Our Oakland, Missouri personal injury lawyers at E. Ryan Bradley help victims who have been seriously injured as a result of many types of personal injury accidents. Our attorneys regularly assist those hurt in car accidents, bus crashes, motorcycle collisions and ATV accidents. E. Ryan Bradley has been assisting personal injury victims for over 30 years and has a strong history of excellence. In 2010, E. Ryan Bradley was listed as the having won the number one car accident verdict in Missouri, $10,150,000. Although our personal injury firm mainly handles motor vehicle accidents, we also specialize in many other types of injury cases, such as medical malpractice, worker’s compensation, and product liability cases.
Oakland, Missouri gained its independence from neighboring city, Glendale, Missouri, in 1920. Even though Oakland is a small suburb of St. Louis County it has some of the St. Louis area’s precious treasures. Ursuline Academy, an all-girl Catholic School, and Westborough Country Club are both located inside Oakland city limits. The population of Oakland, MO is relatively small compared to the neighboring communities of Kirkwood and Webster Groves.
The total population of Oakland is 1,381, a slight reduction from population totals in 2000. Less than half of the residents in Oakland, Missouri work outside of the home. The low number of residents coupled with the relatively low percentage of people who work outside the home are major contributors to keeping the vehicle accident rates low.
In 2009, there were a total of 62 Oakland, Missouri car accidents. In that year, 16% of all Oakland traffic accidents resulted in injuries or wrongful death. Most of these crashes happened on Interstate 44 or South Sappington Road. The number one cause of traffic crashes in Oakland is speeding which is a contributor to 31% of accidents.
If you find yourself involved in a car, truck or motorcycle accident anywhere in Oakland, Missouri, here are some resources you may find helpful:
If your Oakland, Missouri personal injury claim cannot be settled with the at-fault driver’s insurance company and the incident occurred within Oakland, Mo, your personal injury lawsuit would need to be filed with the Circuit Clerk’s office in St. Louis County. The Circuit Court of St. Louis County is located at 7900 Carondelet Clayton, Missouri. Personal injury laws can be very confusing and we strongly recommend that you speak with an experienced personal injury attorney prior to filing any lawsuits. Failure to consult with an experienced Missouri attorney could mean your pleadings are filed incorrectly and this may result in the dismissal of your case. Our car accident lawyers have helped hundreds of victims file their personal injury claims and we can help you file yours.
Our lawyers do not charge any fee for a consultation. 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 a free consultation with a Missouri accident lawyer about your legal rights. If you cannot come to our office because of your personal injuries, we will meet with you at your home or hospital room.