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Car Accident Lawyer Lake County

If you have suffered a serious injury in an Indiana or Illinois auto accident, you need timely help from first responders, doctors and a reliable legal team. At Westland & Bennett P.C., we dedicate ourselves to obtaining the right result for you after a Lake County motor vehicle accident.

How An Attorney Can Improve Your Chances Of A Successful Recovery

Many people have the mistaken idea that it is too soon to contact a lawyer right after a crash. In fact, an attorney can help most effectively in the immediate aftermath of a serious accident and can prove most valuable, if they are with you every step of the way.

Some of the ways we can help are by pursuing witness statements and obtaining your doctors’ evaluation of your condition, information about insurance coverage and more.

Our Lake County personal injury lawyers are proven litigators with more than 100 years of experience. We have helped many clients find a way to move on after an accident. We understand how to gather and present the right kinds of evidence to benefit your case. We work to help people recover the compensation they deserve for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering

There are no cookie-cutter answers at this firm. We look at all facts with an open mind until we discover the key to a successful injury claim or lawsuit. We use the information we gather through investigations to develop creative, effective arguments on behalf of our clients.

The Most Common Causes Of Car Crashes

There are many different factors that could have caused your car accident. Some of the most common causes of car accidents include distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, reckless driving, bad weather, ignoring traffic signs and driving at night. We take the time to review your case to determine what caused your accident and who is liable for your injuries.

What To Do After An Auto Accident

After your accident, there are several steps you can take to protect your best interests, including:

  • Determine if you or anyone else needs immediate medical attention, and call an ambulance if necessary
  • Report the accident to the police and your insurance firm
  • Collect the contact and insurance information of the other driver, as well as their vehicle information
  • Gather as many pictures and videos of the scene as possible
  • Record any witness testimony of the accident

Lastly, be sure that you reach out to us for the legal representation you need to maximize the compensation from your injury claim.

Common Injuries From Car Accidents

Car accidents commonly result in some of the same catastrophic injuries. Typical examples of these injuries include concussions, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), broken bones, nerve damage, spine injuries, paralysis and death. Our goal as your legal representation is to identify the full costs of your injuries and secure a settlement that accurately reflects the current and future costs of those injuries.

Let Us Talk About How We Can Help With Your Motor Vehicle Case

Your initial consultation with an auto accident lawyer at Westland & Bennett P.C. will be free, and we will not charge attorney fees until we recover compensation for you.

Get in touch today by calling 219-809-6670 or completing our easy online form.