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We hit hard when it comes to holding reckless drivers and insurance companies responsible. When you or someone you love is seriously injured because another driver behaves dangerously, you deserve a lawyer who will not stop fighting until you get the compensation that will make you whole.

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Car Accident Lawyers St. Louis, Missouri, and Illinois

Car Accident Lawyers St. Louis. Burger Law is a St. Louis personal injury law firm that has successfully recovered millions of dollars to compensate car accident victims and their families. When a driver breaks the rules of the road and injures or kills another person, they should be held responsible. If you are injured in a car accident, your case likely has difficult legal, insurance, and damage issues that require a seasoned car accident attorney to resolve. Burger Law understands how car crashes impact our clients’ physical and financial health and will help you get the compensation you deserve. To get started on your recovery and protect yourself and your family, call Burger Law at (314) 648-8348 or complete our contact form.

Burger Law is the most and best-reviewed injury law firm in St Louis. Our firm has literally written the book on car crashes (which you can find here) and we have hundreds of YouTube videos instructing people on how to navigate their accident and injury claims. We offer a free evaluation of your car crash case and are ready to start fighting for you.

Our Car Accident Lawyers set themselves apart protecting St. Louis, Missouri, and Illinois motorists and their families, getting full recovery for their injuries and achieving financial recovery and security. We take your fight to court, and trial if need be, to get all the money you deserve. Do not settle for incomplete compensation of your damages — medical care, wage loss, disability, and pain and suffering. Our St. Louis car accident attorneys will answer your questions and guide you through your claim and personally handle your case.

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“Gary and his team provided us with effective, efficient and highly professional service. Gary provides sound advice and is a trustworthy and ethical attorney. I highly recommend the team!”

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Over $170 Million won for our clients


$5,000,000 Settlement - Father Killed by Reckless Truck Driver

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$3 Million Judgment - Son Murdered by Pam Hupp

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$2.5 Million Settlement for Father's Fatal Car Accident

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Multi-Car Crash Caused by Debris from Commercial Truck - $2,000,000 Settlement

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Injured Woman Settles Highway Crash Lawsuit - $2,000,000 Settlement

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$1.435 Million Settlement Against Three Defendants After Extensive Litigation

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Choosing a Car Accident Lawyer

When you are in a car accident, your body is subjected to extreme stress. You may be very seriously injured, but the damage extends beyond the lacerations, bruises, or broken bones you can see. In addition to medical bills, these injuries can have a number of financial, physical, and emotional consequences making it vital to take action right away.

Burger Law’s car accident attorneys set themselves apart by winning full compensation for car accident victims in St. Louis, Missouri, Illinois, and other places throughout the Midwest. If you have been injured in an auto accident you should act now and contact us to recover your damages. This may include medical expenses and treatment, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Our St. Louis car accident lawyers will answer any question you have about your case and guide you through the process.

Common Damages in Car Accident Cases

  • Medical bills (current and future)
  • Bills for future medical procedures
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of limb or use of limb
  • Cost of physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Costs of household and vehicle modification
  • Permanent injury or disability
  • Lost wages from missed work
  • Loss of career or earning capacity
  • Mental anguish and emotional stress
  • Wrongful death damages (if a love one was killed)

Time is of the essence. If you are hurt and need help, it is important to call our Car Accident Lawyers as soon as possible. In a car accident case (or any case that involves an accident with injury), every second counts. The more time our lawyers have to fight for your rights and better understand the details of your case, the better your financial recovery will be.

Common Car Accident Injuries

Car Accident injuries can range in severity from minor bumps and bruises to major injuries that can include broken bones, serious concussions, and even death. Here are a list of the most common injuries that can result from a car accident:

  • Whiplash - Whiplash Injuries are one of the most common types of car accident injuries, and involve the head and neck. The force is created when a vehicle in motion is struck from a direction that it isn't traveling. These types of injuries can lead to neck pain, back issues, spinal issues, tenderness in the shoulders, and many other medical issues.
  • Concussions - Concussions are caused by the forceful motion of the brain inside the skull, to the point that bruising or swelling can occur. Concussions can lead to loss of motor functions, loss of memory, and can even be paralyzing.
  • Broken Bones - Broken Bones are caused by either abrupt force that shatters the bone, or an amount of weight or pressure that causes the bone to bend and break. Car Accidents can easily lead to broken bones due to the force involved in the accidents. Broken bones can take some time to heal, and often require lengthy amounts of rehabilitation before they are back to 100%.
  • Internal Bleeding - Internal Bleeding is never immediately apparent, but can quickly cause death if not seen to immediately. Internal bleeding occurs when the organs inside your body are either punctured or rupture from the force of an accident.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries - Spinal Injuries occur when your spine attempts to control the motion of your body against an extreme amount of force. The spinal cord is integral to the motor functions of your body. Any damage to your spine can often result in serious injuries throughout other areas of the body.

When you are injured in a car accident, the first step you should always take is going to a doctor to make sure you are ok. No matter how tough you may think you are, your injury could be life-threatening. After you have received the necessary medical attention immediately after your accident, speak with our car accident firm in St. Louis to make sure that the other party is held fully liable, and that all of your bills and needs are taken care of.

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Winning Your Car Accident Claim

An auto accident claim begins the second the accident happens. And while it is also important for all plaintiffs to obtain prompt and thorough medical treatment right away, a car crash lawyer in St. Louis should be the next person you speak to. Not only can an experienced lawyer obtain the evidence and resources necessary to obtain damages, but they can also help guide you through the legal process and make sure that the insurance companies don't take advantage of you.

When Do I Need a Lawyer?

