Chicago Personal Injury & Accident Lawyers
At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, personal injury law is all we do. Whether you've been hurt on the job, had a car accident, nursing home injury, or experienced medical malpractice, you can count on our attorneys and investigators to work for you.
In the past 5 years, our office has collected more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements for people like you. All of the cases are handled on a contingency fee basis where there is never a legal fee charged until there is a recovery for you. Our Chicago injury law firm looks forward to serving you throughout Illinois.
Our car accident attorneys have resolved hundreds of automobile cases. While safety advancements continue to make vehicles ‘safer’, operator error is the primary cause of these collisions. Our law firm is familiar with causes of these accidents, the insurance companies frequently involved and how to maximize the recovery in every circumstance. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers will do what it takes to get your car accident case resolved via settlement, mediation or trial.
You or a family member may have suffered an injury in an unusual circumstance. You may be unsure of the underlying cause or responsible parties. Not a problem. As established Chicago personal injury lawyers we have handled a very diverse range of accident cases throughout Illinois and stand ready to help in the investigation on prosecution of serious injury cases.
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is unique in that we have accident attorneys and investigators who are available to talk with you and begin the investigation of an accident immediately. Our hands-on approach to accident cases ensures that the unique aspects of every case gets the attention it deserves in order to maximize the value for you.
Every day skilled workers attend head off to work in factories and construction sites with the goal of putting in a full day's worth of work and helping support their families. In the industrial setting, when corporations put a premium on profits over employee safety, basic safeguards and basic common sense may be ignored resulting in situations where workers are seriously injured. When a worker is injured on the job, the impact is felt on both the individual and his or her family. As legitimate medical concerns ease, a ready source of strain economic strain may pervade the family unit. We represent Illinois employees in workers' compensation cases. Our attorneys appreciate the broad impact a work accident can have on a family and do everything possible to secure a recovery for the immediate and future costs related to: medical bills, lost wages, disability and pain.
When a physician fails to identify a complication during prenatal visits or competently respond to fetal distress during the labor and delivery process, the child may be irreversibly harmed. At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers we have helped families identify situations where medical negligence is responsible to an injury to their child. Our attorneys appreciate the emotional and financial toll a child’s birth injury can have on the entire family. Our goal remains to obtain the necessary funds a child is entitled to under the law to provide for the best possible quality of life for them and so they may achieve their fullest potential. Below are some of the birth injury lawsuits our attorneys handle throughout Illinois.
As much as we try to protect our children, dangerous conditions commonly arise in a variety of contexts where children are frequently present. When the condition of the property or conduct of the authoritative figure results in harm to the child, the minor’s parents may pursue a legal remedy to recovery compensation for the child. At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, our attorneys have experience prosecuting lawsuits on behalf of parents of children who have been injured in a variety of contexts. Regardless of the circumstance, our team is keenly aware of the situations impact on the child and every effort is made to make the legal process as easy as possible for the minor and his / her family in Illinois.
For the men and women who earn their living in the construction industry, everyday presents a host of situations that puts them into a situation where they are at risk for an injury. At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, we know that even with strict construction safety guidelines and OSHA regulations, skilled workers on construction sites remain at risk for injury due to inherently dangerous conditions and companies who cut corners when it comes to job site safety. We appreciate the physical and financial impact an injury can have on a construction worker when they have a family to support and are unable to work. If you were injured on a construction site, our attorneys will take the necessary steps to protect all of your legal rights for the fullest possible recovery for you.
