For more than two decades, hard-working people and families in Illinois have trusted Staver Accident Injury Lawyers to help them get back on their feet after a severe accident.
You deserve to be made whole by the party responsible for your injuries. A Rockford personal injury lawyer from our firm can take the lead, from gathering evidence to negotiating a settlement. We’ve recovered over $30 million in awards and verdicts for more than 3,500 clients.
You could be entitled to financial compensation. Call our Rockford injury lawyers for a free, no-risk consultation. You pay only when you recover compensation.
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I can not say enough good things about Staver and specifically, Patrick. Not only did they have great communication but they handled EVERYTHING including the negotiations with Blue Cross Blue Shield once I received my settlement. They were realistic and…
Staver Law Group did an excellent job with handling my injury case! I sustained minor injuries from an automotive accident. I walked away with about $16,000 after the firm took their share of the $25,000 total settlement. I have no…
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Common Injuries in Rockford
Illinois personal injury law allows you to pursue compensation for injuries caused by someone’s negligent act. Our Rockford injury law firm handles a wide range of accidents and injuries:
According to the most recent data available from the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 4,223 reported car crashes in Rockford. When another driver is at fault, you could file a claim against their insurance.
Accidents involving trucks often result in catastrophic or fatal injuries. An attorney helps determine a value for damages to pay for medical care and lost income.
Other Traffic Accidents
When motorists fail to obey the rules of the road, injuries usually occur. A dedicated lawyer protects the rights of pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcycle riders, and their passengers.
You have the right to expect a safe environment when you visit someone’s home, business, or property. When property owners are reckless, they can be held liable.
Medical error is the third leading cause of death in America. Negligent doctors and other healthcare professionals are not immune to lawsuits for substandard care.
Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Seniors don’t give up their rights when they enter a nursing facility. Nursing home staff and owners can be held accountable for residents who suffer abuse and neglect.
In a rush to get their product in stores, some companies cut corners on safety. It is your right to pursue compensation for defective or dangerous products.
Workplace injuries happen all the time. If a third party caused or contributed to your pain and loss, you could file a lawsuit to recover damages.
Dog Bites & Animal Attacks
It’s the dog that bites, but the owner bears the responsibility. The owner’s liability or property insurance typically covers damages related to dog bites and animal attacks.
Losing a loved one because of someone’s careless act or failure to act is painful beyond words. A wrongful death lawsuit could ease surviving family members’ financial and emotional pain.
Traumatic Brain & Other Catastrophic Injuries
The cost of treating traumatic brain and other devastating injuries would bankrupt most families. Fortunately, there are legal remedies to hold the liable parties accountable.
How a Rockford Personal Injury Lawyer Helps
A lawyer uses knowledge of state liability laws and the insurance claim process to help you get a fair settlement.
According to a recent survey, injured people who worked with a personal injury attorney were 40% more likely to receive a settlement than those without representation. The average payout for individuals with an attorney was approximately three times higher than unrepresented people.
Damages You Could Be Entitled To
Your compensation should cover both economic and non-economic (emotional) damages, such as:
- Past & future medical care
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning capacity
- Property damage
- Loss of consortium
- Pain & suffering
- Emotional distress
- Funeral & burial expenses
An Attorney Handles Everything for You
You see a doctor for your injuries because they have the proper training and knowledge to help you. A personal injury lawyer in Rockford has the education and in-depth understanding of civil law to handle the many details in your case.
Gather Evidence to Identify Liable Parties
An attorney examines photos, videos, crash reports, and other evidence to identify all liable parties.
Determine Scope of Injuries
How much your injury claim is worth depends on your injuries. It’s not only physical injuries – you deserve compensation for your emotional suffering.
File a Detailed Insurance Claim
An attorney prepares your insurance claim and includes all relevant documentation.
Negotiate a Fair Settlement
You deserve a skilled negotiator to help maximize compensation for your past and future expenses.
Take Your Case to Court
The majority of personal injury cases in Rockford end with an insurance settlement. When negotiations fall through, you’ll want a trial-tested litigator presenting your case to a jury.
When you file an accident claim with the other person’s insurance, they’ll want proof that their policyholder is to blame.
An attorney establishes liability based on five elements of negligence:
- A duty of care or legal responsibility existed.
- The other party owed you this duty of care.
- The other party neglected this duty of care.
- This negligence caused you harm.
- You have damages in the form of injuries or financial loss as a result.
You Have Limited Time to File
Illinois law imposes a two-year statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits. You must file a legal complaint before this deadline or lose your chance to recover compensation.
Why Choose Staver Accident Injury Lawyers?
Our firm’s mission is to help injured people get the compensation they deserve. Our founder, award-winning attorney Jared Staver, understands how unfairly insurance companies often treat injured people.
We believe that you should not suffer twice from an accident or injuries that someone else caused.
Our commitment to securing compensation is based on these guiding principles:
Our legal team has decades of combined experience. We’ve recovered millions of dollars for clients from all walks of life and throughout Illinois.
We love helping people. You’ll have a dedicated attorney, and you won’t be shuffled off to voice mail or an associate who is unfamiliar with your case.
Skilled Negotiators & Litigators
Our lawyers get results because we’re not afraid to take reluctant insurance companies to court. We always try to work things out through negotiation, but we’ll go to court if we have to.
We Make Insurers Notice
Decades of experience allow us unique insight into how insurance companies operate. We use this knowledge to fight for every dollar you deserve.
We Make Legal Representation Affordable
Our lawyers work on a contingency basis. There are no upfront costs, and you pay nothing unless you receive compensation. We offer free consultations at our office, your home, the hospital, or by phone.
Injured in Rockford? Our Lawyers Are Ready to Help
There’s no cost or risk speaking with our Rockford personal injury lawyers. You pay nothing unless you receive compensation.
If someone’s negligence harmed you or a loved one, call Staver Accident Injury Lawyers today. We’ll do everything in our power to help make you whole again.
Call our office today or use our online contact form to reach out.
At Staver, we have the awards that matter to you.
The Nation’s Top One Percent
The NADC is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence.
The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The premier trial lawyers from each state who meet a stringent criteria of success.
Nation’s Premier Top Ten Attorney
A prestigious award, recognizing the nation’s top 1% of personal injury attorneys.
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Limited to the best personal injury lawyers with million and multi-million dollar results.
Martindale-Hubbell - Peer Rated for Ethical Standards & Legal Ability
The gold standard in attorney ratings, recognizing legal ability and ethical standards.
- Call for a Free Consultation– We’ll talk to you about your case without cost or obligation.
- We Work, You Rest – Our team conducts a thorough investigation into your case and secures necessary evidence.
- Strategize & File a Complaint – We create a strategy. We file your insurance claim and a legal complaint in Winnebago County.
- Manage Your Claim & Defendant’s Response – Your Rockford injury lawyer manages your insurance claim and handles the defendant’s response.
- Negotiate & Handle Discovery – Discovery allows us to see the defendant’s documents concerning your case.
- Award & Verdict – We fight to get you the compensation you deserve, either through a settlement or verdict.
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If you’ve been hurt, it can be hard to know where to start. We begin every case with a free, no-risk evaluation. We’ll discuss your situation, answer your questions, and determine what comes next. Act now and get the recovery you deserve.
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