Car Accidents

Car Accident Attorney in Springfield Illinois

A car accident can be a very traumatizing experience, both physically and emotionally. In addition to physical injuries, you could also suffer traumatic stress from the experience or because of the harm you’ve endured. The effects can be long-term, so you should handle the treatment of your injuries as seriously as you handle the representation of your legal options. When you hire one of our experienced attorneys at Berg & Robeson PC, you can let us handle filing your claim and getting you the compensation you deserve while you prioritize your recovery. We want to learn more about your specific circumstances, so please call our Springfield, IL office at 217.525.1917 or fill out our form online. Let our skilled attorneys put their 50 years of experience into effect to get you a fair settlement.

Why Should You Hire An Attorney After a Car Accident?

At Berg & Robeson PC, we feel that if you’ve endured the trauma of a car accident, you’ve been through enough. There are many benefits to hiring one of our attorneys after your car accident. You don’t want to handle the legal work yourself without an experienced lawyer, because you may end up settling for less than you deserve. Our expert attorneys will be your advocates and fight for the fair compensation you’re entitled to based on the details of your accident and your injuries. Allow us to handle your case and save you from unnecessary stress. Instead, focus on your recovery and rehabilitation. Your attorney will investigate the details and cause of the accident, determine who was at fault, ascertain how much you are owed, and hold the responsible party accountable. We will keep you informed and support you every step of the way. Let our professionals assist you today.

Car Accident Injuries

Depending on the severity of the car accident, the experience can affect virtually any part of your body and cause serious injury. This includes your back, neck, head, joints, feet, hands, shoulders, internal organs, and more. Any accident has the potential to cause significant damage so you need to always practice safe driving and follow the proper protocol to ensure you avoid serious injury should an accident occur. If it does happen and you incur car accident injuries, contact our expert team of attorneys at Berg & Robeson PC to represent you. We’ll consult with your doctors and build a case based on the injuries you’ve suffered.

Expenses Covered in a Car Accident Claim

When you experience a car accident, many things need to happen. First, you should get the medical attention you need. After that, you need to think about who will represent you and take care of your claim. When you file a personal injury claim, there are several things you can seek compensation for.

  • Medical Bills—expenses for ambulance, hospitalization, medications, physical therapy, ongoing care, etc.
  • Lost Income—past and future lost wages because the accident has rendered you unable to do your job
  • Property Damage—the cost of the repair or replacement of your vehicle involved in the accident, usually handled by insurance companies
  • Physical Suffering—compensation for physical injuries sustained from the accident, both short-term and long-term
  • Emotional Suffering—compensation for the emotional pain experienced from the accident, including PTSD, anxiety, and depression
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What to Expect From the Car Accident Claim Process

In the aftermath of your car accident, you may wonder what to expect from the car accident claim process. At Berg & Robeson PC, we are happy to walk you through it. Once you hire a car accident attorney, he or she will investigate the cause of your crash and determine who is at fault and therefore liable. Your attorney will work with the other party and their insurance company to take care of obtaining the compensation you need. As long as everyone is willing to cooperate, the negotiations can begin so a settlement can be reached. If a settlement isn’t possible, your case can then be taken to trial, where your attorney will represent you and a jury will decide who is at fault and how much money is owed to which party. Our experienced Berg & Robeson PC attorneys in Springfield, IL will prepare thoroughly, fight aggressively on your behalf, and ensure you get a maximum settlement.