Attorney Help Center: Auto Accidents

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Every year, more and more drivers take to the road. Accidents happen, or so they say, but as a lawyer you need to be prepared to turn their misfortunes into legally recognizable claims. This website is designed to help you, as their lawyer, take a case from inception to jury award or settlement. It offers examples, tips, and other resources so you can help your clients achieve their goals.

Our practice is based in Illinois and therefore will be the focus of this Automobile Injury Help Center. However, some mention is made to the law and rules of other jurisdictions. Even though much of this is shared between states, it is important to check and see if they differ from Illinois before using them.

This Help Center is not designed for automobile accident victims. If you have been the victim of an automobile accident, you should visit here. Finally, the information is broken down into the various stages of a typical lawsuit but also contains additional, helpful information.

Setting the Stage for Trial

Winning Your Case

  • To do-
  • *outline
  • *get docs
  • -Finish docs
  • -Insurance
    • -Where/how to file: cook; collars; madison
    • address
    • fees
    • docs (ie cover sheet/complaint)
  • -Get docs for first section
  • -Add a few filler docs
  • -review
  • *write
If you are looking for other information related to the prosecution of other types of cases, please reference the sections on our site below:
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