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Road Rash from Motorcycle Accidents in Chicago

Road rash” is the result of being literally skinned alive on the pavement during a motorcycle accident. To say that such an experience is beyond painful is an understatement. When it becomes understood that the accident itself was caused by the careless or even criminal behavior of a motorist, “beyond enraged” is a perfectly appropriate reaction. Although anger alone won’t win a motorcycle accident claim for you, righteous rage is a good place to start because it can motivate you. And motivation is what you are going to need while you are struggling to stay afloat emotionally in the midst of a devastating personal injury. It makes us angry too, even after nearly a quarter-century of practice.

It’s a Jungle Out There…

The Chicago personal injury compensation system really is a jungle of sorts. It is based on unrelenting competition between two adversaries, which are normally an accident victim and an insurance company, whose interests are absolutely adverse to each other. There is only one way to win – leverage. And generating leverage is what we do best here at Malman Law.

95 is the Magic Number

At Malman Law, 95 is the magic number. 95 is the percentage of claims that our clients win. And 95 also happens to be the percentage of our winning claims that are decided by private settlement rather than by trial. Since 1994, we have served over 15,000 clients and counting. All told, our clients have brought home over two hundred million dollars in financial compensation.

A Word from a Satisfied Client

“Two years ago, I was involved in a trucking accident involving a 14-wheeler truck that nearly disabled me for life. Steve fought to make sure that I received the most possible compensation for my injuries. I was about to take the insurance company’s lowball offer, but decided to call Steve first – it was the best decision I’ve made yet.” – Malman Law Client

Related Practice Areas

Malman Law handles all different types of motorcycle accident claims, including:

Frequently Asked Questions

Lane-splitting is sharing a single lane with another vehicle, and it is illegal in Illinois. If you were lane-splitting at the time of your accident, you will be at a disadvantage when you submit  your claim. Nevertheless, under certain circumstances it is still possible to win a claim like this.

Depending on your losses, you might be eligible for the following types of compensation:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost earnings
  • Out-of-pocket expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Disability
  • Disfigurement
  • “Loss of consortium”
  • “Loss of society”

No, not in a civil claim. Instead, you must prove the defendant “liable by a preponderance of the evidence.” “Preponderance of the evidence” means approximately “more likely than not.” Since it is much easier to win a civil claim than to convict  defendant of a criminal offense, you could win a civil claim even if the defendant is acquitted (of DUI, for example) in criminal court.

The following is essential:

  • Understand how much your claim is worth, and be able to prove it.
  • Understand your chances of winning at trial.
  • Anticipate the other side’s bag of tricks.
  • Pay attention to what the other side is not saying.
  • Bring your lawyer with you.

It is probably best to have your lawyer do the negotiating for you.

The Clock Is Ticking…Contact Chicago Motorcycle Road Rash Lawyers Today

We handle motorcycle accident claims from anywhere in Chicagoland. Telephone us anytime 24/7 at 1-888-836-5975, or complete our online form to schedule a free consultation where we can discuss your options. If you can’t come to us, we can meet you wherever you are.
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Why People Choose Malman Law

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    Credibility & Experience

    25,000+ Cases over 25 Years
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    Track Record of Success

    25,000+ Cases over 25 Years
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    Team of Litigation Lawyers

    25,000+ Cases over 25 Years

Your Bill Is Zero until Your Money Arrives

At Malman Law, we don’t charge by the hour, we charge by results. And “results” has only one definition in our dictionary – money in your bank account. Our fee is set to a percentage of the mount you win. And since any percentage of zero is still zero, your fee will be zero unless you win your claim. Since we charge no upfront fees, you don’t need any money to retain us.

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2 years ago I was involved in a trucking accident involving a 14-wheeler truck that nearly disabled me for life. Steve fought to make sure that I received the most possible compensation for my injuries. I was about to take the insurance company’s lowball offer, but decided to call Steve first – it was the best decision I’ve made yet

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