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Aren't All Injury Lawyers The Same?
The Law Office of Scott D. DeSalvo, LLC is a Personal Injury law firm of Chicago personal injury lawyers handling all kinds of injury and accident cases. All law firms want large, easy to win cases, but large or small, we handle them all. This stems from partner and owner Scott DeSalvo’s committment to the ethics of serving the community, and the firm belief that once a client works with us, even on a small case, they will know that they are working with a top, serious minded best Chicago personal injury lawyer who has assembled a team 100% dedicated to client satisfaction.
If you have questions, or think you might have a case or claim, please feel free to call us any time, any day, at our toll-free 24 hour telephone line at 312-500-4500. The call and consultation are always 100% free and no obligation. Please realize that we are here to help, whether you have a viable case or not. Feel free to call. We have handled thousands of injury cases of all types and recovered millions for our clients, and we can probably help you.
Here are just some of the most common kinds of cases our Chicago personal injury lawyers help helps folks with.
A Chicago car accident lawyer will tell you that no matter how the crash happened, you have legal rights if you or a loved one has been injured.Our team jumps into action by getting the police report and figuring out insurance and injury information in car crash cases, moving the cases efficiently to a great outcome for our clients, even if there are some challenges.
Whether you have had a slip and fall or a trip and fall injury at a private residence, or at a business, the key to these cases is speaking with an experienced Chicago fall down lawyer. Believe it nor not, these cases can be much more complicated than a car accident case. The eariler the evidence is assembled, the better your likely outcome. The key is working with a team who knows what they are doing and has a proven track record of success on fall down cases.
If you or a loved one has been hurt at work, then you are very likely covered by a law in Illinois called The Illinois Workers Compensation Act. This law gives you rights, but insurance companies often will deny your benefits unless you get a lawyer involved. Our Chicago injury lawyers have experience handling Workers Comp cases, and make sure you get the benefits you deserve.
A Nursing Home abuse case is often one of the most heartbreaking.Life forces difficult choices on us, and entrusting our loved ones to a place which seems safe but isn’t can be one of life’s most profound betrayals. There are some good nursing homes out there, but many are run in a way that we would rather not know about until the unthinkable happened to our loved one. If you or a loved on has suffered from a serious injury at a nursing home, please call us right away. We can help, and make sure that the matter is handled with professionalism and compassion.
When you are bitten by a dog, the injuries can range from a scratch or small bite all the way up to serious injury, scars and even death, depending on the breed of dog and the age and health of the victim. Yet some dog owners do not take responsibility. An experienced Chicago personal injury attorney will immediately look to who owns the dog and what insurance is in place to cover the loss. The key to dog bite cases is early and aggressive investigation regarding who owns the dog and whether there is any insurance. Call us so we can help you.
These can be some of the most painful, long term and frustrating consequences of a large corporation’s negligence.They can range from temporary whiplash all the way up to the need for serious neck injections, surgery, and can even result in permanent injury and paralysis. And the thing is, at the beginning, a neck injury can seem like it might go away. I tell people who get hurt with a neck injury two things: first, see a doctor; next, talk to a Chicago injury attorney for a free consultation.
Chronic back pain affects everything you do, from sitting, standing, walking, and even sleeping. It truly changes how you do everything in your life. But insurance companies are pros at convincing a Jury that your back injury is no big deal. You deserve an expert on your side to make sure that neither the Insurance Company nor the Jury takes YOUR back injury lightly. After all, chronic back back is one of the most common permanent injuries Americans have.
There is a bias against motorcyce riders, but most motorcyclists are safe, careful drivers, because they know that it is THEIR behind on the lines on the streets and roads of Illinois. Because of this bias, and the serious injuries a motorcyclist can get from even a minor crash, it pays to consult with a Chicago personal injury lawyer right away, because the longer you go unrepresented, the more dirty tricks the insurance industry can play to cheat you out of what you deserve after a crash.
Doctors are not perfect, but when the life of another is in their hands, we cannot give them a pass when they make an obvious mistake that they have been trained and taught to avoid. When a doctor committs negligence, it can have profound consequences on a patient and their entire family. Waiting to talk to a lawyer is the worst thing you could do. Give us a call and let’s talk about it.
Crippling or killing your loved one is something that is unforgivable to most. Your best bet is to hire a Chicago personal injury attorney with compassion, experience, and the willingness to help you and your family through the trauma of a lifetime. You do not have to do this by yourself. We can help.
You never realize how much you use both hands then when you have a shoulder injury. Not being to lift your arm or use your hand while dressing, working or caring for children introduces you to a new world of frustration. From torn rotator cuffs to nagging sprains to broken bones, a good Chicago injury lawyer knows how to help you. Feel free to give us a ring or send an email.
The size of a truck make a crash a scary, dangerous thing. Whether its and 18-wheeler or a large pick up or panel truck, the size and weight of these large vehicle means danger for all other motorists on the road when they are not being operated safely. it also means that in the event of a truck crash, your injuries could likely be more serious. Give us a call and let’s talk about it.
There are more and more bicycle accidents in Chicago than ever before. Bike lanes and other accommodations have brought more people onto two wheels, but other motorists seem to be as oblivious to bicycles legally on the roadway as ever. You have very little protection from a crash on a bike and many people are quick to blame the bicycle rider. Make sure that doesn’t happen to you if you’ve been hurt on a bike.
