On May 3rd, at approximately 3:30 pm, Ms. Tina Schmitz, 62, of Labadie, MO, was injured in a car wreck on Highway 100, west of Route M in Franklin County. Ms. Schmitz became involved in the accident when she was rear-ended by Judy Walker, 42, of Sullivan, MO. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Ms. Schmitz suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital by the Meramac Ambulance Service. Ms. Walker was checked out on the scene, and left. Both parties were wearing their safety belts at the time of the accident.
A traffic accident is often as traumatic as it is physically damaging. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a robust and thorough system of personal injury law meant to protect those who are injured through the negligence of others. Here, Ms. Walker was most likely at fault and the Ms. Schmitz will be able to pursue claims for lost wages, medical bills, property damage and pain and suffering, from Ms. Walker and her insurer.
If you’ve been injured in a car wreck, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.