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Personal Injury Lawyer By Me

Personal Injury Lawyer By Me

Accidents happen. Sometimes, accidents result in injuries to one or more of the parties involved. When an accident is the result of one individual’s negligence, he or she is liable to any damages suffered by the victims. In fact, more than one party may be liable for a victim’s damages if they were all partially at fault for the accident.

If you are suffering from an injury following an accident that was not your fault, consider working with an experienced personal injury lawyer to pursue monetary compensation for your damages. Although you can seek compensation on your own, a lawyer has the knowledge and experience to give your case a better chance of resulting in a favorable settlement.

Examples of Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury cases can involve any type of accident. Examples of the personal injury claims our firm handles include:

We also work with clients pursuing workers’ compensation claims, which are quite different from personal injury claims. Both can be used to seek compensation for medical bills and lost wages, but workers’ compensation claims are strictly available to employees injured on the job and have additional filing deadlines and requirements that personal injury claims do not.

Seeking Compensation Through a Personal Injury Claim

After your accident, seek medical attention for your injury as soon as possible. Even if you do not feel like you were injured, seek medical attention anyway. Sometimes, injuries are not obvious when they are initially sustained, but can become much more serious if they are left untreated. Having documentation that shows that you sought medical treatment in a timely manner after your accident will support your claim.

Other pieces of evidence you can use to support your personal injury claim include the official police report for the accident if one exists, photographs of the accident site and your injury, documentation showing your lost wages, and your medical bill. Through a personal injury claim, you can seek compensation for your medical expenses, your lost wages, and your pain and suffering damages, which can include the emotional trauma following an accident and your need for support services like in-home domestic help as you recover.

In Illinois, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is two years from the date of the accident. Keep this statute of limitations in mind in the months that follow your accident – once two years elapse, most claims are no longer valid. After you receive medical attention, start working with a personal injury lawyer.

Work with an Experienced Illinois Personal Injury Lawyer

If you are suffering from an injury caused by another party’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation for your damages through a personal injury claim. To learn more, contact our team of experienced personal injury lawyers at Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino, P.C. today to set up your initial consultation in our office. We can answer any questions you have about the personal injury process and help you make the most productive choice for your case.

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We are closely observing the situation regarding COVID-19 and taking all necessary steps to protect the health and safety of our clients and employees. All staff are following strict hygiene and cleaning procedures and following recommendations to limit the risk of exposure.

Because our services require close contact and interaction with our clients, we are acting with extreme caution to prevent further spread of the disease. If you are having symptoms of illness or may have been exposed to the virus, please contact us to reschedule your services. Our staff will be happy to assist you.

We are deemed an "essential business" under the Governor's Shelter-in-Place Order, and thus we will continue to remain open and provide services to our existing and new clients during this shutdown. In an effort to remain compliant with the social distancing directives of the CDC, and the Governor's Order, we are closing the lobby of our offices to outside visitors.

Our Joliet and Morris offices will remain open and staffed with attorneys and paralegals, and we will remain available to our clients by telephone, email, or video conferencing at the hours listed below:

Joliet: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Morris: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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