Creve Coeur, Missouri Personal Injury Lawyer
Our Creve Coeur, Missouri personal injury lawyers have assisted injured people for decades. At The Bradley Law Firm, we help victims who have been hurt by negligent drivers, businesses and corporations that unnecessarily put others at risk for serious injury or death. Since most personal injuries in the Creve Coeur, 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 car accident lawyers are often called upon to assist people suffering from on the job accidents, premises liability cases, product liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.
We have over 30 years of experience securing top settlements and verdicts for injured people. 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 three decades we have helped personal injury victims from all across Missouri and we can help you as well.
Creve Coeur, Missouri is part of the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area and is rich in history. Creve Coeur, meaning “heartbreak” in French, was incorporated in 1949 and derives its name from Creve Coeur Lake, which is shaped like a broken heart. Even though Creve Coeur, Missouri was not incorporated until 1949, it has remnants of history dating back 200 years, such as the Hackmann and Clester Cabins, both situated in Conway Park.
Historically, Creve Coeur, MO was a farming town and a place for urban residents of St. Louis to “get out to the country” and relax. However, after the completion of Interstate 270 and Missouri Highway 40 the town started to become more populated. The current population of Creve Coeur, MO, according to the most recent US Census, is 17,833, an 8% increase in the past decade.
Much of the population commutes to St. Louis, Earth City, Missouri, or Clayton, Missouri daily for work and most of those commuters use Olive Boulevard and I-270. Predictably, these roadways are where most motor vehicle accidents happen in Creve Coeur, Missouri. On a typical workday, Olive Boulevard and I-270 are gridlocked during the morning and evening rush hours. As a result, many Creve Coeur car accidents are fender benders resulting in little to no injury. However, there are cases when serious injuries do occur yet go unnoticed at the time of the crash.
Because of the large amount of traffic in the Creve Coeur, MO area, car and trucking accidents are common. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 1,074 accidents in 2009 and 23% resulted in injuries. In 2010, the number of accidents, as well as, the instances of personal injury increased significantly. The number of wrongful deaths related to car accidents increased 200% from 2009 to 2010. The major contributors to Creve Coeur, Missouri car accidents are drivers under the age of 21 (22%), large commercial vehicles (6%), and drinking (2%).
If you have been injured in Creve Coeur, Missouri, you may find the following resources helpful:
- Creve Coeur Police Department
- St. Louis County Police Department
- Creve Coeur Fire Protection District
- St. Luke’s Hospital
- Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
- St. John’s Mercy Hospital
If your Creve Coeur, Missouri personal injury claim cannot be settled with the responsible party or their insurance carrier, your lawsuit would be filed with the Circuit Court of St. Louis County, located at 7900 Carondelet Avenue in Clayton, Missouri.
Our Creve Coeur, 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. Call 314-400-0000 today for a free legal consultation with one of our lawyers about your rights. As always, if your personal injuries prevent you from traveling, we will make arrangements to visit with you at your home or hospital room.