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Homewood Car Accident Lawyers

Car accidents remain a major problem in Illinois. Indeed, the state’s Department of Transportation (IDOT) reports that over 72,000 people were injured in crashes across the state in 2020. When these accidents are caused by reckless or negligent behavior, the car accident victims may be entitled to compensation for their damages. If you were injured in an accident, you need to contact experienced Homewood car accident lawyers who can help you protect your rights and explore your legal options. 

Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Car accident injuries can take many different forms. Injuries range widely in both kind and level of severity. Our firm has been serving victims and their families for over two decades. We have experience handling claims involving many different types of car accident injuries, including: 

  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Joint damage, including knee, hip, and shoulder injuries
  • Whiplash and other forms of soft tissue damage
  • Concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Spinal cord damage and back injuries
  • Internal injuries, including organ damage 
  • Psychological trauma

Proving Car Accident Liability

Another party can only be held liable for your injuries if you can prove that they are at fault for your accident. Under Illinois law, fault can be proven by establishing negligence. The most basic definition of negligence is the failure to take proper care when performing an activity. In the context of car accidents, negligence can come in many different forms. Some common examples include: 

  • Running a red light
  • Rolling through a stop sign
  • Speeding
  • Failure to signal
  • Making an unsafe lane change
  • Following another vehicle too closely
  • Distracted driving

Ultimately, if another driver, a vehicle manufacturer, or any other party failed to live up to their legal obligations and caused your accident as a result, you can hold them responsible for your damages. A qualified personal injury attorney can help you identify the liable parties in your case and assist you in determining what amount of compensation is appropriate for your losses.

Compensation for Victims

Homewood car accident victims can seek compensation that covers the full value of their losses. At The Horwitz Law Group, our firm is committed to helping victims obtain every penny that they rightfully deserve. Our firm will help you seek damages for:

  • Emergency medical expenses
  • Hospital bills
  • Cost of medication and medical equipment
  • Rehab-related expenses
  • Lost income, including diminished earning capacity
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Disfigurement
  • Loss of limb
  • Loss of lifestyle enjoyment  

Contact Our Team Today

If you were injured in an Illinois car accident, you are entitled to full and fair compensation for your damages. Unfortunately, actually recovering that compensation can be challenging. You need to work with an experienced auto accident attorney who can help you hold the at-fault party liable for your injuries.

At The Horwitz Law Group, our Homewood auto accident lawyers have extensive experience handling Illinois personal injury cases. If you or a loved one suffered injuries in an auto accident, please do not hesitate to call our office today to request a free review of your claim.

Case Results

$6,900,000.00

for a motor vehicle wrongful death case.

$5,300,000.00

for a 75-year-old woman who suffered an above the knee amputation due to being run over by a private school bus.

$4,500,000.00

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

$3,600,000.00

for a trucking accident resulting in the death of the driver.

$2,300,000.00

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

$2,100,000.00

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

$1,600,000.00

for a minor rear-ended on an expressway in Kankakee.

$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.

$900,000.00

for a bicyclist hit by a car.

$800,000.00

for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.

$750,000.00

for a rideshare accident injury.

$600,000.00

for a low-speed rear-end accident.

$500,000.00

for injuries in a van accident pulling a trailer.

$500,000.00

for a minor injured in a ride-share accident.

$495,000.00

for a pedestrian injured due to a sidewalk defect.

$350,000.00

for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.

$289,000.00

for a driver injured in an auto accident.

$270,000.00

for injuries from a right-turning truck.

$260,000.00

for a family injured in an auto accident.

$255,000.00

for a law enforcement officer rear-ended by a truck.

$250,000.00

for a motorcyclist rear-ended.

$233,000.00

for an individual injured by a dog.

$225,000.00

for a bicyclist hit by a car while crossing the street.

$201,000.00

for a driver rear-ended on the expressway.

$175,000.00

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

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