When you’ve been in a truck wreck, there are far more things on your mind than the complexities of filing a claim against the many parties that may have played a part in your accident. The Chicago truck accident attorneys of Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers are dedicated to representing the financial interests of our clients first and helping them focus on their physical recovery following a collision with a semi on Illinois roadways. We understand that you may be feeling angry, lost or alone following your accident. It is our responsibility fight on your behalf to recover all of the financial compensation you are entitled to so that you and your family can move past an accident.Causes of Commercial Trucking Crashes
It is an undeniable fact that the majority of truck collisions are preventable and drivers are often not the sole party responsible for an accident. Determining who to hold liable and seek compensation from can be one of the most frustrating and confusing aspects of your case, which is why it is important to determine the exact cause and any contributing factors. Common causes include the following.
- Driver fatigue or distraction
- Violation of traffic laws
- Drug and alcohol abuse
- Poor maintenance history
- Manufacturing defects
- Violation of safety regulations and hours of service limitations
While you are being rushed to the hospital for the treatment of your injuries after an accident with a commercial truck, the driver’s employer is contacting its legal team in preparation for your claim. Many of the injuries that result from these accidents are debilitating and you shouldn’t need to worry about where you are going to find the money to pay for your medical bills. However, the parties that are responsible are often two steps ahead in manufacturing a way to avoid responsibility. This reality can be infuriating and leave you confused as to how to proceed with your claim so that you aren’t left in a financial hole.
You may also be dealing with a lot of pain and need to be able to focus on your rehabilitation— rather than talking to insurance companies that are only trying to find ways to fool you into giving up your rights. Having an attorney represent your needs and interests will allow you to focus on what truly matters— getting better so that you can move on with your life. Our Illinois truck accident lawyers recognize your priorities and we can even help you receive quality care by connecting you with our network of physicians and specialists so that you can be on the road to recovery much faster.
After a company truck hit my family from behind, I assumed that their insurance would take care of repairing my vehicle and pay for our medical bills. My assumptions were soon proved to be wrong. After getting the run around from insurance adjusters, I hired your office. Your team did a great job! I just wish I had contacted you earlier!
Being able to rely on the resources of an attorney when dealing with trucking crashes is invaluable and our team consists of specialists in: accident reconstruction, medicine, economics and physical rehabilitation. Using these resources, we are able to effectively evaluate your case, determine which parties to file claims against, accurately value your case and support your claims in court.
One aspect of these claims that many truck accident victims overlook, however, is the role that insurance companies will play in the outcome of your settlement or judgment. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers has decades of experience negotiating with insurance companies to protect the rights of our clients and recover every penny they deserve.
I was hesitant on getting a law firm involved to help with an accident I was involved in with a semi-truck. I was told that a lawyer would take most of the money and leave me with nothing….Jonathan and Mark were top shelf and went out of their way to calm my concerns….they are truly caring men who earned my trust.
If you have been injured in a trucking accident, contact Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers to learn more about your rights and legal options during a risk free consultation and case review. It is our primary goal to help you focus on your physical recovery so that you do not need to worry about the cost of your medical care and expenses. We will make an effort to make the legal process as simple as we can; including meeting with you at the location of your choice if you cannot make it to us.
Our Chicago truck accident attorneys have also pledged only to collect a fee if we are able to secure compensation on your behalf so that you never have to concern yourself about paying legal fees. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident with a truck, we urge you to contact a lawyer today as there are strict statute of limitations for initiating a insurance claim and lawsuit. Your failure to act, can adversely impact your legal rights in the future.
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