St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer
Since 1994, David Terry has been involved in handling the legal ramifications of car accidents. When he was working as an insurance defense lawyer, David learned the “tricks of the trade” on how insurance companies defend car accident cases. Since starting the Terry Law Firm in 2007, David Terry has been using that knowledge to represent individuals who have been seriously injured car accidents. At the Terry Law Firm, we focus on enforcing the rules of the road that are designed to make everyone in our community safer. When people choose to ignore the safety rules and hurt innocent people, the Terry Law Firm steps in to help those who have been injured recover financial compensation for their losses.
Being in a car wreck is a sudden and traumatic event. No one plans on being injured in a car wreck. But when it happens you are suddenly thrust into an arena where you are unfamiliar and struggling with not being able to work, pay your bills or get the medical care you need. You may be faced with substantial financial losses in addition to the physical injuries you have suffered. The Terry Law Firm can help you.
With offices in St. Louis, Missouri the Terry Law Firm, LLC is uniquely positioned to assist residents throughout the State of Missouri who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own. If you hire the Terry Law Firm to help you with your car accident case, you will get top notch representation, a law firm that cares about you and who will aggressively represent you. And, you will pay no money for us to represent you until we win your case for you through settlement or trial.
If you have looked at other lawyer 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 we can provide them. (But if you just have to have some statistics, we’ve got them for you at the end of this page.)
Common Questions about Missouri Car Accidents
If you have been in a car accident, you probably have a lot of questions, such as:
- Do I need a lawyer or can I handle this on my own?
- What should I tell my insurance adjuster?
- Should I talk to the responsible party’s insurance adjuster?
- What if the responsible party doesn’t have insurance?
- What is my car accident case worth?
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.
In order to ensure that the person who is at fault 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 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 (314) 593-2438. We will be happy to meet with you for free to discuss what is best for you and your situation.
When you make a claim with the insurance company for the person at fault in your accident, 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!
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. And, if that is what we believe, we will tell you that. 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, the Terry Law Firm will help you make sense of the legal situation you now face. Call (314) 593-2438 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.
By The Way…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
Why Choose The Terry Law Firm?
The Terry Law Firm has years of experience successfully representing those who have been seriously injured in car wrecks in Missouri. When you are looking for a St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer, rest assured that the Terry Law Firm can provide you with aggressive and compassionate representation.
When the Terry Law Firm represents you for the serious personal injuries suffered in a car crash, we know that there are many aspects to your case. Whether the legal case involves serious personal injuries or the wrongful death of a family member, we will be seeking compensation for a wide variety of damages, including:
- Pain and suffering for the injuries you suffered
- Pain and suffering for your family member if they died as a result of the crash
- Loss of limbs
- Permanent injuries or disabilities such as paralysis or brain damage
- Lost wages from work missed as a result of the accident
- Loss of earning capacity if injuries from the crash result of your inability to continue to work
- Medical bills related to injuries suffered in the crash
- Future medical bills for medical procedures needed in the future for injuries directly related to the accident
- Mental anguish
- Emotional distress
- Property damages
Remember, insurance companies are not looking out for your best interests. Before you talk with an insurance company or settle your case, talk with a lawyer who knows what goes on behind the insurance company curtain. Know your rights and make an informed decision. Call the Terry Law Firm for a free consultation at (314) 878-9797.
Making a Difference in the
Lives of Our Clients
“Mr. Terry is a wonderful, caring person and it was great working with him. I felt he listened to what I told him and used that information effectively.”Sue P.Missouri Client
“I appreciate the job you did for us. You were not only an attorney, but for me you seemed like part of the family. Thanks so very much.”Brenda GMissouri Client
“Mr. Terry is a vigilant advocate for families of patients whose loved one had suffered nursing home neglect. He went way beyond what was required of him.”Bruce R.Missouri Client
“I could see he was doing an extremely professional job of constructing this case block by block, witness by witness.”ElwinMissouri Client
Let Terry Law Firm Help
The Terry Law Firm helps individuals and families who have suffered serious personal injuries, wrongful death, and nursing home abuse and neglect all over Missouri. We have handled cases from St. Louis to Kansas City to Springfield to Hannibal and many points in between. Whether you have suffered a car crash in Cape Girardeau or Joplin or a loved one has suffered wrongful death due to nursing home abuse or neglect in Cuba, St. Charles or Independence, we can help.