Injuries

Seeking Justice and Compensation for Your Injuries

When you've been injured due to someone else's negligence, we're here to help. We fight for fair compensation so you can focus on healing. 

Automobile Accidents

Experienced Advocates for Victims of Automobile Accidents



Car accidents happen every day, everywhere. When you’re involved in one, it can have devastating effects on your life. You suffer from your injuries, endure pain you’ve never felt before, miss out on work pay, and accumulate bills that aren’t your fault. You need the help of James Law Group to secure the financial support you’re entitled to.

  • Car Crash Injuries: Representation for individuals who have sustained serious injuries in car accidents.
  • Commercial Vehicle Accidents: Advocacy for victims involved in accidents with tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles.
    Reckless Driving Cases: Legal support for those injured due to reckless or negligent driving.
  • Hit and Run Accidents: Assistance for hit and run accident victims seeking compensation.
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists: Advocating for clients dealing with uninsured or underinsured motorists.
  • Intersection Collisions: Representation in accidents occurring at intersections.
  • Rear-End Collisions: Legal support for victims of rear-end collisions.
  • T-Bone Accidents: Assistance for individuals injured in T-bone or side-impact collisions.
  • Distracted Driving Accidents: Advocacy for victims of accidents caused by distracted drivers.
  • Drunk Driving Accidents: Legal support for those injured in accidents involving intoxicated drivers.
  • Head-On Collisions: Representation in cases of severe head-on collisions.
  • Serious Injuries and Wrongful Death: Compassionate support for victims of fatal accidents or life-altering injuries.

Contact us today to discuss your automobile accident case, and let us fight for the compensation you deserve.

Serious Injuries and Wrongful Death

Committed Advocates for Victims of Serious Injuries and Wrongful Death



If you have suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongful conduct of a corporation or individual, you deserve compassionate and experienced advocates who can hold those responsible accountable. At James Law Group, we are committed to seeking justice for victims of serious injuries and wrongful death caused by various circumstances, including:

  • Automobile Accidents: Representing those who have sustained serious injuries in car crashes, including accidents involving tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles.
  • Railroad Negligence: Advocating for individuals harmed by the negligence of railroad conductors or companies.
  • Product Liability: Pursuing claims against manufacturers of defective products that have caused serious injuries or wrongful death.
  • Medical Malpractice: Standing up for victims of medical malpractice, including cases involving negligent doctors and healthcare providers.
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: Holding facilities accountable for failing to provide proper care and safety for their residents.

For over thirty years, we have been dedicated to fighting for individuals who have been injured or mistreated by large corporations and insurance companies. Our mission is to ensure that those responsible are held justly and fairly accountable for the damages they have caused.

Contact us today to discuss your case and let us advocate for your rights and the compensation you deserve in the face of serious injuries or wrongful death.

Trucking Accidents

Experienced Advocates for Victims of Trucking Accidents


Trucking accidents involving commercial vehicles, especially large interstate trucking companies, require a specialized level of legal knowledge and expertise. At James Law Group, we understand the complexities of trucking accident cases and have the experience necessary to effectively represent victims of these devastating accidents.

  • Trucking Accidents: Trucking accidents involve collisions with large commercial vehicles, often resulting in severe injuries or fatalities due to the size and weight of these trucks.
  • Commercial Vehicle Collisions: Commercial vehicle collisions encompass accidents with delivery vans, box trucks, and buses, which can occur on various road types and may result from driver negligence or vehicle defects.
  • Rollover Accidents: Rollover accidents occur when a truck flips onto its side or roof, often due to factors like driver error, excessive speed, or improper cargo distribution.
  • Jackknife Accidents: Jackknife accidents happen when a truck’s trailer swings outward from the cab, resembling a partially open jackknife, typically resulting from sudden braking, poor road conditions, or driver errors.
  • Brake Failure Incident: Brake failure incidents in trucking accidents can lead to severe consequences, as the loss of braking control may result from inadequate maintenance, defective brake components, or other factors.

If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident or lost a loved one due to the negligence of a truck driver or trucking company, don’t navigate the legal complexities alone. Contact James Law Group today for a confidential consultation and let us fight for your rights and the compensation you deserve.

