Our Bridgeton, Missouri personal injury lawyers have helped injured people for more than thirty years. We help victims who have been hurt by negligent drivers, businesses, and corporations that unnecessarily put others at risk for serious injury or death. Most personal injuries in the Bridgeton, Missouri area result from car crashes,truck accidents, and motorcycle collisions, and as a result, a large majority of our case load consists of these types of cases. However, motor vehicles accidents are not the only types of personal injury cases our Bridgeton, MO attorneys assist people with. Other areas E. Ryan Bradley specializes in are on the job accidents,premises liability cases,product liability,medical malpractice, and wrongful death.
Bridgeton, Missouri is one of the oldest communities in the state of Missouri and is one of the many municipalities that make up North St. Louis County. The population of Bridgeton grew slowly during its first 200 years, followed by a massive influx of residents in the 1960’s creating a swell in population of almost 4,000%. However, according to the most recent US census, in the last decade the population count has decreased by 25%, from 15,550 to 11,550.
Bridgeton, Missouri is located ten miles from the City of St. Louis and is home to Lambert St. Louis International Airport. Many Bridgeton commuters take St. Charles Rock Road/MO-180, Interstates 270 and 70, and Missouri Highway 367 to get to work and other daily activities. Predictably, most motor vehicle accidents happen on these four roadways. On most days, St. Charles Rock Road/MO-180, I-270, I-70, and MO-367 are incredibly busy, particularly during the morning and evening rush hours. Many incidents of accidents result in minor injuries, however, there are times when more serious injuries happen yet go undetected at the time of the accident. If you are involved in any Bridgeton, Missouri vehicle accident, it is best to call E. Ryan Bradley to talk with one of our Bridgeton, MO personal injury attorneys immediately.
Large amounts of traffic and congestion in the Bridgeton, MO area increase the frequency of car, trucking , and motorcycle accidents. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 756 accidents in 2009 and 32% resulted in injuries or wrongful deaths, a percentage considerably higher than that of the Missouri average. In 2010, the number of accidents decreased insignificantly and the percentage of personal injuries remained stagnant. However, the number ofwrongful deaths increased. Bridgeton, Missouri reported twice as many fatal accidents in 2010 compared to the number of fatalities reported in 2009.
If you have been involved in a Bridgeton, Missouri accident, you may find the following resources helpful:
If your Bridgeton, MO personal injury claim cannot be settled with the responsible party or the insurance carrier refuses to give you fair compensation, your lawsuit would be filed with the Circuit Court of St. Louis County, located at 7900 Carondelet in Clayton, Missouri.
Our Bridgeton, Missouri injury lawyers do not charge any fee for a consultation. If you decide to hire us, we earn no attorneys’ fee unless we are successful on your case. Call 314-400-0000 today for afree legal consultation with one of our lawyers. If your case involves the wrongful death of a loved one, we will make arrangements to meet with you and your family members in a comfortable and convenient place in order to make a difficult time a little easier. As always, if you have sustained personal injuries that prevent you from traveling, we will make arrangements to visit with you at your home or hospital room.