Representing Clients in Round Lake Beach, Illinois with Medical Malpractice and Auto Accident Lawsuits
Round Lake Beach is a mid-sized community north of Chicago in Lake County, Illinois. Round Lake Beach “aspires to be a comfortable, family oriented community which provides a full range of public and commercial services to its residents.” Round Lake Beach offers a plethora of shopping, dining and entertainment options, including the Round Lake Beach Cinema. Round Lake High School provides quality education to area students.
Where is Round Lake Beach, Illinois?
The Round Lake Beach is a located north of Chicago in Lake County, Illinois. Neighboring communities include Grayslake, Lindenhurst, Lake Villa and Fox Lake.
Motor vehicle accidents, including car accidents, motorcycle accidents and truck accidents are the most common type of personal injury claim. In most Round Lake Beach motor vehicle accidents, the injured party must provide that the defendant was negligent in order to obtain compensation for any injuries or damages, such as lost income and medical bills. The injured party, or plaintiff, must show that the defendant’s negligence was the proximate cause of both the accident and the plaintiff’s injuries.
Motor vehicle accidents can happen for a number of reasons – distracted driving, hazardous road conditions, poor weather conditions, hit and run accidents, speeding, just to name a few. Distracted driving is a common cause of car accidents. Illinois law also prohibits sending or reading text messages and emails while driving anywhere within the state. Even when drivers use a hands-free cell phone while driving and both hands are on the wheel, talking on a cell phone alone distracts a driver and can lead to accidents caused by inattentive driving. According to the NHTSA, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, drivers that use cell phones are four times more likely to get into auto accidents that result in injuries.
Because the legal and factual issues involved with personal injury lawsuits, such as those involving car accidents, can be complex, a skilled Round Lake Beach car accident attorney like those at Ankin Law Offices, LLC can help guide you through the entire process.
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 Round Lake Beach 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.