There are many reasons why you shouldn’t try to handle a personal injury claim yourself. One of those reasons is that you might not realize just how substantial your claim really is. You are entitled to more than simple reimbursement for your medical bills – in fact, many claimants end up with several times the amount of their medical bills.
The Illinois legal system is brutally competitive, and that applies just as much to settlement negotiations as it does to open warfare in court. Most personal injury claims are paid by insurance companies that have every reason to low-ball your claim or deny it altogether, and they are unlikely to offer you a fair settlement unless they know you can win in court. You need Douglas personal injury lawyers on your side.
A skilled Douglas personal injury lawyer pays his own way by winning claims for his clients that they otherwise would have lost, or by drastically increasing the amount of compensation available to them.
Here is some of what Malman Law can do for you:
Following are only a few examples of the types of claims that our Chicago personal injury law firm frequently handles:
Quite a number of our clients over the years have called Douglas home, including several from Prairie Shores and Groveland Park. Of course, since we are personal injury lawyers, our clients aren’t usually having a particularly good day the first time we meet them. The serious mood of the occasion, however, only further motivates us to ensure that they receive justice.
“If anyone has a problem and is in need of help call Malman Law. At Malman Law you are not just a client, you are part of the family.” – Donyell G
The Illinois Wrongful Death Act allows the personal representative of his estate to file a wrongful death claim for the benefit of you and his other next of kin. Damages may include amounts for:
Some of the most common delayed symptoms include:
This is one of the reasons why you should seek medical treatment immediately after an accident, even if you don’t think you were hurt.
Not necessarily. Even a liability waiver will not prevent you from winning a personal injury claim if, for example:
These are only a few of the possible ways to escape the restrictions of a liability waiver. Speaking to our highly experienced Douglas personal injury lawyers can help answer your questions about your case.
Although an arbitration clause will not prevent you from settling your claim through negotiation, it may very well prevent you from filing a lawsuit. Nevertheless, arbitration is usually cheaper and easier than courtroom litigation. Its major disadvantage is that you cannot appeal an adverse decision.
We’ve been helping personal injury victims for a long time – nearly a quarter of a century, to be specific. Although our Douglas personal injury lawyers cannot offer any absolute guarantees, some of our clients have received compensation in the millions of dollars.
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
NOAH TAFFELPersonal Injury Victim