The frequency of car accidents in Illinois is shocking and, unfortunately, many of them occur due to driver negligence. If you are hurt, your injuries can have devastating consequences for many aspects of your life. Beyond the initial trauma and medical treatment, you may require long-term care and endure agonizing pain and suffering. You may be out of work for some time, and your injuries can have an impact on your personal relationships with loved ones.
Fortunately, Illinois law does provide legal remedies if you are the victim of an auto collision. Our Winnebago County car accident lawyers at the Law Office of Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. have extensive experience navigating the complex claims process to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. We will aggressively pursue your interests in settlement discussions with the responsible driver’s insurance company, but we will take the fight to court if necessary to protect your rights.
Car accidents in Illinois are usually the result of negligence, so you must prove certain facts to recover compensation. You must also bring your claim within the amount of time designated by the statute of limitations, which is two years. The essential elements of a cause based upon negligence require you to show that:
Because Illinois law requires motorists to carry certain statutory levels of auto insurance coverage, you will likely need to pursue the insurer to recover compensation for your losses. Filing a claim is challenging for various reasons, such as:
Our car accident lawyers at Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. have the skills and knowledge to help you navigate the insurance claims process. We are dedicated to ensuring you obtain the highest compensation allowed by law for your losses, including:
Though victims of motor vehicle crashes do have certain rights under Illinois, you put them at risk unless you retain experienced attorneys to assist with your case. Our car accident lawyers at Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. are committed to helping you get the compensation you deserve, so please contact our Winnebago County office to schedule a consultation regarding your legal options.
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