Railroad Crossing Accidents

Experienced Legal Representation for Railroad Crossing Accident Victims

Railroad crossing accidents involving trains and motor vehicles can result in catastrophic injuries and tragic fatalities. If you or a loved one has been involved in a railroad crossing accident, seeking legal representation is crucial to ensure your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve. At James Law Group, we have a dedicated team of experienced attorneys who can provide the legal assistance you need during this challenging time.

Understanding Railroad Crossing Accidents
Railroad crossing accidents can occur for various reasons, including:

  • Negligence: Railroad companies and their employees have a duty to ensure that railroad crossings are safe for motorists. Negligence on their part, such as failing to maintain crossing signals or warning devices, can lead to accidents.
  • Signal Failures: Malfunctioning or inadequate crossing signals, including lights, bells, and gates, can contribute to accidents. Proper warning systems are essential to prevent collisions.
  • Train Operator Errors: Mistakes made by train operators, such as failing to slow down or sound warning signals, can result in accidents at crossings.
  • Poor Visibility: Overgrown vegetation, inadequate lighting, or obstructions near a railroad crossing can impair a driver’s visibility, making it difficult to see an approaching train.
  • Inadequate Maintenance: Poorly maintained tracks or crossing areas can create hazardous conditions for motorists.

Compensation for Railroad Crossing Accidents
Victims of railroad crossing accidents may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Wrongful death damages (in fatal accidents)

If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one in a railroad crossing accident, don’t hesitate to seek legal help. Contact James Law Group today to schedule a consultation. We are committed to fighting for your rights and pursuing the compensation you deserve for your injuries or loss.

Product Liability (Defective Products)

Experienced Advocates for Victims of Defective Products

When consumers purchase products, they expect those products to be safe for their intended use. Unfortunately, defective and dangerous products make their way into the marketplace, causing serious injuries and harm to unsuspecting individuals. If you’ve been injured by a defective product, you have the right to seek compensation for your damages. At James Law Group, our experienced attorneys are here to help you navigate the complexities of product liability cases.


Understanding Product Liability Cases
Product liability cases typically arise from three main types of defects:

  • Design Defects: These defects occur when a product’s design is inherently dangerous or flawed, making all products of that design unsafe.
  • Manufacturing Defects: Manufacturing defects happen during the production process and result in individual products being flawed or unsafe, even if the design is sound.
  • Marketing Defects (Failure to Warn): Inadequate warnings, improper labeling, or insufficient instructions can lead to marketing defects. Consumers must be adequately informed about potential dangers associated with product use.

Compensation for Product Liability Injuries

Victims of defective products may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property damage
  • Emotional distress

If you’ve been injured by a defective product, don’t wait to seek legal help. Contact James Law Group today to schedule a consultation. We are dedicated to advocating for your rights and pursuing the compensation you deserve for your injuries and losses.

Work Accidents

Dedicated Representation for Workplace Injury Victims

Workplace accidents can result in serious injuries that impact your ability to earn a living and enjoy a good quality of life. When you’re injured on the job, you have the right to seek compensation to cover your medical expenses and lost wages. At James Law Group, our experienced attorneys are here to help you navigate the complexities of work accident cases and pursue the compensation you deserve.

Common Types of Work Accidents

Work accidents can occur in various industries and job settings. Some of the most common types of work accidents include:

  • Slip and Fall Accidents: These accidents can happen in any workplace and may result from wet floors, uneven surfaces, or other hazards.
  • Falling Objects: In warehouses, construction sites, and manufacturing facilities, falling objects can cause severe injuries.
  • Machinery Accidents: Operating heavy machinery and equipment can be dangerous. Malfunctions or operator errors can lead to accidents.
  • Construction Accidents: Construction sites are inherently risky. Accidents involving falls, scaffolding, and power tools are common.
  • Repetitive Motion Injuries: These injuries develop over time and often affect office workers who perform repetitive tasks.

