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McHenry County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

Woodstock Motorcycle injury attorney

Illinois Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Cook, Lake, DeKalb, Boone, Kane, and Winnebago Counties

Motorcycle accidents have an increased risk of fatality and serious injury over car accidents and truck accidents. According to the State of Illinois crash statistics, motorcycle accidents only account for 1.6 percent of all motor vehicle crashes in 2012, but they were responsible for 15.5 percent of the motor vehicle fatalities in the same year. Over 3000 people were injured in motorcycle accidents on Illinois roads in 2012, and over 1000 of them had a serious incapacitating injuries.

The more severe the injury, the more important it is to ensure you receive full compensation for your medical bills and other damages. At the law office of Botto Gilbert Lancaster, PC, we understand how devastating a serious injury can be to a person's life and their family. We fight aggressively to ensure our clients receive full and fair compensation for their injuries and other damages.

Motorcycle Accident Causes In Illinois

In the vast majority of motorcycle accidents, the motorcyclist is not at fault. Most motorcycle accidents are caused by the drivers of other motor vehicles failing to see the motorcyclist or failing to yield to the motorcyclist's right-of-way. Motorcycle accidents are also commonly caused by speeding, poor road conditions, road hazards, aggressive driving, bad weather, lane splitting, and driving under the influence. Our attorneys carefully investigate the circumstances of your accident to identify the true cause and all liable parties. We pursue compensation from all those responsible to ensure our clients receive the greatest possible financial recovery.

In Illinois, there is no mandatory helmet law. As such, many motorcycle accidents result in serious head injuries and wrongful deaths. In these cases, maximizing your recovery is crucially important, as the financial consequences can be devastating. You may be to compensation for medical bills (both past and future), lost wages, pain and suffering, and disability or loss of a normal life.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact us to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case. Our firm is located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, and we offer convenient appointment times for consultations including Saturday hours. If you are unable to travel due to your injuries, we also offer home visits. We handle all of our personal injury cases on a contingency basis, which means we do not get paid and less we win your case.

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