Personal Injury Lawyers in Chicago Illinois
Personal injury cases are a type of tort law that holds a person responsible for causing or contributing to the cause of damages, injuries or death to another through negligence or intentional wrongdoing. There are several types of personal injury lawsuits that allow victims to pursue legal action to protect their legal rights and remedies and obtain money compensation following an accident or tortious injury. The skilled Illinois personal injury attorneys at at Nilson, Stookal, Gleason & Caputo, Ltd. have particular experience handling the following types of personal injury matters:
- Mass Transit Accidents
- Trucking Accidents
- Auto Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Slip and Fall Accidents/Premises Liability
- Dog Bites and Animal Attacks
- Work related injuries
- Catastrophic Injuries
- Medical Malpractice
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Bike Accidents
- Product Liability
Damages for Personal Injury Cases
Victims of personal injury incidents may be entitled to damages for compensatory damages and possibly punitive damages. Compensatory damages are money awards that attempt to make up for the losses or damages that the victim has incurred as a result of the injuries or damages suffered, such as medical bills, lost wages, disability, disfigurement and loss of a normal life. Punitive damages are intended to punish the negligent party for his or her wrongdoing, as well as prevent and deter negligent or intentional wrongdoers from harming others.
The type and amount of damages that may be awarded in a personal injury case depend on the type of wrongdoing and the amount and type of damages and injuries suffered by the victim. As skilled Illinois personal injury lawyers, the attorneys at Nilson, Stookal, Gleason & Caputo, Ltd. are capable of assessing the damages to which a victim may be entitled and they have successfully obtained hundreds of millions of dollars for their clients over the course of their 30 plus years of experience.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a personal injury incident caused by the negligence or intentional wrongdoing of another, do not hesitate to contact the Chicago personal injury attorneys at Nilson, Stookal, Gleason & Caputo, Ltd. at (312) 443-1331 to schedule a free consultation to learn if they can help you as a result of your injury or loss.