Romeoville Personal Injury Lawyers

Romeoville-Bicycle-Accident-LawyerAs a southwest suburb of the Chicago area, the village of Romeoville is in Will County, Illinois. Many of the nearly 40,000 residents of the community use the newly constructed interstate extension I-355 to commute to work and school. With nearly 19 square miles, the village has a branch campus of Joliet Junior College, Lewis University and Rasmussen College.

The residents of the village enjoy many of the amenities of living close to Chicago and its quick access to Garfield Park Conservatory, Wrigley Field, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, the Lincoln Park Zoo and Lake Michigan.

Injuries Sustained In Bicycle Accidents In Romeoville

Romeoville, like other suburbs of Chicago, has unsafe roadways and sidewalks for bicyclist. In fact, many bicyclist in the community have no protection when being hit by a driver behind the wheel of a car, truck, semi or SUV. In fact, bicycle accidents usually cause catastrophic injuries. The victims often suffer life-threatening, and sometimes fatal, injuries including:

  • Concussion (see here)
  • Crush injury (look here)
  • Amputation
  • Brain damage
  • Bone fracture (see here)
  • Laceration
  • Coma
  • Shoulder, neck, knee and back injury
  • Scarring and/or disfigurement
  • Paralysis (see here)
  • Spinal cord injury including quadriplegia and paraplegia
  • Death

Fortunately, an aggressive Romeoville accident attorney handles a variety of personal injury claims including bicycle accidents. Their efforts ensure maximum financial compensation. The lawyer works directly with the client to ensure they receive enough recompense for mounting medical bills, disability, future medical treatments, lost income, disfigurement, diminished earning ability, along with any distressed to their physical, mental and/or emotional health.

In cases where the bicycle accident was fatal to the victim, a skilled Romeoville accident attorney can serve as a legal representative for the family in a wrongful death claim. Any member of the immediate family that has lost a loved one in a bicycle accident due to the reckless actions of a motorist has the legal right under Illinois law to file a wrongful death claim.

Illinois Statute of Limitations Imposes Time Limits For Pursuing Cases

Romeoville personal injury attorneys that handle vehicle and bicycle accidents recommend filing a claim or lawsuit as soon as possible. This is because Illinois law has a statute of limitations concerning personal injury (tort) law. Once the attorney has been hired, they can begin the process of proving the case by collecting evidence, talking to witnesses, visiting the accident scene, taking photographs, and developing an effective strategy necessary to prove the case.

In many incidences, a seasoned investigator will be able to establish, according to law, every party that was at fault for the injuries or death of the accident victim by reconstructing the scene.

Attorneys Can Assist In Determining Who Responsible Party Is

When a motorist hits a bicyclist, the emotions of the victim’s family often run high. The family typically wants to file a claim or lawsuit against the motorist in an effort to hold every responsible party accountable for the injuries, pain, suffering and damages involved. The attorney can often determine a number of factors that caused the accident that could include:

If the attorney can prove that the driver was negligent when hitting the bicyclist, the victim, or the victim’s family can receive financial recompense for the injuries or death.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is a Romeoville personal injury law firm works on a no fee policy. This means that all services provided by the law firm are on a contingency fee basis. The victim in the case will not be charged any upfront fees and payment is only rendered when a settlement has been reached, or amount awarded at trial. Call Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers today for a free consultation.

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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.
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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, Google User
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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, Avvo User
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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, Avvo User
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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, Avvo User
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