Advocating For Victims Of Catastrophic Injuries
While suffering any type of injury in a motor vehicle accident is jarring, victims of severe injuries may live with the consequences for months, years or permanently. Catastrophic injury victims tend to face higher medical bills and rehabilitation costs in conjunction with more missed work and greater physical and emotional trauma.
At The Wilbers Law Firm LLC, we have more than 60 years of experience advocating for motor vehicle accident victims who have sustained catastrophic injuries. We understand the long road of recovery and the extent of compensation needed to protect your long-term physical and financial stability.
In addition to personal injury claims, we can help you file a wrongful death claim if you’ve lost a loved one due to another driver’s negligence.
We Have Represented Victims With All Manner Of Catastrophic Injuries
Our auto accident attorney has experience representing clients who have suffered all types of serious injuries, including:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Partial or total paralysis
- Amputation of a limb, foot, hand or finger
- Loss of sight or hearing
Signs That You May Have Suffered A Traumatic Brain Injury
While most catastrophic injuries are immediately apparent, a traumatic brain injury may take days or weeks to present itself. Symptoms vary depending on the nature of your head injury, but they may include:
- Loss of consciousness
- Changes in sleep habits
- Severe headaches
- Disturbances in sight, hearing or smell
- Nausea or vomiting
- Changes in personality
- Volatile emotions
Immediately seek medical attention if you experience any of the above symptoms.
Knowledgeable Support After A Truck Or Motorcycle Accident
While any motor vehicle accident can result in catastrophic injury, the chances of injury increase with truck and motorcycle accidents. Our attorney has significant experience with these types of collisions and understands the unique factors that can make a difference in your case.
After a truck accident, we thoroughly investigate the truck driver’s training and driving log, the truck’s maintenance history and statistics from the vehicle’s “black box.” Evaluating all these factors helps us determine fault in the accident and whether negligence by the driver or trucking company contributed to the crash. Trucking companies have experienced legal teams who try to decrease their degree of liability. It is important for you to also have an experienced truck accident attorney on your side to fight for your best interests.
Legal Representation Is More Important With A Severe Injury
While we always recommend consulting with a personal injury attorney after an injury, this becomes increasingly important as an injury’s severity increases. The economic, physical and emotional burden intensifies with catastrophic injuries.
A knowledgeable personal injury attorney can advise whether a settlement offer will cover your ongoing care needs or if it should be negotiated. Never accept a settlement offer without first speaking with an attorney. If we are unable to negotiate a fair offer for you, our litigator can fight for you in court. Additionally, our lawyer can help ensure that you receive top-notch medical care and assistance with transportation and property damage.
Discuss Your Case During A Free Initial Case Consultation
If you were severely injured in a motorcycle, truck or auto accident, Wilbers Law Firm can help you pursue maximum compensation. Call us at 314-667-4586 or contact us online to schedule your free and confidential case consultation. Based in St. Louis, we represent clients throughout Missouri.
We care about you and your well-being. Tell us your story and learn how we can help.
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