On June 10th at approximately 1:50 pm, Suzanne Atchley, 25, of Lubbock, TX, was injured following an accident that occurred on MO RT U six miles northeast of Cabool. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Ms. Atchley was involved in the accident when a vehicle driven by Everett Meritt, 46, of Willow Springs, MO, attempted to avoid a vehicle stopped in the roadway and struck Ms. Atchley, who was standing in the ditch. Mr. Meritt did not seem to sustain any injuries while Ms. Atchley sustained serious injuries. She was taken via Air Ambulance to a nearby hospital to be treated for her injuries.
A traffic accident can be a trying and even distressing experience. We at the law offices of Kevin J. Roach wish all parties a quick and thorough recovery.
Missouri offers a broad system of personal injury laws meant to protect parties who are injured through another’s negligence. Here, both parties might be held liable for the injuries of Ms. Atchley depending on who is determined to be at fault. The person seeking compensation will be entitled to payment for lost wages, pain and suffering, damaged property, and any medical bills incurred as a result of the accident that are not a result of her own negligence.
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.