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$6.7 MILLION JURY VERDICT AWARDED TO FAMILY IN WRONGFUL DEATH CASE

On July 11, 2015, a Howell County Jury awarded a record verdict of $6.7 million dollars to the family of a 32 year old man from West Plains who was killed while driving through an unsafe MoDOT construction zone. The case arose from a head-on collision which occurred at approximately 8:07 a.m. on April 22,…

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$6.7 MILLION JURY VERDICT AWARDED TO FAMILY IN WRONGFUL DEATH CASE

July 22, 2015

On July 11, 2015, a Howell County Jury awarded a record verdict of $6.7 million dollars to the family of a 32 year old man from West Plains who was killed while driving through an unsafe MoDOT construction zone. The case arose from a head-on collision which occurred at approximately 8:07 a.m. on April 22,…

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NEW ATTORNEY, NIKKI KINDER, ADDED TO THE FIRM

June 2, 2015

Henry & Williams, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Lynn Henry’s niece, Nikki Kinder (née Rebardie), to the firm. Despite her family ties, Nikki has worked closely with the firm for many years. From the age of 15, Nikki was working at the firm as a file clerk and legal transcriptionist and continued…

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WRONGFUL DEATH CASES: WHAT DO THEY INVOLVE?

March 13, 2015

When a family member is killed due to the fault of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. These types of lawsuits seek compensation for the survivors such as funeral expenses and other expenses left behind by the deceased. Wrongful death cases involve all types of accidents from car…

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HIRING AN ATTORNEY FOR VEHICLE RELATED ACCIDENTS

February 26, 2015

In the moments following a car accident, your treatment and recovery may be the first thing on your mind. The sad truth is that auto accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death all over the country. When you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident due to…

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7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

January 22, 2015

When you are injured in an accident, you need all the help you can get. Many people feel the need to hire an attorney as soon as possible. While it may be necessary to hire someone fast, hiring the first attorney who comes your way may not always be the best choice. It is important…

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HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE A PERSONAL INJURY CASE WORTH PURSUING?

December 31, 2014

Personal injury cases can help you recover damages if you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence. It is important that you know what you are getting into by filing a personal injury case. With the help of an experienced attorney, you can decide if your case is worth pursuing. If your injury is…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF AN INITIAL CONSULTATION WITH AN ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

November 17, 2014

Every single day, people in our communities are hurt by the recklessness and/or negligence of others. Regardless of how it happened, these injuries can change people’s lives. Hiring a personal injury attorney may help you receive the compensation you deserve. Your attorney will work effectively and efficiently to bring in the greatest possible settlement for…

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ESPN CANCELS SNOWMOBILE & MOTO X BEST TRICK COMPETITIONS

March 15, 2013

National leading sports network has announced the discontinuation of certain events in its X Games competition, claiming the risk of danger for competitors and spectators is far too high to outweigh the entertainment factor. The events cancelled are known as best trick competitions in which, depending on the season of the Games, either Moto X…

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SPRING BROKEN: INJURED COLLEGE STUDENTS RELEASED AFTER DECK COLLAPSED

March 12, 2013

What began as a typical college house party celebrating Spring Break quickly turned dangerous when the back deck of the house collapsed and left a number of students injured in Gulf Shores, Alabama. While police were unable to gather a total number of victims, officials claim that seven women required immediate medical attention. Two of…

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MAN’S BODY FOUND IN BURNED-OUT HOME IN SPRINGFIELD, MO

March 6, 2013

In Springfield, MO on Tuesday morning, police and firefighters were called to a home on Elm Street after a fire was reported. At first it was believed that two bodies were found burned in the home, but now it has been reported that only the body of the male resident of the home was recovered.…

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FUNERAL FOR KANSAS CITY RESTAURANT EXPLOSION VICTIM TAKING PLACE THIS WEEK

March 4, 2013

On February 20th, we wrote a blog regarding the gas explosion which occurred in Kansas City, MO. At the time, twelve were reported injured but there had been no deaths. This coming week, however, there will be two funeral services for the only victim of the explosion. Twenty-six-year-old M.C. was pulled from the wreckage of…

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DRIVERS FACE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS IN SPRINGFIELD, MO

February 27, 2013

According to the National Weather Service, the community of Springfield could be seeing another inch of snow on top of the four inches that fell Monday night. With a 30% chance of snow and temperatures dropping into the low 20s, drivers will also have to be dealing with ice on the roads. The adverse weather…

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INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY IN GAS EXPLOSION IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

February 20, 2013

Reports say that at least twelve people have been injured in an explosion that occurred in Kansas City, Missouri yesterday evening. The explosion took place at JJ’s restaurant, a popular restaurant at the upscale Country Club Plaza. As of now, it does not appear that anyone was killed in the explosion which took place at…

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TWO GIRLS INJURED IN PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT IN SPRINGFIELD, MO

February 18, 2013

In Springfield this past Sunday afternoon, two young girls were hit by a car while walking home from a park. The accident occurred at 4:20 p.m. and took place at Grant Ave. and High Street. According to the Springfield police, the two girls crossed the street and were struck by a vehicle making a left…

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WHAT ARE CATASTROPHIC INJURIES?

