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Accident Lawyer in Mahomet, IL

Accident Lawyer in Mahomet, IL. If you were hurt in an accident that was not your fault, find out how Burger Law's experienced, dedicated and talented accident lawyer team in Mahomet, IL can get you the best possible recovery. Call our office now at (314) 500-HURT or fill out our online form.

An unintentional accident is an unexpected shock that changes your life forever. If you are injured because someone was negligent and caused an accident, you may be able to make a claim for a financial recovery under Illinois law. Whether or not the other person hurt you purposely or not, when someone's negligence puts you in an accident and injures you, you do not deserve to be the one left to pay with pain, disability, lost wages, medical costs, quality of life and other resulting losses. When you injured in an accident, an exceptional Mahomet, IL accident lawyer from Burger Law is here to ensure you are made whole again by collecting the best possible settlement. We demand full recoveries for our clients and never stop fighting until justice is served.

Begin your journey to full compensation right away. With your future on the line, you need and deserve the best quality legal advocacy and counsel to get you a significant settlement and aleviate your stress, anxiety and hardship during the claim process. Do not put it off. Call one of Burger Law's Mahomet, IL accident lawyers right away. See us at the Burger Law accident law office site most convenient for you, or reach us online now.

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Accident Lawyer in Mahomet, IL

In any accident, if you were injured, you should always contact a Mahomet, IL accident lawyer right away. In some minor accident claims, you will be fortunate enough to receive a legitimate settlement offer from the insurance company without legal help. More often the insurance company pulls tricks to try to deceive you and devalue your claim. That is when you need the experienced and knowledgeable Mahomet-based Illinois accident lawyer team of Burger Law standing up for your recovery. We have an amazing group of talented and compassionate Mahomet, IL attorneys and paralegals that will keep you informed every step of the way and work tirelessly to recover the best compensation possible.

Do I Need an Accident Lawyer in Mahomet, IL?

Although some victims in simple, straighforward, low-damage, no-injury cases receive a fair offer from the insurance company right away, these instances are rare. In most cases, following an accident, you need a dedicated Mahomet, IL accident lawyer fighting for your recovery throughout the claim process. If your case meets any of the following statements, contact an accident lawyer in Mahomet, IL right away. You should plan to hire a lawyer if:

  • you feel pain beyond 1-2 days after the accident
  • your injuries call for medical care
  • your injuries make it difficult or impossible for you to perform your normal job
  • you or anyone else suffered severe injuries or death
  • the accident involved illegal activity such as driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol or a truck driver traveling too many consecutive hours
  • the accident was a hit-and-run or you do not know who the liable party is
  • there are multiple parties or multiple arguments about the events of the accident, making liability complicated
  • there was a commercial truck or other commercial vehicle involved, or someone working like a delivery driver
  • government agencies may be liable, such as roads in poor repair, traffic signs that aren not adequately visible or malfunctioning traffic lights
  • the accident happened while you were on the job
  • you were a passenger of a Lyft, Uber, taxi, or limo

Following your accident, if you are unsure about any aspects of the law, your case or what the insurance company is telling you, it is always best to be safe and talk to an injury lawyer in Mahomet, IL with Burger Law right away. Maybe you simply do not have time and energy or are just not interested in the hassle of communicating with the insurance company and handling the legal paperwork of making an injury claim. Hire an accomplished Mahomet, IL accident lawyer to shoulder the burden, leaving you to carry on your daily life. Burger Law will not agree to work as your injury attorney unless we know we can add value to your case. Speak to us for free now at (314) 500-HURT.

What Will My Mahomet, IL Accident Lawyer Do?

Diligent, dedicated, tenacious, your Burger Law accident lawyer in Mahomet, IL goes all in on your case and does not stop until you are paid and made whole again. We leverage our past experience, relationship and resources to construct an inrefutable case and do whatever it takes to get you maximum compensation. With decades of experience doing just that, we know how to hold negligent drivers accountable and make the insurance companies pay full settlements to our Mahomet, IL clients. Once you hire us, your Burger Law attorney will get started on your case immediately. We will:

  • Investigate every aspect of your case
  • Work with crash experts to determine who is liable
  • Track and file official documents such as police reports and medical bills
  • Determine and prove negligence
  • Value your claim and negotiate a full recovery with the help of medical and economic experts
  • Offer sound, thoughtful and empathetic legal counsel
  • Stand up to bullies like resistant insurance companies to get you a fair settlement
  • Skillfully present your case to a jury when necessary

What Must I Prove in My Illinois Accident Claim?

