Chicago accidents happen every day and impact not only accident victims, but their families and loved ones. Often, such accidents will create additional waves of influence, as a pebble dropped into a pond, its ripples spreading. The accident affects the victim, spreads to relatives and loved ones, bystanders, perhaps officials or authorities (police, medical, etc), and on and on.
It is not uncommon for Chicago accidents to eventually spread to Chicago accident law firms and civil courts. As it may take time for the ripples created by a pebble to find their way to the lillies that lay across the water close to the shore, so it may take days or weeks for an accident to affect a Chicago accident law firm, and perhaps months until the civil court system is, in turn, impacted. Most accidents take only a split-second to occur. And yet, they will likely continue to exert an influence in the community for weeks or months – something which seems hard to fathom in the surreal moments surrounding the actual accident.
But it is important not to lose sight of the influence of time when dealing with a Chicago accident and a Chicago accident law firm. Most types of accidents offer only limited time to act and file a case. After your accident, as its influence begins to radiate from center out into your life, and the days and weeks pass, it is critical to realize the need to contact a Chicago accident attorney and explore your legal options.
Most Chicago accident law firms offer free initial consultation for your case. Clearly, there is no harm in exploring your options: there is nothing to lose and much to gain. Don’t let the opportunity to act expire.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury, illness or death, that seems to have been someone else’s fault, call VanDerGinst Law at 1-866-843-7367 or click here for a FREE online case evaluation. The initial consultation is free of charge. If we agree to handle your injury case, we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if, and when, there is a money recovery for you. In many cases a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a statute of limitations. So please call right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation.