Catastrophic Motorcycle Injury Lawyer St. Louis

Catastrophic Motorcycle Injury Lawyers in St. Louis and Missouri


The Catastrophic Motorcycle Injury Lawyers of Dixon Law provide the greatest level of care and legal guidance for St. Louis and Missouri residents. When you or someone you love has been the victim of a catastrohpic motorcycle injury, and you’ve suffered severe injuries and have lost work and wages because of those injuries, you need a catastrohpic motorcycle injury lawyer to protect your interests. The Catastrohpic Motorcycle Injury Lawyers at Dixon Law can guide you through your catastrohpic motorcycle injury case and see to it that you and your family are provided for during this trying time. Whether you need financial assistance because of loss of work, medical bills, or to pay for the costs of recovery associated with any injuries sustained because of the catastrophic motorcycle injury, Christopher R. Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm can and will provide you with expert catastrophic motorcycle injury legal guidance.

When you or someone you love has been in catastrophic motorcycle injury and needs a catastrophic motorcycle injury attorney, you need the best in the industry. Christopher R. Dixon and the St. Louis Motorcycle Accident Attorneys of Dixon Law strive to provide the best results possible. Christopher R. Dixon is recognized as a Top 100 Trial lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association and a Life-Time Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and when you choose Chris for your legal guidance and counseling for a catastrophic motorcycle injury claim you will be taken care of.

Riding a motorcycle can be an incredibly thrilling. Riders are able to physically move the bike to make it swoop around obstacles while the air rushes by. Unfortunately, riding a motorcycle can be dangerous and people often come to our office to ask for help understanding how the law looks at catastrophic injuries. It is important to understand that this term likely will have no impact on a motorcycle accident lawsuit.

Catastrophic Motorcycle Injuries As a Legal Term

In Missouri, “catastrophic personal injury” is a meaningful legal term that can impact the maximum amount of recoverable damages in some personal injury cases. For a long time, Missouri’s law said that an injured person could not collect more than $350,000 in non-economic damages from a medical-malpractice lawsuit. Noneconomic damages include pain, suffering, mental anguish, physical impairment, disfigurement, loss of capacity to enjoy life, and loss of consortium (spousal relations).

The damages cap was struck down several years ago when the Missouri Supreme Court said the caps unconstitutionally limited the public’s right to a jury trial. This happened in the case of a woman named Deborah Watts, who suffered from a much-delayed cesarean section delivery that left her son with “catastrophic” brain injuries. Ms. Watts was awarded $3.371 million to help care for her permanently-disabled son and $1.45 million in noneconomic damages and that was the end of Missouri’s recovery cap for a while.

The hospitals and insurance company lobbyists fought back, though, and in 2015 the Missouri legislature created a new cap system. This law is now Missouri Statutes Section 538.210 and it says that in a lawsuit against a health care provider any noneconomic damages are capped at $400,000 for “non catastrophic” injuries and $700,000 for “catastrophic” injuries. These caps will increase over time with inflation. “Catastrophic” is defined as an “injury resulting in quadriplegia, paraplegia, the loss of two or more limbs, significant and permanent cognitive impairment, irreversible failure of a major organ, or significant loss of vision.”

This is Generally Not A Factor in Motorcycle Accident Cases

The Missouri legislature seems to always be looking to expand the caps on liability, but for now the limits should not impact a vehicle accident case. At least so long as the accident victim is not further injured by his or her health care providers. A wrongfully-injured rider should be able to collect his or her full medical expenses, which can include things like in-home physical therapy. If the injury keeps the rider from work he or she could collect lost wages. Any other monetary damage, like the cost of a damaged motorcycle, can be compensated as well. Noneconomic damages such as pain and suffering might be allowed as well. An injury that most people would call catastrophic will likely have enormous damages, particularly from medical expenses and lost wages.

How can the St. Louis Catastrophic Motorcycle Injury Lawyers of Dixon Law help you with your catastrophic motorcycle injury case?

The Dixon Injury Law Firm is the industry leader when it comes to protecting the interests of catastrophic motorcycle injury victims. During a catastrophic motorcycle injury case, the responsible party, their lawyers, and the insurance agencies are going to try to get you to settle for as little as possible and attempt to place as much blame as possible on you for the catastrophic motorcycle injury accident. This will allow them to settle quickly and against your best interests. That’s why it is so vitally important to let Christopher R. Dixon and the St. Louis Catastrophic Motorcycle Injury Attorneys of Dixon Law defend your best interests against the responsible party, their lawyers and the insurance corporations.

The Missouri Catastrophic Motorcycle Injury Lawyers of the Dixon Injury Firm have a complete understanding of the most recent Missouri and St. Louis traffic law and statutes and can use this knowledge to defend you and your loved ones during this trying time. No one should have to suffer from a catastrophic motorcycle injury, but when it does happen, choosing an experienced and knowledgeable catastrophic motorcycle injury lawyer can ensure that you and your family are adequately compensated for your lost time and injuries, and ensure that your financial future and health are protected.

Why Should I choose the Missouri Catastrophic Motorcycle Injury Attorneys at Dixon Law to represent me?

Christopher R. Dixon is more than just a catastrophic motorcycle injury he is a local Missouri and St. Louis resident who understands what it means to provide effective and comprehensive legal counseling to his fellow citizens who have suffered because of catastrophic motorcycle injuries.

Chris Dixon – “I pride myself on tirelessly fighting for the injury victims who continuously trust me with their cases. It is an honor to serve and a passion which drives my existence.”

Chris Dixon has been fighting against special interest insurance companies on behalf of injury victims for years, and he is all too familiar with attempts to deny compensation to families that have suffered catastrophic injuries. He is also deeply involved in Missouri’s legal scene and fully up to date on relevant legislative changes. Despite being up against the best the insurance industry has to offer, the Dixon Injury Firm has collected more than $35 million for its clients and Chris Dixon has been named as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association.

When you choose Christopher R. Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm, you are choosing a catastrophic motorcycle injury law firm that cares about you and wants to ensure that you and your family are provided for during this trying time. If you need catastrophic motorcycle injury legal guidance, or want to know what a catastrophic motorcycle injury lawyer can do for you, call or contact the Catastrophic Motorcycle Injury Lawyers of the Dixon Injury Firm at 314-409-7060, or toll-free at 855-40-CRASH to get justice and compensation for your catastrophic motorcycle injury case today.

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Results — that's what clients expect from Dixon Injury Firm. Chris brings years of personal injury law experience to the table. Based in St. Louis, his firm provides free consultations and contingency service to the high-caliber injury and liability legal arena. Tell us about your case and we'll show you how to win.

Recent Successes

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