On Monday, May 14, Tommy Bottoms, 54, of Seligman, MO, was injured in a multi-car accident on Highway 37 in the Washburn area. The accident began when Jackie R. Cargile, 70, of Washburn, pulled into Mr. Bottoms lane of travel and failed to yield or judge the distance between the two cars accurately. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Mr. Bottoms suffered moderate injuries and had to be taken to the hospital from the scene of the wreck. Mr. Bottoms was wearing his safety belt at the time of the incident, and Mr. Cargile was able to drive himself from the scene and needed no further medical treatment.
A traffic accident can be a frightening and traumatic 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 law meant to protect persons who are injured through another party’s negligence. Here, Mr. Cargile is likely at fault and Mr. Bottoms would 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.