If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an accident, it is important that you begin looking out for your best interests.

Helpful Car Accident Attorneys Serving Chicagoland

Illinois law requires every driver on the road to exercise reasonable care toward the safety of other motorists and individuals on the roadway, including motor vehicle passengers, pedestrians and bicyclists. The trucking industry is further regulated by federal laws involving the hiring and employment of drivers, truck drivers’ conduct on the roadways and trucking companies’ safety practices. Even so, the most common type of personal injury/wrongful death case involves transportation. Automobile and trucking accidents cause a tremendous number of injuries and deaths each year. Trucking accidents often result in serious or catastrophic injuries.

Our attorneys at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., have successfully represented clients throughout Chicago who have been seriously and catastrophically injured in many types of automobile accidents. Our Chicago accident lawyers have excellent experience and knowledge in handling these cases in the courtroom and negotiating settlements. This helps to ensure that our clients receive the highest quality of representation and compensation.

Handling A Spectrum Of Illinois Auto Accident Claims

Do not hesitate to schedule a free attorney consultation if you or a loved one has been injured in any of the following types of accidents:

If you, a family member or a friend has been seriously injured in a car or truck accident, please contact us for a free legal evaluation with one of our lawyers or complete our case evaluation form.

What Should You Do After An Auto Accident In Chicago?

After an auto accident in Chicago, try to follow these steps:

  1. Move to a secure location if you can.
  2. Call 911 to have the police file a report.
  3. Get medical attention, even if you do not have visible injuries and feel fine.
  4. Exchange information with the other driver, including names, contact details, insurance information and license plate numbers.
  5. Take photos of the scene, including vehicle positions and damage, and any relevant road conditions or signs.
  6. Notify your insurance company promptly to start the claims process.

You should also consider consulting with a Chicago car accident lawyer, especially if there are serious injuries or substantial damages involved.

What Happens If The Other Driver Is Uninsured?

If the other driver is uninsured, you may need to rely on your own insurance policy if you have uninsured motorist coverage, which is a requirement in Illinois. This coverage can help pay for your injuries or damages. Report the accident to the police and your insurer as you would with any collision. Keep records of all communications and expenses related to the accident. Consulting with a Chicago auto accident attorney is wise, as they can guide you through the process of filing a lawsuit to recover damages, depending on the circumstances.

What Are Some Of The Most Dangerous Highways In Chicago And Illinois?

Some of the most dangerous highways in Chicago and Illinois include:

  • The I-290 Eisenhower Expressway, particularly where it intersects with I-90/I-94, known as the Circle Interchange
  • The I-94 (Dan Ryan Expressway), which also sees a high volume of traffic and accidents
  • I-55, which runs through Illinois from Chicago to St. Louis and has been known for hazardous conditions and accidents

Weather conditions, heavy traffic and high-speed limits contribute to these highways’ danger levels. Drivers need to remain vigilant, obey speed limits and practice safe driving habits on these roads.

Make A Free Consultation With An Auto Accident Lawyer

Please call us at 877-930-2551 or use our easy online contact form to schedule your free consultation. Our Chicago car accident attorneys do not collect any fees unless they recover compensation for you.