Effective Skokie Personal Injury Attorneys
Many people call Skokie home, and our clients from the area come from all over the community including Lincolnwood, Morton Grove and elsewhere. They all have two things in common – a personal injury, and an injustice that needs to be addressed. At Malman Law, we don’t allow injustice to go unaddressed.
Let Us Handle Your Claim While You Concentrate on Recovery
It can be overwhelming to deal with a serious injury and a personal injury claim at the same time. Insurance companies know this, and they will not hesitate to take advantage of your infirmity to the extent that the law allows them to. Let us take over the reins. You concentrate on physical recovery and we will concentrate on your financial recovery.
All major decisions are yours, of course, but we will pull out all the stops to make the experience as stress-free as possible for you, including negotiating your claim for you. Insurance adjusters are professional negotiators who “collect the scalps” of injured victims who they have smooth-talked into accepting substandard recovery amounts. They’re not going to smooth-talk us.
If Your Injuries Are Serious, It May be Time to Call in the Professionals
At Malman Law, we have been representing injured victims for nearly 25 years now. In that time we have:
- obtained recoveries for over 15,000 clients – nearly the entire population of Skokie,
- won 95 percent of our cases,
- settled over 95 percent of our successful cases out of court,
- recovered over $200,000,000 for our clients (and counting!), and
- won multi-million dollar recoveries for many clients.
“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
Types of Claims We Handle
Following is an incomplete list of the types of personal injury claims we frequently handle:
- Vehicle accidents
- Spinal cord injuries
- Nursing home abuse
- Construction accidents
- Workers’ compensation
- Medical malpractice
- Slip and fall accidents
- Product liability
- Dog bites
- Wrongful death
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I have to prove my claim 'beyond a reasonable doubt'?
No. “Beyond a reasonable doubt” is the standard of proof for a criminal prosecution, not a civil claim. In most cases, the standard for a civil claim is “preponderance of evidence” which means something like “more likely than not.” In other words, you have to prove every element of your claim is more than 50 percent likely to be true.
What kind of treatment qualifies as 'nursing home abuse'?
Nursing home abuse can take many forms – it is not limited to physical abuse. The most common forms are:
- Physical abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Financial abuse
Nursing home abuse is considered just as much of a civil offense as an accident caused by negligence is, and punitive damages are sometimes justified.
What do I have to prove to win a products liability claim?
To win a products liability claim based on a manufacturing or design defect, you just have to prove:
- the existence of a design or manufacturing defect;
- the defect rendered the product unreasonably dangerous;
- the defect already existed when it left the defendant’s control; and
- the defect caused your injury.
To win a claim based on failure to adequately warn, you must prove that the manufacturer failed to disclose the product’s unreasonably dangerous condition or failed to instruct on the proper use of the product (unless it is obvious).
What are my possible legal options arising out of a traumatic brain injury?
There are three main options, depending on the facts of your case:
- File an ordinary personal injury claim (against a negligent driver, for example)
- File a medical malpractice lawsuit, if medical negligence was involved, and/or
- File a product liability claim, if you were injured by a defective product (an airbag that did not deploy, for example.
Our Zero Fee Guarantee – We Don’t Win Unless You Do Too
At Malman Law, we have no use for “billable hours.” Since we win the vast majority of our cases, we can afford to offer our clients a better deal. You pay nothing upfront, and you will never owe us anything until we bring home a recovery for you – and that means money in the bank.
Let’s Make It Happen Together
When your claim arises (typically the day you were injured), an invisible clock starts ticking. If you have suffered an injury anywhere in Chicagoland that you believe someone else may be responsible for, of if a loved one was killed that way, call Malman Law today. We are available 24/7, at 1-888-836-5975, or contact us online for a free, no-obligation initial consultation.