Personal Injury Lawyer in Springfield, MO
Information on Personal Injury Cases
The Henry & Williams law firm was founded by Lynn's father, Harold L. Henry, in 1960 and has been assisting the victims of personal injuries to recover the financial compensation they need to get their lives back on track for more than five decades. Our firm knows how devastating it can be to be involved in an accident caused by to the reckless actions of another person which may result in lifetime permanent injury, or, even worse, loss of life. Due to our small size, our law firm is able to give personalized attention to each case. We will take the time to have one of our
personal injury attorneys in Springfield, Missouri get to know you, your family, and your specific case.
We will work with you through the entire process and put our background and experience as members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers®, and our AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell® to work for you. Click on a link below to learn more about our areas of practice and how we can be of help after your injury accident:
A serious injury that qualifies as life-threatening with long-term consequences is one that falls into the category of a catastrophic injury. A person who suffers from this type of injury will most likely require extensive medical treatment now and well into the future, in addition to rehabilitation.
Auto accidents, often times involving an uninsured motorist or an underinsured motorist, are some of the most common causes of serious injury and death in Springfield, Missouri and across the country. If you have been involved in a car accident or have been injured in a hit and run, do not hesitate to call our law firm.
Drunk Driving Accidents
Driving while intoxicated by alcohol is against the law in the state of Missouri and is a leading cause of many unnecessary auto accidents in Springfield and the surrounding area. A person who causes a car, truck or motorcycle accident while under the influence or intoxicated must be held accountable for the harm he or she has caused by that illegal conduct. If you have been injured in a DWI accident or you have lost a loved one due to vehicular manslaughter, do not hesitate to contact us.
Injury and death from medical malpractice is oftentimes swept under the rug. As it has often been said, doctors like to bury their mistakes. Whether you suffered due to an incorrect medication or your doctor caused your child to suffer from cerebral palsy, we may be able to help!
A motorcycle rider has less to protect him or her from suffering serious injuries or death when involved in a collision with a much larger vehicle. When struck by a larger vehicle, the motorcycle rider or passenger is more likely to suffer catastrophic and life-threatening injuries.
In any accident involving the operation of a motor vehicle on a public highway, negligence is defined as the failure to exercise the highest degree of care that a careful and prudent person would use under the same or similar circumstances. This is a term used in personal injury law to hold a person responsible when their negligence has led directly to the injury or wrongful death of another person. When a person suffers due to another's negligence, they are entitled to fair and just monetary compensation.
Personal Injury Damages
Find out how much your case is worth and how much you could stand to receive in compensation for your losses. Missouri state law recognizes the right of a plaintiff to sue for monetary damages to pay for medical expenses, lost income and pain and suffering.
Slip & Fall
Premises liability claims for slip and fall accidents and injuries caused by a dangerous or unsafe condition of someone else's property may be difficult, especially if you do not talk to an attorney experienced in these types of cases. When a business owner knows that a person has become injured on their property, they may work quickly to try and cover up the hazard. Without the help of an experienced slip and fall lawyer it may be impossible to obtain recovery for your injuries.
Trucking accidents and caused by a negligent driver of a tractor/trailer or an 18 wheeler can cause devastating destruction to a much smaller passenger vehicle on the road as well as catastrophic personal injury and death. These accidents can occur due to many different causes, including operator error, hour of service violations, and defective equipment such as brakes, which may have been out of adjustment on a tractor or trailer which should be declared out of service.
If you have you lost a loved one in an accident and the accident occurred due to another person's irresponsible and negligent conduct, you should talk to a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. There are strict time limits on your family member's wrongful death claim.
Our lawyers have the track record and the experience that you need to maximize your chance for a full and fair recovery from the party who caused your loss. We are a small town firm dedicated to giving you the close personal attention your case deserves. If you are looking for personalized, effective, and experienced legal representation for your case, look no further.