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Other Types of Personal Injury in Chicago

The term ‘personal injury’ is really an ambiguous term which can be used to describe the infinite situations where an individual may suffer physical or emotional harm due to the conduct of another. As Chicago personal injury lawyers, our law practice is devoted to representing individuals and families in unfortunate circumstances where a careless act has caused significant harm. It is our business to determine the parties who may be responsible for your injury and the applicable law that applies.

Proving fault in a personal injury case against an individual or corporation

Regardless of the specific circumstances behind the event that caused the injury the law states that the injured party must prove the following or else he or she is not entitled to recover any damages:

1) Duty: The person who allegedly caused the accident or harm (referred to as the "Defendant") had a duty to act or not act in a particular manner – and not to injure the person who is bringing the claim or lawsuit (referred to as the “Plaintiff”). Example, the Motor Vehicle Code of Illinois states how drivers are to operate their vehicles and who has the right of way.

2) Breach of Duty: The defendant breached their duty, or acted inappropriately. Example, In the case of a car accident, when a car runs a red light and crashes into another vehicle, the driver thereby breached their duty.

3) Causation: The plaintiff's injuries were causally related to the defendant’s conduct. Example: in a car accident, the plaintiff must provide documentation that the physical injuries they sustained were attributable to the accident. If a plaintiff has an injury to their back that requires a surgery, the law puts the onus on them to elicit medical testimony that the injury and subsequent medical procedure were related to the accident. If they can not establish the causation element, there will be no recovery.

Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

As established Chicago injury attorneys, we have experience representing people who have suffered injuries of various types and due to various mechanisms. Below is a list of cases that we regularly handle.

However, we also recognize there are circumstances that defy one type of category or may be due to a convergence of factors and have multiple parties that are responsible. Regardless of your circumstance, we invite you to discuss your situation without cost or obligation on your end with one of our attorneys.

How much is your personal injury case worth?

Though the underlying explanation for the injury may differ from case to case, most victims of personal injury cases are entitled to monetary compensation (usually called damages) from the at-fault party. As lawyers for the injured, it is our responsibility to evaluate every case to determine how to present the case to an insurance company or jury in a manner that will maximize the money our client can get from the responsible part. Common types of damages associated with personal injury cases include:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Hospital bills
  • Disfigurement
  • Doctor expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Nursing care assistance
  • Physical therapy
  • Lost wages
  • Funeral expenses
  • Disability

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC focuses exclusively on representing individuals in personal injury cases. We never have worked, nor ever will work, for insurance companies or corporations.

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers Working with the Client's Best Interest Always Front & Center

All of our Chicago personal injury cases are handled on a “contingency fee” basis — a legal fee is charged only if there is a recovery for the client. Our contingency fee arrangement further protects the finances of our clients because our law office covers all litigation costs. We only recover these costs when there is a recovery for you. If there is no recovery in a matter, our services are completely free.

Similarly, we invite any individual or family to talk with our lawyers regarding a potential case – free of charge and in a confidential manner. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC' experience in the field of personal injury law has allowed us to develop meaningful relationships with some of the most accomplished lawyers within specific practice areas, both in Chicago and throughout the country. If for some reason we cannot assist you, we would welcome the opportunity to direct you to another lawyer whom we trust and with whom we have worked.

Time May be of the Essence For Your Accident Case

There are many reasons why people delay in contacting an injury attorney following an accident. Perhaps you thought you didn’t need a lawyer? Perhaps you thought you’d recover from your injuries? Perhaps you assumed the insurance company was going to ‘take care’ of things?

Every injury and medical negligence case is governed by a time constraint for filing a lawsuit known as a statute of limitations. Your case must be filed within the time parameters or you will be forever barred from a recovery. Insurance companies have no responsibility to notify you of this time parameter. If you believe you have a personal injury case, call our office today to ensure that you receive the money that the law entitles you to! 888-424-5757

Why Choose Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC?
  • Our attorneys have been recognized by regional and national legal associations for their achievements
  • A 99% success rate for our cases
  • A team effort: we have attorneys, paralegals, nurses, investigators and support staff all working to help you.
  • Millions of dollars recovered for our clients
  • A no fee guarantee: There will never be a legal fee charged without a recovery for you.
  • Personal attention and service: Have a question? Confused about the process? We support our clients during every phase of a case – and after.

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Client Reviews
Jonathan Rosenfeld was professionally objective, timely, and knowledgeable. Also, his advice was extremely effective regarding my case. In addition, Jonathan was understanding and patient pertaining to any of my questions or concerns. I was very happy with the end result and I highly recommend Jonathan Rosenfeld. Michonne Proulx
Extremely impressed with this law firm. They took control of a bad motorcycle crash that left my uncle seriously injured. Without any guarantee of a financial recovery, they went out and hired accident investigators and engineers to help prove how the accident happened. I am grateful that they worked on a contingency fee basis as there was no way we could have paid for these services on our own. Ethan Armstrong
This lawyer really helped me get compensation for my motorcycle accident case. I know there is no way that I could have gotten anywhere near the amount that Mr. Rosenfeld was able to get to settle my case. Thank you. Daniel Kaim
Jonathan helped my family heal and get compensation after our child was suffered a life threatening injury at daycare. He was sympathetic and in constant contact with us letting us know all he knew every step of the way. We were so blessed to find Jonathan! Giulia
Jonathan did a great job helping my family navigate through a lengthy lawsuit involving my grandmother's death in a nursing home. Through every step of the case, Jonathan kept my family informed of the progression of the case. Although our case eventually settled at a mediation, I really was impressed at how well prepared Jonathan was to take the case to trial. Lisa