The human body is not meant to withstand an impact with a car, truck, motorcycle or even bicycle. These are some of the mnost dangerous kinds of crashes of people who are hit in a pedesitran accident. THe injuriesd can sometimes be minor, buit are often quite serious. Educate yourself if you or a loved one has been hurt in a pedestiran injury.
While such injuries have before more accepted, handling cases with these injuries are delicate. The lawyer must balance protecting the client from further harm with having to prove the case. Early preparation is key, and only a Chicago injury lawyer with compassion and experience can give you your best shot. Some Jurors are sure to be skeptical, so you need to put your best foot forward and retain a lawyer in Chicago with the skills to handle this.
The brain is truly the seat of our souls. A blow to the head, or even a violent movement of the body, can cause brain trauma in what is called a ‘coup-counter-coup’ injury. Sometimes, there is very little evidence on MRI, and sometimes, a blow to the head can result in subdural hematoma or a skull fracture. No matter the kind of brain injury your doctor has diagnosed, you need a lawyer who will take it seriously and do the work to prove it for you.
No matter what happened to you, if it is the fault of another and you got hurt, we would welcome the chance to talk to you about it. You may need to know some information about how injury cases work. You may not even know if you have a case or not. But this section has great info. It fills in all the gaps injured people have intheir knowledge of how these cases and claims work and what to expect. It might be you can get help with those medical bills after all.
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Hiring Scott was one of the best moves I have made in my life. Scott is a down to earth person and attorney. Scott is a 5 star first class act who really knows his stuff. The Judge said his presentation was one of if not the best he had ever seen. Take my advice, hire Scott I’m sure you’ll be 200% satisfied I was.
Cab Driver, Fall Down
Scott not only cares about the case, but he truly cares about his clients and that makes him the best lawyer I have ever met and hired!
He won my case! He is thorough in everything he does. I highly recommend Scott, and will always refer him to family and friends.
Hair Stylist, Car Crash
I hired Scott DeSalvo upon a friend’s recommendation. His office kept me informed of developments as they happened, and I felt the settlement reached was fair considering my injuries. I would highly recommend Scott DeSalvo to represent your personal injury case.
Car Versus Pedestrian
My experience was positive. He was very accessible and compassionate. The staff involved with my case were talented and understood the concerns I had and answered my issues professionally. I was a referral from a lifelong friend. I would strongly recommend this office to anyone. 5 stars all the way!
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Law Office of Scott D. DeSalvo
After you are involved in an accident, you may feel overwhelmed and be in a state of shock. If you’ve been injured, you may not know what to do or where to turn. Regardless of the severity of the accident, the pain you suffer and any uncertainty you may feel may be too stressful. It doesn’t matter what kind of accident it was or where it happened, we are by your side. If you’ve been injured in an accident in Illinois, we offer the help you need. Whether you have a case or not, you deserve answers to your questions and some peace of mind.
Why Choose DeSalvo As Your Chicago Personal Injury Attorney?
Why Hire DeSalvo As Your Personal Injury Lawyer?
When I was 9 years old, my father, a Truck Driver and a Teamster, was severely hurt at work. He was still a young man at the time. But that injury took everything from him. The injuries to his neck, back and spine were permanent and they changed his life forever. He was never the same.
After being hurt, he hired the wrong personal injury law firm to handle his case. They were rude to him, didn’t explain things, and did not pursue his third party case — leaving money on the table without explaining it to him. His case went on for 17 years, and it ended in a fee dispute with his old personal injury lawyer. The injury lawyer wanted more of my father’s settlement money. (Find out more here.)
Chicago Injury Lawyer Dedicated to Victims of Personal Injury
We grew up poor, once my Father could no longer work. My father had to wait 17 years for his case to end.
So I worked during high school and put myself through college and law school so that what happened to my family NEVER happens to YOU or YOUR FAMILY. And I have dedicated my personal injury law firm to helping normal people like me, my family, and YOU, and YOUR FAMILY, so victims of personal injury do not get worked over by the legal system, rich insurance companies and lawyers who only think of themselves.
Injury Lawyer’s Promise: Your Fight is My Fight
I only represent injured people, NEVER Defense or Insurance companies, and I even take the tougher cases other lawyers turn their noses up at. That’s because I have not just dedicated my injury law firm, but my very life, to representing injured people who otherwise would be acting without the information and help they need after being hurt at work, in a car crash, or no matter how they suffered an injury.
I spend thousands of dollars and dozens of hours every year, (more than any other lawyer I know, and far more than I am required to) flying across the country, learning the latest trial and case strategy techniques with one goal in mind: doing whatever it takes to give you the best legal representation you can find anywhere.
And check out my reviews. My personal injury clients know that I treat everyone with respect and take the time to make sure your concerns are addressed every step of the way after an injury. I am so committed to helping and educating people who have suffered personal injury that I wrote an “Injury Book and DVD“ entitled “The Five Secrets of Injury and Accident Cases” which explains and shows you how personal injury cases work, and I give it away FOR FREE to anyone who wants it, at my expense.
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