The Jefferson City, Missouri personal injury lawyers at The Bradley Law Firm help victims of all types of Missouri personal injury cases. However, we find our practice largely dedicated to aiding those hurt in car accidents, bus crashes, motorcycle collisions and ATV accidents. Our Jefferson City, Missouri accident lawyers are called upon to help people with personal injuries from Callaway County and Cole County. Lawyers from the central Missouri region routinely call upon our personal injury lawyers for their expertise and advice.
Jefferson City is conveniently located in the center of Missouri along the southern bank of the Missouri River. Jefferson City, Missouri was incorporated in 1825 and became the Missouri state capital in 1826. Jefferson City is best known for its history associated with Lewis and Clark, Lincoln University, and being a governmental hub. Jefferson City, Missouri has grown approximately 1.5% each year. Despite slow growth, Jefferson City roadways continue to get more congested each year. The largest highways in Jefferson City are US-50 and US-54. It is on these roads that most motor vehicle accidents occur.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, there were 1,366 traffic accidents during 2009 in Jefferson City, Missouri, 26% involving injuries or fatalities. The number of wrongful deaths and personal injuries related to motor vehicle accidents increased a staggering 16% in 2010 making Jefferson City 14th among all 734 Missouri cities in traffic accidents. Many collisions in 2009, 7% in fact, involved commercial and/or work zone vehicles. Jefferson City officials recognize the growing problem of traffic related injuries and has taken steps to remedy the problem. The allocation for public safety in the city budget has continued to grow and remains the most important priority on the General Fund Expenditure. Regardless, personal injury claims in Jefferson City, Missouri continue to increase.
If you are involved in a car accident in Jefferson City, Missouri, here are some helpful resources:
If your personal injury claim cannot be settled and the incident giving rise to your case occurred within Jefferson City, Missouri, under Missouri law, your personal injury lawsuit would need to be filed with the Circuit Clerk’s office. The Circuit Court of Cole County is located at 301 East High Street, Jefferson City, Missouri and The Circuit Court of Calloway County is located at 10 East 5th Street, Fulton, Missouri.
If you have a personal injury case that you cannot get settled with the insurance company, this is where your lawsuit would be filed. Filing personal injury lawsuits in Missouri can be confusing. We recommend you speak with an experienced Missouri personal injury attorney to avoid having your pleadings dismissed by the Court.
Our Jefferson City, Missouri accident lawyers do not charge any fee for a consultation and we will make arrangements to visit with you at your home or hospital in the event you are unable to travel due to your injuries. If you decide to hire our injury lawyers, we do not earn an attorneys’ fee unless we are successful on your case. Call 314-400-0000 today for your free consultation with one of our lawyers about your legal rights.