Highway Defects

M. Blake Heath, Trial Attorney LLC• Missouri Highway Defect Attorney
When you have been injured in an accident on a Missouri road, the first thing you should do is seek medical treatment and get on the path to recovery. Then you should contact an experienced personal injury lawyer at M. Blake Heath, Trial Attorney LLC The earlier we can investigate the accident scene, the better, especially if a highway defect was involved.

A highway defect that causes an accident can turn a simple car wreck into large scale litigation, especially if there was catastrophic injury or death. If the highway department engages in proper maintenance, Missouri’s roads should offer drivers safe passage. Unfortunately, the road itself often presents drivers with hazards, such as:

  • Edge drop off (edge of the road too high)
  • Faulty guardrails
  • Obstructed views
  • Improper road design
  • Missing signs
  • Poorly marked construction zones

Experienced Kansas City Highway Defect Attorneys
Because highway defect cases can be complex and often involve third parties, it is very important that you hire a personal injury attorney with the experience to tackle these cases. While you can sue the department of transportation, it is more likely that the lawsuit will involve a third party—the maker of the guardrail or the subcontractors who actually did the road work, for example.

At M. Blake Heath, Trial Attorney LLC, we know the right questions to ask and the right places to find answers. Our attorneys have been recognized by their peers as exceptional litigators, and their track record of verdicts and settlements speaks for itself. We predominantly handle personal injury cases, including semi truck accidents, catastrophic personal injury, and products liability, among others. As a small firm, we can provide personal service without sacrificing the resources of a larger firm.

Speak to a Missouri Highway Defect Attorney at (816) 931-0048
If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a highway defect on a Missouri road, contact an experienced personal injury attorney at M. Blake Heath, Trial Attorney LLC for a free case evaluation.

At M. Blake Heath, Trial Attorney LLC, we represent the victims of personal injury in the Kansas City, Missouri, metro area, and the counties of Jackson, Clay, Platte, Cass, Buchanan, and Johnson—including the cities of Independence, Lees Summit, Gladstone, Raytown, Blue Springs, Liberty, Grandview, St. Joseph, Platte City, Warrensburg.

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