At Spiros Law, P.C., we have dedicated our professional lives to helping injured individuals rebuild their lives and livelihood following a serious accident. There is a reason why so many families in Champaign have turned to us in the aftermath of an accident caused by someone else’s negligent actions, and we encourage you to contact us to find out why.
No one deserves to suffer from the negligence of another party. Our attorneys are committed to helping you understand the process and have the compassion and understanding to make the process easier on you and your family.
Despite the hopeless feeling you may experience after an accident, there is hope. While working with you, the team of Champaign personal injury lawyers at Spiros Law, P.C. is aggressive against the opposition. In practice, our tough and persistent representation helps accident victims and their families pursue the compensation they need and deserve for their losses. We have three offices—Champaign, Kankakee, and Danville—to make it as easy as possible for you to seek help. Contact our offices today at (217) 328-2828 to discuss your case with a qualified attorney.
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If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, the personal injury attorneys at Spiros Law, P.C., are here to help.
At Spiros Law, P.C., we are proud of the reputation we’ve earned for protecting the rights of those who’ve been hurt by the negligence of others in Champaign and across southern Illinois. We also know that there is more to being a part of the community than trying and settling injury cases. Our attorneys and support staff are members of this community, and we believe strongly in giving back whenever we can. We are proud to support worthwhile causes here in Champaign.
If you’ve been hurt due to someone else’s reckless, careless, or otherwise negligent actions, your life has likely been forever changed. You may be suffering from painful injuries, may have incurred costly medical bills, and might have missed significant time from work. You and your family deserve to be compensated for your losses, and you deserve to have an experienced and skilled attorney on your side. With so much on the line, choose a team with the right skills and resources to handle your case
You only get one shot at getting the full and fair compensation that you deserve. Choose a team with a stellar reputation in the Champaign community, and a firm that has secured over $100 million in compensation for its clients over the past ten years. Choose Spiros Law, P.C. to help make sure you get back on your feet and can live your life with the dignity that you deserve.SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION
Male- 26 years old- After undergoing a non-emergent medical procedure, our client woke up having suffered a catastrophic and completely avoidable stroke resulting in paralysis and permanent disablement.
Minor male – 11 months old – sustained subdural hematoma coupled with extensive bleeding, retinal hemorrhaging, and required emergency craniotomy. Second largest verdict in the history of Vermilion County.
Female – 52 years old – Went in for the removal of a cyst and a portion of the ureter was mistakenly removed resulting in a right ureteral injury, a urinoma, kidney swelling, and ultimately, kidney loss.
Female – 80 years old – was walking her dog when an unrestrained neighborhood dog engaged with the Plaintiff’s dog, causing her to fall and fracture her right hip.
Female- 17 years old suffered injuries to back, spine, ribs, scapula and shoulder when her chiropractor negligently performed manipulations on her. The verdict was obtained in a jury trial.
Female – 47 years old – was driving her vehicle when a second car ran a stop sign, thereby causing a collision. Upon impact, the Plaintiff’s vehicle left the roadway and eventually came to rest in a water-filled culvert.
Male -19 years old- Entered an unmarked intersection with the right-of-way just as a farm semi-truck entered the intersection. Unfortunately, M-19 did not survive the collision.
Female- 49 years old sustained a fractured elbow, concussion, neck sprain, and low back injuries after being rear-ended in a motor vehicle collision.
Male- 43 years old suffered knee injuries and a femur fracture as a result of a motor vehicle collision where the driver of another vehicle lost control and swerved in front of his vehicle.
Female- 45 years old suffered a head injury, sternum fracture, and rib fractures after a driver ran a stop sign and collided with her car. After a trial a jury awarded $257,348.00.
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Andy was very professional. He kept us updated & informed during the entire process. He worked to achieve the best outcome for us. I would highly recommend his services to future clients.
