3020 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948
Every day, thousands of people suffer injuries from unexpected accidents. Victims of accidents often face many hardships, such as extensive medical bills, lost wages, loss of enjoyment in everyday life, and overall pain and suffering. If the accident is caused because someone else has acted negligently, that person should be held liable for their actions and should be required to fully compensate the victim for all of their losses. One way to get reimbursed by the responsible party is to hire a personal injury lawyer to negotiate the best possible settlement for you. In the event settlement is unsuccessful, a personal injury lawyer will file a personal injury lawsuit in court. However, personal injury cases can be complicated and, even if you believe the other party was obviously at fault, their attorneys and insurance companies will do everything they can to prove otherwise. For this reason, it is highly important to have a knowledgeable attorney on your side who can guide you through your claim and advise you on how to proceed every step of the way.
If you prevail in a personal injury claim, you may be awarded damages for past and future medical expenses, past and future lost wages, pain and suffering, and punitive damages. Because some of these damages are based on intangibles or estimated figures, an experienced attorney can help you determine how much compensation you truly deserve and will aggressively pursue every avenue to ensure you are properly compensated for losses as soon as possible. We understand that every individual case is different because personal injury cases may arise from a wide variety of incidents. Some of these incidents include:
Because every accident is different, proving the other party was at fault in each accident will also be different. We know how to handle the wide array of personal injury claims and how to secure the maximum possible settlement for our injured clients.
At Kochan & Kochan, P.C., we offer free personal injury consultations and we never get paid until you do. We serve most of Southern Illinois, including Williamson County (Herrin, Marion, Johnston City, Carterville), Franklin County (Benton, West Frankfort), Jackson County (Carbondale, Murphysboro), Jefferson County (Mt. Vernon), Johnson County (Vienna, Goreville), Massac County (Metropolis), Pulaski County, Perry County (Du Quoin, Pinckneyville), Saline County (Harrisburg) and Union County (Anna, Jonesboro). To schedule your consultation today, call our office at (618) 942-8850. If you would prefer to contact us via email, please fill out our online contact form available here.