Ms. Bethany Ferguson, 23, of St. James, MO, sustained serious injuries and Mr. Brandt Wilson, 40, also of St. James, MO, sustained moderate injuries as a result of an accident that occurred in Phelps County. On May 14th at approximately 9:15 pm on I-44 eastbound at mile marker 181.2, Ms. Ferguson’s vehicle became involved in the accident when it traveled off the right side of the roadway, causing it to overturn, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report. Both Ms. Ferguson and Mr. Wilson were ejected from the vehicle when it overturned. Both parties were transported via EMS to a nearby hospital to be treated for their injuries.
A traffic accident can be a difficult and even agonizing experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a comprehensive system of personal injury laws meant to protect parties who are injured through another person’s negligent actions. Here, though the accident may have been because of one driver, that action can be lessened by the occupant’s own negligence. The party seeking relief will be entitled to payment for lost wages, pain and suffering, any damaged property, and any medical bills incurred as a result of the accident that are not a result of his own negligence.
If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach today.