If you are looking for a Lee’s Summit, Missouri personal injury lawyer, we would like you to consider our law firm. E. Ryan Bradley has a proven track record of top verdicts in Missouri, including the top car accident verdict for 2010: $10,150,000.00. Just three months later, attorney Ryan Bradley posted the highest injury award in St. Louis County ever: $30,040,000.00. Needless to say, E. Ryan Bradley is well equipped to help you with your Lee’s Summit, Mo personal injury case.
Our Lee’s Summit, Missouri attorneys primarily assist victims involved in car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and bus crashes. However, we specialize in many other types of personal injury cases such as product liability, medical malpractice, and workers compensation. We help hundreds of people each year throughout Missouri, including people from the Kansas City metropolitan area. Our goal is simple: to help you obtain fair compensation for your personal injuries.
Lee’s Summit, Missouri was founded in 1865 by William B. Howard. Lee’s Summit began as a bustling, entrepreneurial town because of its location on the Union Pacific Railroad and continues to be a hub for young, well-educated, ambitious people. The median age is relatively young at 35. Of Lee’s Summit’s 91,364 residents, 38% have a bachelor’s degree or higher education. In 2010, CNN ranked Lee’s Summit 27th on its list of “100 Best Places to Live in the US.” Lee’s Summit has seen a 30% growth in population in the last ten years, more than four times that of Missouri’s average population growth rate.
As a result of such rapid change, Lee’s Summit roads have become incredibly overcrowded. The major highways that pass through Lee’s Summit, Missouri are Interstate 470, US Highway 50, and Missouri Highways 350 and 291. 41% of all Lee’s Summit’s car accidents occur on these four highways.
In 2009, the Missouri Highway Patrol reported 1,979 Lee’s Summit traffic accidents, making it the eighth highest of all Missouri cities. Of those collisions, 18% produced injuries or wrongful deaths. In 2010, the number of Lee’s Summit, Mo traffic accident reports increased 9%, with 395 reported injuries or fatalities. Swift population growth is one of the many factors contributing to the number of crashes within Lee’s Summit. Of the 395 reported crashes, speed was a contributing factor in 15% of all accidents, 11% involved large commercial truck vehicles, and 33% involved drivers under 21.
Consulting with an experienced Lee’s Summit, Missouri personal injury lawyer after an accident is crucial. The sooner you do this, the better. Here are some resources you will find helpful after a car accident in Lee’s Summit:
Our attorneys are licensed to practice throughout Missouri and are familiar with the Jackson County Circuit Courts. Personal injury lawsuits are complex and Missouri law requires specific requirements for Jackson County, MO personal injury lawsuits. If you are unable to settle your claim with the insurance company and the incident occurred within Lee’s Summit, Missouri, your case needs to be filed at Jackson County Circuit Court, located at 308 West Kansas Avenue, in Independence, Missouri. After any type of accident, prior to filing your case, you should consult with an experienced Missouri personal injury attorney.
A consultation with one of our Missouri accident lawyers is free- even if you decide not to hire us. If you do hire us, we do not earn an attorneys’ fee unless we are successful on your case. If you are unable to travel due to your injuries, our personal injury attorneys will make special arrangements to visit with you at your home or in your hospital room. Additionally, if your Lee’s Summit case involves a wrongful death, we will meet with the family at a convenient location (typically at or near your home). Call 314-400-0000 today for a free consultation with a Missouri accident lawyer about your legal rights.