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Vehicle Accidents in the Course of the Job

Missouri Motor Vehicle Workplace Accidents

Forklift Injuries ● Truck Accidents ● Car Accidents

When driving is a regular part of your job, your increased time on the roadways may make it more likely that you will be in a motor vehicle accident while in the course of your work. At the law firm of Steelman, Gaunt & Horsefield, we have an extensive personal injury practice that is committed to ensuring our injured clients receive the care and recovery they need and deserve. We frequently advocate on behalf of employees who have been injured in an auto or truck accident while on the job.

If you have been involved in a job-related motor vehicle accident, contact us today. We have a proud history of accomplishing successful outcomes in these cases. Let us know how we can help you in a free initial consultation and case evaluation.

When you are hurt on the job, you may have a workers compensation claim, but you may also have a third party claim for work place injuries against parties such as manufacturers of dangerous products or drivers of automobiles, and you may be able to obtain a damages award against them.

There are a number of professions that require employees to spend a great deal of time driving. We have represented delivery drivers, sales consultants, in-home therapy or hospice providers, and construction workers injured on the job. Our firm handles serious cases with severe injuries, including those involving:

  • Truck accidents
  • Crush injuries
  • Forklift accidents
  • Overturned vehicles
  • Injuries while operating heavy machinery
  • Injuries caused by workplace vehicles
  • Wrongful death

Construction or work sites can be very dangerous work environments under the best of circumstances. When there are added dangers such as dangerous or defective products, the likelihood of serious injury increases. There are typically a number of large pieces of equipment and workplace vehicles, including steamrollers, forklifts, cement trucks, and bucket trucks that have the potential to cause serious injury when accidents occur.

Our lawyers have more than 50 years combined experience handling workers' compensation cases and a long history of success in litigation. You can count on us to represent you every step of the way, whether it is dealing with the insurance companies on your behalf, or advocating for your interests and recovery rights in a legal challenge.

The relentless pursuit of justice is at the core of our practice. Let us work for the results you deserve in your workplace auto accident case. Contact us today to discuss your legal rights, needs, and questions in a free consultation with a trusted and respected personal injury lawyer.

Community involvement

  • Purchased 2013 Grand Champion Steer at the Crawford County Fair.
  • Mid-Missouri Stealers Baseball
  • Mid-Ozark CASA Program
  • National MS Society

recognition

  • 2013 Bar Registration of Preeminent Lawyers
  • 2012 Top 100 Trial Lawyers, David L. Steelman
  • 2012 Missouri & Kansas SuperLawyers, David L. Steelman
  • 2012 Top Attorneys in Missouri, David L. Steelman
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine Top Attorney

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