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Lake County Truck Accident Attorney

Lake County Truck Accident Lawyer

Lawyers for Victims of Tractor-Trailer Crashes in North Chicago and Gurnee

Accidents involving commercial trucks are among the most serious on the road. At Salvi & Maher, LLP, we have been helping people injured in truck accidents for over 30 years. We understand that those with serious injuries should not have to add financial worries to their burdens. Our skilled attorneys help injured people get the compensation they need, so they can focus on their recovery from the accident. If you have been seriously injured in an accident involving a tractor-trailer truck, commercial carrier, or any large vehicle, contact a Lake County trucking accident lawyer to schedule a free initial consultation regarding your case.

DuPage County Trucking Accident Lawyers With a Proven Track Record of Success

While past results are not a guarantee of future success, the experienced team at Salvi & Maher, LLP understands the complexities of commercial truck crashes. We have obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients, including:

  • A $1.9 million settlement for the estate of a man who was killed instantly when a tractor-trailer crossed the median and collided with his car.
  • A $3.5 million settlement for the family of a truck driver who suffered severe head injuries when a grain truck ran a stop sign and crashed head-on into our client's vehicle. Our client survived the crash, but remained in a vegetative state until his death a year later.

Common Causes of Illinois Truck Accidents

At Salvi & Maher, LLP, our trucking accident attorneys have helped people injured in accidents caused by:

Highways with heavy truck traffic, such as I-94 and I-294, Route 41, and Route 120, are frequently congested. This adds to the probability of a truck crash causing serious injuries to other drivers.

Truck Accident Injuries

Large truck accident injuries, whether caused by an 18-wheeler or a dump truck, are frequently very serious and are often deadly. Our attorneys have helped victims suffering from brain injuries, paraplegia, quadriplegia, amputation, and broken bones. Such injuries are very costly to the victim, and the associated costs can include hospital bills, physician expenses, prescription costs, bills from therapists and rehab specialists, and charges from in-home care providers. Truck accident victims may be unable to work, adding lost income to the other expenses of a trucking accident injury.

Truck accidents are frequently fatal to drivers of smaller vehicles. Our team represents families of victims who have died in truck accidents. While we know there is no amount of money that could ever adequately compensate for the loss of a loved one, we fight to obtain compensation in order to ease the family's financial burden.

How a Trucking Accident Lawyer Can Help

At Salvi & Maher, LLP, our attorneys know what to do to begin the process of obtaining compensation for your serious injuries. We hire specialists to investigate the accident scene. These experts measure skid marks, examine tires, review drivers' logs, and scour maintenance records in order to identify the responsible parties.

We do not hesitate to file lawsuits against large interstate trucking corporations, insurance companies, and vehicle maintenance businesses. However, we also know that reaching a settlement is sometimes in the client's best interests. In short, our approach to truck accident injury claims, and every case we handle, is guided by what is best for the client.

Contact Us Today

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident involving a commercial truck or another large vehicle, contact our office. Call 847-662-3303 for a free initial consultation to review your case. There is no risk, because we only collect fees and expenses if you obtain compensation. With four offices in Lake County, DuPage County, Lake County, and Cook County, we represent clients throughout Northern Illinois.

Contact a Lake County Vehicle Accident Attorney Who is Ready to Help You

If you or a member of your family has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact our office. Call 847-662-3303 to set up a free initial consultation at one of our four convenient locations. There is no risk because we only collect fees if you collect compensation. With offices in Libertyville, Waukegan, Richmond, and Chicago, we represent clients in Lake County, Cook County, DuPage County, and McHenry County.

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