Rockford Personal Injury Attorney
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When an unforeseen personal injury in Rockford, IL occurs because of negligence or a wrongful act, those who’ve been hurt may want to hold the responsible party accountable. At Reno & Zahm LLP, our Rockford personal injury attorneys can help if you find yourself injured as a result of another person's negligence.
Many personal injury disputes are resolved outside of the courtroom. Our Rockford injury lawyers can assist you and your opposition in reaching an agreeable resolution by offering our services as mediators and arbitrators in an alternative dispute forum. However, should an agreement not be possible, our injury attorneys are skilled litigators who can comfortably argue for your interests in front of a judge or jury
Cases Our Rockford Personal Injury Lawyers Handle
In order to pursue a claim for personal injury in Rockford, IL your accident must be provably caused by the negligent acts of another.
Some common types of injury cases we handle include:
- Car Accidents
- Trucking Collisions
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Medical Malpractice
- Dog Bites
- Slips and Falls
- Assault and Battery
- Wrongful Death
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
We can handle even the most complicated aspects of any personal injury case. Whether you're going up against an individual, business, or insurer, our Rockford injury lawyers can protect you and your best interests.
What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
If you or a loved one were injured in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party (or parties), then you may be eligible for a personal injury lawsuit.
Personal injury suits typically contain these 4 elements:
- The negligent party who was responsible for the injuries owed a duty of care to the injured party
- The negligent party breached that duty of care
- The breach of duty is what caused the injured party’s or victim’s injuries
- The victim was damaged because of the negligent party’s breach of duty
If you believe that you have an injury case, do not hesitate to reach out to a Rockford personal injury attorney at Reno & Zahm LLP. If you qualify, your initial consultation is free of charge! Complete an online form or give us a call at (779) 235-9115.
Recovering Damages for Your Injuries
Plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits can be awarded payment from the defendant for injuries suffered as a result of negligence or a wrongful act.
Damage awards are often meant to cover the cost of:
- Medical treatment
- Loss of income
- Damage to property
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of Enjoyment
- Loss of Consortium
Any of these may be awarded as damages for costs already incurred or expected in the future as a result of the injury. The plaintiff’s attorney fees, as well as punitive damages meant to punish a defendant, can also be awarded.
Our Rockford Personal Injury Defense Services
If you’re the defendant in a personal injury lawsuit, someone is attempting to hold you accountable for an injury they suffered. Reno & Zahm LLP can fight their claim against you by presenting an argument that diminishes or eliminates your responsibility for causing injury.
Even if you believe judgment will sway in the plaintiff’s favor, we can take steps to mitigate the damages that can be sought and how much you’ll need to pay.
For assistance with a personal injury claim, contact Reno & Zahm LLP to schedule an initial consultation with one of our Rockford personal injury attorneys.
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