Working with Mr Spiros made our healing process easier, he always returned our calls if we had any questions, he regularly called just to check on us, I would recommend Mr Spiros to anyone who wants to file a wrongful death lawsuit
I have never worked with a lawyer before my accident in 2018, when I came to Spiros, Sandra Loeb made sure to help me get the settlement I deserved. In the year that I worked with her she went above and beyond, communicated every step with me and in the end I was truly happy with her work and the outcome.
I was very pleased with my experience at Spiros Law. Initially I didn't know how to proceed, what to say, or who to talk to. They were very helpful and from then on I was able to contact the same person with any question or concern. I was well treated through the entire process, and that is important to me.
Alison was great to work with. She was happy to answer questions in detail and was responsive. A lot of our communication was over email which was nice. In person she's easy to talk to and professional.
I was referred to this law firm by a local attorney due to the firm's reputation for handling personal injuries. I had the opportunity to work with several attorneys on the staff and in the final phase I worked with Miranda Soucie. I appreciate her diligence to "stay the course" as the case would take twists and turns in and out of my favor. In the end it was in my favor. My heartfelt thank you to Miranda for navigating the final result to the best of her abilities. I do not hesitate to highly recommend Miranda to others in need.
Mr. Spiros and his whole staff have done an amazing job at making me feel empowered, well-informed, and welcomed. I was so scared but was quickly put at ease because he helped me through every single detail and I knew what to expect. He is an amazing lawyer that will fight hard for you. Mr.Spiros ensured I was well prepared which made me feel confident and ready for anything. I would HIGHLY recommend him and his staff.
My attorney has been nothing but understanding and compassionate during this long process. Fighting hard to get the most for my injuries, and pain and suffering. I would definitely recommend Spiros Law!!!
Andy went Over and beyond. He kept me informed as to what was happening and worked diligently to get me the best settlement for my injury. I would definitely use Spiros Law and Andy’s expertise again, thank you Andy.
Mr. Purcell was very impressive in the handling of my case. I suffered a nasty fall in a restaurant resulting in limited use of my right arm & shoulder & a steel plate in my elbow. Mr. Purcell handled the case in an efficient & professional manner which resulted in a settlement which was satisfactory to all parties involved. He kept us informed during the entire process & was available every step of the way.
Mr Purcell was always professional, helpful and always answered my questions. This was my first experience hiring a personal injury lawyer and he made it so easy. I will certainly refer him to anyone looking for his expertise.
I was injured on the job, never had anything happened like this in my life. I jumped through all the hoops a company can make you do. In the end it was suffering on top of suffering and finally surgery. I was very reluctant to seek legal help, didn't know if I was entitled to compensation in the matter. I can't express enough how happy I was I made the call to Spiros Law. Even during this time of pandemic they made everything a piece of cake. Mr Purcell is highly professional, extremely law knowledgeable and overall a very freindly and down to earth person. He helped me in my case 100%. In the end like I said if you are unsure about legal injury help please don't hesitate and call for Andrew Purcell. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED and thank you again personally.
Alison was great to work with. Most of our communication was via email which was convenient and she was great about answering questions I had. In person she's pleasant and professional.
She was a great attorney fought for a bigger settlement and wasn’t going to back down!! She was there for us any time we had any questions. Would definitely use her again.
Alison went way above any expectation I had. She was always available and explained things in such detail. During the consultation, I was told what to expect and there weren’t any surprises along the way. During this difficult time, it was refreshing to know she cared.
Jordan was very polite and helpful when it came to my case! Working numerous hours of long work! He didn’t give up at all! Jordan is very professional and will stand up what’s right! I was please with the outcome and getting justice! I would highly recommend him!
Jordan is very nice to deal with. He is kind and courteous. He makes sure that everything is understood. He is though and very compassionate. I would hire him again if we would need to.
Mr. Spiros achieved a spectacular outcome on my case. I found the process to be efficient and organized. The research was thorough and I received prompt responses to all of my communication inquiries. Most importantly, I felt that Mr. Spiros was honest and frank when explaining possible outcomes and so I had complete trust in his capabilities to achieve the best possible outcome for my case. He over-delivered on my expectations and I won’t hesitate to recommend him to anyone in my situation or to hire him again if needed. Thank you so very much, Mr. Spiros. You are a welcome combination of honesty, integrity, and legal know-how.
