Sometimes injuries happen, and there is nothing anyone could have done to prevent them. Other times, injuries arise out of accidents that could have been prevented. These accidents involve the liability of another person or party, such as another driver, a property owner, or even a healthcare provider. When you are left with mounting medical bills, missed income from not being able to work, and daily pain and suffering, a knowledgeable Chicago injury lawyer, is here to help make things right. You have the right to seek compensation for your damages, and an attorney can lead this process on your behalf.
Accidents can happen at any time in any place, usually when you least expect them. They can happen at work, at your neighborhood park, on vacation, at the mall, on your way to pick up your kids from school. Our highly qualified Chicago injury attorneys represent clients who have suffered all types of injury-inducing situations such as:
When you meet with a Chicago injury attorney, they will be evaluating the circumstances of your injury to see if it meets the elements of successful injury claims. If it does, they can discuss how much your case might be worth. To pursue an injury claim, the following elements must exist:
If you have suffered an injury that was not your fault, it is a good idea to reach out to an attorney. Let them evaluate whether or not you have a claim. They can direct you to your next steps.
You should contact an attorney as soon as possible after your injury for two reasons. First, valuable evidence will need to be gathered. If it is not collected promptly, it can be lost or destroyed, which could be detrimental to your case. Second, as per Illinois Compiled Statutes 735 §5/13-202, you have two years from the date of your accident to file your claim. In cases where an injury was not known about until a later date, the statute of limitations will run from the date the injury was discovered or should have reasonably been discovered.
No matter what type of accident caused your injuries, our Chicago injury lawyers have the experience and knowledge to ensure you are getting the representation you deserve. During this confusing and often overwhelming time, you can rely on us.
At Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd., our attorneys strive to provide you with the best legal services possible. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation with an experienced Chicago injury lawyer.