A Car Accident Lawyer in Chicago Who Will Fight For You

If a negligent driver has caused you injury in Chicago or Lake County, Brian Lewis will fight for your rights. Call now for a free consultation.

Over 25 Years of Experience Going to Trial and Settling Car Accident Injuries


Illinois-Record Settlement

When a college student was hit by a car while crossing the street and sustained a traumatic brain injury, she turned to Brian Lewis. He helped her achieve this Illinois record settlement.



Car Accident Settlement

When a Chicago woman was injured in a car accident just outside of her home, Brian helped her fight the insurance companies to get the compensation she deserved.

Frequently Asked Questions About Car Accident Lawsuits

When do I need to contact a car accident lawyer?

If you’ve been involved in a crash due to someone else’s negligence, contact a car accident lawyer immediately. Time is of the essence, so be sure to record any vehicular damage and save documents that prove lost funds — medical bills, repair expenses, etc.

You may be entitled to significant compensation if you’re involved in a crash that isn’t your fault. Whether for small-scale damage, personal injury, or in cases of lost life, a car accident lawyer can help you find monetary compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, emotional damage, and more.


How long do I have to file a car accident injury claim in Illinois?

Generally, you have two years from the date of the accident to file an injury claim in Illinois. While this may seem like a long time, it’s crucial to seek help immediately. As time goes on, details may become hazy and bureaucratic red tape could delay your claim beyond the statute of limitations if you wait until the last minute. 

Additionally, insurance companies are not on your team. Dealing with them on your own may result in saying or doing something that could harm your case without even knowing it. Having a trusted attorney like Brian Lewis go up to bat for you from the get-go is critical.

What do I do if I've been in a car accident?

If you’ve been in a car accident, determining the next steps can be difficult. But first and foremost, seek medical attention especially if you’ve been injured. Next, file a police report and do your best to document vehicular damage. Finally, contact a car accident lawyer. Having an dedicated attorney like Brian Lewis on your side helps relieve the stress of dealing with insurance companies and significantly increases your chances of regaining lost expenses and significant damages.

Brian works on a contingency basis, meaning you don’t pay anything in legal fees until he wins your case. The earlier you get in touch, the better your chances are at winning.

How is fault determined in Illinois car accidents?

Evidence, evidence, evidence. The key to proving fault in an Illinois car accident is by collecting evidence such as:

  • Police reports
  • Insurance documents
  • Witness statements
  • Records of vehicular damage
  • Other evidence that the driver was distracted, drunk, or otherwise negligent

Brian Lewis will work with you to determine what evidence is available in your case and whether it will be helpful in recouping losses. The sooner he gets started on your case, the better chance there is of collecting more evidence. 

Am I entitled to compensation after a car accident in Illinois?

There are a number of situations that determine eligibility for compensation, particularly if the other driver engaged in:

  • Distracted driving (talking on the phone, texting, talking on the phone, etc.)
  • Drunk driving
  • Failing to yield to traffic signals
  • Speeding
  • Tailgating
  • Reckless driving
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Additional Verdicts and Settlements Obtained By Brian

Brian Lewis is an Experienced Chicago Car Accident Lawyer

With over 25 years of experience, Brian Lewis has helped countless clients reach settlements they deserve. Call now to schedule a no-obligation, free consultation to analyze your situation and determine the compensation you deserve. Medical bills, repair costs, lost wages, emotional damages, and more can pile up quickly. Brian can help you recoup those losses.


Get in touch today to find out more.