The Hayden Law Firm St. Louis Accident & Injury Law

Personal Injury Lawyer in St. Louis, MO

Advocating for injury victims in Missouri and Illinois

A sudden and traumatic personal injury takes more than just a physical toll. It also causes financial and emotional stress that no one should have to go through alone. At The Hayden Law Firm, we are prepared to take on the insurance companies and hold the people responsible for your injuries accountable under the law. If you have been injured through no fault of your own, don’t hesitate to reach out to us today. We never charge attorney fees for phone calls – all of our consultations are free.

Quick Questions

What types of personal injury cases does a St. Louis attorney handle?

We bring impeccable, client-focused service using secure and technologically-advanced industry best practices to every case. When you or a loved one are injured by another person or entity’s recklessness or negligence, we work to secure you the compensation you need so you can confidently move on with your life and put this stressful and difficult time behind you.

The Hayden Law Firm advocates for clients who have experienced serious injuries, from and including:

Although every accident and every injury is different, many people experience common and serious aftermath – cuts and lacerations, chronic pain, broken bones, depression and anxiety, whiplash, internal injuries, neck and back injuries, soft tissue injuries, scarring, infections, or PTSD. Of course, this is by no means an exhaustive list. Anything that causes you harm and loss is a personal injury.

When choosing a personal injury lawyer in St. Louis, experience in your particular type of case is an essential component to bringing a successful claim. The Hayden Law Firm understands the traumatic, long-lasting impact that a sudden accident or injury can have on a person and their life. We also understand that some cases may have psychological or emotional effects that are not necessarily visible to others, such as the trauma of a sexual assault or other kind of attack. This is why we work with a team of medical and financial experts to ensure your settlement or jury award is just and fair.

How do I know if I have a personal injury case?

You can recover financial 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 court. However, it may be difficult to determine when you have a valid case.

For a successful outcome in a personal injury case, you must meet two essential elements: fault and damages. For example, an individual, company, or employee(s) of a business must commit a wrongful act or fail in their duty to prevent dangerous situations in order to be guilty of negligence, and thus held liable for your injuries. Also, the accident must meet time restrictions set forth under your state’s statute of limitations, which in Missouri is five years.

If you need further help determining if you have a personal injury case, an experienced lawyer at The Hayden Law Firm can investigate if you have enough evidence to effectively prove fault and damages.

What is my personal injury case worth?

Your case is about more than financial gain; it’s also about making things right. Personal injury law was designed to fairly compensate an injured individual for losses caused by someone else, and giving the victim a chance to be made whole again. After consulting with an experienced personal injury lawyer, you may be able to hold the appropriate parties accountable for present and future compensation.

These personal injury damages include:

  • Lost wages
  • Reduced earning capacity
  • Past, present, and future medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental or emotional distress
  • Permanent disability or disfigurement
  • Property damage
  • Rehabilitation and therapy expenses

If you are a family member that has suffered because of a loved one’s injury or death, you may be entitled to compensation for the expenses that resulted, such as loss of consortium, loss of companionship, loss of benefits, mental anguish, and funeral expenses.

The precise amount of recoverable damages will depend upon your specific situation, such as the severity of your injuries and how the accident affected (and continues to affect) your day-to-day life.

Is your personal injury lawyer near me?

The Hayden Law Firm is located in Clayton-Tamm, Dogtown, St. Louis, but we serve all Missouri and Illinois.

Rest assured, however, that if you are critically injured and unable to come to St. Louis, we will travel to visit you in the hospital or rehabilitation center. We also offer virtual conferences and telephone consultations.


How can a St. Louis personal injury attorney help?

Attorney Amanda L. Hayden and her team are proud to offer exceptional, client-focused legal services to personal injury victims. We don’t limit our services to just your physical injuries. Instead, we examine all other types of losses and damages in order to seek the maximum recovery for you, our client.

Why should I hire The Hayden Law Firm?

Accidents are difficult and can be challenging to handle. The only thing that you should be thinking about after an accident is how you can move on from this situation and go on to a new, more positive chapter of your life.

The Hayden Law Firm is dedicated to advocating for the cases of victims injured at the hands of another person’s carelessness. With over 15 years of experience in business, founder Amanda L. Hayden is committed to learning every detail of a client’s injuries and making sure they understand everything going on with their case, from point A to point B. Our firm strives to be encouraging and transparent throughout the claims process, and we work diligently to recover compensation that you find fair for your injuries.

The Hayden Law Firm believes in providing outstanding legal services to personal injury victims of all types, regardless of age, financial situations, or other factors. All of the cases that we take on are subject to a contingency fee, meaning our clients do not pay legal fees or other fees up-front. Our firm only accepts payment if we recover compensation for your physical injuries, prolonged pain and suffering, and other damages from the accident in which you were involved.

We get you the results you need when you need them most.

Talk to a skilled St. Louis personal injury attorney today

A serious personal injury claim requires skilled and strategic planning from the start. If you have been seriously injured because of another person’s negligence, contact The Hayden Law Firm today. Please call our offices at 314-480-3100 or fill out our contact form for a free, no-risk consultation. We are based in St. Louis, Missouri, but our firm proudly serves clients throughout Missouri and Illinois.

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