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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer

Injuries caused by another person’s negligence can create expensive medical bills, lost income, and emotional struggles that affect your entire family. However, you may qualify to take legal action and claim compensation for your losses. A skilled Chicago personal injury attorney at Meirowitz & Wasserberg will seek the maximum recovery for your damages. Contact us to learn how we can work together to pursue justice.

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We have a long history of winning multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients, including:

$32 MILLION

for the victim of second-hand asbestos exposure

$5.1 MILLION

for the victim of occupational exposure to hazardous materials

$4 MILLION

for the victim in a case that another firm declined

While not all accidents are avoidable, some result from someone else’s careless or reckless actions. When a preventable accident creates financial, physical, and emotional stress, it takes a serious toll on you and your family. At Meirowitz & Wasserberg, our Chicago personal injury lawyers understand these hardships and are dedicated to helping victims demand the compensation they deserve.

If you need a trusted personal injury lawyer in Chicago, Meirowitz & Wasserberg offers exceptional legal services from award-winning attorneys. We have decades of combined experience standing up to unfair insurance companies and fighting for our clients at the negotiation table and in court. Schedule your free consultation to see how we can take on your personal injury case.

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Why Choose Our Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers?

When it comes to legal representation after an accident, experience matters. Our personal injury attorneys have helped countless clients fight for the maximum value of their legal claims, having secured more than $360 million recovered in settlements and verdicts. We represent people, not corporations, and use our skills and resources to seek justice for those in need.

Our Chicago personal injury lawyers offer individualized attention and support for clients and their families. When you partner with us, we will do the following:

Our nationally recognized partners, Samuel Meirowitz and Daniel Wasserberg, have built an impeccable reputation representing those injured by others’ wrongdoing. We take that reputation seriously and hold ourselves to high standards when fighting for our clients. Contact us now to learn how our passionate team of attorneys can stand up for you.

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What Types of Personal Injury Cases Do Our Attorneys Handle?

The Meirowitz & Wasserberg team has extensive experience in personal injury law, representing accident victims throughout the Chicago area and beyond. We handle injury cases involving:

These accidents can cause various injuries, ranging from mild to severe. Depending on individual circumstances and the accident type, victims may experience the following injuries:

If you sustained any of these injuries after a Chicago accident, a skilled personal injury lawyer at Meirowitz & Wasserberg is ready to help. We will identify your damages and claim the maximum value for your losses.

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

You may have a valid personal injury claim if you can prove every element of negligence in your case, including:

  1. Duty: First, you must show that the defendant owed you a legal duty.
  2. Breach of duty: Next, you’ll need to prove that the defendant failed to fulfill their duty to you.
  3. Causation: You must then establish that the defendant’s breach of duty caused your accident.
  4. Damages: Lastly, you must show that the accident caused your damages.

Proving negligence and fault is often complicated, especially when multiple parties are involved. Our skilled injury lawyers know how to build your case and reach a successful resolution.

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What Are the Steps to Pursue a Personal Injury Case?

The complex process of bringing a personal injury claim for compensation involves the following steps:

  1. An initial consultation with a personal injury attorney
  2. An investigation of the accident to identify at-fault parties
  3. Collecting evidence to build a case that supports your claim
  4. Negotiating a settlement with the insurance company
  5. If we cannot obtain a fair settlement, filing a lawsuit and trying your case before a judge and jury
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What Is the Statute of Limitations for a Personal Injury Case in Chicago?

The statute of limitations in Illinois for most personal injury cases is two years, which means you have two years from the injury date to file a compensation claim. You could forfeit your right to recover damages if you miss this deadline. However, some exceptions may apply to your case. Speak with an attorney to learn more.

We’ve helped our clients recover millions for their injuries, including:

$32 million

from a mesothelioma settlement

$28.5 million

for an asbestos exposure

$5.1 million

for a navy service member mesothelioma

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Who Is Liable in a Personal Injury Case?

Depending on the type of personal injury case, the parties responsible for the accident will vary. Here are possible liable parties for common personal injury claims.

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Auto Accidents

There are several contributing factors to Chicago traffic accidents. However, if somebody’s negligence caused the crash, they could be held liable. At-fault parties may include the following:

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Medical Malpractice

Health care professionals have a high duty of care to their patients. They could be liable for medical malpractice if they fail to meet the required standard of care and make medical mistakes. Possible liable parties include the following:

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Product Liability

If a defective product has injured you, Illinois product liability laws allow you to sue for damages. An attorney will identify liable parties, which may include:

Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Chicago

With knowledge of the local court system and Chicago laws that could affect your case, our personal injury attorneys have the tools to maximize your compensation. Our skilled Chicago team includes:

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Joe Trunk

As a Meirowitz & Wasserberg Associate and team lead for the Chicago office, Joe specializes in complex tort cases, product liability claims, and proven courtroom representation before a jury. He also has significant experience with asbestos injury claim litigation.

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Nathaniel Wallace

After working for several prominent Chicago firms, Nate joined Meirowitz & Wasserberg in 2023 with a focus on nursing home litigation, mass tort litigation, premise liability cases, and other personal injury claims.

Speak with our award-winning Chicago attorneys and learn how we can pursue your case. Schedule your free consultation today.

What Damages Can I Recover for a Personal Injury in Chicago?

Personal injury victims may qualify to claim both economic and non-economic damages in Chicago. Economic damages cover the financial losses you sustain from your injuries. Non-economic damages compensate for intangible losses that affect you physically and emotionally. Here are some recoverable damages you could receive:

In some cases, you may also pursue punitive damages when the defendant’s behavior was intentional or reckless. These damages aim to punish the defendant and deter similar behavior in the future.

How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

Your personal injury claim’s value will depend on individual circumstances, including the type and severity of your injury. For example, a person with a traumatic brain injury who needs long-term medical care will likely have more significant losses than someone who suffers minor cuts and bruises.

Each case is different, and every client is unique. If you were injured in Chicago, contact our Chicago personal injury lawyers for a no-obligation case evaluation to see what your case may be worth.

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How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?

Our personal injury attorneys at Meirowitz & Wasserberg work on contingency, which means we only get paid if you do. You never have to pay upfront fees to work with our team. Instead, we deduct our fees from the compensation you receive for your claim. You owe us nothing unless we win your case.

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Our Chicago Office

Our Chicago law office is located in the heart of downtown, just blocks from Millennium Park. You can find us at:

Meirowitz & Wasserberg is ready to fight for the compensation you need now. We’ll be by your side every step of the way as we aggressively pursue your case. Schedule your free consultation to learn more about our legal services in Chicago and the surrounding areas.

Schedule a Free Case Evaluation with Our Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys

When you contact Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP, you get the benefit of our years of experience representing hundreds of clients from Pennsylvania in all manner of personal injury claims. We pride ourselves on our ability to work successfully to provide direct benefit to our clients.

If you are considering filing a personal injury lawsuit, contact us today, and our legal team will walk you through a free evaluation of your case.

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