Union, Missouri Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Union, Missouri personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping those hurt in car accidents, bus crashes, motorcycle collisions and ATV accidents. Our attorneys have decades of experience helping personal injury victims obtain fair compensation.
Union, Missouri is located just 30 miles west of St. Louis County, Missouri. In 1825, Union was established as the county seat of Franklin County. According to Missouri state records, Union grew by more than 30% over Missouri’s state average in the last ten years. A growth of population and a large number of residents that commute daily to the St. Louis metropolitan area has resulted in an increase in traffic volume. Specifically, traffic volume on US–50, where most Union, Missouri car accidents occur, increased almost 5% between 2007 and 2009.
Franklin County, Missouri lies on the southwestern edge of the St. Louis metropolitan area. Franklin County is the tenth largest county in Missouri with a population just over 100,000. This area boasts some of the most picturesque settings in the Midwest. The area is an especially popular destination because of its many local wineries. On the other hand, the county has gained a reputation for widespread methamphetamine production.
We regularly handle serious personal injury cases in Franklin County, Missouri involving car, truck and motorcycle crashes. Beyond those areas, we handle cases involving farm equipment, defective farming products and other agricultural related injuries. Our personal injury lawyers recognize Franklin county is home to many bus accidents, tractor trailer accidents and car crashes since it is home to highway 44 and Routes 50, 66, 30, 47, 100 and 185.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, there were 420 traffic crashes during 2009 in Union, Missouri, and 25% of those involved serious injury or wrongful death. In 2010, the number of personal injuries related to motor vehicle accidents decreased less than 10% and fatalities were reduced by 50%. Union, Missouri has the second highest number of reported accidents in Franklin County, surpassed only by Washington, Missouri.
If you are a victim of an accident in Union, Missouri, here are some resources you may find helpful:
- St. John’s Mercy Hospital
- St. Luke’s Hospital
- St. Joseph’s Health Center
- Union, Missouri Police Department
- Franklin County Sheriff’s Department
If your personal injury claim cannot be settled with the at–fault driver’s insurance company, you may need to file a personal injury lawsuit. If the crash occurred in Union, your personal injury lawsuit would need to be filed with the Circuit Court of Franklin County located at 401 East Main Street, Union, Missouri. Our lawyers have helped hundreds of victims file their personal injury claims in Franklin County and we can help you file yours.
Our accident lawyers do not charge any fee for a consultation. If you decide to hire our firm, we do not earn an attorneys’ fee unless we are successful on your case. In no event will you ever get a bill from our office. Our attorneys will make arrangements to visit with you at your home or hospital room if you have sustained injuries that prevent you from traveling. Call 314-400-0000 today for your free case evaluation with one of our Missouri lawyers about your legal rights.