Will County, Illinois Car Accident Attorneys
Personal Injury Lawyers - Bolingbrook, Plainfield, Frankfort
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that over 5,000,000 motor vehicle accidents happen every year in the United States, the majority of which cause some amount of injury and property damage. Car accidents can range from a small fender-bender to a devastating head-on collision with serious injuries or fatalities. Some injuries that car accident victims commonly suffer include whiplash, concussions and other traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, burns and contusions, broken or shattered bones, and internal organ damage. Many of these injuries can have a significant impact on a victim’s life and require substantial medical treatment and recovery time.
No matter what type or severity of car accident occurs, you deserve to be compensated for any injuries or damage you suffered at the hands of a negligent driver. Though an accident itself is already a stressful experience, car accident cases may often be complicated by several different issues. For example, auto accident lawsuits may include several different drivers, extensive medical bills, lost wages, insurance coverage, uninsured or underinsured motorists, property damage, and more.
No two accident cases are exactly the same, but the experienced Joliet car accident attorneys at Mevorah Law Offices LLC know how to handle the full range of accident cases and help you recover regardless of your specific situation.
Different Types of Car Accident Liability
There are numerous possible causes of car accidents and potentially liable parties. Some examples of common causes of car accidents in the United States include:
- Distracted driving behaviors, such as texting, talking on cell phones, checking a GPS, eating, or grooming.
- Drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- Drivers who fail to obey traffic laws and/or signals.
- Aggressive driving behaviors, such as speeding, tailgating, or frequent and unnecessary lane changes.
- Fatigued drivers who lose concentration or fall asleep behind the wheel.
- Failure to adjust driving to adverse or changing weather conditions.
- Defective brakes, tires, steering columns, or other auto parts.
- Improper road maintenance and other defects in roadways.
The parties in each case and the necessary evidence against them may vary widely depending on the cause of the accident. For instance, in a distracted driving case, your attorney will have to work to prove the other driver was texting or participating in another activity at the time of the collision. In an accident caused by a tire blowout, your attorney will have to show that the tire manufacturer or distributor failed to produce a reasonably safe product. Because of the varying complexities in each car accident case, it is imperative that you have an experienced Will County car accident attorney helping you with your claim.