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Car Accident Injury Lawyer Chicago

Globally car accidents are the 9th leading cause of death for all people. Shockingly in the United States, 38,800 people died due to their involvement in a car accident in 2019, with estimates suggesting the 2020 figures to be higher. Additionally, car accidents are also one of the leading causes of minor to catastrophic injuries. With an average of 6 million car accidents yearly, it costs the economy on average $230.6 billion annually. 

Should you or someone you deeply care for have been involved in a car accident recently, you should look into hiring a car accident injury lawyer in Chicago. At The Horwitz Law Group, we can work with the law to bring the negligent driver who caused your injuries to justice. With the help of one of our firm’s highly competent attorneys, you can focus on recovering while we focus on gaining you fair compensation.  

The Most Commonly Seen Car Accident Injuries People Suffer From In Chicago?

There are quite a few different injuries that people suffer from when they have been involved in a car accident. On average, 3 million people in the United States are injured each year in a car accident.

  • Lacerations: Often, one of the injuries many suffer from is lacerations. These types of injuries can involve stitches and staples that could leave you with a disfigurement or scarring. 
  • Second and third-degree burns: Some car accidents result in fires which can leave you minorly to majorly burnt. Additionally, you can also get burnt from your airbags deploying.
  • Various broken bone injuries: Most times, the force of a car accident will leave people with fractures or broken bones. Sometimes these broken bones or fractures are incredibly severe and require surgery or months of rehabilitation.
  • Minor to severe traumatic brain injuries: One of the most severe injuries a person can suffer from after being in a serious car accident is a traumatic brain injury. These injuries can range from mild concussions to a brain injury that has caused amnesia and even paralysis.
  • Various neck and back injuries: Besides broken necks and backs, most people will suffer a soft tissue injury to these areas when they have been involved in a car accident. Other times neck and back injuries can be incredibly severe, like vertebrae fractures and herniated discs.   

Factors Surrounding the Settlement You Will Receive

When you have found yourself suffering injuries after being in a car accident, one of the primary thoughts circling in your head is likely the settlement amount you will receive. There are several factors that an attorney evaluates to determine the amount you could be entitled to, and we have listed a few of them. An attorney can focus on getting you compensation while you focus on your recovery. 

  • How severe your injuries are.
  • The out-of-pocket expenses you have incurred while being injured. 
  • If you have been unable to work or might not be able to work in the future due to your injuries.
  • The total amount of insurance coverage that is available. 
  • Whether or not the at-fault party acted with gross negligence.
  • The damages you have in terms of medical bills, pain and suffering, and debts.
  • Whether liability for the car accident is clear or contested. 
  • If the accident you were in had more than one liable party.

How Will Your Car Accident Case Work If No Trial is Needed?

  • There will be an initial investigation of the car accident.
  • You will need to seek medical attention to prove your injuries were caused by the accident.
  • An initial consultation with an attorney needs to occur to establish how to proceed with a claim.
  • A claim needs to be filed with your insurance company alerting them to the accident.
  • Pre-litigation will commence when your attorney starts contacting medical personnel and the police on your behalf for all relevant documentation.
  • A settlement demand will be filed on your behalf with an insurance company. 

A Chicago Car Accident Can Help You File A Claim So Get In Contact With One Today

Regardless of if you have suffered minor or major injuries, you could still be entitled to compensation. A professionally qualified Chicago car accident attorney can help guide you on the steps you need to take to achieve the compensation you deserve. The Horwitz Law Group can help you initiate a claim and guide you through the various legal proceedings you will need to adhere to. If you want to resolve your case effectively and efficiently, get in contact with us at the firm.  

Case Results

$4,500,000.00

for a young lady who was run over by a private waste hauling company while crossing the street.

$2,100,000.00

for a client injured in a 2005 Metra train derailment case.

$2,300,000.00

for a client whose family was killed by a street sweeper that ran a red light.

$1,400,000.00

for a premises liability accident resulting in below the knee amputation.

$1,200,000.00

for a woman who was hit by a car while crossing the street.

$1,197,000.00

for a client who was injured on the CTA red line train.

$175,000.00

for a client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.

$100,000.00

for a client who was crushed between two cars nearly severing off her leg.

$100,000.00

for a client whose son was accidentally run over by her husband as he backed out of their driveway.

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