Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys In Lockport & Joliet

Each year, over six million car accidents occur in the United States, and 4.4 million of people involved in these accidents face an injury serious enough to require medical attention.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), The cause behind each of those accidents can vary from bad weather and defective parts to the negligence of another driver that operated a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While some of these causes are preventable, others are not.

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of injury in the United States for people between the ages of 1 to 54 years old.

Some of the most common injuries suffered by victims of a motor vehicle accident include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Back Injuries
  • Serious cuts and burns
  • Internal bleeding or muscle tears
  • Broken bones or fractures

In addition to physical injuries, members of the injured party can also suffer from emotional trauma following the accident. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you might have to worry about additional exams, surgeries, and physical therapy, before you can go back to work or your daily routine. If you have to rely on your vehicle in order to make a living, then you will also be carrying the burden of lost wages in addition to medical expenses.

Motor Vehicle Accident

Communicating with the insurance company can add even more stress and exhaustion to the situation. It can be just as painful to explain the details over and over again, than experiencing the accident itself.

It might seem easier to just eat the cost of repairs, healthcare and lost wages, but that should not be the case. Filing a lawsuit to cover all of these expenses, especially when you cannot afford to pay off all of them. Unfortunately, if a victim chooses to fight in court alone, this puts more pressure and stress on them and lessens their chance of winning in court. How much more can one person truly handle as they try to file a lawsuit after an accident?

Rather than attempt to fight your motor vehicle or personal injury case alone, you need someone that will advocate for you. Seeking legal representation from a law firm that specializes in motor vehicle accidents will not only relieve you of fighting alone in court, but also allow you to focus on healing and managing your wellbeing.

Types Of Accidents And Damages

Many vehicle manufacturers have made safety improvements to their vehicles including air bags, rollover bars, reinforced frames, better tires, etc. Additionally, many states have passed tougher distracted and drunk driving laws. As a result, many lives may have been spared.

Unfortunately, there is still an increasing number of vehicles on the road, which means motor vehicle accidents are still occuring at an alarming rate.

In fact, according to the NHTSA, every 10 seconds someone in the United States is involved in a car accident.

A motor vehicle accident can involve numerous scenarios. At Block Law, our attorneys are well versed in fighting for clients that have faced:

During a motor vehicle accident case, there are numerous legal areas your attorney will analyze and pursue to ensure you receive justice. These include but are not limited to:

  • Personal Injury Damages
  • Identifying The Types of Damages That Have Occured
  • Types of Compensatory Damages
  • Amount of Damages
  • Factors Affecting Amount of Damages Awarded
  • Negligence Overview
  • Comparative and Contributory Negligence

Discover Block Law’s Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys Of New Lenox And Other Communities Surrounding Joliet

If you or a loved one is in need of legal assistance, contact the law office of Block, Klukas, Manzella & Shell, P.C. at 815-726-9999 or toll free 1-888-BLOCK LAW (256-2552). You can also fill out our contact form online before you schedule your free consultation. The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to handle your case, we will work on a contingency fee basis.

We only get paid for our services only if there is a monetary recovery of funds. You deserve to be properly compensated and receive justice for your injuries, medical expenses, and lost wages as a result of a car accident. That’s why our motor vehicle accident and injury attorneys work around the clock to fight for you.

In many cases, a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a statute of limitations. Please call right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation.