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Monmouth Car Accident Attorney

Holding At-Fault Drivers Responsible

Car accidents can come out of nowhere and be done in an instant. Your adrenaline may kick in and convince you that your injuries are minor, or that you’re in no pain whatsoever. However, car accidents can cause serious injuries, as well as seemingly minor injuries that can turn into major issues. If you’ve been injured in a car accident caused by negligence, such as drunk or distracted driving, you can receive compensation to pay for any medical treatment and other expenses you may have accrued as a result. Don’t miss your opportunity to seek justice and hold negligent drivers responsible for their actions – our Monmouth car accident attorney is here to help. At Rehn Law LLC, we have more than two decades of experience recovering damages for injured clients and can stand by your side from the beginning of the claims process to the end of the verdict or settlement. With us on your team you won’t be alone during this overwhelming period.

Call (309) 228-2008 or contact us online if you’ve been injured in a car accident. Our team is knowledgeable on Illinois state laws and can help you establish liability. We also serve clients in Macomb and Kewanee.

Common Causes of Auto Accidents

Car accidents are one of the leading types of personal injury claims, as more than 6 million accidents occur in the U.S. every year, injuring more than 3 million individuals. Nearly everyone relies on vehicles, whether they be personal cars, trucks, or buses, to help them get to work or run errands. Most car accidents are caused by driver errors and can result in serious injuries, especially the bigger and heavier the vehicles involved. Many vehicle accidents involving trucks result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities.

Common causes of auto accidents include:

  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol: Intoxicated driving accounts for a large percentage of car accidents and can cause drivers to have slowed reaction times, as well as exhibit other forms of distracted driving like drifting over into nearby lanes. Driving while drunk or on drugs doesn’t just put the driver at risk, but all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians within their vicinity.
  • Fatigued driving: Many drivers who are exhausted, including truck drivers, think it’s safe to drive. Unfortunately, fatigued driving can sometimes be as dangerous as intoxicated driving, as drifting off or sleeping at the wheel can cause accidents that inflict major damage. Commercial truck drivers who have to drive long distances are known to fall asleep and collide with cars in front of them, or veer into oncoming traffic.
  • Distracted driving: This includes behavior that prevents drivers from keeping focused on the road and their surroundings, including texting and taking calls while driving. Being distracted can prevent drivers from braking in time before colliding with vehicles or obstacles in front of them.
  • Reckless driving: This kind of driving fails to adhere to established road laws and can endanger the lives of nearby drivers. Examples of reckless driving include tailgating, failing to signal before changing lanes, not checking for cars in blind spots before changing lanes, exiting freeways suddenly, turning without the right of way, and more.
  • Speeding: Going above the speed limit accounts for many car accidents. Speeding can cause significant damage in an accident and can prevent drivers from reacting to road hazards in time. Speeding can also cause drivers to lose control of their vehicles, especially when hydroplaning in rainy or icy weather is involved.

Damages We Can Recover

If you’ve been injured, you may have had to pay for out of pocket expenses that you didn’t anticipate – expenses you may not be able to afford. Fortunately, our personal injury attorney strives to secure full compensation for clients who rightfully deserve it from the at-fault party. Generally, the more serious the injuries, the more expensive it can be to treat and recover from them.

We’ve helped clients recover damages including medical bills, which includes not just medical treatment and hospital stays, but ambulance rides to the hospital and aftercare like physical therapy and special equipment needed to heal. Compensation can also pay for lost income from having to miss work, as well as property damage including needed repairs and rental cars. Don’t risk losing the money you rightfully deserve – call us.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to file a personal injury claim. Our Monmouth car accident attorney believes you have a right to compensation and can advise you when you call (309) 228-2008 for a free consultation.

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