If I Have Suffered Personal Injury, What Are My Rights?
In Illinois and Iowa, if you suffer an injury through the fault of someone else, you might be able to assert a claim against the aggrieving party. To remedy the wrong inflicted onto you, however, you need to act quickly and efficiently.
Your best course of action is to consult an attorney immediately after being hurt, to protect your rights and:
- Preserve evidence
- Obtain police records as needed
- Contact witnesses
Personal injury claims can stem from all sorts of daily occurrences, including automobile accidents, premises defects, or construction site incidents. After sustaining a personal injury, you have the right to:
- Seek medical treatment even if you are not seriously injured
- Contact your insurance company
- Contact your attorney
- Gather necessary evidence
It is imperative you consult with an attorney immediately following an injury so that evidence can be secured and your rights protected.
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Contact us now or call us at (800) 535-4542 with any questions you may have concerning your rights.
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