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Cook County Truck Accident Lawyer

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After a truck accident and injuries, you may want to get this devastating chapter of your life over with and move on as soon as possible. These feelings are only natural, but acting on them could leave you with regrets for many years to come.

Insurance carriers for the trucking company or the truck driver who caused your accident may try to reach out to you as soon as possible after your crash. They may seem concerned and as if they genuinely want to help, when they really want to see if they can get you to settle your insurance claim for much less than it is worth.

They have dealt with enough claimants to know that if they contact you early on before you can hire Cook County truck accident lawyers, they have a much better chance of getting you to settle your case for significantly less than what it is worth. Before speaking to the insurance companies or negotiating a settlement, it is crucial that you contact a truck accident attorney at The Horwitz Law Group.

How Truck Accident Attorneys in Cook County Help Injured Clients

If you want to restore justice and recover monetary damages in your case, don’t represent yourself. As soon as possible after your truck accident, reach out to an experienced attorney who can begin crafting your legal strategy. Our injury attorneys play a crucial role in getting you the compensation that does your case justice.

Your attorney and our proficient staff can help in the following ways:

  • Investigate the scene of the accident
  • Obtain the police report when it is ready
  • Obtain any pertinent trucking company records
  • Contact witnesses
  • Find, gather, and preserve all evidence
  • Contact and handle the trucker’s insurance company
  • Make sure you get any benefits you may be entitled from your own insurance companies, such as health, disability, and accident benefits
  • Negotiate settlements with the insurance company(s)
  • If needed, file an action before the legal time limit for filing your case, or statute of limitations runs out

What Causes Truck Accidents?

When you hire an attorney, one of the first steps they will take is to determine how your truck accident happened and who is liable. Truck accidents can stem from many causes, with the majority of them leading back to the truck driver or trucking company negligence or error. The most common causes of truck accidents in Illinois include:

  • Driver fatigue from not following federal regulations or knowing their own limits
  • Truck mechanical failure from a manufacturing defect or lack of proper truck maintenance and inspections
  • Driver intoxication from alcohol or other substances
  • Driver distraction due to cell phone use, animals or other people in the cab of their truck or even eating
  • Lack of adequate training and skills
  • Cargo that is improperly loaded or too weighty for the type of truck

Get Your No-Cost Case Evaluation with Cook County Truck Accident Lawyers from The Horwitz Law Group Today

At our firm, truck accident lawyers in Cook County work aggressively to ensure you receive the settlement or court award that is fair in your case. The more significant your injuries or resulting disabilities, the more compensation you are likely entitled to receive.

To find out what your case might be worth and receive answers to your pressing questions, contact The Horwitz Law Group today.

 

 

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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