With the volume of traffic in Chicago and throughout Northern Illinois, motor vehicle accidents regularly occur. There is also a high incidence of traffic accidents occurring as the result of a drunk driver. You have a limited time to file your drunk driver accident case under Illinois law and it’s important that you meet with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
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personal injury lawyer Michael Brennan is a former Illinois State’s Attorney with more than 25 years of trial experience. His tough, results-driven approach will ensure that you get the highest level of compensation for yourself and your family.
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An Overview of Drunk Driving Accidents
The single most common form of personal injury is from an accident involving some form of transportation – whether that be a car accident, or an accident involving a truck, bus, train, boat, motorcycle, a combination of any of these, or some other form of motor vehicle. As someone who has been injured in a road traffic accident, and in particular when there is a drunk driver involved, the law allows you to sue in a civil action called a tort. A tort is a complicated process, and that means you require an experienced attorney like Orland Park based personal injury lawyer Michael Brennan, to gain fair compensation for your accident.
A drunk driving accident is caused by the drunk driver’s negligence. However, there may also be a number of other factors involved, including faulty equipment. You may have been a passenger, another driver, on a motorcycle, a bicycle, or you may have been an innocent pedestrian. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Orland Park personal injury attorney, Michael Brennan, as soon as possible.
There are some scary statistics on road traffic accidents, and in particular, on drunk driving accidents. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, in 2006, 1254 people died in a road traffic accident. Over 106,000 people were injured as a result of a road traffic accident. That is solely in the Illinois area. In 2006, more than 40% of drivers who died in road accident had alcohol in their system. That same year, 44 people were killed as a result of drunk drivers during the holidays alone. That’s two people for each day of the holidays.
Did you know that road traffic accidents in general cost Illinois citizens more than $10 billion every year? That makes it more important than ever to contact a personal injury lawyer such as Michael Brennan, who is situated in both Orland Park and downtown, if you have been injured in a road traffic accident, and in particular if you have been involved in a drunk driving incident.
Often, it can be very difficult to negotiate with your insurance company in regards to a road traffic accident. Can you imagine how difficult it would be to handle if more than property damage was involved, and when it also involves a drunk driver? Drunk drivers are not covered by their insurance company. Do not hesitate, get in touch with Orland Park personal injury attorney Michael Brennan. He will advise you on your rights for compensation and will pursue that on your behalf, represent you in court if necessary, and will advise you on any other options available to you.
The compensation that you can claim covers a number of aspects. You may get compensation for your medical bills, including past, current, and future care. You may get compensation for lost wages if your ability to work has been impaired. You may also get compensation for reasons that are less quantifiable, but are still very important. These include pain and suffering, disfigurement, and loss of consortium (which, simply put, is when your spousal relationship has been affected).
With the complexities of a drunk driving accident claim, especially in the case of personal injury, it is important that you deal with an experienced and qualified personal injury lawyer. This will ensure that you gain the maximum amount of compensation possible, in the easiest, fastest, and most understanding way. Illinois based personal injury attorney Michael Brennan is dedicated to achieving the best result for you, so call for your free consultation. Michael is available for consultations in both Orland Park, Illinois, as well as downtown Chicago.