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Injury Lawyer Peoria IL


Worried About Your Injury? Discover if a Personal Injury Lawyer Peoria, IL is Right For You

Have you suffered an injury and are unsure whether you need an injury lawyer in Peoria, IL? You’re not alone. Many victims fail to pursue their personal injury cases because they don’t understand the legal process or the type of lawyer to contact.

But you don’t have to suffer in silence because of another person’s negligence. You have the right to seek compensation for the injuries and damages sustained during the incident. 

At LeFante Law, we want to help you with your injury case. Contact our law firm today if you’re unsure about your next move following a personal injury. We are ready to listen to your case and offer legal advice for free.

When Do You Need an Injury Lawyer?image of an Injury Lawyer Peoria IL working on paperwork

The Illinois personal injury law allows you to seek compensation for injuries sustained from someone else’s negligent acts or omissions. Whether your injuries were accidentally or intentionally caused, the at-fault party may be responsible for the physical, emotional, and psychological damages caused.

While every case is unique, you should consult an injury lawyer if you have experienced the following;

Auto accidents

Traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue in Peoria County. Over the past 26 years, we’ve successfully dealt with multiple auto accident injury cases in Peoria and helped clients recover compensation for damages and injuries. A personal injury attorney at LeFante Law Offices can help with the following types of auto accidents;

  • Car accident
  • Truck accident
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bicycle accident
  • Pedestrian accident

Slip and fall

If you have sustained an injury following a slip and fall, you can hire a Peoria personal injury lawyer to help with your case. Here are examples of slip and fall cases we’ve handled;

  • Spinal cord injuries from trips and falls
  • Broken ankle from an uneven sidewalk
  • Skull fracture from slipping on a liquid in store
  • Injuries from stairs, ladders, or handrails collapsing
  • Brain injuries from falling objects

Workers’ Compensation

If you’ve suffered an injury at the workplace, making you unable to return to your job, you can file a workers’ compensation claim. Common injuries that call for the pursuit of compensation include;

  • Severe burns
  • Amputations
  • Multiple fractures
  • Communication disturbances
  • Neurological disorders
  • Industrial blindness
  • Brain or closed-head injuries

Medical malpractice

Accidents in a hospital setting can cause severe personal injuries and even death. Common medical malpractice accidents include;

  • Improper treatment
  • Prescription drug errors
  • Failure to diagnose and treat
  • Delayed treatment
  • Surgical and anesthesia errors
  • Wrongful death

If you suffer serious injuries due to medical malpractice, a personal injury lawyer can help you seek compensation for damages.

Nursing home abuse

Nursing home abuse involves a lack of proper care or physically abusive treatment from the staff. This can occur in many forms, including sexual, physical, social, and financial. If you or your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse, a Peoria personal injury lawyer can help build a case.

At LeFante law offices, we have a caring team that will help you uncover all the facts and seek compensation for injuries resulting from elder abuse.

Why You Should Choose Personal Injury Lawyers at LeFante Law Offices

If you’re certain about your personal injury case, we can help you handle it, no matter how complex it looks. Here are some reasons why you should work with us;

We have the necessary experience and expertise

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Having been in the industry for over three decades, we understand what it takes to win a personal injury case in Peoria. We know every aspect of the law governing personal injury cases and will use it to your advantage.

We have a team of highly skilled and experienced personal injury lawyers who specialize in handling a wide range of cases. We have honed our skills and developed a deep understanding of personal injury law.

You can trust us to navigate all the complexities of your case and come up with the best strategy to maximize your chances of winning.

We offer a personalized approach

Every personal injury case is unique. Therefore, each requires a personalized approach. We tailor our legal strategies depending on the case at hand. Our skilled and experienced personal injury attorneys will take their time to listen to your case and offer legal advice on the best course of action to take. We do this to protect your rights and increase the likelihood of winning the case.

We will keep you informed

Depending on the extent of your injury, you might be unable to work with us throughout the case. We will give you all the time you need to rest and recover from the injury. However, our experienced lawyers will continually update you on all the happenings. We will seek your approval at each step before moving forward. Our lawyers are ready to answer any questions you might have concerning the case.

Free case evaluation

We won’t charge you a cent to evaluate your case. We know you’re going through a hard time, physically and financially. That’s why we offer free services until you win the case. So don’t be afraid to bring your personal injury case to us for evaluation. You can contact us anytime for a free case evaluation.

How We Handle Your Personal Injury Case

Once we take up your case, we will move it through various stages until you get compensated for injuries and damages caused. The duration of personal injury claims varies based on the specific circumstances of the case and the cooperation of the opposing party. Here are the most crucial steps of a personal injury claim;

  1. Consultation and evaluation  

LeFante Law Offices offer free consultation and case evaluation. During this stage, you will discuss the details of your case with our personal injury lawyer, including the nature of your injuries and any available evidence. The attorney will evaluate the strength of your claim and offer an assessment of your legal options.

  1. Investigation

If you decide to move your case forward, our criminal defense team will conduct a thorough investigation to get to the bottom of the case. This may involve gathering additional evidence, interviewing witnesses, collecting medical records, and assessing applicable laws and regulations. The goal is to build a solid foundation for your claim.

  1. Determine liability

 Our lawyer will work with you to identify the parties liable for your claim. We will also gather enough evidence to support your liability claim. Our attorneys may reconstruct the incident, if need be, to determine liability.

  1. Calculating damages

We will assess the full extent of your damages, including medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and emotional distress, among other costs related to your case. We will then calculate the cost and ensure you receive fair compensation.

  1. Demand and negotiation

Once we have all the details of your case, we will draft a demand letter highlighting the details of the claim and the compensation you seek. The letter will be sent to the opposing party, such as the insurance company representing the at-fault party.

We will try to negotiate with the at-fault party to reach a fair settlement.

  1. Litigation

If negotiations with the at-fault party do not bear fruit, we advise filing a lawsuit and taking your case to court. We will present your case before a judge or jury, present the necessary evidence, and argue your position. Our skilled and experienced lawyers will work with you to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

Our Client Testimonials

We’ve handled so many personal injury cases and helped clients secure compensation for damages. Here’s what some of our clients have to say about our law firm and services.

“LeFante Law Office is not your typical law firm. You are made to feel from beginning to end that your case is their top priority. Correspondence is always returned in a timely manner and all of their resources are available to you to make this a team effort. The LeFante team will offer their opinion but all decisions are left to the client. Great group to work with.”

“I could not be more grateful for the legal services provided by LeFante Law Offices.  I literally would not be where I am today without people like Mr. Lefante and his team. Thank you very much LeFante Law Offices!!!”

“Mr. Lefante really came through for me, providing the best imaginable outcome for my situation. He went above and beyond expectations in my case. I would recommend his services to anyone needing a lawyer.”

Contact LeFante Law Offices Today

If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you deserve to seek compensation for all the damages caused. A personal injury attorney can help you file a claim and advocate for your rights. At LeFante Law Offices, we have skilled and experienced personal injury lawyers to help you with your case. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

 

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