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After a car accident, most people experience some degree of shock. However, there are certain steps that should be taken to help ensure a strong case. If possible, do the following:

  • Call the police
  • Take photos of the accident scene, your car, and your injuries
  • Get insurance information from the other driver
  • See a doctor, even if you believe you injuries are minor

As a general rule, if your injury required medical attention, it is worthwhile to speak to a lawyer. Personal injury law is complex and constantly evolving. An experienced law firm, like the Montee Law Firm, will help you protect your interests and maximize your financial return.

The best way to determine if you have a valid case is to contact the lawyers at the Montee Law Firm. Personal injury claims are often complicated and insurance companies employ an army of adjusters and lawyers to protect their interests from prospective plaintiffs. If you are involved in an accident that is caused by the negligence of another person, that person’s insurance company will assign an adjuster, and likely a lawyer, to handle your claim. This means that you as an individual must deal with professionals who are trained to make your claim go away for as little money as possible. Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney.

Every case is different and may be influenced by factors including the nature and extent of your injuries along with your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Assessing your total losses and damages can be a complicated task. The lawyers at the Montee Law Firm have helped thousands of accident victims and are experts in valuing and pursuing injury claims.

The car you were in should have an insurance policy in force that contains uninsured motorist coverage. Contact us to help you find coverage for your accident.

In the case of a hit-and-run where the negligent driver is never identified, plaintiffs can still sometimes recover under Missouri’s uninsured motorist policies. Contact us to help you find coverage for your accident.

With the hard road to physical recovery ahead, medical bills on your mind, and a tight budget with lost work, we understand that you may be concerned about legal costs. We handle personal injury claims on a contingency basis. That means that you will not pay us a fee unless we obtain compensation through settlement or verdict on your behalf.

Statistically, only about 5 percent of cases go to trial. However, we prepare every case on the assumption that it will reach a jury. Our reputation as one of the finest law firms in the Midwest, coupled with the unpredictable nature of a jury trial, are powerful tools when we are negotiating settlements.

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