A car accident in Illinois recently left a man with serious injuries to his back, spine, and shoulder. The victim was in the passenger seat when the driver crossed the centerline and collided with a city bus.
In such injury accidents most of your focus will be on regaining your health and recovery from the accident. This is as it should be, and yet the legal aspects of the accident need to be handled correctly. For example, if you have missed work due to the accident, you may have a right to be compensated for your lost wages. There are several types of compensation that an attorney from Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC may be able to get for you when handling your insurance claim. However, time is an important factor in personal injury cases. Documentation is a crucial part of any personal injury case. If you or a loved on has suffered an injury in a car accident, contact Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC without delay after the accident. An attorney can discuss your case with you to determine how best to proceed.
The plaintiff's lawyer was able to secure a settlement of $5.25M from three defendants. These defendants were the bus driver, the driver with the victim, and the city of Quincy. The victim's severe injuries resulted in paraplegia.