I was very pleased with how my case was handled. Sandy was able to get my case closed in a very short time. She was very accessible when needed whether via phone,text, or in person. Would highly recommend Sandy if you are needing a workers compensation attorney.
I was recommended to Sandra by a previous client. Her work ethic and aggressive posture were empirical in my attaining an financial award regarding personal injury I received while in the employ of the State of Illinois. She kept me posted throughout the process.
Ms. Loeb educated me on what to expect through the process. She was prompt on responding to communication. I was happy with the outcome.
I could not have asked for a better experience with Sandra Loeb. From the initial meet up to the conclusion of the legal matter, she made my experience easy and fast. I was comfortable throughout the entire case as Sandra always kept me informed every step of the way. She was understanding, patient, and truly wanted what was best for me. She knew exactly what I was entitled to and succeeded with determination.
Ms. Soucie provided a level of support during an especially difficult time in my life that I never would have expected from an attorney. She was always clear, honest, and open with me. I was alone in my situation and she made me feel like I was going through it with a trusted friend. She was always responsive and genuine, keeping me updated on the process along the way. I felt like she informed me to make my own decisions about my case, I did not ever feel pushed to do anything that made me uncomfortable. So grateful to have had Ms. Soucie in my corner!
I was fortunate to be given Miranda's name by one of her previous clients. I felt that she listened and made me feel as if my little case would be her #1 priority, even though I knew she had much larger cases to work on. Thank you for your wisdom
Miranda worked her magic on my case and because of her diligence, she got me the top percentage allowable for my injury. I would highly recommend her to anyone. Would retain her again in a heartbeat.
Miranda is very professional, kind and extremely knowledgeable. Caring attorneys are hard to find and Miranda is one of the best. We would never hesitate to hire her again.
Miranda did a excellent job of working at what was best for us. Miranda is excellent at keeping your needs at the front. So thankful we hired her for this personal injury case.
Understanding, compassionate and caring about your clients. Fought long and hard for a fair settlement on my personal injuries, pain and suffering and loss wages. I can’t thank you enough for your time and dedication. My settlement has helped change my life tremendously. Very happy client and will recommend you anytime!!
Exceptional service. Dealt with our insurance companies well beyond expectations. Thank you!
Mrs. Loeb has been awesome from the first conversation
The ladies that handled my case were so WONDERFUL!!!! They know their jobs for sure Ms. Alison and Susan I am so very grateful to you guys always.... thank you Spiro Law.
Very professional and caring team that you could reply on. Very very happy with Ms. Soucie. She is extremely thorough, well prepared, and always patient in guiding us throughout the lengthy process. I would highly recommend Ms. Soucie and her team
Extremely professional and very knowledgeable with any area you need expertise. I personally worked with Sandy, and she was helpful and courteous in all of our communication. We truly appreciate all of her help in the process, as well as her assistants. I highly recommend Spiros Law if you're looking for the best!
My experience with Spiros Law and Ms. Miranda Soucie was nothing short of wonderful. She and her staff are very patient, and incredibly helpful. They really made this difficult time bearable and Ms. Soucie truly cared about our situation. I recommend them to everyone who needs someone to go to bat for them.
Understanding, compassionate and caring about your clients. Fought long and hard for a fair settlement on my personal injuries, pain and suffering and loss wages. I can’t thank you enough for your time and dedication. My settlement has helped change my life tremendously. Very happy client and will recommend you anytime!!
Very professional and caring team that you could reply on. Very very happy with Ms. Soucie. She is extremely thorough, well prepared, and always patient in guiding us throughout the lengthy process. I would highly recommend Ms. Soucie and her team.
