Even the safest and most experienced of drivers can find themselves involved in a crash or collision. While traffic, road, and weather conditions may be a factor, the majority are caused by the reckless and negligent actions of other drivers.
At Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd., we understand the serious injuries that result from auto accidents, and the impact it can have on every area of your life. Our auto accident lawyers offer aggressive, professional legal representation to assist you in getting the compensation you need to recover.
The latest statistics from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) indicate that auto accidents throughout the state are responsible for more than 60,000 injuries to drivers and their passengers, and close to 1,000 fatalities each year.
Anyone who is involved in an auto accident should seek medical attention immediately, regardless of how serious the accident was or how minor you think your injuries are. Many potentially severe injuries have symptoms that take days or even weeks to appear. Common types of auto accident injuries include the following:
According to IDOT, speeding and driving too fast for conditions accounts for more than a third of all traffic accidents in Illinois each year, mirroring national statistics. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that, in addition to speeding, other common auto accident causes include:
Drivers who engage in the above types of behaviors can be held legally liable for any injuries or damages that result, either through an insurance claim or by filing a personal injury lawsuit.
If you or someone you care about is involved in a car accident, contact Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. With over half a decade of experience serving people in our area, our Rockford auto accident lawyers can advise you on how to hold responsible parties accountable, so that you can get the compensation you deserve.
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