You may feel like you deserve to be compensated when you have been in any accident, but to legally demand a recovery for your damages you must have a claim that satisfies the legal requirements under Illinois personal injury law. Before we sign with you as a client, your Mahomet, IL accident lawyer from Burger Law will assess your case to determine whether you have a legitimate claim. From there, we will work ceaselessly to prove all elements of your claim and demand a full recovery.

Using evidence as allowed by the Illinois rules of evidence, your Mahomet, IL Burger Law accident lawyer will prove the four requirements of your Illinois personal injury case.

  1. Duty of Care: There was a relationship between you and the defendant such that the defendant owed you a duty of care. In a car accident case, this is automatically fulfilled as all motorists owe each other a duty to drive with care to avoid creating safety hazards for others on the road. In a slip and fall case, the owner of the property has a duty of care to legal visitors to post warning and/or remove any dangers on the property to keep visitors safe.
  2. Breach of Duty of Care: Next your lawyer must prove that the defendant was negligent and breached their duty of care to you. There are many examples of negligence, which can take the form of both actions and failures to act. Failing to yield the right of way or choosing to behave recklessly are examples of negligence in traffic accident cases. In a slip and fall accident, failing to de-ice the sidewalk could be a breach of duty of care.
  3. Causation: This connects the dots. Your injury lawyer has to show that the accident was caused by the defendant's negligence. Illinois' policy on negligence is that of modified comparative negligence, which means that when there are multiple parties who share fault for an accident, anyone can make a claim and recover damages, reduced by the amount of fault you carry, as long as you hold less than 50% of the fault. Conversely, this means that if the other driver was mostly at fault for the accident, you can still make a recovery even if their actions did not singularly cause the accident. For example, if the other driver in your car accident is 80% at-fault for the accident and you are 20% responsible, you can demand a settlement covering 80% of your damages from the other party.
  4. Damages: Finally, your accident lawyer has to demonstrate that you experienced damages, or losses, as a result of the accident the defendant caused. As an injury victim in an accident, you have probably faced a variety of damages, both economic and non-economic, from tangible costs like treatment costs and loss of income as well as abstract losses like pain and suffering and disability.

If you have been injured in an accident because someone else was neglected their duty to act safely, call an accident lawyer from Burger Law near Mahomet today at (314) 500-HURT. We review your case for free and your Burger Law Mahomet, IL accident lawyer will not stop fighting until we prove your claim and get you a complete financial recovery.

Mahomet, Illinois Auto Accident Lawyer

The Bureau of Justice Statistics found that over half of personal injury cases were motor vehicle claims. The Illinois Vehicle Code (625 ILCS 5/) stipulates that "every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care" to others on the Mahomet and Illinois roadways. If you are injured because of a driver's negligent or reckless actions, you are owed damages. Every Burger Law Mahomet-based Illinois accident lawyer has seen every type of auto accident and knows how to get you a full financial recovery. Below are the most common types of claims our accident lawyer team in Mahomet, IL see.

Car Accident Lawyer in Mahomet, IL

Crashes between passenger vehicles - such as cars, minivans, pick-up trucks and SUVs - are by far the most common type of motor vehicle accident. In 2019, passenger vehicle occupants accounted for 62 percent of all deaths in fatal crashes.

Some of the most common types of car accidents our accident lawyers work with in Mahomet, IL are:

Whatever the specific circumstances and causes of your car accident injuries, we know how car accident claims work. Our accident lawyer team inMahomet, IL reviews every piece of evidence, including witness testimony, surveillance footage and photographs from the accident scene. Once we determine who is liable for your injuries, we will aggressively and tenaciously work to get you justice and make sure they are held accountable.

