Car Accident Lawyer, Lawsuits and Settlements in Highland, Illinois
Justice for Auto Accident Victims or Their Loved Ones Throughout Illinois
Each year, there are 1,000s of car accidents occurring in the State of Illinois. Traffic accidents are not only a serious inconvenience, but an auto accident can cause severe painful and debilitating injuries, lost wages, property damage, or a tragic loss of a loved one. At Stein & Shulman, LLC, our attorneys have over 45 years combined legal experience in personal injury and accident claims and work cases throughout the state of Illinois and Chicago.
100% of Our Practice is Dedicated to Accident Injury Claims!
It is critical that you seek the help of a lawyer experienced in the of personal injury law. Our law firm dedicates 100% of our practice to accident injury law. For you free case review, call (312) 422-0500 for your instant and free case review. We will fight for your FULL recovery. We will help you understand all of the opportunities you may be eligible to receive monetary compensation for such as medical expenses (past, present and future), lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering, mental disorders and more. In some cases, we may be able to recover punitive damages.
Illinois Law Can Reduce the Value of Your Claim!
According to Illinois Car Accident Law, a judge or jury may decide that you were partially to blame for the accident and if the judge or jury finds that you are 51 percent at-fault, you will not be able to receive any compensation.
This is why you need to have a competent attorney to review the facts of your case. Stein & SHulman, LLC offers you a free and instant car accident case review. If you decide to hire us, and we can accept you case, you will have experienced representation to ensure that you have an effective case.
Fatal Car Accident Lawsuits in Highland, Illinois
Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety of the Highway Data Loss Institute reports that approximately 30,000 families will be forced to say goodbye too soon to their loved one killed in a car accident. Losing a loved one in a car accident is tragic. The grief that accompanies any death is quite difficult, but the survivors of victims of dead car accidents are forced to additionally assume the financial burden of their premature loss. It is critical that family members of those killed in a car accident seek the help of a lawyer experienced in the field who will fight for their full recovery in an unfair death lawsuit. Survivors may be eligible to receive coverage for funeral and burial expenses, medical expenses incurred before death, lost wages, mental anguish and more.
- Car Accidents
- 18 Wheeler Truck Accidents
- Distracted Driving
- Drunk Driver Accident Victims
- Speeding Accidents
- Head On Collisions
- Intersection Accidents
- Jackknife Accidents
- Reckless Driving-Related Accidents
- Whiplash Injuries
- Wrongful Death / Fatal Accidents
If your family member has died in an accident, the wrongful death lawyers at Stein & Shulman, LLC are here to help you. Our firm understands the total sadness and disbelief that you probably experience. Our compassionate team of attorneys will help you during this difficult time by allowing you to focus on your family’s recovery while pursuing the compensation you deserve.
Are all fatal car accidents an unjust death?
Illinois Law states that when a death is caused by an unlawful act or negligence, such that the injured party was entitled to recover the damages, the person or entity that caused the death may be held liable in a lawsuit. for unjust death. As a result, not all car accidents will result in an unjust death action, but many will. A car accident caused by negligence that kills another will entitle the survivors to seek compensation from the negligent driver.
Who can file a wrongful death case after a fatal car accident?
In Illinois, a wrongful death claim must be filed by the personal representative of the deceased individual. The personal representative may be a close relative of the deceased, including a spouse, an adult child or the father of a minor who died. If the accident victim of the deceased car did not designate a personal representative before the death, the court will assign one.The personal representative will be responsible for bringing the case of unjust death and handling other tasks related to the inheritance. Nominated heirs or relatives will be the beneficiaries of the benefits obtained through the death claim for negligence.
How long do I have to file a claim for wrongful death?
In Illinois, negligent death claims must be filed by the statute of limitations for the type of underlying case, which is generally two years for automobile accident cases, or within one year after death. of the deceased, In 735 Compile the Illinois Statutes 5/13/209, whichever is the later date. This means that, in most fatal cases of traffic accidents, the personal representative will have at least one year and potentially two years to file the action. The statutes of limitations can be complex and each case is unique, so it is always important to act quickly and consult an unfair death lawyer if you have questions about legal deadlines.
Struggling for Full recovery After an Auto Accident
If your loved one died in a car accident, contact the Chicago wrongful death lawyers at Stein & Shulman, LLC. Our firm has handled all types of unjust death cases, achieving more than 40 million in agreements and verdicts for our valuable clients. We understand the devastating losses associated with the death of your relative in a car accident. We are dedicated to seeing that our injured clients receive the full compensation to which they are entitled in a wrongful death action. Contact us today for a free consultation with one of our experienced unfair death lawyers at (312) 422-0500.