The Illinois Secretary of State estimates over 340,000 motorcycle riders share Illinois roads with trucks and automobiles. There are many reasons to ride a motorcycle—fun, low environmental impact, and lower transportation costs. But motorcycles are dangerous.
At Healy Scanlon Law Firm, our experienced attorneys are knowledgeable about accident injury and death caused by the following:
If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, you need time to grieve. Unfortunately, insurance and legal issues may not give you that time. If the death was caused by the negligence of another driver or a defect in the motorcycle or roadway, there are steps you need to take to preserve your rights.
At Healy Scanlon Law Firm in Chicago, our attorneys compassionately guide families through the legal system after fatal accidents. We have obtained numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries for our clients, including several verdicts and settlements over $20 million. If you have lost a family member in a motorcycle accident, we offer a free initial consultation to discuss your options.
Attorney Martin Healy Jr. is the chair of the motorcycle litigation group of the American Association for Justice, a leading trial lawyers organization.
Motorcycle accidents account for a disproportionate percentage of traffic deaths in Illinois. Often these accidents are caused by another person’s negligence, such as:
Our lawyers work with investigators to help us gather the evidence necessary to hold the liable party legally and financially accountable. While money cannot take away the grief your family is experiencing, it can address financial issues caused by the death. Our lawyers will guide you through the legal process and help you determine which family members are eligible for compensation.
If you suffer injury in a motorcycle accident caused by the negligence of someone else, retaining an experienced lawyer is important. We drive the same roads you do and understand the local hazards.
Look for these qualities when choosing a personal injury law firm:
With an established reputation of success gaining fair compensation and landmark verdicts for injured clients throughout Illinois, the attorneys at Healy Scanlon Law Firm can help when you suffer motorcycle accident injury. Contact us or call 312-977-0100 today for a free, initial consultation.