Andrew did an excellent job on my case when I was in a car accident last year. I was injured and couldn't drive to meet with him so he came to me and always kept me in the loop with what was going on. He is very professional, responsive, and made things as easy for me as possible.
Mr. Purcell was extremely helpful with any questions we had and responded in a timely manner. The service we received was excellent and I highly recommend him.
If you are looking for an attorney to truly represent you in the best way, my experience with Andrew was just that. He always took the time to talk and explain and answer any questions I had. Andrew was quick to address any issues in my case such as making sure the insurance company was paying on time and getting bills paid.
Miranda is wonderful in keeping us informed on how things were/are progressing in our case. When we had questions or concerns, we felt comfortable emailing or calling into the office to speak with her, and of course, she gave us honest, truthful answers that reassured us. We've never been down this road before, but having an attorney like Miranda has definitely helped in seeking the justice we feel is deserved.
Miranda, kept in constant contact either by phone or email and I always received a response within a day or two. Her personality is wonderful, she is a delight to be around, but when it comes to business, she is no-nonsense and does not back down easily. Her heart is in her work and the resulting factor is a happy client.
With difficult situations in my case Miranda was always on top of things and providing scenario's on what course we she take. She was professional an concerned with my needs for this case.
I would highly recommend Miranda to take your case. She is an excellent communicator and a fast thinker! I am very happy with the result of my case, and all praise is due to Miranda.
Every time I met with Miranda or had a phone conversation with her the first thing she would ask was how I was doing and make sure if there was anything she could do for me. I felt during this whole process she made this case very personal to her. I felt I was talking to a good friend and not an attorney.
Miranda was amazing. I always felt she was there for me. I could call her phone anytime and she would get back to me, even on her off time. She worked hard to get the best settlement I could. I never felt she rushed me or didn't feel she was only there because she had to be. I never felt I did not know what was going on.
Miranda took my case even though it was a difficult one and she never gave up on me. Settled my case and got those medical bills paid! Hope I never need her again but if I do I won't hesitate to call her!
We had an excellent experience from start to finish with Miranda Soucie. Miranda had the appropriate knowledge, took the time and effort to gather all the information to ensure a positive outcome for our case. We are grateful for her dedication and support.
Miranda was able to fix everything without me having to stress too much about it - which was amazing due to me still being in college. Miranda took care of everything.
Ms. Soucie is an extremely knowledgeable and caring attorney. She always treats me with the utmost respect. She never hesitates to answer my questions, either. She has the confidence you want in someone representing you and when you’re around her you feel it, too.
Sandy was always accessible, whether by email or by phone. I never once was asked to leave a message if she was in the office.
Ms. Loeb listened and addressed my concerns at the consultation, evaluating the situation with professionalism and a friendly manner. My case was resolved to my satisfaction in a short period of time.
Sandra provided me with the guidance that yielded a very positive outcome in my claim. From the start Sandra was very easy to work with and I quickly realized that I was in good hands with her as my attorney.
⦁ Sandy has handled 3 cases for me. She has not let me down, I'm very satisfied with the work she has done.
Sandy was super friendly and was a great lawyer. She always kept me updated on everything.
His attention to detail is above reproach and he most certainly is an asset to his profession. Mr. Spiros always answered my calls within a reasonable amount of time. He is very pleasant to deal with and I believe that is very important in an attorney. I had no stress in dealing with the process due to Jim. I can not recommend him enough. He is the only attorney I would ever consider using.
Jim was an excellent choice for me. With the stress of my medical issues, Jim put me at ease talking to him. My questions are always answered in a very timely manner. I feel that I made a very wise decision in hiring Jim and would highly recommend him to anyone.
Im always put me at ease and explained the process fully in a way that I understood. He respected my wishes while still recommending his professional opinion in a kind way. He showcased his expertise in many ways, but his knowledge base was especially seen during the most stressful times of the case.
Jim was amazing, he always called and kept me up to date on my case, let me know what was going on. He doesn't stop til the job is done!
