Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Law

Personal Injury Lawyer Springfield IL

The truth is, most personal injuries could have been avoided with the application of certain safety measures and even common sense. If you have been injured at the fault of someone else of a business entity, Scott and Scott P.C. is here to advocate for resolutions in your best interest, including compensation. From slip and falls to drunk driving accidents, you can rely on our attorneys to represent you and your interests.

Automotive Accidents

Automotive Accidents Springfield IL

It doesn’t matter what vehicle you drive; roadways are a dangerous place. Motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of death in the United States. In Springfield, IL, interstates and clogged with semi-trucks and other traffic which increases your chances of a collision. If you get involved in an accident on the road, contact Scott and Scott P.C. for representation as your personal injury lawyer for:

  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Head-On Collisions
  • Rear-End Collisions
  • Farm Vehicle Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Semi-Truck Accidents
  • Cell Phone Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents

Are you the victim of an accident caused by a drunk driver in Springfield, IL? We have an experienced personal injury attorney that can advocate for compensation for your injuries that are in your best interest. If someone is driving drunk, they increase their risk of causing an accident and the results can be fatal. If you are suffering from an injury caused by a drunk driving accident, schedule a free consultation today.

Premises Liability

Premises liability cases can be tricky; leading insurers to question what qualifies. The key is establishing the negligence of the owner and how it relates to the condition and maintenance of the property. Examples of personal injury that falls under premises liability:

  • Slip and Falls
  • Accidents w/ Snow and Ice
  • Floods and Leaks
  • Injury/Assaults from Lack of Security Measures
  • Dog Bites
  • Fires
  • Inadequate Property Maintenance
  • Defective Items on Property
  • Accidents w/ Swimming Pools
  • Elevator Incidents
  • Amusement Park Related Accidents
  • Toxic Chemicals or Fumes

Wrongful Death

A wrongful death claim regards a situation where the death of someone was due to a person’s negligence. This could be when a victim dies as a result of medical malpractice or car accident fatalities. While we can’t bring your loved one back, we can advocate for financial compensation to provide financial security for you and your family. People who can file wrongful death claims include parents, siblings, children, dependents, beneficiaries, and spouses.

Wrongful Death Springfield IL

Slip & Fall Accidents

Slip & Fall Accidents Springfield IL

Slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere and anytime, for a variety of reasons. Scott and Scott P.C. provides legal counsel for all various slip and fall accidents. Discuss the conditions and we can help advocate for the best resolutions for your financial compensation. Common types of slip and fall claims include:

  • Dangerous Conditions – Businesses must let the public aware of any wet floors and other dangerous conditions.
  • Defective Construction – Whether it is unbalanced sidewalks or defective railings, there must be a notice for the public about any potential problems.
  • Inadequate Maintenance – Improper maintenance can be the cause of your slip and fall.

Product Liability

Product manufacturers are required to ensure their products are free of defects that pose threats of injury or fatality to consumers. If a company fails to effectively test or notify the public of a problem, you could have a product liability claim. This could be defected toys, improperly tested cosmetics, car parts, and more. Contact Scott and Scott P.C. to discuss your product liability claims.