With the coast-to-coast nature of businesses today, and the rapid rise in on-line shopping and shipping, the trucking industry continues to grow. Similarly, the level of governmental regulation of the trucking industry continues to increase. While this is good for businesses and consumers, it places tighter constraints on those earning their living as an over the road trucker. Unfortunately, this often leads to truck drivers who are over-tired, over-worked, or just plain road-weary, which can have catastrophic or deadly consequences. For more than 10 years, the lawyers of MSB, LC have represented numerous trucking companies who are diligent to hire excellent drivers and who insist on the highest level of safety. Unfortunately, not all trucking companies share this devotion to safety and quality. MSB, LC has the experience to help those who have been injured by careless truck drivers and companies who fail to take appropriate safety measures.
Attorneys Rick Morefield and Andrew Speicher have extensive experience helping people recover for the injuries and damages they suffered in a truck accident as a result of someone else’s negligence. They are happy to talk with you about your potential Kansas or Missouri claim.
Preparing for Your Free Consultation
During your free initial consultation we will discuss the facts of of your truck accident and find out from you about the damages you have suffered as a result. You will able to ask questions about the process and about our experience in handling trucking cases. Most importantly it is a chance for you to meet the attorneys and paralegals that will be dedicated to your case. If you live outside the Kansas City area, or are unable to travel because of your injuries, we can make other arrangements for your initial consultation.
It would be helpful to bring the following documents with you if you have them:
- A copy of any accident or incident reports you have
- Medical bills and prescription receipts
- Medical records given to you by your doctors
- Explanation of Benefit forms from your health insurance provider
- Correspondence from the at-fault party, or his or her insurers, agents, or attorneys
- Your log books (if you were driving a commercial truck)
More About Truck Accidents
To the people around them, a person suffering from a serious concussion or traumatic brain injury may appear perfectly healthy. There are no broken bones or huge bruises that can be seen, but the pain and life-altering symptoms of TBI are very real. Brain injury attorney Richard Morefield understands. He has extensive experience working with individuals who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of a car, truck, or motorcycle accident, slip and fall accident, or dangerous product.
Fatality accidents are sadly an all too often occurrence on the roads and highways across Kansas and Missouri, especially when a semi truck is one of the vehicles involved in the crash. If you have lost a family member in a truck accident caused by someone else’s negligence, we are here to help guide you through the process of recovering some of what you lost.
If you were injured in a car accident in the Kansas City area, or in other areas throughout Kansas and Missouri, the personal injury attorneys at Morefield Speicher Bachman want to help. Both Kansas and Missouri set specific deadlines for filing a lawsuit as a result of car accident so it’s important that you talk to an attorney soon after your accident.
Injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident may take months to heal. During that time, it’s important that you talk with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney sooner rather than later about your rights and any potential claim you may have. Generally, in Kansas, a lawsuit for personal injuries must be filed within two years from the date of accident, while in Missouri the time period is five years.