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Rockford Car Accident Attorneys

Fighting for Car Accident Victims in Rockford, IL

When you are injured because of the actions of a negligent or reckless driver, you have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit and seek just compensation for your losses. This includes compensation for your medical bills, lost wages due to missed work, damage to your vehicle, and other consequences of the collision.

Our skilled Rockford car accident lawyers at Reno & Zahm LLP are dedicated to holding responsible parties accountable and are ready to fight for you. We are prepared to serve as mediators or arbitrators on your behalf and secure a favorable settlement that covers your losses. If an acceptable resolution cannot be reached through alternative forms of dispute resolution, we are not afraid of a trial, and our seasoned litigators will work to get you the just compensation you deserve.

We offer free initial consultations to qualifying clients. Call (815) 987-4050 or contact us online to learn more!

What Should I Do after a Car Accident in Rockford, IL?

The moments and days after a car accident can be chaotic and overwhelming, especially if you suffered serious injuries. However, taking steps to protect yourself after a car accident is crucial. There are several important things you can do to preserve evidence and strengthen your case.

After suffering injuries in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you should make every effort to:

  • Call 9-1-1, report the accident, and do not leave the scene until the police arrive
  • Obtain a copy of the police report
  • Collect the other driver’s contact information, including their name, phone number, license information, and insurance details
  • Take photos and videos of the damage, your injuries, and the accident site
  • See your doctor, explain you were in a car accident, and request a full medical evaluation
  • Keep a copy of your doctor’s medical report and closely follow all treatment advice
  • Do not speak to the other driver, their insurer, or their legal representatives without first consulting a legal professional
  • Get in touch with Reno & Zahm LLP as soon as possible

How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Lawsuit in Rockford, IL?

The statute of limitations for car accident injury claims in Illinois is generally two years. This means you have two years from the date of the collision to file your lawsuit, so do not wait to reach out to our Rockford car accident attorneys. The sooner you act, the sooner we can help you recover damages.

Get started on your car accident claim today by calling (815) 987-4050 or contacting us online.

Why Choose Reno & Zahm LLP?

What Makes Us Different
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