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Chicago Personal Injury and Tort Attorneys

Personal injury lawsuits fall under an area of the law called tort law. Tort law is designed to address civil wrongdoing (not based in contractual obligations) and provide a remedy in the form of compensation for the wronged party. There are three kinds of torts–negligence, intentional and strict liability. Most cases in this country are based on proving negligence.

Types of Personal Injury and Tort Lawsuits

There are many different types of personal injury lawsuits and other torts that can be brought in a court of law. At Ankin Law Office, our attorneys specialize in a wide variety of personal injury practice areas and other torts including:

Our firm is dedicated to thoroughly investigating cases in order to obtain the maximum possible recovery for our clients.

Damages for Personal Injury and Tort Cases

Many personal injury cases involve seeking compensation for physical injuries, but physical injuries are not the only type of injuries eligible for compensation. Compensation can also be awarded for property damage, emotional injury and/or harm to one’s reputation. Plaintiffs can sue for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering among other things. Motor vehicle accidents cases also fall under personal injury law and these are the most common type of personal injury claim.

With so many moving parts, personal injury cases and other torts can get complicated. It’s important to hire a knowledgeable and experienced personal injury attorney to advocate for your rights. If you or a loved one has sustained any kind of injury due to the negligence or intentional acts of another, contact us and get assistant from expert personal injury lawyers immediately to discuss your case.