Personal Injury Lawyer
Personal injury lawyer in Augusta, MO. Attorney Amanda Hayden at The Hayden Law Firm knows that accidents both minor and severe may result in an inability to return to the job you once depended upon, high medical expenses, or permanent pain and disfigurement. Regardless of the scale of the loss you’ve endured, you are equally deserving of rights and just compensation under the law.
If you or a loved one have been hurt because of negligence or recklessness, we will be your voice. Please contact a personal injury lawyer in Augusta, MO, at The Hayden Law Firm or call (314) 480-3100 for a free, no-risk case consultation. All cases we take are based on a contingency fee so that you do not have to pay legal fees up-front.
Personal Injury Claims We Handle
Accidents happen all around us and the injuries that victims face are far-reaching. This is why The Hayden Law Firm handles so many different kinds of cases; because we want to help as many people as we can that suffer needlessly.
We take on auto accidents of all types, including:
- Car Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- ATV Accidents
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- Distracted Driving Accidents
- Texting and Driving Accidents
- Rideshare Accidents
- Self-Driving Accidents
- Hit and Run Accidents
- Bad Weather Accidents
- Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Brake Failure
…As well as all other kinds of personal injury accidents, including:
- Sexual Assaults
- Product Liability
- Premises Liability
- Construction Zone Accidents
- Dog Bites
- Slip and Fall Accidents
In everything from whiplash and burn injuries faced in small car accidents to paralysis, bodily injuries, and wrongful death faced in severe truck wrecks, we are committed to bringing every resource to bear in whichever kind of injury you face.
Personal Injury Damages in Augusta, MO
When you seek compensation, it’s not solely about financial gain; it’s about justice. Personal injury law was put in place to fairly compensate an injured individual for losses caused by another person’s negligence, thereby, giving the victim a fighting chance to be made whole again.
After consulting with an experienced Augusta personal injury lawyer, you may be able to hold the appropriate parties accountable for future and present compensation.
These personal injury damages include, but are not limited to:
- Past, present, and future medical expenses from injuries
- Rehabilitation and therapy expenses
- Permanent disability or disfigurement
- Reduced earning capacity
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Mental or emotional distress
- Property damage
The maximum amount of recoverable damages is different for everyone and will depend upon how the accident impacted your life, the degree of your injuries, and more.
How Do I Know If I Have a Personal Injury Case?
You can recover damages by either filing a personal injury claim with the at-fault party’s insurance company or by filing a personal injury lawsuit against them in the Augusta courts; however, it may be hard to determine if you have a leg to stand on in either case.
In order to succeed, you must meet two essential elements: fault and damages. For instance, a person, business, or employee(s) of a company must perform a wrongful act or default on their duty to protect others from dangerous situations in order to be guilty of negligence and thus held liable for your injuries. Furthermore, the accident must fall within time restrictions set forth under MO statute of limitations.
If you need further help determining if you have a personal injury case, an experienced Augusta personal injury lawyer at The Hayden Law Firm can determine if you have enough evidence to appropriately prove fault and seek damages. Contact us now.
Often, personal injury claims are settled before reaching trial but, if one becomes necessary, we do not hesitate to face large insurance companies to get the amount of compensation you find fair for your injuries.
These big insurance companies will do anything they can to limit their liability and will therefore pressure you into accepting a settlement offer that might not be in your long-term best interests. Without someone on your side, you could lose out on getting sufficient coverage for your losses.
Furthermore, the personal injury claim process is made up of paperwork, unexpected obstacles, unfair denials, and complicated details. In our extensive experience, we know the ins and outs of the process and want to make it as seamless as possible for you.
Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer in Augusta Who Cares
With our experience advocating for those who’ve been wronged, we are here to help families cope with life after an accident. It is our mission to help individuals recover financially, physically, and emotionally.