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If you or a loved one has suffered catastrophic injuries in a highway motor vehicle accident in Chicago due to the recklessness or negligence of another driver, a Chicago highway car accident lawyer at The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers are here to assist you.

What Causes Chicago Car Accidents on the Highway?

The most common causes of serious injuries in Chicago car accidents on the highway that our car accident lawyers see include:

  • Speeding and carelessness: Fast driving and disregard for laws.
  • Distracted driving: Texting, calling, or eating.
  • Drunk driving: Alcohol and drugs.
  • Fatigue: Long trips can induce drowsiness.
  • Vehicle defects: Mechanical issues in motor vehicle accidents.

Are Interstate Highways More Dangerous than State Highways?

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), in 2023 there were 1,245 fatalities on Illinois’ roads. Almost 40% of these fatalities, or 479 deaths, happened on State/US Routes. Just 14%, or 172, of the deaths in 2023 occurred on Interstate highways. There were 2.8 times more deaths on state highways compared with Interstates.

Interstate highways, while designed for faster traffic with wider lanes and improved visibility, can pose risks due to high speeds that can result in more severe injuries and accidents for car accident victims. State highways, despite lower speed limits, may see increased accidents due to their proximity to residences, intersections, and frequent stops.

What Type of Compensation Can I Recover After a Highway Accident?

A Chicago car accident attorney may seek compensation for victims of highway accidents that can include medical bills and expenses, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. In fatal car accidents where a loved one is lost, families may also receive compensation for wrongful death.

Can I Seek Compensation If I Am Partially At Fault for a Highway Accident?

Yes, under Illinois’ comparative negligence law for auto accidents, you can still seek compensation even if you are partially at fault for the accident.

How Much Is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

To determine the value of your case and give you an idea what to expect, experienced Chicago car accident attorneys analyze the details of the auto accident, including:

  • Who was at fault?
  • How much was the property damage?
  • How severe were the injuries, and what was the impact the personal injury had on the client’s daily life?
  • What past and future wages were lost?
  • What past and future medical expenses are there?
  • How much emotional distress is the client suffering?
  • What is the insurance company coverage?

What Will a Highway Car Accident Attorney Do for Me?

What Will a Highway Car Accident Lawyer Do for Me?

A highway car accident claims attorney:

  • Manages all aspects of the compensation claim process.
  • Collects and analyzes evidence from the accident scene and police report.
  • Negotiates and handles all communication with insurance companies for maximum compensation.
  • Represents you if the case goes to court.
  • Provides legal advice to help you make informed decisions.

Contact The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers Today

Take the first step toward justice. Schedule a free consultation with a personal injury attorney at our law firm, The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers.

In this session, we’ll assess your case, discuss your options, and answer your questions. We work on personal injury claims on a contingency basis – you pay us only when we win your case.

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