Accident victims are often entitled to personal injury damages from the party whose negligence or intentional misconduct caused the accident and injuries. In order to recover personal injury damages, however, the plaintiff must bring a cause of action within the applicable time period. The time limitations during which a plaintiff can file a personal injury lawsuit are governed by statutes of limitations.
Since 1973, the Chicago personal injury lawyers at the Law Office of Kenneth A. Fishman, P.C. have been dedicated to protecting the rights of accident victims. We not only explain your legal rights to you and advocate on your behalf, but we can help ensure that your personal injury lawsuit is filed in a timely manner that adheres to the application statute of limitations.
If you have been injured in a personal injury accident, do not hesitate to contact the Chicago accident lawyers at the Law Office of Kenneth A. Fishman, P.C. at (312) 346-8990 to schedule a free consultation to learn more about a possible personal injury lawsuit.
The applicable statute of limitations depends on the nature and cause of the accident, along with other factors. In Illinois, the following statutes of limitations apply:
At the Law Office of Kenneth A. Fishman, P.C., our Chicago personal injury attorneys have extensive experience handling a wide variety of personal injury lawsuits so we are able to quickly determine the appropriate statute of limitations and ensure that a personal injury lawsuit is filed in a timely manner. We represent clients in matters such as:
Because the statutes of limitations for accident and injury claims are very strict – and because it is important to preserve necessary evidence – you should act quickly following an accident to protect your legal rights. At the Law Office of Kenneth A. Fishman, P.C., our experienced Chicago accident lawyers promptly embark on a comprehensive investigation in order to obtain the necessary evidence and ensure that the necessary legal documents are filed within the appropriate statute of limitations to preserve your right to a legal claim.
We are committed to getting our clients full and fair recovery. Because we offer contingent fee arrangements, you don’t pay legal fees unless you obtain financial compensation. If you have been in a personal injury accident, do not hesitate to contact the Law Office of Kenneth A. Fishman, P.C. at (312) 346-8990 to schedule a free consultation with one of our dedicated Chicago personal injury lawyers.