Incorporated in 1854, the City of Elgin is located about 40 miles northwest of Chicago and is currently home to more than 106,000 residents, making it one of Chicago’s largest suburbs. The city of Elgin is also one of the fastest growing communities in Kane County, with its downtown area home to many thriving businesses and its historic district boasting several Victorian homes.
Education has always been of utmost importance to the residents of Elgin. In fact, Elgin High School is one of the oldest continuously existing public high schools in Illinois. The first commencement for its graduating class was in 1872 and since then approximately 25,000 alumni have moved through its school halls. Elgin High School is part of Elgin Area School District U46, which also includes Bartlett High School, Gifford Street High School, Larkin High School, South Elgin High School, and Streamwood High School.
The city of Elgin is home to many thriving businesses, including the Elgin Courier News, which is a Chicago Sun-Times publication. Sherman Hospital in Elgin has provided health care to area residents for more than 100 years. The hospital, which is part of Sherman Health, provides medical services for a number of specialties, including a heart care center, cancer care center, advanced liver and pancreatic care center, stroke center, emergency department, women’s health center, and birthing center.
Personal Injury Accidents Happen Everywhere
The Elgin personal injury law firm of Ankin Law Offices, LLC focuses on helping the victims personal injury accidents protect their rights through various types of legal claims, such as negligence, medical malpractice, wrongful death, premises liability, and product liability.
Our Elgin personal injury attorneys are experienced, results-driven, and passionate about protecting the rights of victims of personal injury and medical malpractice, as well as assisting injured employees with worker’s compensation claims. Our team of skilled lawyers, paralegals and staff are dedicated to our providing compassionate, individual client service and personal attention. Contact our office to schedule a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable Elgin medical malpractice attorneys.
Medical malpractice is when a doctor or other medical professional injures a patient due to negligence. When you seek medical care, there is an expectation that you will be treated according to established standards of practice. When your care deviates from these standards and results in injury, you can sue for medical malpractice. Medical malpractice can be either a personal injury or wrongful death case. These cases can be both challenging and costly to prove. It’s important to choose a law firm with knowledge, experience and resources to advocate on your behalf.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice or other negligence, contact our office to schedule a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable Elgin personal injury attorneys. We are committed to helping each client with their specific legal issue – whether it be a personal injury lawsuit, motor vehicle accident, workers’ compensation claim, wrongful death lawsuit or a class action.