With major roadways like Interstates 90/94, 57, 80 and other highways running through Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, it is no surprise that trucking accidents are quite common around the area. Trucks can outweigh other vehicles by up to 20 times, so the resulting injuries can be devastating. You could incur astronomical medical bills, miss work, and endure excruciating pain and suffering.
Illinois law allows you to recover compensation for these losses, and our trucking accident attorneys at Arami Law can help. We help victims get their lives back after a horrific truck crash leaves them with physical, emotional, and financial damages. Please contact our office to schedule a free case assessment about your claim.
The Illinois Department of Transportation tracks the frequency and severity of trucking accidents in the state, and the numbers from 2015 demonstrate the serious nature of these incidents:
In general, careless or reckless driving is the main cause of truck crashes. To prove a case for negligence, you must show that the operator breached the duty of care that all motorists owe to others on the road. Examples of negligence may include:
In addition to showing various forms of negligence, you must also prove a direct causal link between the operator’s conduct and the accident that caused your injuries. If successful, you may be entitled to recover such damages as:
Truck accidents can cause catastrophic injuries, so the best way to protect your rights is by getting legal representation from a highly qualified lawyer. Our attorneys at Arami Law are prepared to take on tough trucking and insurance companies, both in settlement negotiations and in court. Please call us at 312.212.1399 or visit us online to set up a no-cost case assessment with a Chicago trucking accident lawyer today.
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