If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident, you may be eligible to collect several forms of compensation from the other driver and their insurance company, including money for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. No matter how your collision occurred, a Bellwood car accident lawyer from The Kryder Law Group may be able to help you recover damages from the other driver.
At The Kryder Law Group, we believe in putting the needs of our clients above everything else. Our priorities are honesty, transparency, and communication. When you work with our firm, our personal injury attorneys make you a partner in the process, and you are never left to wonder what is happening with your case. Also, we never collect a fee until we recover money for you. To start the process today with a free, no-obligation case evaluation with a member of the team at The Kryder Law Group, call us today.
Car Accidents in Bellwood, IL
The Kryder Law Group helps auto accident victims in Bellwood, Illinois take on insurance companies and recover the compensation they deserve to pay for their economic and non-economic damages. We can help you with a variety of car crash situations. Even if you believe you might have been partly at fault for your motor vehicle accident, our attorneys want to hear from you and learn how we can help. In Bellwood, being partially at fault for a car accident does not always make you ineligible to recover damages.
Our car accident attorneys have helped victims recover compensation for the following types of crashes and more:
Rear-end collisions are common, particularly in high-traffic areas — a term that undoubtedly describes every square mile of Cook County. All it takes is for a driver to look away from the road for a split second and not notice the vehicle in front slowing down or stopping.
Head-on collisions are less common than rear-end collisions, but when they happen, they tend to inflict a lot of damage — both to the vehicles involved and to the people occupying them. In a head-on collision, the actual force of impact is not just your own vehicle’s speed but its speed combined with that of the colliding car or truck. As a result, major bodily injury and even death are common in this type of crash.
Side-impact collisions happen when the front of one vehicle collides with the side of another. At the moment of impact, a “T” shape is formed by the two vehicles, and it is usually the vehicle at the top of the T that bears the brunt of the collision. At the worst risk of injury from a side-impact collision are vehicle occupants sitting on the side that gets struck by the front of the other vehicle.
Failure to Yield
A high percentage of car accidents in Bellwood occur because one driver fails to yield to another. This can happen at red lights, stop signs, yield signs, and roundabouts. If your accident occurred because you had the right of way and another driver failed to respect it, our car crash lawyers can pursue them and their insurance company for damages.
Drunk Driving Accidents
Alcohol and other drugs slow reaction times, impair judgment, and reduce visual acuity. These factors combine to substantially worsen driving ability. If you believe the other driver in your accident was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, our Bellwood auto accident attorneys will investigate to determine if that was the case. If we find evidence of intoxication, we can use it against them and their insurance company when pursuing a car crash claim.
Distracted Driving Accidents
When drivers allow their minds to be occupied by things other than the road, such as smartphones, their chance of causing an accident rises substantially. Our attorneys in Bellwood will look for evidence of distracted driving by the person who caused your car accident. That may include examining cell phone records and texts. If we find evidence of distracted driving, we may be able to use it to help you get a bigger settlement.
Compensation for Your Bellwood Car Accident Injuries
No matter how your motor vehicle accident occurred, you may be eligible for both economic and non-economic compensation. A car accident lawyer in Bellwood may be able to help you recover damages not only to pay for your actual financial losses, but also to compensate you for your pain and suffering.
Our lawyers will fight for a judgment or award that includes compensation for the following and more:
- Current and future medical bills
- Lost wages
- Reduced earning capacity
- Pain and suffering and inconvenience
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Emotional distress
The Statute of Limitations in Illinois
The statute of limitations on Bellwood car accident claims is two years for bodily injury and five years for property damage. The sooner you take action, the better chance your attorney has to collect fresh, powerful evidence and build a compelling claim, and the lower the risk of running into any issues with the statute. A car accident lawyer in Bellwood from The Kryder Law Group can file a lawsuit if necessary to get the ball rolling before the statute of limitations runs out.
Reach out to Our Bellwood Car Accident Attorneys Today
The Kryder Law Group is eager to hear from you and get to work on your auto collision claim today. Our Bellwood car accident lawyers will fight for the damages you deserve, and there is never a fee until we win. Call today for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.