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When choosing a personal injury lawyer, experience is one of the most important factors you should consider. There’s really no substitute for actual, real-life, hands-on experience for a lawyer.

However, it’s important to remember that “personal injury law” is a broad term, and it encompasses a number of different cases. Each case is unique, and each case requires a unique understanding of difficult legal and technical issues.

If you’ve suffered an injury as a result of another party’s negligence in or around the Chicagoland area, Friedman and Solmor, Ltd has ample experience in a number of personal injury case types. Please call us at (312) 236-4590 for a free consultation.

  • Automobile Collisions (car, auto, pedestrian)
  • Workmen’s compensation
  • Premises Liability (slip and falls, trip and falls, fall downs)
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse/Injury
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Trucking Collisions
  • Bus Collisions
  • Train Collisions
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Dog Bite/Animal Attacks
  • Boating Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Breach of Contract
  • Battery
  • Food Poisoning
  • Sex Abuse

Auto Accident/Truck Accident

A car accident often leaves you shaken and disoriented. Immediately after an accident, you may not realize that you have been injured. You should always stay on the scene, call the police, speak with any witnesses, secure their information, and file a police report.

It is important that you get yourself checked out in an emergency room or doctor’s office soon after the collision. Most injuries sustained in a car accident are soft tissue injuries and do not always present themselves right away. Therefore, it is important that as soon as you begin to experience injury that you make sure to get care and treatment.

After you have filed a police report, exchanged information with the other parties, and gotten medical attention, you should call the attorney’s at Friedman and Solmor. DO NOT discuss your injuries or how the accident occurred with anyone until you have consulted with and attorney.

What To Do After an Accident

    • Get your bearings, call you loved ones, call the police, get medical care and attention, call a lawyer. 

Why Its Important to Have an Experience Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Represent You

    • Research has shown that self-negotiated settlements are usually much lower than settlements or jury verdicts obtained with a trained car accident lawyer.
    • Insurance companies want to settle for the lowest amount possible and as quickly as possible. A personal injury attorney will obtain a copy of the police report, interview witnesses, hire reconstruction experts, if necessary, to ensure that everything is done to maximize the value of your case. You lawyer will gather medical records and bills to document your injuries. The law restricts the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit and having a lawyer will ensure that all deadlines are met timely.

Worker’s Compensation

What is the ACT:
The Worker’s Compensation Act was designed to protect workers who are unable to perform their duties due to an injury that occurs on the job. It covers injuries that occur in the course of one’s employment, including repetitive trauma. In worker’s compensation cases, it does not matter who is at fault.

How we can help:
You need an experience worker’s compensation attorney on your side to maximize the available benefits and to navigate the insurance companies whose only job is to minimize the benefits available to you.

Things to know when considering hiring an attorney :
When you file a worker’s compensation claim, you should now that you are not actually suing your employer, but the claim is filed against the insurance company.

It is also important to remember that you cannot be filed for filing a worker’s compensation claim.

Premises Liability including Slip and Fall Accidents

Premise liability cases involve injuries due to negligent maintenance, upkeep, repair, inspection, and supervision of premises. Typical negligence includes: faulty maintenance of stairways, lack of proper lighting, and wet and slippery surfaces.

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is when treatment by a health care professional or provider departs from a standard of care and causes injury. Medical malpractice laws are designed to protect patients’ rights to pursue compensation if they are injured as a result of negligence. Medical malpractice suits are often complex and costly to win.

If you believe you have a medical malpractice claim, it is important to consult with the Law Offices of Friedman and Solmor, Ltd., to help determine whether you have a claim worth pursuing. It is important to secure copies of all medical records of the alleged negligence prior to the initial consultation. Those records are always helpful in evaluating your claim.

Nursing Home

Nursing home negligence may be in the form of abuse, neglect, injury, or exploitation by an individual in the care facility. If you or your loved one is a patient who has been harmed in the care of a nursing home, please contact the Law Office of Friedman and Solmor, Ltd., to learn whether you are entitled to compensation.

Sex Abuse

Sexual abuse is a broad term that refers to any sexual contact for which the recipient does not or cannot give consent. Often times, the attacker was someone close to you or a person with authority over you. Some of the most common abusers include: family members, spouses, co-workers, church leaders, coaches, teachers, and extracurricular activity leaders. Almost any action that is classified as sexual violence may warrant a sexual abuse claim for compensation. The following are some common types of sexual abuse that lead to court claims:

  • Sexual Abuse of Minors – These cases often involve religious institutions, schools, and youth sports organizations. Sexual contact with a minor is a crime and can and should be punished in both civil and criminal court.
  • Unwanted Touching – Touching with hands or objects in a sexual manner without consent is a form of sexual violence and may warrant a civil claim.
  • Drug Facilitated Assault – Commonly known as “date rape” is a form of sexual violence that can be prosecuted in both civil and criminal court.
  • Intimate Partner Violence – Partners and married couples must give consent for sexual contact. An abusive partner can be prosecuted in civil and criminal court.

There are many other forms of sexual violence. If you believe you or a loved one has been a victim, you may still have a viable claim even if what happened to you is not listed here.


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