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Mahomet, IL

Motorcycle drivers are at an especially high-risk for injury in an accident due to motorcycles' lack of stability and protection. Despite only accounting for 0.6 percent of miles driven by all vehicles, they accounted for 14% of all fatalities and 3% of injuries in motor vehicle crashes. While certain safety measures like wearing a helmet can substantially reduce the risk of injury or death, you cannot help it when other Mahomet and Illinois drivers break the rules. If a reckless or negligent driver caused you injury, call the Mahomet, IL accident lawyers of Burger Law today. We have seen firsthand the devastation that a motorcycle accident can have on Mahomet, IL individuals and families, and know exactly how to get you maximum compensation for all of your damages.

Truck Accident Lawyer in Mahomet, IL

Truck accidents also present higher risk for those on the Mahomet, IL roads. Trucks weigh 20-30 pounds heavier than passenger vehicles and can take 20-40 percent longer to stop. That means they exert a much higher amount of force in collisions and truck drivers have much less time to react. There may be nothing more dangerous on the Mahomet, IL roads than an 18-wheeler that is unfit to be driven or a truck driver who is not currently fit to drive. They are often part of multi-vehicle accidents which can make investigating them complicated. Your Mahomet-based Illinois accident lawyer may find that several parties are liable, including:

  • The truck driver or another driver for driver error, such as distracted driving or not accounting for weather conditions.
  • The trucking company for not properly maintaining the truck, not performing inspections, negligent hiring practices or forcing their drivers to drive longer than the hours of service regulations allow.
  • The manufacturer for not safely designing the truck or not recalling a defective part.
  • The shipping company for improperly loading cargo.

Whatever the cause of your truck accident, you can be sure Burger Law's Illinois accident lawyer team in Mahomet has seen it before. We will make sure each and every liable party takes responsibility for all of your damages to secure you a full financial recovery.

Bus Accident Lawyer in Mahomet, IL

While rare, bus accidents are similar to truck accidents in that they can cause a lot of damage and there are special rules that go with driving them. Like truck accidents, you can sue the driver of the bus, the bus company, the manufacturer or, in some cases a Mahomet, IL or Illinois governmental entity. For example, if your child was hurt in a school bus accident, your Illinois accident lawyer in Mahomet may be able to help you make a claim against a public school district if the crash was caused by a snowstorm and they should have canceled school.

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Accident Lawyers Who Win

Our Mahomet, IL accident lawyers have brought hundreds of accident victims in Mahomet and across Illinois more than $170 million in compensation for a wide variety of accidents. We have expertise, knowledge and resources to help you get justice in any kind of accident case in the Mahomet, IL area, including:

What Other Types of Accidents Do Accident Lawyers Represent?

While the majority of Mahomet, IL and Illinois personal injury cases are auto accidents, there are many other instances where somebody else's negligence can injure you. Your Mahomet, IL-area Burger Law accident lawyer has superior qualities, including years of experience and a record of winning, making them an effective attorney for a personal injury claim.

In any kind of accident, if you were injured due to another person's negligent behaivor you are owed compensation for your damages. The Burger Law accident lawyer on your case in Mahomet, IL has experience with injury claims from all manners of accidents and types of negligence and will work tirelessly for your full financial recovery. Call our lawyers now at (314) 500-HURT.

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How to Get a the Maximum Compensation for your Mahomet, IL Accident Settlement

The ultimate job of your Mahomet, IL accident lawyer is to protect your rights and get you justice when someone causes an accident that insures you. We help make you whole again by getting you a great settlement that compensates you for all your losses related to the accident. If it were not for the other driver's negligence you would not have suffered theses losses and it should not be up to you to pay the price of the liable party's mistakes with your money and your life and wellbeing.

There is no question that, both morally and under Illinois law, you have the right to recover your damages after suffering injuries in an accident caused by another person's negligence. Though you, as the victim of an accident caused by negligence in Mahomet, IL, deserve to be compensated fully for your damages, it is commonly difficult to get a fair settlement. Sadly, many accident victims in Mahomet, IL and all over the United States miss their opportunity to receive justice. They are resigned to settling for laughably low payments or miss out completely on receiving a financial recovery.