February 13, 2013

What exactly is a catastrophic injury? What make these injuries different from any other type of injury? First of all, catastrophic injuries result in permanent damage to the victim. They could be left dealing with lifelong disabilities or permanent scarring because of their injuries. The victim could also be left requiring lifelong care and may…

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE OVERVIEW

February 11, 2013

Were you injured because of the negligence of a medical professional? Do you believe that you were the victim of a medical error? You could have grounds to file a medical malpractice lawsuit! At Henry & Williams, P.C., we are committed to not only helping victims of accidents, but helping people who have been treated…

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TEENAGER FOUND HANDCUFFED IN BASEMENT IN MISSOURI

February 8, 2013

In a shocking and saddening case of child abuse, a 17-year-old boy was found handcuffed to a pole in his basement in Missouri. Neighbors of the teenager began to worry when they had not seen him in weeks, but when they asked his family where he was, they said he was out of town. The…

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WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF CAR ACCIDENTS?

February 6, 2013

With tens of thousands of car accidents taking place in Missouri every year, they are one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in the state. The sad truth is that in most of these cases, the accident could have been prevented. If a collision was caused because an individual was driving recklessly…

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TWO DIE IN CAR ACCIDENT IN NORTHWEST MISSOURI

February 4, 2013

It is a well-known fact that speeding can kill. For two men from northwest Missouri, speeding played a bizarre role in the crash of their pickup truck. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the two men that were killed were 27-year-old B.K. and 19-year-old D.N., both from Missouri. On Friday evening, they were driving…

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VICTIM OF TRUCK ACCIDENT RECEIVES $625,000 SETTLEMENT

January 30, 2013

In a recent case involving a dump truck accident, our client suffered from serious injuries. In fact, they required surgery on their shoulder as a result of the accident. When this client came to our firm for help, we had two options: take the case to court or accept a settlement. In most cases, settling…

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TRUCK ACCIDENT SETTLES FOR $350,000

January 27, 2013

After a client was injured from a dump truck accident, our personal injury firm in Springfield, Missouri, was able to settle with the defendant for $350,000 before going to court. The client hit the dump truck because it was on the wrong side of the road, which resulted in serious injuries. The client’s leg was…

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COW ACCIDENT SETTLED BEFORE GOING TO COURT

January 25, 2013

Our Springfield, MO personal injury firm settled for a client who had sustained neck and back injuries from an accident involving an animal. The client hit a cow that moved in the road, after escaping its barrier. According to Missouri law, the owner of the cow was responsible for injury since they didn’t keep their…

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Learn More About Your Experienced Springfield Personal Injury Attorneys

December 20, 2012

Falling victim to the negligent and careless acts of another individual is a frightening experience, one that could have potentially fatal results. Attorneys at Henry & Williams, P.C. are dedicated to fighting on behalf of those who are victims of these terrible injuries, and representing the families of those who have lost their loved ones…

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UNDERSTANDING THE LAW IN PREMISES LIABILITY CASES

August 11, 2012

If you were injured while on the property of another, it is imperative that you are aware of the laws in place regarding this situation. Premises liability merely refers to the responsibility that property owners owe to people who are on their property. As every situation is different, however, there are laws in place regarding…

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WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE HENRY & WILLIAMS TO DEFEND YOU?

August 6, 2012

A young motorcyclist is struck and killed in a hit and run accident. A baby dies following a tragic case of medical malpractice. Every day, countless families experience tragedy following a personal injury incident. Whether left dealing with serious injuries, a permanent disability, or the death of a loved one, it is important that victims…

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THE BASICS OF HIT-&-RUN CASES

July 25, 2012

Hit and runs are considered a two-fold crime: first the defendant injures or kills an innocent driver, passenger or pedestrian and then he/she makes a break for it. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one in ten crashes involve a hit and run driver. One search online and you can read numerous stories…

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW SPRINGFIELD PERSONAL INJURY BLOG

May 30, 2012

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Springfield Personal Injury Blog with an RSS feed located here.

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