There were nearly 5,000 traffic accidents in 2012 that involved pedestrians. The vast majority of these resulted in injuries. The collateral damage involved in these accidents can include serious injuries. In addition, pedestrian-related auto injuries can quickly rack up medical bills, cause you to take time off from work, and cause long-term pain. If you’re not responsible for your accident, you shouldn’t have to pay for these costs. Sometimes, an insurance company will cover them. However, sometimes that’s not enough. When that happens, an experienced lawyer can help. Enter attorney Ehsan Eftekhari, a personal injury lawyer specializing in pedestrian accidents. He’s spent more than 20 years helping his clients seek damages for injustices inflicted upon them. Call the Eftekhari Law Offices for a free consultation with a pedestrian accident law firm in the Cook County, IL area.
Attorney Eftekhari is proud to offer pedestrian accident legal services to clients in these communities:
If you are the victim of a pedestrian accident, you probably have a lot on your mind. There’s plenty to consider. You’ll need to figure out how to rebuild your life after your accident. That may involve time away from work for rehabilitation and other tasks to make yourself healthy again. What you shouldn’t have to worry about is how to proceed with your personal injury case. Instead, trust a lawyer to handle your pedestrian accident injury claim. An attorney can guide you through the various steps of the legal process including:
Don’t try to navigate this process on your own. It’s a difficult, technical area of the law. Lawyers study for years to understand it. Because of this, it’s easy to make mistakes in a pedestrian accident case if you’re not an attorney. However, with competent legal representation, your chances of winning your case will increase.
When your attorney begins working on your pedestrian accident case, they’ll have two main responsibilities. First, they’ll need to establish fault. To do this, they’ll need to gather evidence from police reports and insurance company documents. Next, they need to establish negligence. In Illinois, a defendant is negligent when:
Factors that can affect negligence include factors like whether the victim used a crosswalk or was jaywalking. If a personal injury lawyer can establish negligence in a pedestrian accident claim, it’ll be an opened-and-shut case.
If you need a reliable, professional, and capable personal injury attorney to handle your pedestrian accident claim, you can trust attorney Eftekhari. In addition to his 20 years of legal experience, he speaks seven languages including:
Attorney Eftekhari is one of the hardest-working attorneys in the Cook County, IL area. In fact, he’s opened 24 hours a day, seven days a week. He also visits mobility-impaired clients in their homes or the hospital. Because of his client-first mentality, he offers free consultations to prospective clients. Don’t wait. Call the Eftekhari Law Offices today for your free consultation.
If you need a lawyer who will see you as more than just a case number, choose attorney Eftekhari. He’s also one of the hardest-working lawyers in the Chicago area and works on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. He’s a professional, reliable, and competent lawyer who can help you navigate the personal injury process. If you have any questions or need representation in your case, call the Eftekhari Law Offices today for a free consultation.
The information contained on this website is presented for informational and marketing purposes only and is not to be understood as legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice respecting your individual needs. Eftekhari Law Offices looks forward to speaking with you about your particular needs. Please note, however, that the mere act of contacting our firm does not create an attorney-client relationship. As a result, you should never send any confidential information to our office until a Representation Agreement has been signed by both you and Eftekhari Law Offices.