Jim was very professional, knowledgeable, and willing to work hard to achieve a successful conclusion. I found Jim to be a very caring person and easy to discuss details of my case with. If needed, I would not hesitate to have him work for me again.
Mr Spiros was there for us. With the legal problems we had he stepped in and was there guiding us all the way. He landed a settlement that was much larger then we had though we would have gotten. He and his staff are very easy to work with, they are prompt in responding to your needs, and lay out the whole picture for you.
⦁ Jim Spiros is an intelligent, experienced, and skillful attorney. He showed creativity, tenacity, and the ability to play hardball when need be. Even more important to me, with us he was empathetic, supportive, patient, and a great advocate.
Jim is great for workmen's comp cases. Jim and his firm were there every step of the way and explained things to me in a manner that the common working person could understand. He is very versed in the process that I was going through and was able to let me know how the process would work before it happened. At a time when I was unable to work and my future was undetermined it gave me piece of mind.
James Spiros was a very trusting, compassionate lawyer who works diligently to get what he can for his clients. My husband & I were very impressed by his knowledge and enjoyed working with him
Jim and his staff keep me informed throughout the case. They were very helpful in our situation offering the guidance we needed for a positive outcome.
Mr. Spiros is very thorough and very helpful. You won't find a better attorney to go to bat for you. I was very pleased with the results.
Mr. Spiros and his staff were very professional and supportive and they immediately began working on our case. Mr. Spiros worked hard to ensure that we received exactly what we were entitled too. We are very grateful that we had James Spiros and his team helping us through this difficult time. Justice was served.
Mr.Spiros was excellent at handling my workers 'comp. case. Words cannot express how much l appreciate Mr. Spiros for his legal assistance during the most difficult time of my life. If I had any questions or concerns, he responded to me quickly and professionally.
James Spiros is not only a top notch attorney but a very compassionate man. He and his staff helped me thru a bad time in my life with guidance and knowledge of my rights with my work injury. I’m glad to say the case has been settled but without Jim Spiros by my side the results would have been different.
Mr. Spiros provided exceptional service. He was honest and upfront about the process of taking on my case. He was always in contact with me, keeping me informed and having my best interest in mind. He was easy to speak with, and patient with my questions. I was very satisfied with the outcome.
Mr Spiros office was professional and courteous and answered all my questions, and I received my settlement in a timely manner. I would use Mr Spiros again.
Andrew was very professional and listened closely as my father explained what he wanted. This was not one of the million dollar deals that you read about, but Andrew treated my father and his claim as if it were. He was treated with first-class attention and first-class representation. I appreciated all that Andrew and Spiros Law did for my father.
Andy Purcell made my case as easy as possible on my end. He knew I was dealing with alot of pain and recovery. 10/10 I would recommend giving them a call!
Mr. Purcell is an outstanding lawyer and clearly one of the best in the area. Mr. Purcell handled my case in a very professionally matter. I would gladly recommend him to family and friends.
It was a very emotional journey, but Miranda always kept us informed of the status of how things were going and was a great comfort for my daughters and I. She would cry and laugh along with us, and was so very, very kind and supportive. She became like family.
Miranda is a very caring and professional person. I would recommend her and Spiros law to anyone in need of experts.
Miranda and the rest of the team helped me with all my questions and were very supportive during the entire process. Thank you all.
I was very impressed with the experience I had with Miranda Soucie. She is always on top of everything and guided me through my situation with care and compassion. I highly recommend her!
Miranda is a wonderful Lawyer to work with. I had a difficult case and she never hesitated to work it for me! Great Attorney!
Miranda Soucie made the work comp claim a lot easier to deal with then having try figure out by myself. I would recommend her or any of her team to anyone who needs help they made a bad situation into a less stress full situation and made sure taken care of during and after it was all done
We worked with Miranda Soucie and she was great! Very helpful and always quick to answer any questions we had along the way. Would definitely recommend her.
My confidence in Miranda Soucie was immediate and she is very compassionate, genuine and honest, regardless if it was not always what I wanted to hear.
