Our client was traveling on a two-lane road in Montgomery County, Illinois when another vehicle entered his lane and hit him head-on. The plaintiff suffered immediately, life changing injuries. He was airlifted to a local hospital where he was treated for more than twenty fractures in his left leg. Due…

Motorcycles on Florida highway

Motorcyclists in Florida led the fight against a bill that significantly reduces their ability to recover compensation after an accident. Ultimately, they proved unsuccessful in stopping the changes, but their opposition laid the groundwork for future fights in other states. The attorneys at Sumner Law Group, LLC are closely monitoring…

U-turn accident

U-turns can be risky maneuvers, as they involve wide turns that go against the traffic flow. When negligent drivers make improper or illegal U-turns in Missouri, they can cause devastating U-turn accidents. What Makes U-Turns So Dangerous? When drivers execute U-turns, they make sharp, swift turns that put them directly…

Car wreck on road

If you’ve been injured in a Missouri car accident, you might wonder about your legal rights and who will pay for your losses. Fault is a critical part of any car accident injury claim, so it’s essential to understand how fault is determined and what role it could play in…

white semi truck front end totaled after accident

Our client was driving a tractor-trailer on a two lane state highway in Perry County, Missouri when an oncoming semi-truck pulling an empty box trailer was blown over by extremely high winds in the area and crashed head-on into our client.  We made a claim for negligence and ultimately filed…

Car accident statement

After a car accident in Missouri, you may feel confused or disoriented. You could say something without thinking. However, what you say to the other driver, witnesses, insurance adjusters, or law enforcement in the aftermath of the accident could affect your claim if you were injured and intend to seek…

Car crash on icy road

Icy roads are a top cause of auto accidents in Missouri during the winter. Many crashes in wintertime occur because drivers fail to slow down and use appropriate caution on slick, ice-covered roads.  Why Icy Roads Are Dangerous to Drivers Icy roads include roads covered in ice and snow following…