When a vehicle hits a person walking down the road, on the sidewalk or in a parking lot, the driver of the vehicle is almost always deemed to be negligent or at fault in the crash.
Pedestrian-automobile accident cases can cause the most serious bodily injuries including paralysis or death.
After the crash, the pedestrian might be out of work for an extended period of time and face extremely expensive medical bills.
Personal injury attorneys in Illinois often file lawsuits for money damages to compensate the injured person for injuries and lost wages.
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
Lawyer Referral Service in Chicago - The Chicago Bar Association sponsors a non-profit Lawyer Referral Service. The public service refers individuals and businesses to local attorneys in Chicago, and the surrounding areas of Cook County, DuPage County, and Lake County, Illinois. More than 300 pre-screened attorneys participate in the Lawyer Referral Service. These attorneys serve on more than 40 different subject matter panels depending on their experience in a particular practice area. The attorneys that participate in the service have an average of 20 years experience.