Miranda did a great job for me. She held tough and did not let the insurance company bully her. Her tenacity resulted in a much bigger settlement than I imagined. Highly recommend.
Nice staff and I have had the pleasure working with Miranda for my case. Hiring her helped me tremendously and I could stay focused on my academic work.
Ms. Soucie is absolutely amazing. She is always there to answer questions and her knowledge and drive never fails to impress me. Highly recommend!
Sandy Lobe was there to talk to us, I don't know what we would of done without her, so much paper work, questions that we didn't know about. Sandy took care of everything for us.
I could not have asked for more from Sandy Loeb or the staff at Spiros Law.
The Spiros Law place was Very Clean, Friendly Secretaries, A++ Service all around, I highly recommend Sandra K. Loeb and Anyone else at Spiros Law.
Sandra was an excellent lawyer, she took my case even though it was risky, many lawyers would have not, we tried everything we could, she worked hard, as did I, but we did get a settlement and she listened to me to push for more which made a difference. Sandra and her team are hard workers and I recommend them.
Jim and Miranda’s professionalism, knowledge and tenacity are beyond reproach. We would highly recommend the firm!
Thank you Miranda and Jim. You guys are a wonderful hard working team but yet show compassion and more than highly would recommend them to anyone. Words are not enough to thank you for what you have done for us and thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Jim and his staff are incredibly professional and timely. I always felt like I understood where the process was and what was the expected outcome. Jim Spiros did exactly what he told me he would do and settled the case in my favor.
They handled the details and over a million dollars in medical bills and we still came out much better than we ever dreamed. I strongly recommend this team.
Jim and his staff were great to work with and kept me in the loop throughout my case. They answered my calls and emails promptly and I especially appreciated Jim's honesty and directness when decisions needed to be made.
I could not have asked for a better lawyer and paralegal. I have never met a law office that treated you like family. I am so thankful for everything.
Working with Jim Spiros and his staff made my experience more pleasurable. During a difficult time it was comforting to know that I could call and get answers and my case resolved with my best interest in mind.
Jim is professional and thorough, yet always personable and will take all the time necessary to make sure you are satisfied with how you and your case are being represented. I always recommend Jim Spiros and his law firm to anyone needing an attorney who will treat them like a friend, and not just a client. Jim will get the job done.
Working with Jim and his staff made my trying times a lot better and worry free,thank you for caring!!
Working with Jim made what would have been an incredibly stressful event in my life so much easier! Highly recommended!
I truly am beyond thankful for the careful thought and detail that was put into my case from day one! Jim and Matt were attentive, dedicated and invested the entire time and made sure I was taken care of. I can't thank you enough for advocating for me and my case like it were your own. I feel a positive sense of closure to such a hard time in my life
This firm is great. Andrew Percell is a straight shooter. He knows all the jive but keeps it clear with his clients. I felt like a person there not just a client. I must say I did not expect the compassion and professionalism to blend so well. Go no further this is the team you want on your side.
After an injury accident, choosing the right attorney to represent you is one of the most important decisions you will make. Not all lawyers have the right experience, skills, and resources to get you the full amount of compensation you’ll need to pay your medical bills and move on with your life.
Fortunately, the team of knowledgeable and dedicated trial lawyers at [firm-name] are ready to stand up and fight for you. We are committed to helping those who’ve been hurt get justice, and our track record of successful settlements and verdicts speaks for itself.
We will take the time to get to know you, understand every aspect of your accident and injuries, and will build the strongest case possible on your behalf. We will do everything in our power to hold the other party accountable and get you the fair compensation you’re owed.MEET THE REST OF OUR TEAM
ALSO AFTER THE INCIDENT, DO YOUR BEST TO ACCOMPLISH THE FOLLOWING:
If you have been injured in Champaign, these are some things you can do that will greatly help your chances of recovering compensation for your injuries.SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION
If you have been injured in an accident in the Champaign area that was caused by someone else, it’s never a good idea to try to handle your personal injury claim alone. Your chances of recovering the maximum compensation increase tremendously when you get help from an experienced Champaign personal injury lawyer.
