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Riverdale Personal Injury Attorney Serving Clients throughout Cook County, Illinois 

Accidents and injuries can happen almost anywhere and at anytime. In many cases, serious personal injuries are preventable, and they only happen because, for instance, another motorist is distracted behind the wheel or a restaurant owner fails to clean up a spill. When another party’s careless behavior causes your injuries, you should learn more about your options for financial compensation. You should not be worried about how you will pay your medical bills or how you will support your family because your injury has left you unable to return to your job.

An aggressive Riverdale personal injury attorney can speak with you today about your options for filing a claim.

Types of Personal Injury Cases We Handle in Riverdale

At The Horwitz Law Group, we regularly assist clients with a wide variety of personal injury cases. We know how difficult it can be to think about filing a lawsuit when you are dealing with the physical and emotional pain from a serious injury, and we want to help you seek the financial compensation you deserve. We also know that every personal injury case is different, and we provide tailored representation to each of our clients.

Examples of personal injury claims we handle include but are not limited to the following:

  • Car accidents;
  • Truck accidents;
  • Motorcycle accidents;
  • Bus accidents;
  • Mass transportation and “L” accidents;
  • Pedestrian accidents;
  • Bicycle accidents;
  • Workplace injuries;
  • Construction accidents;
  • Slip and fall accidents;
  • Premises liability cases;
  • Product liability lawsuits and safety defects;
  • Dog bite injuries; and
  • Medical malpractice.

If you got hurt because another person acted carelessly or recklessly, you may be able to hold that party accountable for your injuries. An aggressive Riverdale personal injury attorney can help.

Damages in Riverdale Personal Injury Cases 

When you file a personal injury claim in Riverdale,  you are likely wondering what type of damages you may be eligible to receive. In general, a personal injury victim may be able to receive two different types of compensatory damages. Compensatory damages are intended to compensate an injury victim for two different types of losses: economic losses and noneconomic losses. As such, these two types of damages include:

  • Economic damages, which provide compensation for objective financial losses, such as your hospital bills or lost wages due to your inability to work; and
  • Noneconomic damages, which provide compensation for subjective losses that do not have a clear-cut dollar figure, such as loss of enjoyment of life or mental anguish.

In some cases, a plaintiff also may be able to obtain punitive damages. This type of damages award is not designed to compensate a victim for losses, but instead to punish the defendant for especially reckless or heinous behavior. However, punitive damages will only be awarded, according to the statute, when a plaintiff can “show by clear and convincing evidence that the defendant’s conduct was with evil motive or with a reckless and outrageous indifference to a highly unreasonable risk of harm and with a conscious indifference to the rights and safety of others.”

Speak with a Riverdale Personal Injury Attorney

Were you injured in an accident or because of someone else’s negligence? An experienced Riverdale personal injury attorney can assist you. Contact The Horwitz Law Group to get started on your case today with the help of a dedicated advocate.

Case Results


for a motor vehicle wrongful death case.


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


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


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


for a 70 year old man who died, without any living relatives, seven months after being hit by a car while crossing the street.


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


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


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


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


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 bicyclist hit by a car.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a rideshare accident injury.


for a low-speed rear-end accident.


for injuries in a van accident pulling a trailer.


for a minor injured in a ride-share accident.


for a pedestrian injured due to a sidewalk defect.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a driver injured in an auto accident.


for injuries from a right-turning truck.


for a family injured in an auto accident.


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


for a motorcyclist rear-ended.


for an individual injured by a dog.


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


for a driver rear-ended on the expressway.


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

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