One Killed in Motorcycle-Car Collision
Posted on August 16th, 2010 by Zane Cagle
A man was killed in a motorcycle accident when he crashed into a car on Hampton Avenue at Milentz Avenue in St. Louis on Sunday. He was traveling northbound on Hampton when the driver of a car hit another vehicle while attempting to pass which led to the collision with the motorcycle. Summer months see an increase in motorcyclist on the highways and side streets. There are many reasons motorcycles collide with other vehicles. The number one reason for motorcycle accidents is motorist not being aware of motorcyclist and not seeing them.
Injured in a Motorcycle Accident in St. Louis?
If you have suffered an injury in a motorcycle accident in or around St. Louis, Missouri, it’s in your best interest to consult an attorney at The Cagle Law Firm as soon as possible to discuss your legal rights and options. Under Missouri personal injury law, motorcycle accident victims are legally entitled to compensation if the accident was caused by the negligent, reckless, or careless actions of another. This might include negligence on the part of another motorist on the road, or on the part of a company or corporation. For example, if a defect with the motorcycle causes an accident to occur, such as brake failure, the company that manufactured the motorcycle can be held liable for damages. At The Cagle Law Firm, we will thoroughly analyze the circumstances leading up to you or your loved one’s accident to determine who is at fault for the accident and thus liable for injuries. From there, we will aggressively pursue a verdict or settlement for maximum compensation. Our goal is to ensure you are justly compensated for your pain and suffering, emotional trauma, medical bills, lost wages, and any other hardship incurred due to the accident.
Contact the Cagle Law today to speak with an experienced and dedicated St. Louis personal injury lawyer about filing a motorcycle accident or wrongful death claim. To schedule a consultation to discuss your claim, please contact the firm today at (314) 276-1681