Serious traffic accidents happen everywhere, and Lynwood is no different. The Illinois Division of Traffic Safety reports that more than 80 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes in Lynwood in the year 2019 alone. Auto accident victims deserve compensation for the full extent of their damages. If you were recently injured in an accident, please contact an experienced Lynwood car accident attorney immediately. Your attorney will be able to explain your legal options and can help you pursue a personal injury claim.
No two car crashes are exactly alike. In some cases, injuries are relatively minor, thankfully nothing more than a bump or bruise. However, sadly, in many other cases, car accident injuries are completely debilitating. Our team has been handling car accident claims in the Chicago metro area for more than three decades. In that time, we have seen many different types of injuries, including:
In order to hold someone else responsible for your car accident injuries, you will need to be able to establish that they were ‘at fault’ for the incident. In Illinois, fault is based on the state’s negligence standard. Negligence occurs when one fails to take proper safety precautions in the course of an activity. For example, running a red light is a clear example of negligence.
Of course, often, negligence is difficult to establish. Doing so requires a comprehensive accident investigation. Additionally, Illinois is a comparative negligence jurisdiction. This means that multiple parties can be held responsible for the same crash. When this happens, the at-fault parties will split liability in direct proportion to their share of the fault.
Once you establish liability, your case will move on to the issue of damages. In Illinois, injured victims are entitled to be made ‘whole.’ Put another way, this means that victims have a right to obtain financial compensation that makes up for the full value of their losses. Both monetary losses and intangible losses can potentially qualify for compensation. Our attorneys may be able to help you recover for:
Illinois car accident injury cases are complex. You should not go through the claims process on your own. Let the compassionate personal injury injuries at The Horwitz Law Group help. Our Lynwood auto accident lawyers have extensive experience helping to protect the rights of injured victims. We can help you hold the insurance company accountable. If you were injured in an accident, please do not hesitate to call our team today to set up a free review of your case.
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for a woman who was hit by a car while crossing the street.
for a client who was injured on the CTA red line train.
for a client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.
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for a client whose son was accidentally run over by her husband as he backed out of their driveway.
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