While working with insurance may seem like a good idea at the time, it is important to remember that insurance companies are looking out for their own best interests and NOT yours. Though straightforward accidents that do not result in injury can often be resolved reasonably without the involvement of a personal injury lawyer, there are certain times a car accident victim should always enlist the help of an experienced professional. With this in mind, if your car accident left you seriously injured or if any of the following statements are true, it is imperative to seek help from the experienced St. Louis car accident lawyers with Burger Law to advocate on your behalf and ensure that insurance companies do not take advantage of you.

  • Someone was injured.

    Any time an accident results in injuries of any kind, the loss of life, or severe property damage to your vehicle or other valuable property, you need a great car accident lawyer like the personal injury attorneys of Burger Law on your side. Your car accident lawyer has the resources and knowledge to adequately assess the true total value of your case - something individuals without car accident claim experience will not be able to do.

  • The insurance company is not playing nice.

    If the insurance company is paying for all of your medical bills and also seeing to the replacement of your vehicle and any lost wages, then you may not need to pursue a car accident claim. If they are not working with you, and are trying to get you to settle for partial medical coverage, or are trying to put blame on you for the accident, then you need a car accident attorney.

  • Your injuries have long-term effects.

    If you are seriously injured, and your injury will require medication, lengthy rehabilitation, or other needs required to bring you back to full health, then you need an attorney to ensure you get all of the benefits you need in perpetuity.

  • There is disagreement about who is at fault.

    If the other driver refuses to admit they caused the accident and is willing to fight you, then you absolutely need to speak to a car accident lawyer in St. Louis to protect your claim. If the other driver did admit responsibility, and they are cooperating, then you may not need a car accident lawyer.

  • There are complications to the case

    Any time your case involves disputed facts or some other factor that is not straightforward, you need a skilled car accident attorney to help you prove your case. If there are multiple parties involved, if you were hit by a commercial vehicle, the accident was a hit and run--all these situations need a lawyer to get the best possible outcome for you as the victim.

If you are not injured and you feel that the insurance company is being cooperative and fair with you, you may choose to complete your claim without having to consult a lawyer. However, if you are hurt, the insurance company is fighting you, or the other driver is seeking a claim against you then you must speak with one of our Car Accident Lawyers in St. Louis as soon as possible.

Experience Matters

Insurance companies profit by not paying out claims. However, a Burger Law St. Louis car accident lawyer is experienced in arguing the legal theory of the case and negotiating with insurance companies to get injured individuals the compensation they deserve. We know the questions to ask and stop at nothing when demanding the answers. We are passionate about fighting for the rights of the injured and offer individualized attention to each case we take.

When you choose Gary Burger and his team to represent you and your car accident case, you are backed by more than 25 years of experience in the personal injury law industry. Burger Law offers free case evaluations and our car crash attorneys are prepared to promptly get started on your car accident case. Burger Law will coordinate with your insurance company and medical care providers to ensure your injuries are properly treated while your case is given the attention it deserves. The car crash lawyers of Burger Law will secure witness statements, interview police, take photos the scene and take any other necessary steps in order to win your car accident case.

Your Car Accident Case

Car accident cases are complicated and many different factors bear weight on the outcome of your case. Burger Law's experienced car accident attorneys in St. Louis have experience representing and winning all manners of car accidents including different acts of negligence and various resulting injuries. Learn more about our capabilities regarding any type of car accident case.

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Your Car Accident Lawyers

Many people who are injured in car accidents pursue their car crash claims directly with insurance companies believing that they will be fairly compensated for their injuries and damages. In actuality, insurance companies attempt to get away with paying out as little as possible to car accident victims, often not covering all of the expenses acquired from the accident. Gary Burger and his team can protect you from insurance companies that will try and get you to settle for less! Burger Law has the experience and resources necessary to handle your car accident claim, and our car accident lawyers will stand with you every step of the way.

Burger Law's legal team is dedicated to helping the injured and demanding that insurance companies pay victims what they deserve. Our car accident attorneys set themselves apart by winning full compensation for car accident victims in St. Louis, Missouri, Illinois, and other places throughout the Midwest. If you have been injured in an auto accident you should act now and contact us to recover your damages. This may include medical expenses and treatment, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Our St. Louis car accident lawyers will answer any question you have about your case and guide you through the process.

Do not waste any time. Take the first step toward a successful conclusion to your car accident injury claim today. We are ready to begin fighting for you. To learn more and begin the injury claims process, schedule a free consultation with the most Google reviewed personal injury law firm in St. Louis, Burger Law, today. Call (314) 648-8348 or contact us now and we can begin working on your case.

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Our car accident lawyers in St. Louis are dedicated to providing the victims of car crashes and other negligence-related injuries with expert legal advice and tenacious advocacy until their rights are secured. If you or someone you know have been injured and believe you have a personal injury claim, Burger Law will get you the recovery you deserve.

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Common Car Crash Questions

Most car crash victims begin their case knowing very little about personal injury law. As a leading car accident injury law firm in Missouri, we see it as our duty to provide all victims with resources and information to help them understand their situation, including answers to many of the most common questions injury victims have.

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How To Choose The Right Personal Injury Lawyer For Me

How do you determine which personal injury lawyer is right for you? As you've undoubtedly heard the disclaimer at the end of TV and radio commercials for law firms: the choice of a lawyer is important and should not be based solely upon advertisements. The key is to speak with the lawyer and de …

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How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Do you know how long you have to file a personal injury claim? Or when the best time is to file one? Is it better to do it immediately after your accident or to wait until you know how significantly your injuries have affected your life? These are just the beginning of the string of questions t …

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Who Can I Sue When I've Been In A Truck Accident?

If you've been in an accident where you were hit by a truck, your head is probably spinning even after you've gotten to safety. The accident very likely caused you substantial damages, from medical bills, lost wages, and other damages like pain and suffering. But unlike a regular passenger vehcile …

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