East Side, Chicago attracts visitors from elsewhere in Chicago and further afield to enjoy Eggers Woods and Calumet Park. Our East Side clients contact after suffering a serious personal injury such as a motorcycle crash or a workplace accident. Many of them end up at the South Shore Hospital, the Advocate Trinity Hospital or another nearby medical center.
At Malman Law, we have discovered that the most effective response when someone has injured you through their carelessness or other misconduct is something we call “empowering anger,” to be contrasted sharply with “helpless anger.” We see it as our job to provide you with the legal muscle you need to demand and obtain full compensation for everything you have lost.
Following are only a few examples of the types of personal injury claims we handle:
Insurance companies, in particular, absolutely love unrepresented claimants. These poor people almost always drastically underestimate the value of their personal injury claim. We won’t underestimate it, though.
“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
Any lawyer who passes the bar exam can rent an office and represent clients in most types of cases – regardless of whether he has any actual real-world experience. In nearly a quarter of a century of practicing personal injury law, however, we have picked up the experience that makes all the difference in our clients’ lives.
There are too many to list here. However, some of the most common tricks include:
If you signed an arbitration clause, arbitration might be impossible to avoid. Arbitration, however, is quicker and simpler than courtroom litigation, and even an arbitration clause cannot stop you from negotiating a settlement. So you’re not necessarily at a disadvantage.
A deposition is a pretrial proceeding in which witnesses are questioned by each party’s lawyers. The witnesses are under oath, the proceedings are recorded, and anything said at a deposition can be used against you at a trial. Unless a trial is near, you probably won’t have to attend a deposition.
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