No one is ever quite prepared for an accident. Car accidents happen suddenly, and when they do, they can severely impact the lives of those who are involved in these accidents. Any serious accident can cause severe and even catastrophic injuries, and lead to loss of income. Victims often suffer through heavy medical expenses, apart from the severe pain and trauma that they undergo as well as other consequences of the accident. You need legal advice after you have been involved in a car accident in order to protect your rights. Michael J. Brennan is a Chicago car accident lawyer who has years of experience representing victims of severe car accidents in and around the Chicago region. Call our firm today to get a free evaluation of your case.
Injuries and claims
When an accident is the result of someone’s negligence, you may be eligible to file a claim for compensation. Illinois has comparative fault laws that allow you to recover financial damages for your losses on one condition – your fault is not greater than the fault of the other motorist involved in the accident.
In order to recover compensation however, you must first contact the other motorist’s insurer. the accident is minor and has resulted in lower economic damages, the case will be settled through a process of arbitration. Negotiations with the insurance company may result in a settlement for you, but if the settlement is not fair, you may go ahead and file a lawsuit. Get professional legal advice before you file a claim – it can help you protect your rights.
Michael J. Brennan is a Chicago-area car accident attorney, who helps victims of car accidents who have suffered injuries as a result of another motorist’s negligence. If you have suffered a car accident, get in touch with Mr. Brennan immediately. Our firm will immediately get in touch with all relevant parties involved in the accident, like insurance carriers, medical providers, and other parties that may have a role to play in your financial compensation. Our team of attorneys will go through the process of obtaining all important medical information and evidence, including accident reports, medical records, police reports, and other documents that can help you recover compensation. If a settlement cannot be reached, you can file an injury lawsuit with the Circuit Court in order to protect your interests.
The hours and days after a car accident are traumatic. You need to get medical treatment for yourself as well as other passengers in your car. Also must notify your colleagues and your workplace about your injuries. This can be a stressful time in your life, and you must proceed with caution. Professional legal guidance can help you protect your interests during this critical time. In a traumatized state, you may be tempted to sign off on a quick settlement for a meager amount with the insurance company. Having an attorney on your side however, will help you avoid such mistakes that can jeopardize your future. Remember, your settlement will be final, and will have to cover all of the financial damages that you have suffered, not just immediately but also in the future.
Auto Accident Case Result
Brain Injury – $8,500,000.00
$8.5 Million Dollar Settlement for Brain Injury Suffered From Auto Accident
The driver of a commercial vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign, hitting plaintiff’s vehicle and causing severe brain injuries. The plaintiff required extensive treatment and rehabilitation.The case settled prior to trial for $8.5 Million.
Reliable and experienced representation to recover the highest possible settlement
Our firm has a reputation for providing quality and sensitive legal services. We respond to all phone calls and emails within a period of 24 hours and ensure that you are frequently updated about the progress of your case. Our attorneys are always available to answer your questions.
Whether you have suffered a car accident with moderate injuries, or whether your car accident has resulted in more serious injuries like spinal injuries or head injuries, contact our law firm for an initial evaluation of your case.
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