Personal Injury

You should not have to suffer an injury, whether physical, mental, or emotional, due to the wrongful actions of another person. When you are injured because of the reckless actions of another person, you deserve just and fair compensation for your injuries. When you or a loved one is harmed, the law protects your right to hold the responsible party accountable and recover compensation from them.

If you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident, you cannot afford to be without strong legal representation. The insurance companies would love nothing more than for you to go it alone and leave financial compensation on the table. We represent the victims of auto accidents, workplace accidents, and others who have been harmed by the negligence of others.

  • Auto Accidents
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Distracted Driving Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Hit and Run Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • & Many More

Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Illinois

Your lawyer has the know-how in regard to whether or not it is necessary to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party to obtain the proper compensation. When the opposing party refuses to offer a settlement that is fair then a lawsuit will begin. The team of attorneys at Tess, Crull & Arnquist can initiate the proper communication at this time to help you with your claim. 

Statute of Limitations

There are specified periods of time in which an Illinois personal injury lawsuit can be filed. Under the statute of limitations in Illinois, you have two years to file a personal injury lawsuit. The time starts on the date the incident happens.

The statute of limitations for various Illinois injury claims are as follows:

Personal Injury: two years from the date of injury

Wrongful Death: two years from the date of death

Medical Malpractice: two years from the date of injury

Property Damage: five years from the date of the incident

Product Liability: two years from the date of injury

Libel & Slander: one year from the date of the incident

Speaking to a Personal Injury Attorney Today

If you have been a victim of injuries caused by the actions of another person, let our personal injury attorneys fight for you. We will take the time to listen to your story and help you get a better understanding of your rights and options. Call us at (815) 562-8754 to schedule a free consultation.