So how do you make sure you get a great accident settlement in Mahomet, IL for your injuries? And what is a great settlement amount? A great settlement is one that restores you and makes up for your total losses, both economic and non-economic. You can start by finding out how much your accident injury claim is worth through our personal injury calculator.

To be made whole again through a financial recovery for your negligence-based Mahomet, IL accident injuries, you must do the following:

  • Receive the medical care you need. To start your case off right as well as your physical recovery from your injuries, it is important to get complete medical care for your injuries. Focus on getting timely medical attention after the accident occurs, following up with any and all referrals and additional treatments as directed by your doctors, and participating in your recovery. Your medical treatment is critical to accurately assessing your pain and suffering, any potential for lasting disability, and what it will take for you to reach your maximum medical recovery after being injured in an accident.
  • Hire the right accident lawyer. Indisputibly one of the most critical responsibilities you hold as an accident victim is that of hiring the right accident lawyer in Mahomet, IL. If you were injured in an accident that another person caused, you need a skilled Mahomet, IL accident lawyer to work on your behalf to ensure all the legal requirements of your claim are met and negotiate a settlement on your behalf. Find an accident lawyer in Mahomet, IL that you trust and who has experience representing all kinds of accident victims. Do your homework before hiring an accident lawyer, including learning about how to choose a law firm to represent you.
  • Prove negligence and your damages. After you have a great Mahomet, IL accident lawyer such as an attorney from Burger Law, you are no longer in the fight alone; you have an advocate in your fight for a full recovery. Your biggest charge is collaborating with your lawyer and following their counsel. To get the full recovery you deserve, your Mahomet, IL accident lawyer has to prove that your case meets the requirements of a personal injury case in Illinois, including proving that the liable party failed to meet their duty to keep you safe and this breach of duty caused your injuries and other damages.
  • Negotiate. In your Illinois accident claim, receiving the full compensation you deserve ultimately depends on your lawyer's negotiation skills. A skilled personal injury accident attorney may be the only thing protecting you from insurance companies' decitful ploys in your Mahomet, IL accident case. At the end of the day, the compensation you take home for your accident depends on your lawyer's skill in demanding and negotiating the compensation you need. Your Burger Law personal injury accident attorney will do whatever it takes to get you complete payment through whatever means necessary. Some cases with good faith insurance adjusters can be resolved relatively quickly and easily in initial negotiations, others may be resolved in mediation, and some must go through the formal lawsuit process and could even go to trial. With decades of experience, your Burger Law accident lawyer will demand justice for you and your family in an Illinois civil court trial if that is what it takes to get you a full recovery.

The most important things you can do after being injured in an accident are to receive medical attention and speak to an accident lawyer in Mahomet, IL immediately. Work with a lawyer from a respected Mahomet, IL law firm like Burger Law who has a history of earning their clients maximum compensation in accident cases like yours and make sure they are willing to discuss your case for free before you hire anyone. Burger Law's Mahomet, IL accident lawyers evaluate your case for free and will sit down with you to understand the details of your case — and determine whether your case warrants pursuit and a lawyer would add value to your claim — before you choose to hire us. Call (314) 500-HURT now for a free case evaluation.


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Get the Recovery You Deserve with an Experienced Mahomet, IL Accident Lawyer

When you are in an accident caused by another person's negligence and left with injuries, time is of the essence. You only have a limited amount of time to attempt to make a recovery under Illinois' statute of limitations and every moment counts. The sooner you find an accident lawyer you can trust to represent you, the better they will be able to argue your case and demand your recovery.

Our astute and experienced Mahomet, IL accident lawyers tenatiously represent you every step of the way. You do not have to shoulder the burden of an injury claim alone. You deserve the great recovery you can only get with the help of a dedicated and diligent Burger Law accident lawyer. If you have been injured in a Mahomet, IL accident due to another person's negligence, consult with a Mahomet, IL accident lawyer right away at (314) 500-HURT or online.

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