Personal Injury AttorneyGillespie, IL

Have you been in an accident? Are you looking for legal representation and do not know what to do? Burger Law is here to help.

Our Gillespie, IL, Personal Injury Attorneys at Burger Law provide legal services to victims and their families in the Greater St. Louis area and beyond. It is important to our firm to help people get the compensation and assistance they need after an accident. Our Gillespie, IL, Personal Injury Attorneys can ensure you get the legal assistance you need. Do not hesitate to contact our firm today if you have any questions.

Selecting the right personal injury firm near Gillespie, IL, is an important decision. Our lawyers' goal is to win full recovery over your settlement. This may include general and special damages for your case such as hospital bills, loss of enjoyment, lost income, emotional distress, and others. We will cover this in more detail further down this page. Reach out to our firm and your Gillespie, IL, personal injury lawyers today if you might have a case.

Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

Burger Law has won millions for Gillespie, IL, injury clients. Many of these cases involve car accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, slips and falls, worker's compensation, and others. Personal injury is a broad case-type that involves any number of injuries. Nursing home abuse, motorcycle accidents, consumer protection, birth injuries: If there are financial damages, you might have a claim.

Our personal injury lawyers in Gillespie, IL, will look into your case. If there are financial damages, it is essential that you get the legal support you need. A serious injury can lead to serious repercussions. If, for instance, you have high medical bills, can no longer work, and are struggling due to an injury, you probably have a valid claim.

Common accident cases our firm works with include:

Our Gillespie personal injury attorneys are available 24/7 and offer advice on how to proceed after an injury. We charge on contingency, which means that if we do not win a case, you do not pay any legal fees. If you have questions about your case, the damages you may be able to recover, or other questions regarding personal injury claims, call our Personal Injury Attorneys in Gillespie, IL, now at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222 if you are in the 62033 area.

Compensation for Personal Injury Cases

It is important to prove negligence in a personal injury case. You may be able to get a quick and easy insurance payout (settlement). This can be tempting. However, it is important for our Gillespie, IL, injury attorneys to make sure your compensation is fair. Here are a few objectives for proving you have a legitimate case:

  • Reasonable Duty of Care: We as a society have a moral "duty of care" in everyday life. Proving there is a duty of care is a good main step in proving negligence after an incident. For example, it is a business owner's "duty" to protect their customers from harm, such as fixing a hole in the floor or faulty wiring. The same goes for truck drivers, giant corporations, and others.
  • Breach: Another step for proving negligence is showing how the negligent party "breached" their duty of care. An example would be a driver that blows a red light and crashes into another car or pedestrian. The driver knew they were supposed to stop, but breached their duty of care by not stopping.
  • Causation: Causation is what caused the breach, like a driver knowing they're going too fast. This is the negligent act that breaches any expected duty of care.
  • Damages: Lastly, there has to be financial repercussions. Financial harm may include lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses. Our Gillespie personal injury lawyers will consider short and long-term damages for our clients.

It is important to contact a qualified personal injury attorney if you need (or do not know if you need) help. Burger Law has a strong track record for providing just that and winning cases.

A couple of resources about personal injury law that you may find useful include:

Burger Law is made up of a team of personal injury attorneys who proudly serve the Metro St. Louis area with the highest standard of representation, litigation, guidance, and support. Gary Burger and his associates are dedicated to recovering compensation to help injury victims and their families to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. At Burger Law, we understand how severe injuries can negatively impact your mental, physical, and financial health, and we are prepared to stand with you through the entirety of your case from medical care to insurance and employer issues.

From car accidents and slips and falls to medical malpractice and a $113 Million Verdict by the MO Department of Corrections, Burger Law has the experience you need to win.

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Your Personal Injury Attorneys in Gillespie, IL

We understand that it might be overwhelming to handle legal matters after an accident. It is important to stay calm and collected — here are a few tips to remember if you or a family member have been in a serious accident:


Our attorneys are often asked by clients if their claim will have to go to court. This is a possibility. However, this is rare if the case is properly managed. It is often estimated that around five percent of tort (personal injury) cases ever end up in a courtroom. Burger Law's Gillespie, IL, personal injury attorneys will investigate your case and see if this is a possibility — our lawyers are not scared to take a claim to trial.

There are three typical types of personal injury (tort) cases:

  • An "Intentional Tort." This consists of assault, battery, fraud, trespassing, defamation, and other criminal-like behavior.
  • Negligence Torts are the most common. This includes car and truck accidents, medical malpractice, workplace injuries, dog bites, and others.
  • Strict Liability torts are very very clear. These may include defective products, animal attacks, and other (obvious) dangerous activities.

Burger Law's Gillespie, IL, personal injury attorneys will investigate your claim and make sure we approach it in the appropriate way to ensure maximum compensation for your injuries. Do not hesitate to contact us now to speak with an actual attorney.

    There is no obligation. Feel free to talk to us without worrying about fees. Our personal injury attorneys in Gillespie, IL, defend victims and their families and make sure they are fairly compensated.

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    Accident claims typically rely on the legal theory of negligence or fault. This allows victims to seek compensation. This is not easy to do on your own. Let our firm give you the legal support you deserve. Contact our Personal Injury Attorneys in Gillespie, IL, today for a consultation and case review.

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