On June 10th at approximately 9:15 pm, Mica Chadwell, 16, of Marshfield, MO, Sawyer Lumley, 16, of Strafford, Mo, Audria Cook, 28, of Muskogee, OK, Gabriella Cook, 2, also of Muskogee, OK, Monte Cook, 51, of Ben Wheeler, TX, Olivia Cook, 5, also of Muskogee, OK, and Sara Cook, 49, also of Ben Wheeler, TX, were injured following an accident that occurred on US 65 at Route C. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Ms. Chadwell’s vehicle was involved in the accident when, it failed to yield to oncoming traffic and pulled into the path of the Cook vehicle. G. Cook and O. Cook suffered minor injuries while M. Cook suffered serious injuries. All others suffered moderate injuries. All injured parties were transported via EMS to nearby hospitals to be treated.
A traffic accident can be a troubling and even frightening 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 persons who are injured through another party’s negligence. Here, though the driver might be found at fault for the accident, any compensation sought by the passengers or other driver could be reduced based on their own negligence. Any party’s compensation will be entitled to payment for any lost wages, pain and suffering, any damaged property, and medical bills incurred as a 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.