According to published statistics, motor vehicle accidents:
In this context, vulnerable road users refer to pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists, who account for the exponentially riskiest form of travel by far. Sometimes, the people injured or killed in such collisions are already economically vulnerable, with the crash and related injuries only making their situations more stressful.
If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a motor vehicle collision caused by another negligent party, you shouldn’t have to shoulder the weight of that suffering alone. Keep reading to find out how (and why) you should seek the help of a Chicago auto accident attorney to ease that burden.
To file a claim over an injury or wrongful death that resulted from a car accident, you must first determine that the injury or death resulted (either partially or fully) from another party’s negligence. More often than not, such accidents do stem from another party’s negligence, which can include:
Even if there was no other visible party present or physically entangled in your accident, the vehicle manufacturer or road construction entity could still be liable for placing you in those unsafe, hazardous conditions to begin with.
If any of the above scenarios occurred, then it’s best to document the scene as much as possible, which means recovering:
It can be a lot easier said than done to recover all of these things, especially if the collision was serious enough to leave you incapacitated. In any case, it’s best to enlist the help of a trusted Chicago car accident attorney when building your case. They can be an invaluable resource in compiling evidence, interviewing witnesses, and in turn, enlisting the help of accident reconstructionists.
Most injury practices (like our own) charge on a contingency fee basis. That means you only have to pay your attorney a portion of the award if you win, and through car accidents, the average contingency is usually around one-third of the award.
Therefore, no matter what happens, you’re still walking away with a majority of the money you had before. It’s effectively a win-win, and if you choose to work with our practice, we’ll also cover all upfront costs, so you pay nothing out of pocket. With all of that in mind, what do you stand to lose?
We’ve fought to achieve demonstrable results and rewards for our clients following various accidents and injuries. We hope you won’t ever have to suffer such a grave misfortune, but in the event that you do, we hope you know where to turn here in Chicago.
Choose our reliable, reputable legal team. Choose nothing less than the utmost accountability possible. Choose Saks, Robinson, & Rittenberg Ltd. to represent you as your Chicago auto accident attorney.