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What You Need To Know About Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been seriously hurt, you will need an experienced injury lawyer to hammer out a reasonable settlement, or even file a suit for you.

But where do you find a lawyer you can rely on? Just How much will it cost? What questions do you ask to be sure you get the best lawyer for your type of case.

Obviously, an excellent personal injury lawyer brings a lot to the table: understanding of the legal procedure, support staff to process paperwork, bargaining expertise, and much more. However they will also take a substantial quantity of any compensation awarded in your case. This is what is called a contingency fee.

You should also know it’s not necessary to hire a legal professional for all personal injury circumstances. It all depends upon the severity of your injuries as well as the amount on the line. If your injuries were minor and liability is actually apparent, you might be able to “go it alone.” This approach could save you a lot of money. With more serious injuries, however, you will need to hire an experienced lawyer for your case.

Do You Need to Hire a Chicago Lawyer or is it better or Represent Yourself?

Deciding whether or not you’ll need a personal injury lawyer is usually a tough decision. Learn the kinds of claims you are able to properly handle on your own, and those you’ll definitely need a licensed attorney for.

How to Choose the Right Personal Injury Attorney for Your Case

If you’re like most people, you would not even consider the prospect of handling your own case. Of course, you will want to find the best personal injury attorney in the city of Chicago.

At The Horwitz Law Group, we take our clients cases very serious, in fact, we take them personally. That’s where we stand out amongst the rest of the lawyers that handle personal injury claims in Chicago. We give every client and each and every case the kind of personal attention we will give a family member of our own. Our Chicago personal injury lawyers clarify complicated issues in clear language so you will always understand what you are up against, what we are doing to help, as well as what steps we will follow to resolve your case.

Whether you were injured in an auto accident, hit by an uninsured motorist, harmed in a mass transit accident, or injured on the job, we will fight to help you obtain fair compensation for the full extent of your losses.

To arrange a free consultation about your case, please contact The Horwitz Law Group by e-mail or call 312-641-9200.



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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