Truck accident crashes can be complex and frequently involve multiple parties including: trucking companies, drivers, logistic companies and corporate product manufacturers and distributors. The experienced law firm, Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, has a proven track record of obtaining maximum compensation for people injured in collisions involving all types of trucks. Our team has accident investigators and reconstructionist that can be deployed to the scene of an accident to begin building a case for you. When cases involve significant damages and fatalities, we have a network of expert witnesses such as economists and life care planners to assist in educating a judge and jury about the impact of the collision on our clients. Learn more about our commercial truck accident litigation practice below:
As a motorcyclist injured in an accident, you may face an uphill battle with insurance companies to recover compensation for your medical bills, property damage and lost income. The aggressive accident attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers appreciate the obstacles standing between a person injured in a motorcycle accident and getting the compensation that you are entitled to under the law. Our Chicago lawyers are ready to get to work on your behalf and stands ready to address any questions you have about your rights and the claims process-
Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing homes provide an important component of medical care for patients who require short-term or long-term care. By law, nursing homes must provide the highest level of care to patients to achieve their highest level of functioning. Unfortunately, many nursing homes are more focused on maximizing their profitability rather than providing the care that their patients' require. Staffing levels are regularly reduced and inexperienced employees may be providing care to patients with comprehensive medical needs. Consequently, vulnerable nursing home patients may be victims of nursing home negligence and suffer a serious injury or death during their admission. We have a team who has prosecuted all types of nursing home injury cases and stands ready to do the same for you.
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers represents plaintiffs’ in dog bite and dog attack cases throughout Illinois. Our attorneys know the immediate and future consequences a dog bite can have on the victim and work to secure the most favorable recovery for you via negation with the insurance company for the homeowner or litigation. While many dog bite attacks occur at the home of friends or relatives, it is important to remember that the insurance carrier typically pays for a settlement as opposed to payment from the dog owner directly. Regardless of the circumstance, our law firm is keenly aware of how insurance companies evaluate these incidents and will do what it takes to maximize the value of your dog bite case.
Our law firm is deeply committed to holding negligent drivers responsible when their acts cause a bicycle accident. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers has successfully prosecuted claims and lawsuits on behalf of cyclists who have been injured or killed in Chicago and across Illinois. After establishing that a driver’s conduct caused an accident, we then turn to demonstrating our client’s injuries are fully established to an adjuster at an insurance company or jury hearing evidence in a bicycle accident lawsuit. As an injured bicyclist you can take comfort in the fact that our firm has successfully represented hundreds of injured bicyclists in almost every conceivable fact pattern.
Nearly 100,000 people die every year due to the negligent care of a physician or hospital staff. Thousands of other patients have had their lives forever changed due to an injury sustained Illinois law provides that a victim of negligent medical has the burden of proving that the care that they received was not up to the standard of care in the community. Assuming this threshold can be met, an individual can recover damages related to their tangible (medical expenses, lost wages) and intangible losses (pain, disability) pursuant to Illinois. At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, we have helped individuals and families recover significant funds with these difficult cases.
As a guest to business or home, you have a right to expect that the property is safe and well maintained. You should be able the premises with the expectation that you will remain safe and free from harm caused by the negligence of the property owner and maintenance company. Unfortunately, when building codes are not followed and maintenance is avoided dangerous conditions can develop when may cause an injury to an invitee. In order for an injured person to recover damages for their injuries under a premises liability theory, they generally must establish that the landowner had knowledge of the condition or defect that caused their injury. At Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, we have successfully prosecuted premises liability cases against landlords, owners, architects, property maintenance contractors and even municipalities.
The most promising pharmaceutical drugs may arrive in a very receptive marketplace as they offer hope of pain relief or a higher quality of life for patients who may have a chronic condition or disease. While many of these medical advancements are truly revolutionary, others do little more than adding to the problems a patient may have been suffering from originally. As pioneers in the areas of pharmaceutical drug litigation, Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is uniquely positioned to litigate claims on behalf of individuals and families who have been harmed by dangerous or recalled pharmaceutical drugs. Our law firm knows how devastating medical complications can be after a patient has put their trust into a drug that was offered alleviate a debilitating condition and is committed to holding these companies fully responsible. Below is a sampling of some of our pending pharmaceutical matters.
Defective Medical Devices
When a defective or dangerous medical device is placed in the market, it may have disastrous consequences for the people it was designed to help. In recent years, we have witnessed devices such as surgical implants, surgical equipment, hospital equipment, diagnostic tools, prosthetic devices and other medical appliances rushed to market without the necessary testing performed by the manufacturer to ensure that the product is safe. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is committed to consumer safety and is at the forefront when it comes to litigation involving defective and recalled medical devices that cause harm.