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About Record-Setting Chicago Injury Law Firm Phillips Law Offices

Phillips Law Offices is often asked by their opposing counsel and even their opponents to represent their family and friends in personal injury and wrongful death matters. This fact speaks volumes about the nature of our practice.

If you have been injured in an accident, or have been the victim of the negligent or wrongful actions of others, you only get one chance at the:

  • Justice you seek
  • Compensation you deserve
  • Peace of mind you desire

Speaking with the Chicago personal injury and wrongful death lawyers at Phillips Law Offices could be the difference between justice and frustration. To learn more about personal injury and wrongful death claims and how the experience and dedicated attorneys at Phillips Law Offices can help you receive the compensation you deserve, please read the following:

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Your life has been dramatically altered. With only one chance to make your case, your selection of an attorney will have a significant impact on the final outcome. With the stakes so high, there really is no alternative to having a respected, experienced, and skilled attorney and support team of accident, medical, and financial experts behind you who:

  • Treat your case as if they were representing a member of their family
  • Have a long history of success in obtaining fully-valued and fair compensation for their clients

Recognition and results

At Phillips Law Offices, our track record and achievements speak for themselves.

The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families. We are particularly proud of the following accolades:

  • Stephen D. Phillips is the past president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Stephen D. Phillips has achieved the most settlements in Illinois above $1 million in a single year in a statewide survey of lawyers.
  • Stephen D. Phillips was inducted as a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Academy is limited to 500 lawyers worldwide.)-April 2011
  • Phillips Law Offices is known in statewide surveys of lawyers as one of the top personal injury firms in Illinois.
  • All of our attorneys are recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers.
  • Stephen D. Phillips ranked as one of the Top 100 trial lawyers in Illinois by The National Trial Lawyers
  • Stephen D. Phillips was an adjunct professor at Law at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago where he taught personal injury law.
  • Stephen D. Phillips has been AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating as voted by peers in the legal community.
  • Avvo.com, an independent rating service of United States lawyers, has bestowed onto Stephen D. Phillips their highest rating of 10/10, Superb for Personal Injury Lawyers in Illinois. Mr. Phillips also received Avvo.com’s highest rating of 10/10, Superb for Birth Injury Lawyer, Brain Injury Lawyer, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death and Trucking Accident Lawyer in Illinois.

Contact a trusted Chicago injury lawyer with the skills to help you

At Phillips Law Offices, our car accident attorneys have a proven track-record of success. Our skilled Chicago car accident lawyers are competent to handle the complexities of personal injury law. Call (312) 346-4262, or contact us online today for a free consultation with one of our attorneys about your case.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do you get for your attorney’s fee?

Phillips Law Offices accepts cases on a contingency fee basis, which generally means little to nothing is required by you up front. The attorney’s fees for representing clients are deducted from the final personal injury settlement. However, If your case happens to make it to trial, attorney’s fees will be deducted from the damages award – assuming the outcome of the trial is in our favor. This also means we only get paid if you win. 

How long is the Statute of Limitations to file suit for a Illinois personal injury or wrongful death case?

The statute of limitations can vary significantly depending on the facts of each case. The statute of limitations for personal injury claims and wrongful death claims is usually two years. For personal injury claims, the two-year limit usually begins on the day of the incident. For wrongful death the two-year limit typically begins on the date of death. However, there are certain situations where the statute of limitations is shortened and others where it may be extended.

The statute of Limitations for medical malpractice is slightly different because the 2 year limit can begin on: the date of injury, the date you noticed the injury, or the date when you or a treating physician should have become aware of the injury.

The reason for imposing a Statute of Limitations when it comes to filing a personal injury claim is because, over time, it becomes increasingly difficult to prove as evidence is damaged, destroyed, or even corrupted. Furthermore, considering the importance of evidence and witnesses during the litigation process, a time limit is set in place because memories of occurrences and details may gradually fade for all parties.

What information do you need from me in order to get started?

What is typically needed to begin evaluating your claim includes:

  • Date and location of the occurrence
  • Who may responsible for the occurrence
  • Your medical records related to the incident
  • Police or ambulance reports from the incident
  • Contact Phillips Law Offices and speak with one of the top rated personal injury attorneys for a free case evaluation today.

What types of injury cases does your firm work on?

The highly-skilled,  Top rated personal injury attorneys at Phillips Law Offices are well-versed at handling cases of many different practices areas including, but not limited to:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Spine Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Birth Injuries
  • Construction Accidents
  • Electrical Accidents

If you are unsure whether or not you need legal representation for your potential claim, contact one of our experienced personal injury attorneys today at (312) 346-4262 for a free consultation.

What is my personal injury or insurance claim worth?

Many factors go into determining how much your case could be worth. Some of these factors include: 

  • Medical expenses
  • Pain & Suffering
  • Out-of-pocket expenses
  • Property damage or Loss
  • Lost income/wages
  • Emotional Distress
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of enjoyment
  • Expected expenses 

On average, how long does it take before a settlement/trial is reached?

The length it takes to reach a settlement or trial varies from case to case. Depending on the complexities of each situation, a case can last anywhere from a couple of months to a few years. Once all relevant variables are presented, negotiations between parties may take place until a certain amount is agreed upon.

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