Our Kirkwood, Missouri personal injury lawyers help victims who have been hurt by negligent drivers, businesses and corporations that needlessly put others at risk for serious injury or death. Since most personal injuries in the Kirkwood, Missouri area result from car accidents, truck accidents, and motorcycle collisions, the great majority of our case load consists of these types of cases. However, our Kirkwood, Missouri car accident lawyers are often called to assist people suffering from on the job accidents, premises liability cases, product liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.
The Kirkwood, MO accident attorneys at E. Ryan Bradley have decades of experience securing top settlements and verdicts for injured victims. E. Ryan Bradley has an exceptional history with over thirty years of experience obtaining fair compensation for our clients. In 2010, E. Ryan Bradley received the number one car accident trial result in Missouri: $10,150,000. Remarkably, three months later, Ryan Bradley obtained the largest trial judgment ever recorded in St. Louis County: $30,040,000. During the last 30 years we have helped personal injury victims from across the St. Louis Metropolitan area and we can help you as well.
Kirkwood, Missouri is the oldest suburb of St. Louis County, is rich in history, and is known for its focus on the community. Kirkwood, MO was established in 1853 and has a number of local areas and buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, most notably the Kirkwood Theater, the Kirkwood Train Station and the Downtown Business District. Kirkwood’s commitment to its community reflects through its local programs such as the Farmers Market and the Greentree Festival, and its extensive community activity calendar.
Kirkwood, Missouri is centrally located in the St. Louis Metropolitan area and as a result, Kirkwood residents rarely have to travel more than 25 minutes to reach their desired destination. The population of Kirkwood, MO has changed little in the past decade and currently has a total of 27,540 residents, less than a 1% increase from 2000. Although the population remains relatively low, Kirkwood, Missouri has a large number of visitors every day thereby increasing the traffic volume and likelihood for car accidents.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 905 accidents in 2009 and 19% resulted in injuries or wrongful death claims. In 2010, the number of accidents decreased by 5%, but the reports of accidents with injuries increased. Thankfully, Kirkwood, Missouri has been fatality free since 2008. A large majority of Kirkwood motor vehicle accidents happen on Lindbergh Boulevard/Kirkwood Road, Manchester Road, and I-270, and involve a variety of contributing factors. Some more notable factors include pedestrians (19th in the state), large commercial vehicles (24th in the state), motorcycles (34th in the state), and school busses (36th in the state).
If you have been injured in Kirkwood, Missouri, you may find the following resources helpful:
If you have been in an accident in Kirkwood, Missouri, your lawsuit would be filed with the Circuit Court of St. Louis County. The County Courts are located in Clayton, Missouri. Missouri personal injury laws can be difficult to navigate alone and it is important to talk with one of our attorneys prior to settling with the insurance company.
Our Kirkwood, 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. If your case involves the wrongful death of a loved one, we are sensitive to the delicate nature of such situations and will meet with you and your family members in a convenient and comfortable location. As always, if your personal injuries prevent you from traveling, we will make arrangements to visit with you at your home or hospital room. Call 314-400-0000 today for a free legal consultation with one of our lawyers.