating with an insurance company on your own. You may end up with a smaller settlement amount, but when you factor in attorneys fees and expenses, you may come out ahead.
For larger cases that tend to have more serious injuries, attorneys can be very helpful. Insurance companies know that claimants with attorneys generally are awarded more money than those without attorneys. In fact, the 2004 Insurance Research Council study concluded that injury claimants who hired an attorney received settlements three and a half times better than they would have if they had attempted to negotiate the claim on their own!
FREE Car Accident Injury Consultation
Have you or a loved one been injured in a car accident? Has a loved one been killed by the negligence of another? If so, we can help. St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer David Terry of the Terry Law Firm will help you make sense of the legal situation you now face. With offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Rockford, Illinois we can assist you with accident claims all over Illinois and Missouri. Call 1-888-317-2525 for a FREE consultation regarding your accident injury case. If you can’t come to us as a result of your serious injuries, we will come to you.
Here are those statistics I told you about.
- Over 6,300,000 car crashes in America yearly
- injuring approximately 3,000,000 people
- 2,000,000 of those injuries are permanent
- Over 42,000 fatalities every year as a result of car wrecks.
- Nearly 115 people every single day are hurt or killed in motor vehicle accidents