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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer

Written and Reviewed by Peter Zneimer

Over 23 Years of Experience in Personal Injury Litigation

At Zneimer & Zneimer P.C., we understand that being injured in an accident can be a traumatic and lifechanging event in your life. The lawyers of Zneimer and Zneimer have handled thousands of personal injury cases, and we will work to make the process as stress free as possible and to get you the maximum money compensation you are entitled to by law.

When Should I Consult With a Personal Injury Lawyer?

You should consult with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after you suffer an injury due to someone else’s negligence. A personal injury attorney can listen to the facts of your case and based on their experience can advise you of your legal rights. An attorney can also discuss the liability issues that may be important to your case. The attorney can also discuss the process of making a claim with the insurance company and the litigation process if the case cannot be settled without a lawsuit.

Contact the personal injury lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. at any time, day or night to schedule a free consultation. If you are unable to come to our office, we can arrange a hospital visit or a home visit for your convenience. It’s important to start your case as soon as possible so that our litigation team can track down time sensitive evidence such as surveillance videos that may be crucial to your case and that may be lost if not obtained immediately.

Why You Should Hire Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. to Handle Your Personal Injury Case?

The lawyers of Zneimer and Zneimer P.C. have over 23 years of experience handling personal injury cases. Additionally, the legal team at Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. are all highly qualified and experienced in all aspects of litigation. Our firm has settled or taken to trial thousands of personal injury cases. You can be assured that the lawyers at Zneimer and Zneimer will aggressively pursue your claim in order to maximize your money compensation.

How Can the Personal Injury Lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. Help Me?

Our lawyers and legal staff will handle all aspects of your case so you can concentrate on getting the medical treatment you need to recover from your injuries.

Free Consultation: You can speak with one of our lawyers to discuss your case. We can advise you whether you have a case and advise you what you need to do.

No Fee Unless We Win Your Case: Our law firm works on a contingency fee basis, meaning you don't pay us anything unless we win or settle your case. Our fee is 1/3 and never goes up to 40% regardless of how much work we do in your case.

No UpFront Costs: You will have no out outofpocket costs when handle your case. We handle all the upfront expenses of litigating your case, including any filing fees.

Gather Evidence for Your Case: We have an experienced and resourceful legal team to gather all available evidence to support your claim. In today’s world, there are surveillance camaras everywhere. This evidence needs to be located and collected as soon as possible after your accident so that videos are not lost or recorded over. Our legal team is skilled and savvy at tracking down this crucial evidence. No piece of evidence is stronger and more important to your case than actual video of the accident. Our team will also take photos of the vehicles involved and of the scene of the accident.

Find and Talk to Witnesses: Our legal team will locate and interview witnesses to find out what they saw. Additionally, our team will gather telephone numbers and addresses of the witnesses so that they can be contacted in the future.

Gather Medical Bills and Records: Our staff order and obtain the medical bills and records from all of the medical providers that you saw in relation to your accident. Our staff then organizes and summarizes the records.

Negotiate a Money Settlement with the Insurance Company: After we have obtained all of the medical bills and records, wage loss information, photos and reports we prepare a demand package and submit it to the insurance company. We will then negotiate with the insurance company to ensure that you receive the maximum money compensation. Our law firm has extensive experience settling personal injury cases having resolved thousands of cases without having to go to trial.

Aggressively Litigate Your Case in Court Before a Jury: If the insurance company does not offer a fair settlement will not hesitate to file a lawsuit to have the case decided by a jury. Peter Zneimer has extensive trial experience and has obtained many verdicts in favor of his clients.

Obtain the Settlement Check from the Insurance Company: We will work aggressively to obtain the maximum amount of money for your case.

What Types of Cases Does the Personal Injury Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. Handle?

The Lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. specialize in a wide range of personal injury cases, including:

Our extensive experience with many types of personal injury claims in Chicago ensures that you receive savvy and aggressive representation for your personal injury case.

What Types of Compensation am I Entitled to for an Illinois Personal Injury Case?

If you have been injured in an accident that is someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to money damages for your injuries. The types of compensation may include the following depending on the facts of your case:

Medical Expenses: We seek compensation for all past, present, and future medical treatments. This includes medications, physical therapy, and home case.

Lost Wages: Compensation for income you lost from not being able to work or having to work less hours due to injury.

Loss of Earning Capacity: If your injuries require you to work less hours or take a job that pays less you can be compensated for the loss.

Property Damage: Reimbursement for any damage to your car, bicycle or any other personal property.

Disfigurement: Compensation for scars or any other changes to your appearance.

Loss of a Normal Life: Compensation for changes to your ability to lead a normal life, including ability to engage in activities such as running, biking, sports, gardening and any other activity that a person engaged in for fun.

Pain and Suffering: Compensation for past and future physical pain and emotional distress caused by the injuries.

What Should You Do After an Accident?

Following an accident, taking the right steps can significantly influence the outcome of your case:

  1. Contact Police: Ensure an official report is made.
  2. Exchange Insurance Information: With all parties involved.
  3. Seek Medical Attention: Get any immediate medical treatment necessary.
  4. Take Photos: Take photos of the position of the vehicles if you are able to. If you were involved in a trip and fall or slip and fall, be sure to take photos of what caused you to fall. If a substance on the floor caused the fall, be sure to take a photo of it.
  5. Contact Your Insurance Company: Inform your own insurance of the accident.
  6. Consult with a Lawyer: Get legal advice to protect your legal rights.
  7. Keep Track of Lost Time from Work: Document any workdays and hours missed.
  8. Follow Up with Medical Treatment: Get the necessary medical treatment to recover from your injuries.

If you are involved in an injury causing accident, call the personal injury lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C., for a free consultation. We are conveniently located at 4141 N. Western in Chicago and offer free parking. Our experienced and aggressive litigation team can help you to recover the compensation you deserve.

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Client Reviews
Someone rear-ended my car last spring and I was injured. Peter and Sofia Zneimer and they staff were professional and were always available by phone. I knew that the insurance of the other driver wasn't very good but they were still able to settle my case promptly and I was satisfied with the money I received. Overall, a very good trusted experience. Natig M.
I highly recommend the services of Zneimer and Zneimer. I often seek legal advice from them related to my immigration status and way forward. Both Sofia and Peter are very detailed and quick in answering any question. I laud their professionalism and a very efficient team that works for them. Suman S.
I totally recommend Sofia, she is the best lawyer in Chicago area. She is very professional, very detailed with her work and supportive. She always goes above and beyond to ensure the best outcome. Caring, compassionate and only the best for your family. I won my case because of her professionalism and her knowledge of the law. Aurel P.
I have dealt with Sofia Zneimer since 2009. She is a great lawyer and has helped me tremendously in navigating the process of green card. She is a great resource to have by your side. She is easy to reach. She responds very quickly, which was very important for me. If she can’t answer the question the same day, she does let you know that she is working on it. I would have no hesitation in recruiting her. Hemant S.
I called Zneimer & Zneimer after I was rear-ended on the highway. Peter and Sofia Zneimer have been very helpful in dealing with the insurance company and getting money for my car damage. They are also handling my injury case. They answer all my questions and I am always able to reach them on the phone anytime I want to talk to them. I am confident in having them represent me. The best choice i ever made. Thank you! Emil G.