Accidents are apart of ordinary life. However, some accidents should and can be prevented before someone gets hurt. Whether the accident was due to negligence, lack of attention or something else that should have been done by another party but was not, the best course of action that you as an injured party can take is to seek damages through a personal injury suit.
Ideally, your preparation for a personal injury case should begin as soon as the incident itself takes place. For example, if you were in a car wreck or you were injured by a store’s construction project, your first step should be to receive medical attention as soon as possible for your injuries.
Once you have created a record of your injuries and have decided that you want to pursue a personal injury case, you need to find a legal representative. Even with little or no income, you can find lawyers who work on a no-win, no-fee policy, meaning that if your case fails you have no legal costs to pay. This can be an ideal arrangement, especially if your injuries have left you with enough bills to pay as it is.
After you have selected a qualified legal representative, you need to work closely with them to ensure you are doing everything necessary to improve your odds of success. You should keep careful records of all of your bills and expenses, ensuring solid evidence showing injury expenses over both the long and short term.
Of course, even if you do take all necessary precautions, there is no guarantee of the results. Generally speaking, however, the side that has prepared better and maintained the most impeccable records is most often the one that walks away from a personal injury case as the winner.
for a young lady who was run over by a private waste hauling company while crossing the street.
for a client injured in a 2005 Metra train derailment case.
for a client whose family was killed by a street sweeper that ran a red light.
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 client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.
for a client who was crushed between two cars nearly severing off her leg.
for a client whose son was accidentally run over by her husband as he backed out of their driveway.
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