Personal injuries are physically and mentally demanding. Allow a lawyer to lift the burden from your shoulders by taking care of all the legal heavy lifting involved with your claim. Letting a lawyer take the reins will allow you to focus on what’s most important: your health and recovery. A skilled personal injury lawyer will be able to level the playing field with the insurance companies by negotiating for a full and fair settlement.
Depending on the circumstances of your personal injury case, you may need to sift through piles of legal documents, interview witnesses, and present evidence in court, among other tasks, to win your case. Complicated rules and procedures have to be followed when carrying out tasks such as filing motions and raising objections. This is why you need the help of a skilled personal injury attorney.
The experienced Champaign personal injury lawyers at Spiros Law, P.C. have done these things many times before. They are well-versed in navigating the complex Illinois legal system. If your case goes to trial, a lawyer will know what needs to be done as they fight for the compensation you deserve for your injuries.FIND OUT MORE
If you have been injured due to the negligent actions or inactions of another party, you could be entitled to financial compensation. Negligence laws are in place to help people like you get justice after an accident. When you file an injury claim, you can potentially recover financial compensation for a variety of economic and noneconomic damages, including but not limited to:
If a loved one died in an accident, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and recover compensation for funeral and burial costs and loss of companionship, in addition to the aforementioned damages.
In 2017, there were 311,679 crashes involving motor vehicles in Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDoT). Injury crashes accounted for nearly 22% of these crashes (66,889), while fatal crashes (998) accounted for less than 1% of these crashes.
According to IDoT, crashes involving speed accounted for 33.2% of overall crashes, 36.8% of fatal crashes, and 37.9% of injury crashes. Accidents involving motorcycles accounted for 1.1% of total crashes, 15.4% of fatal crashes, and 3.5% of injury crashes. Accidents involving semi-trucks accounted for 3.5% of overall crashes, 9.6% of fatal crashes, and 2.7% of injury crashes.
In Illinois in 2017, approximately 854 traffic crashes occurred each day and nearly three persons were killed per day.
According to the National Safety Council (NSC), nationwide accidental injury is now the No. 3 cause of death. Injury statistics examined by NSC data experts confirm that preventable deaths rose 10% in 2016. Someone in the U.S. is accidentally injured every second and killed every three minutes by a preventable event, such as a car crash, truck accident, or a slip, trip, and fall. Nearly 15,000 more people died accidentally in 2016 than in 2015, the largest single-year % rise since 1936.
In 2017, the U.S. experienced 169,936 preventable deaths and 47.2 million injuries, according to NSC. These deaths and injuries amounted to over $1 billion in costs.CONTACT OUR ATTORNEYS
Car Crash Statistics in Illinois (2020) from January 1 – July 28, 2020
Additionally, 83 fatalities were caused by unlicensed drivers. 119 fatal crashes included occupants who were either not wearing seatbelts or were improperly using a seatbelt.
If you or a loved one were hurt in an accident in Champaign, contact an experienced injury lawyer at Spiros Law, P.C. for help right away.
It is the responsibility of every worker, employer, and contractor to exercise due care and caution when on the job. If you were hurt or if you lost a loved one in a workplace accident, contact Spiros Law, P.C. to speak with a knowledgeable member of our team right away.
Since 2012, there have been more than 7,685 medical malpractice claims closed in Illinois. In 2016 and 2017 (the last years that there is data), there have been:
In 2005, the state of Illinois instituted an arbitrary cap of 500,000 on non-economic damages for patients in medical malpractice cases against doctors, and $1 million dollars for patients with medical malpractice claims against hospitals. In 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled those caps were unconstitutional, and there is no longer a cap on these damages in the state.
If you or a loved one were the victim of medical malpractice in Champaign, you deserve fair compensation for what you’ve been through. Call Spiros Law, P.C. today to speak with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer to discuss your rights and legal options.
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