On June 21th at approximately 10:50 am, Larry Gatlin, 70, Kaiser, MO, was injured following an accident that occurred on eastbound I-44 five miles west of Mount Vernon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred when a vehicle driven by Kelly Ferguson, 35, of Athens, TX, struck the rear of Mr. Gatlin’s vehicle. This caused Mr. Gatlin to strike the rear of a vehicle driven by Jess Whitehead, 27, of Webb City, MO. His vehicle then struck the rear of another vehicle. Only Mr. Gatlin sustained injuries following the accident and the injuries she received were moderate. Mr. Gatlin was transported via ambulance to a nearby medical center to be treated.
A traffic accident can be a stressful and even traumatic experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a complete system of personal injury laws meant to protect persons who are injured through the negligence of another. Here, any of the parties could make claims against the others depending on a finding of fault. The party seeking compensation will be entitled to payment for any lost wages, damaged property, and any medical bills incurred as a direct result of the accident.
If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, consult the personal injury experts at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach, (866) 519-0085, today.