Find Justice With a Personal Injury Lawyer in Lake County
If you or a loved one have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to significant compensation. With 25 years of experience as a personal injury attorney in Lake County and Chicago, Brian Lewis can help you find justice.
Why Choose Brian Lewis? It’s All In the Numbers…
Brian’s experience in the personal injury field has helped him achieve significant settlements for victims and their families. He’s ready to help you now. For us, it’s personal.
When a client was hit by a bus while crossing the street, Brian was able to negotiate this large settlement.
Our client was struck by a vehicle while walking outside of a crosswalk on a college campus. Brian was able to reach this Illinois record settlement.
Brian’s skillful negotiations led to this settlement when his client sustained injuries on a waterslide.
Think you have a case? Get in touch to find out.
Your Personal Injury Questions Answered
How do personal injury law firm contingent fee contracts work?
Contingency fees essentially mean that you don’t pay a cent in attorney’s fees until we’ve settled or won in court. Your fees are contingent on our shared victory.
When should you hire a personal injury lawyer?
If you or someone you know has been injured due to the negligence of another person or group of people, it’s worth contacting a personal injury lawyer to help you recoup your losses. Injury and disability aren’t the only factors at play — monetary damages such as medical expenses, loss of income, pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and more all start to add up and take a financial toll. Being able to recover these expenses and then some can help bring peace of mind and stability into your life.
What does a personal injury lawyer do?
If you are injured — whether due to medical malpractice, auto accident, nursing home abuse, or a variety of other circumstances — a personal injury lawyer can help you to earn compensation from the offending party.
This not only covers medical expenses and lost income, but brings you a sense of closure so that you may start on the road to emotional recovery.
What kinds of compensation am I entitled to recover after I have been hurt?
There are three main types of compensation for personal injuries in Illinois:
- Economic damages: Medical bills (current and future, if the injury is permanent), loss of income, future loss of income if you are no longer able to work, damaged property, and other expenses. This also includes funeral expenses in the case of wrongful death.
- Non-economic damages: Pain and suffering, emotional distress, disfigurement, decline in quality of life, and loss of companionship.
- Punitive damages: These are fines handed down by the court system to punish defendants for their reckless actions which resulted in an injury or loss of life.
What are my legal rights if I was injured in an accident or because of someone else’s actions?
Illinois personal injury laws give the plaintiff legal recourse to recoup any damages they may have suffered as a result of their injury. Generally, the plaintiff has two years (it can fluctuate depending on circumstances) to file a personal injury claim, at which point they have the right to pursue legal action.
To learn details of your rights during a personal injury case, speak directly with Brian Lewis during a free one-on-one consultation.
For Us, It’s Personal. Seek Justice Today.
For over 25 years, Brian Lewis’ experience as a personal injury attorney has helped victims receive the closure they need and the compensation they deserve.
If you’re ready to take the next step in your journey for justice, give him a call today.