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Chicago, IL Truck Accident Attorneys

875 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3100

Chicago, IL 60611

Call (312) 967-0000

The most important thing you can do is get experienced representation from a Chicago truck accident attorney at The Doan Law Firm. Our attorneys are committed to making the parties who are responsible for your accident compensate you for your injuries.

As an injured party in a Chicago truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Lost wages
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Expenses incurred as a result of medical care (past and future)
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional pain and suffering

Types of Truck Accident Lawsuits

One of the most unfair match-ups on Chicago roads is between a large truck and a car. The injuries that are sustained as a result of truck accidents can be catastrophic. Injuries such as spinal cord damage, paralysis, burns, broken bones and lacerations are common consequences of a truck accident.

There are various types of truck lawsuits that your attorney can initiate on your behalf. Three of the most common types include:

1. Product Liability - Some accidents occur through no fault of the driver. In these cases, the accidents are caused by a malfunction or defect in the components of the truck. In a product liability suit, a claim will be made against the manufacturer of the truck or its parts.

2. Negligence - In cases in which the actions of the driver caused the accident, a negligence claim will be filed against the truck driver. Some actions that contribute to driver negligence include:

  • Overloading the truck
  • Driver inexperience
  • Failure to see other vehicles in the truck's blind spot
  • Failure to obey the laws of the road (speeding, illegal lane changes, tail-gating etc.)
  • Failure to stop at weigh stations
  • Driving for long periods of time

All truck drivers must operate their large trucks on Chicago roads with care. Drivers who are found to be negligent in accidents will be held liable.

3. Wrongful Death Suits - The most unfortunate type of lawsuit in a Chicago truck accident is a wrongful death suit. When a person dies as the result of a truck accident, a family can contact an attorney to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of the deceased party. Attorneys can seek compensation for economic damages, punitive damages and non-economic damages.

As a plaintiff in a Chicago truck accident lawsuit, you must be aware that it can take a significant amount of time to settle your case. Some cases can take months to reach an agreement, while other cases might take a few years. During this time, you can rest assured and know that the attorneys at The Doan Law Firm are working diligently on your behalf to reach a speedy settlement.

The Doan Law Firm Can Help With Your Truck Accident Lawsuit

Attorneys for the trucking company will work diligently to represent their client's interests. You need Chicago truck attorneys at The Doan Law firm to help you get the maximum amount of compensation to which you are entitled.

When you hire us to represent you, our attorneys will start an immediate investigation of the facts surrounding your accident. Our initial goal is to collect, preserve and examine all of the evidence regarding your case.

During our investigation of the facts surrounding your Chicago truck accident, our attorneys are able to:

  • Review accident and police reports.
  • Review maintenance records of the truck.
  • Hire experts to recreate the accident and reconstruct the scene of the accident.
  • Conduct an interview of all witnesses.
  • View camera footage.

Contact The Doan Law Firm

In order to preserve your legal rights, you must contact The Doan Law firm for a free consultation immediately. If you wait too long to contact our attorneys, the statute of limitations may expire on your case. When this happens, there is nothing that can be done to compensate you for your injuries.

Our Chicago truck attorneys thoroughly understand the laws regarding the Chicago trucking industry and federal regulations. We are also passionate about helping you resolve your situation. The attorneys at The Doan Law Firm will guide you through this challenging time.

If you are currently hospitalized due to your injuries, our attorneys can come to you for your initial consultation. We are also available for office appointments. Call for immediate assistance. Our hotline is available to assist you 24/7/365.

The attorneys at The Doan Law Firm are committed to getting you compensated for your Chicago truck accident injuries. We look forward to helping you with your case.

The Doan Law Firm is located at:

875 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3100

Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 967-0000

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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