At Briskman Briskman & Greenberg, our personal injury attorneys have seen first-hand the toll that an accident can combat you and your loved ones. Having spent decades representing people that are injured in car accidents or who have lost loved ones in fatal car accidents due to the carelessness of others, we are confident that we’ll get you the compensation that you simply deserve. At an equivalent time, as a family-owned and family-operated firm , our attorneys strive to treat our clients with respect, compassion and empathy — a bit like we might a member of our family. Although we’ve successfully represented thousands of clients in Chicago and throughout Illinois, recovering many dollars of damages, we’ve not lost sight of the very fact that every client’s case is exclusive and important, no matter its size.
THE MAJORITY OF CRASHES IN ILLINOIS OCCUR IN URBAN AREAS LIKE CHICAGO
According to an analysis by the National Safety Council (NSC), there have been 118,304 car accidents in Chicago in 2018. Of those, 123 resulted in a minimum of one death, while 21,881caused a minimum of one injury.
According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 938 fatal Illinois automobile crashes in 2019 resulted in 1,010 deaths. The majority—63 percent—of these fatal accidents occurred in urban areas, while 37 percent occurred in rural settings. Car occupants accounted for around 37 percent of deaths, compared to only 10 percent of huge truck occupants. Pedestrian fatalities accounted for about 16 percent of all traffic-related deaths. Alcohol was an element in 509 driver deaths within the state. of these fatalities, around 27 percent of drivers had a blood alcohol content above 0.08 percent.
OUR ATTORNEYS HANDLE PERSONAL INJURY CASES FROM many sorts OF CAR ACCIDENTS
Although pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, truck accidents, and motorcycle accidents are less common than car accidents in Chicago (accounting for 1.7 percent, 1.3 percent and 1.5 percent of the entire crashes in Illinois, respectively), these accidents are more likely to cause serious injury or death. Similarly, while crashes involving tractor-trailers account for 3.6 percent of overall crashes, they create up 9.1 percent of fatal car accidents, consistent with statistics from the Illinois DOT.
WE ARE CONFIDENT WE WILL GET YOU THE COMPENSATION THAT YOU DESERVE FOR YOUR CAR ACCIDENT INJURY
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