Our Ferguson, Missouri personal injury lawyers have assisted injured people for over thirty years. At E. Ryan Bradley, 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 Ferguson, 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, our Ferguson, MO car accident lawyers are often called to assist people suffering from on the job accidents, premises liability cases, product liability and medical malpractice. The Ferguson, MO accident attorneys at E. Ryan Bradley have decades of experience securing top settlements and verdicts for injured victims.
Ferguson, Missouri was founded in the 1850’s by William Ferguson as a stop on the Wabash Railroad Line and is one of the many municipalities that make up St. Louis County. The population of Ferguson boomed during the post-World War II era and grew by as much as 102% in the mid-1900s. Recent census demographic reports show a slight decrease in population between 2000 and 2010. The current population is 21,203 and almost half of the total population travels to and from work daily.
Ferguson, Missouri is conveniently located ten miles from the City of St. Louis and just 15 miles from Clayton. Many Ferguson, Missouri commuters take Florissant Road, West Florissant Road, and Interstate 270, to get to work, entertainment, and shopping. Predictably, this is where most Ferguson, MO accidents happen. On most days, Florissant Road, West Florissant, and I-270 are incredibly busy, especially during the morning and evening rush hours. Many Ferguson accidents result in moderate to serious and it is best to call E. Ryan Bradley to talk with one of our Ferguson, MO personal injury lawyers to decide with to do next.
Large amounts of traffic in the Ferguson, MO area increase the frequency of car and trucking accidents. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 362 accidents in 2009 and 32% resulted in injuries of wrongful deaths, a percentage much higher than that of the Missouri average. In 2010, the number of accidents increased by 13% and the percentage of personal injuries and wrongful deaths increased by 22%. Many accidents in Ferguson involve speeding (15%), school buses (2%), and pedestrians (4%).
If you have been involved in a Ferguson, Missouri accident, you may find the following resources helpful:
If your Ferguson, MO personal injury claim cannot be settled with the responsible party or the insurance carrier, your lawsuit would be filed with the Circuit Court of St. Louis County, located at 7900 Carondelet in Clayton, Missouri. Missouri personal injury laws are very complex and are difficult to navigate alone, so it is important to seek legal advice prior to filing your suit with the Court.
Our Ferguson, 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 a free evaluation with one of our lawyers about your legal rights. If your case involves the wrongful death of a loved one, we will make arrangements to meet with you and your family members in one comfortable and convenient place, such as your home, 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.