Secure A Strong Advocate After A Life-Changing Injury
Chicago has some of the busiest roads in the country. Partly as a result of that, traffic accidents and personal injuries caused by someone else’s negligence are a major concern.
Everyone should expect to be reasonably safe, whether they are walking, biking, driving or going through their regular routine. If you or a family member suffered an injury or a loved one died due to someone else’s negligence in Illinois, call the personal injury attorneys at Erickson & Oppenheimer, Ltd..
A lot of accidents, regardless if they are on the streets, in a public place or at work, are preventable if everyone does what they are supposed to do.
Accident Reports And Related Deaths In Illinois
The Illinois Department of Transportation reports that in an average year, there are over 900 fatal crashes (with almost a thousand related deaths) on Illinois roads. There are usually over 300,000 crashes and about 70,000 people suffer personal injuries.
Contributing Factors In the Injury And Fatal Collisions
There are factors that contribute to serious accidents, including:
- Distracted/inattentive driving
- Failure to yield right-of-way.
- Passing too closely
Common Causes Of Personal Injuries
Personal injury and wrongful death causes include:
- Medical malpractice
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Premises liability
- Product liability
- Worksite accidents
Do Not Let Someone Else’s Negligence Destroy Your Life
You will probably need money to return to your life. In the worst situations, and if someone died, you probably will need to recover funeral and medical expenses and for the loss of their companionship.
Professional Compassionate And Determined Legal Counsel
You need to hold the person or entity responsible for their wrongful action. If you suffered a personal injury in Chicago or anywhere in the country, call us at 877-505-1924 or visit our contact page.