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Auto Accident Lawyers

auto accident lawyers specialize in helping victims recover after losses sustained from a car accident.

Everyday, someone is injured or killed in an Illinois car accident. Victims of negligent drivers could seek compensation for injuries, damages and losses sustained in a car accident. Experienced car accident lawyers will help victims recover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and any other losses related to the accident. If you have been injured or you have lost a loved one in an Illinois car accident, please do not hesitate to call E. Ryan Bradley to discuss your case.

Illinois Car Accident Statistics

The Illinois Division of Traffic Safety releases a yearly report that states the rate of car accidents and monitors increases in fatalities and injuries. These statistics show that auto accidents are a common occurrence. Here are some of the highlights of this statistical report:

  • 832 fatal crashes. The family of someone killed in a car accident may be eligible for compensation by filing a wrongful death claim. Families of deceased victims may be able to recover funeral expenses, medical bills and lost future income.
  • 89,090 people were injured in Illinois car accidents. A personal injury lawyer can help assess fault and liability and help victims secure the compensation they rightfully deserve.
  • 41.2 percent of all fatality accidents involved alcohol. Drunk driving continues to be a serious problem in Illinois. Drivers who put everyone in danger by drinking should be held accountable for the accidents they cause.
  • 111 Illinois pedestrians were killed. Pedestrian accidents often result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities.
  • Cook County led all other counties in Illinois for accidents with 138,297 car accidents in 2009. During that same year, 264 people were killed and 38,697 people were injured in Cook County car accidents. The next closest county was DuPage County, which had 18,677 accidents resulting in 23 fatalities and 5,718 injuries.
  • Common Injuries Sustained In Illinois Car Accidents

    If you are injured in a car accident, it is in your best interest to seek medical attention right away. Some injuries could take days or even weeks to manifest. Failure to receive treatment may result in an extended recovery time. Seeking medical care also creates a record of your injuries. If you file a personal injury claim, a judge may assign a monetary value to your injuries and the pain and suffering you have endured. All injuries can be costly and all injured victims of negligent drivers deserve compensation for their losses. Common Illinois car accident injuries include broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, paralysis, neck and back injuries.

    Car Accident Causes

    Negligent drivers who cause auto accidents can be held financially responsible for the injuries, damages and losses they cause. Some examples of negligence or wrongdoing in the context of auto accidents include:

  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Failure to yield right-of-way
  • Reckless driving or speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Making unsafe lane changes
  • E. Ryan Bradley represents the injured victims of Illinois car accidents. He has decades of experience and a successful track record when it comes to auto accident cases. Please call today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

    Car Accident Verdicts & Settlements:

    $10.15 Million Judgment in Fatal Car Wreck Case.

    $4,007,000 Judgment in Wrongful Death Case Involving Negligent Maintenance of an Emergency Brake.

    $2,000,000 Settlement in Fatal 18-wheeler Truck Accident Case.

    $1,000,000 Settlement in Truck Accident Wrongful Death Claim.

    $1,000,000 Settlement in Tractor Trailer Accident Wrongful Death Case.

    $321,398.50 Verdict in Car Accident Wrongful Death Case.

    $300,000 Settlement in Motorcycle Accident Wrongful Death Case.

    $300,000 Verdict in SUV Accident Case.

    $225,000 in Truck Accident Case.

    $100,000 Settlement in Car Accident Injury Case.

    $100,000 Policy Limit in Car Accident Case.

    $100,000 Policy Limit in Car Accident Case.

    $100,000 Policy Limit in Truck Accident Case.

    Confidential Settlement in Truck Accident Case.

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