Thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents every year. Accidents happen quickly but can have long-lasting effects on a person’s life. Many accident victims incur severe physical, mental, and financial damages resulting from a sudden, severe accident. There are several ways that accident victims can recover compensation for damages, such as medical expenses, wage loss, pain and suffering, and other damages, one of which is filing a bodily injury claim.
Burger Law has procured full compensation for many types of personal injury cases. Our St. Louis Car Accident Lawyers understand what it takes to recover the most compensation for your case and will be transparent throughout the process. If you have been the victim of an accident, and have questions about filing a bodily injury claim against the at-fault party’s insurer, call Burger Law at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222 to schedule a free consultation.
What is the Difference Between Personal Injury and Bodily Injury?
Personal injury laws allow victims of preventable accidents to pursue compensation from the person responsible for the accident. Like personal injury, which covers injuries sustained as a result of an accident, bodily injury liability, which drivers are required to carry in Missouri and Illinois, pays for injuries a driver causes to other people, as well as medical expenses and wage loss.
Unlike personal injury claims, it’s essential to keep in mind that bodily injury coverage only covers up to a certain amount – in Missouri, it is $25,000 per person. Past this amount, you can file a personal injury claim to recover any remaining damages incurred from the accident. However, this can be challenging and requires guidance from an experienced attorney.
St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyers | Burger Law
If you have been the victim of a sudden car crash, truck accident, medical malpractice, premises liability, or another type of accident, Burger Law is prepared to fight for your case.
Burger Law’s St. Louis personal injury lawyers are passionate about getting justice and compensation for clients and will fight for the maximum amount of damages for your claim. For a free case review, contact Burger Law at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222 today.