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Fractured or Broken Bones in Chicago Accidents

Malman Law. Premier Personal Injury Attorneys

Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

Chicago Accidents Resulting in Broken Bones

Chicago accident fractured broken bones picThe human skeleton is more fragile than it looks, and bones can break in a variety of ways. The most common cause of bone fractures, at least those that trigger compensation claims, are car wrecks and slip and fall accidents. When the accident was caused by someone else’s misconduct, you need to take legal action – and you’re going to need assistance.

The Importance of Knowing the True Value of Your Claim

Many personal injury victims are dangerously unaware of the true value of their claim. In all likelihood, you are entitled to far more than reimbursement for your medical expenses. You may be entitled to compensation for future medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and perhaps even punitive damages. We can help you calculate the true value of your claim.

Malman Law – the Winning Edge

At Malman Law, we let the numbers do the talking for us:

  • We win 95 percent of our clients’ cases
  • We have successfully represented over 15,000 clients
  • Our clients have won literally hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation

Enough said? We hope so.

Most of Our Clients Win without Ever Going to Court

Upwards of 90 percent of our personal injury clients walk away with negotiated settlements. All bargaining, however, takes place “in the shadow of the law.” To win a decent settlement, you must prepare a case featuring admissible evidence that strikes fear into the heart of the opposing party whenever you mention the option of going to court. That’s our specialty.

Client Testimonial

“Kent and his team were fantastic!! They helped us with all our questions and resolved our case with Great Results!!! Highly recommend this firm!!!!” — Patti C.

Some of Our Related Practice Areas

At Malman Law, we represent victims of any type of personal injury. We always represent victims, never defendants. The following are some of our related areas of practice:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are some defenses and counterarguments against broken bone claims?

There are too many to list here. The following are some of the most popular:

  • Comparative fault (the accident was partly or mostly your fault).

  • The statute of limitations deadline has expired.

  • The defendant’s negligent behavior did not actually cause the accident.

  • The victim is exaggerating the extent of his disability.

How can social media accounts such as Facebook put my claim at risk?

Do not post on any of your social media accounts until the case is over. You can expect the other side, especially the insurance company, to be monitoring them. If you broke your foot, for example, a newly uploaded photo of you standing – even if it was taken before the accident – can be used to assert that your injury is not as severe as you are claiming.

What are some other tricks that an insurance company might use to deny or minimize my claim?

The list is long and distinguished – the following are only a few examples:

  • Making a “lowball” offer while you are still in the hospital

  • Issuing a low settlement offer and then giving you an arbitrary deadline to respond with a yes or no answer

  • Lulling you into missing the statute of limitations deadline through a series of delays

Which laws govern broken bone claims in Chicago?

Many different areas of the law might come into play, depending on the circumstances of your case. Possible examples include:

  • Negligence law

  • Product liability law, if you are claiming that a defective product caused your injury (defective auto airbags, for example)

  • Medical malpractice law, if you are claiming that your bone fracture was improperly diagnosed or treated.

  • Trucking regulations, if you broke a bone in a truck accident

It’s No Problem If You’re out of Money – We Only Bill You If You Win

Malman Law is not an exclusive country club for rich people, and we don’t look for excuses to inflate “billable hours.” In fact, we don’t bill by the hour at all – our bill is calculated as a percentage of the compensation you receive. That means you can afford to retain us without a dime to your name. It’s the quality of your claim that matters, not the size of your wallet.

Start Fighting Back Today

If you have suffered injuries such as fractured or broken bones in a Chicago accident, that may have been someone else’s fault, you might have a valid claim under Illinois law. Claims don’t enforce themselves, however: you have to fight for them. Call us today at 1-888-836-5975 or simply fill in our online contact form so that we can schedule you a free initial case consultation.

Firm Awards & Recognitions

Steven Malman was selected to the list. The list is issued by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

  • Steven Malman was selected to the list. The list is issued by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

  • Steven Malman was selected to the list for 2018-2019.

  • Only the top 100 trial lawyers from each state or highly-populated regions of certain states who are actively practicing in civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law are eligible for invitation. Invitees must demonstrate superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process based upon objective and uniformly applied criteria which includes peer nominations combined with third party research.

    Prospective members of The NTL are carefully screened prior to receiving an invitation for membership.

  • Top Attorneys Diamond Member

  • Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020

  • The American Institute of Trial Lawyers is an invitation only professional organization composed of premier trial attorneys from each state. These attorneys exemplify the very best qualities and qualifications of an attorney. Each attorney must meet stringent qualifications as a civil or criminal trial attorney. These attorneys practice in a variety of fields to help and promote the ethical and elite practice of law. Selection is based on a thorough multi phase process which includes peer nominations and third party research. Each member must be in good standing with their local compliance organization. Membership is extended to only a select few in each state and/or region.

  • As the founder of Steven J. Malman and Associates, P.C., Attorney Steven Malman has 21 years of experience handling personal injury, nursing home, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction and workers’ compensation cases. Mr. Malman is one of Chicago’s leading authorities on personal injury law and has taken a special interest in defending the elderly from neglect and abuse. He has personally handled over 10,000 cases successfully, and collected hundreds of millions dollars for his clients.

Client Review

  • "I'm very pleased to recommend Malman Law to my friends and relatives! I have to mention how efficient and professional in dealing with my case has been with everyone that I've been in contact with at Malman Law. Mrs. Sabo is outstanding as well as her secretary and assistant in responding quickly to any of my questions or concerns. This firm has gone above and beyond to keep me updated and get answers to my questions at any time, weekends included! Malman Law rules in my opinion! "

    - Cheryl Wagemann
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