Car accidents can be devastating, and can result in everything from minor property damage to serious, long-term injuries. Additionally, those injuries can lead to lost wages and high medical expenses. Because of this, many individuals find themselves worrying about how they are going to provide for their families and pay their medical bills all while trying to get back on their feet. At Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd., our Chicago auto accident attorneys are fully aware of the serious complications that a car accident can pose on one’s life, which is why we have dedicated ourselves to providing aggressive legal representation to individuals who have been injured in auto accidents.
While car insurance is meant to cover the costs of losses and damages, many insurance companies try to reduce a person’s settlement, or even deny it altogether, in an attempt to save themselves money. This is not right. Our Chicago car accident lawyers use their legal skill and knowledge to fight for your rights to the compensation you deserve, so that you may recover and get back on your feet without the burden of financial obligations hanging over your head.
According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois saw 1195 fatal car accidents in 2020, due to the pandemic this was a decrease. Since 2020, there have been over 72,000 car accident injuries in Illinois alone, with over 8500 of those injuries being of the long-term and/or debilitating type. Every day, there are nearly 675 car accidents in the state, and that number is only increasing.
Illinois car accidents are a result of a number of factors, the eight most common of which include:
At Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd., our Chicago car accident lawyers handle a number of different types of car accident cases, and have helped clients who received moderate to severe injuries from a number of different car accident causes.
Filing a car accident claim can be a complicated and time-consuming process, one that many individuals do not have the time or energy for after sustaining a serious car accident injury. Furthermore, car insurance companies oftentimes make it difficult for individuals to file a successful car accident claim, and include questions on their applications deliberately meant to elicit answers that could form the basis for denial. Even if a claim is approved, the insurance companies will do their best to negotiate the settlement down until it is not nearly enough to cover a person’s medical bills, lost wages, and other damages.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident in Chicago, IL, contact the legal professionals at Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd. right away. From filing the claim on your behalf, to advocating for your rights to adequate compensation for your damages and losses, our Chicago car accident attorneys can make sure that the responsible party is held liable, and that you receive the reimbursement you deserve for your medical expenses, lost wages, property damages, and pain and suffering.