Personal injury lawsuits are an everyday thing in the Chicago. People are not perfect, and accidents unfortunately do happen. Typically, the main causes of personal injury are a combination of the negligence of other parties, unforeseen occurrences, and faulty equipment. If you have fallen victim to someone elses negligence, Balkin can help make your life easier with an  experienced Chicago personal injury lawyer.


The negligence of another person or entity must be present to have a viable personal injury claim. Negligence is present when the other party fails to exercise reasonable care for the safety of others.


A Chicago personal injury lawyer can assist you with many different claims, which may include:



Personal injury lawsuits go far beyond what is listed above. If you are unsure if you have a personal injury claim, you need to contact a Chicago personal injury lawyer. Whether it is a common type of personal injury or a unique claim, you will be able to rest assured that the best in the business are looking after you. Compensation can be collected for:


  • Your medical bills, including hospital stays, rehabilitation, and other medical expenses
  • Compensation for the time you couldn’t work and lost wages
  • Loss of financial support and security
  • Loss of companionship
  • Financial compensation for your pain and suffering
  • Other physical, mental, emotional, and psychological limitations due to your injuries
  • Punitive damages, depending on your case


The amount of compensation you receive can depend on a variety of things, including the following:


  • Details of the accident
  • Severity of injuries sustained
  • The degree of fault for each party
  • Employment history
  • Ability to work
  • Life expectancy
  • How you obtain medical treatment
  • Lifestyle
  • Litigation history


In the event that you are the victim of an accident that resulted in serious personal injury, you need a Chicago personal injury lawyer.  The Balkin Law Group is dedicated to protecting the rights of accident victims, and getting them the financial compensation and security that they need. Every Balkin Law Group personal injury lawyer has a proven record of success, and high level of professionalism. No matter the type of personal injury claim, we will fight to protect your rights and get you the financial compensation and security you deserve. If you have a personal injury case, please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-800-THE-BULL for a free case evaluation.