Workers’ Compensation Claims

In Missouri, most employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This insurance provides benefits to employees who are injured on the job, regardless of fault. Workers’ compensation benefits typically cover medical expenses and a portion of lost wages.
We are experienced in workers’ compensation law, and we can help you pursue your workers’ compensation claim. Benefits that may be available to you include:

  • Medical Care
  • Temporary Disability
  • Permanent Disability
  • Death Benefits
  • Money Settlement

Work-related injuries or illnesses typically covered by workers’ compensation laws include:

  • Carpal tunnel
  • Repetitive trauma injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Work-induced heart attack or stroke
  • Occupational diseases such as asbestosis and dermatitis
  • Asthma or other work-related pulmonary conditions
  • Eye injuries
  • Hearing problems

If you’ve been injured in a work accident, don’t wait to seek legal help. Contact James Law Group today to schedule a consultation. We are committed to advocating for your rights and pursuing the compensation you need to move forward after a workplace injury.

Nursing Home Neglect

Protecting the Rights of Nursing Home Residents

When you entrust the care of your loved one to a nursing home or long-term care facility, you expect them to receive the attention, respect, and care they deserve. Unfortunately, instances of nursing home neglect and abuse are all too common. At James Law Group, we are dedicated to protecting the rights and well-being of nursing home residents and their families.

Recognizing Signs of Neglect

Nursing home neglect can take many forms, and it’s not always easy to identify. Some common signs of neglect include:

  • Malnutrition or Dehydration: Unexplained weight loss, dehydration, or signs of malnutrition can indicate neglect in providing proper nutrition and hydration.
  • Bedsores: Bedsores (pressure ulcers) often develop when residents are left in the same position for extended periods without adequate attention and care.
  • Poor Hygiene: Neglect may be evident in poor personal hygiene, including unwashed hair, soiled clothing or bedding, and unclean living conditions.
  • Medication Errors: Residents should receive the correct medications as prescribed. Neglect can result in medication errors leading to serious health issues.
  • Lack of Supervision: Residents who require supervision or assistance with mobility should receive proper attention. Neglect may involve a failure to provide adequate supervision.

Legal Rights of Nursing Home Residents

  • Missouri law and federal regulations protect the rights of nursing home residents. These rights include:
  • The right to dignity, respect, and a comfortable living environment.
  • The right to participate in care decisions and access to medical records.
  • The right to be free from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • The right to voice grievances and have them addressed by the facility.

At James Law Group, we are committed to advocating for the rights of nursing home residents and holding negligent facilities accountable for their actions. Our compassionate attorneys understand the emotional toll of nursing home neglect and are here to support you every step of the way.
If you believe your loved one has been a victim of nursing home neglect, contact us today for a consultation. We are dedicated to seeking justice and ensuring your loved one’s well-being and safety.

Medical Malpractice

Seeking Justice for Medical Negligence Victims

Medical professionals have a duty to provide patients with a certain standard of care. When that standard is not met, and patients suffer harm as a result, it can be considered medical malpractice. At James Law Group, we are dedicated to helping victims of medical negligence seek justice for their injuries.

Understanding Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider’s actions or omissions deviate from the accepted medical standard of care, resulting in harm to the patient. Common examples of medical malpractice include:

  • Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis: When a healthcare provider fails to diagnose a medical condition correctly or in a timely manner, causing harm to the patient.
  • Surgical Errors: Mistakes made during surgery, such as wrong-site surgery, leaving surgical instruments inside the patient, or damaging nearby organs or tissues.
  • Medication Errors: Administering the wrong medication, incorrect dosage, or failing to account for medication interactions.
  • Birth Injuries: Injuries sustained by a newborn or mother during childbirth due to medical negligence.
  • Failure to Provide Informed Consent: Failing to inform the patient fully about the risks and benefits of a medical procedure or treatment.

At James Law Group, we understand the complexities of medical malpractice cases and the challenges victims face. Our experienced attorneys have a deep understanding of medical procedures, standards of care, and the legal intricacies involved in medical malpractice claims.

We are committed to advocating for victims of medical negligence and holding healthcare providers accountable for their actions. If you or a loved one has suffered harm due to medical malpractice, contact us today for a consultation. We are here to help you seek justice and the compensation you deserve.

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