Automobile Accidents

Car accidents often lead to injuries such as broken bones, spinal cord damage, brain injuries, paralysis, and even death. In fact, in 2014, the Illinois Department of Transportation reported that over 84,000 individuals were injured in traffic-related incidents statewide, many of which were due to another driver’s negligence. Victims injured by another motorist’s careless actions, such as distracted driving, drunk driving, or violations of traffic rules, may be entitled to compensation for their medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and future losses, as well as punitive damages in some situations. At Ackerman Law Office, our Springfield personal injury attorney can assist you in determining the scope of your injuries to make sure that you receive the financial support that you need.

Ackerman Law Office handles a large number of Automobile Accident claims. We find the insurance company frequently underpays accident victims. We enjoy helping the victims fight the insurance companies. Here is a list of things not to do if you are injured by a negligent driver.

Automobile accidents are an everyday occurrence. Nevertheless, they can change the lives of their victims. If you are a victim of a negligent driver you should not lose money. Our system of justice is set up so that the person who is negligent and injures someone should pay for the losses and harms they cause their victim.

In automobile accidents people frequently injure their necks, backs, shoulders, arms, legs, and knees although many injuries are possible. We are familiar with medical issues associated with automobile accidents and can help.

We frequently have to do what we can to reduce lien claimant’s payment’s in order to maximize our client’s recovery. Sometimes we file motions to adjudicate a lien. Frequently, we are able to negotiate with the lien claimant in order to reduce their lien.

Our experienced attorneys are available to help you with your case. We will negotiate with the insurance companies to get your bills paid as quickly as possible to limit damage to your credit rating.

We will review your file to evaluate every aspect of your claim, including the medical bills, past and future lost wage claims, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, disability as well as any other claims that may be associated with the accident, like the cost to repair or replace your vehicle.

If the person who caused the accident does not have insurance, or the insurance limits are too low we will have to file claims against a person’s own policy. This is called an uninsured/underinsured claim.

We handle:

  • Car accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Farm Vehicle Accidents

We handle cases throughout Central Illinois. This includes Springfield, Bloomington, Peoria, Decatur, Champaign-Urbana, Jacksonville, and surrounding areas.

There have been over 10 million automobile accidents every year in the United States since 1990. Of these there are over 35,000 deaths. The numbers have been falling slowly, but they are still a huge problem.

Ackerman Law handles many car injury claims, getting justice for victims as quickly as possible. Contact us at Ackerman Law Office at 217-789-1977. We believe injury victims should be able to afford an attorney so we handle these claims on a contingent fee with free initial consultations. All of our clients get prompt action and personalized attention. See what our clients have to say on our Client Reviews page. Read more on our Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog.