Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers
Motor vehicle accidents in Illinois account for over 90,000 injuries and more than 1,000 fatalities every year. Although the cities of Des Plaines , Downers Grove , Aurora and Cicero have a combined population of 260,000 residents, there are still a significant number of motor vehicle accidents that result in costly injuries and property damage. If you or a loved one has recently suffered or perished in an accident, it may be time to discuss your circumstances a Makarone Law Firm personal injury lawyer.
What are some of the common Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents?
As populations grow, so do the number of motor vehicle accidents that occur. As they become increasingly more common, it creates a growing impact on the communities where they happen. However, the fact is that the injuries can range from minor to catastrophic, which leads to filing of damages. Some of the more common causes of these accidents include:
- Distracted driving
- Electronic billboards
- Increased cellphone usage
- Increasing number of motorists on the road
- Messaging and texting while driving
- Online browsing
Regardless of your defensive driving skills and the efforts you take, the bottom line is that motor vehicle accidents will keep occurring. Consequently, we at Makarone Law Firm have seen a growing need for experienced personal injury lawyers to handle the amount of accident benefit claims that are getting filed on an annual basis. Thankfully, the majority of the motor vehicle accidents are relatively minor in nature.
Do You have a Valid Personal Injury Claim?
If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, you may be able to file a personal injury claim for negligence and be entitled to compensation for damages. Anyone who operates a motor vehicle in Illinois is required to exercise reasonable care and obey the state’s traffic laws in order to avoid getting involved in a motor vehicle accident. In some cases, the failure to follow these laws constitutes negligence and could give rise to filing a claim or lawsuit for damages. And that is where we step in. Our team of efficient and knowledgeable lawyers are always available to assist you through the whole process, so don’t hesitate to call us.
Damages in a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawsuit
If you’re considering filing a personal injury claim, you may have wondered what your case is worth. In a personal injury lawsuit, the value of your case is determined in terms of damages or what your injuries (and property damage) have cost you financially, mentally, and physically. The more common damages include emotional distress, lost income, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and property damage.
For more information about filing a personal injury claim or to schedule a FREE initial consultation, contact Makarone Law Firm personal injury lawyers today.