Commercial Accidents

Our St. Louis commercial accident lawyers bring high-end legal service to clients.

Many injury victims are harmed by other individuals, but that is not always the case. Sometimes companies wrongfully cause injuries and these commercial accidents can have unique aspects to them. The Dixon Injury Firm can evaluate your specific situation in a free consultation, but here are some issues to think about.

Dixon Injury Firm offers a variety of legal services. This includes personal injury, workers compensation, product liability, and other claims. Our St. Louis commercial accidents attorneys bring professional legal counsel to clients and their families. Please contact us for more information and a free consultation.

St. Louis Commercial Accidents Attorneys

When you begin a commercial accidents case in St. Louis, it’s important to secure legal counsel with experience. Dixon’s workers comp and liability attorney make sure clients have the resources they need to win a claim. Here are a few questions to ask St. Louis commercial accidents lawyers:

How much does legal counsel cost me? This varies on the commercial accidents case and other factors. We use a contingency system, meaning our services are free.

How much would I win? This also depends on the case. Dixon Injury Firm’s St. Louis commercial accidents attorneys try to win clients medical expenses, personal hardship, and other compensation.

What do I do now? The first step is to contact Dixon for more information and consultation from our commercial accidents lawyers in St. Louis.

Worker’s Compensation St. Louis

Many injuries occur in the workplace, and these incidents are largely governed by worker’s compensation insurance laws, as laid out in Missouri Statutes Section 287.120. The trade off in the law is that workers are paid a formula-set amount of compensation quickly after a workplace injury. The award is meant to pay for medical expenses and lost wages. If workers are disabled, then they are compensated for their loss through a formula based on their wages and how debilitating their injury was. In exchange for this no-fault compensation, the law takes away worker’s rights to sue their employers for other damages.

Professional Driver Accidents

Truck drivers are subject to numerous safety regulations. They must comply with their company’s drug testing program and track all of their time spent on duty and also their rest to ensure that they are meeting federal and company rest requirements. They must have good records that the company can use to show its own legal compliance. Drivers cannot be impaired or fatigued when they drive, and they must ensure their vehicle is in good working order. This puts more responsibility on a professional driver, meaning, for example, they could be held liable for drowsy driving more easily than an amateur.

Accidents in a Commercial Establishment

Companies that open their doors to the public can be held liable for accidents suffered by their customers. These are commonly called “slip and fall accidents.” Companies should have programs in place to prevent injuries, such as a routine cleaning process aimed at keeping water, dirt, and grease off the floors. Hazards like loose mats, torn carpeting, bad lighting, exposed wires, and uneven floors should be immediately fixed as well. Companies should also make sure their customers have an easy way to call for a cleanup if they see a mess.

Defective Products

Missouri Statutes Section 537.760 holds a commercial company that sells a product in the state to be liable for a “product liability claim” when (1) the defendant sold a product as part of a business, (2) the product was used as reasonably anticipated, and (3) the product was either defective or it was unreasonably dangerous to sell without an adequate warning. The company will be “strictly liable” for any damages that are caused.

Commercial Accidents Probably Mean Big Insurance

If you have been injured in a commercial accident, odds are that your opportunities for compensation are going to come from a large insurance company. Unfortunately, modern insurance companies tend to spend all their energy finding ways to deny claims instead of just finding out what happened and trying to do the right thing. These companies are highly profit-driven and they make money by collecting premiums from as many people as possible while limiting their payouts.

More About Commercial Accidents Attorneys in St. Louis, MO

Christopher R. Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm focus on commercial accidents cases and additional personal and workplace injuries. Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Chris understands how difficult these cases are for clients. To help alleviate financial stress, Dixon Injury Firm make it easier by offering a contingency payment system. This enables you to pay only if damages are awarded. Our legal counsel is free until then.

St. Louis Commercial Accident Attorneys

The Dixon Injury Firm specializes in helping injured people put their lives back together, and Chris Dixon has been squaring off against large insurance companies for years. He has been highly successful as well, as he has collected more than $50 million for his clients. His success has also earned him recognition as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association. He also goes out of his way to give back to the community through the St. Louis Suit Project, a nonprofit that he started. If you have been injured in a commercial accident and think you may need our help, call us at (314) 409-7060 for a FREE consultation as soon as possible the accident.

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Meet Christopher R. Dixon

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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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