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Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries and hospitalizations in Illinois. According to data from 2021, there was a total of 98,563 car accidents, resulting in 17,441 injuries (source). It's no secret that these accidents are traumatic and stressful events that can leave you feeling overwhelmed. There may be medical bills, loss of income, property damage, and many other challenges that can be difficult to manage. But, you don't have to do it alone.

We know that the aftermath of a car accident can feel like one long uphill climb—filled with headaches, deadlines, and heartbreak. An experienced Chicago car accident lawyer from Mighty can help, leveraging their strong knowledge of legal standards with a thorough understanding of your case so that you can move forward.

Mighty Law is dedicated to providing personalized service and expert legal representation to individuals who have been in a car accident. We'll have your back every step of the way, keeping you in the loop with our transparent fee structures, expert attorneys, medical help, and intuitive client portal—so you can focus on recovering.

Chris Gutierrez
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Chris Gutierrez

Chris is an experienced bilingual attorney licensed in both Arizona and Illinois. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and also holds a masters and bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona.


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What should I do if I get in a car accident in Chicago?

If you've been involved in a car accident in Chicago, it's important to remain on the scene until law enforcement shows up and to call for medical assistance if needed. The police will write a report when they arrive, which can be helpful for submitting a claim. Additionally, remember to take note of any useful information, such as pictures of the point of impact, the damaged vehicles, license plate details, street signs, and any eyewitness statements.

Is Chicago an at-fault city for car accidents?

Chicago follows Illinois' at-fault system regarding car accidents. This means that drivers who are responsible for the damages caused in an accident will be held liable for any and all damages that may have occurred. Damages may include medical expenses, injuries, loss of wages, and emotional distress.

What is the average settlement for a car accident in Chicago?

Settlements can vary on a number of factors, making it difficult to provide an average settlement for Chicago car accident cases. While 75% of personal injury cases settle for less than $30,000, some claims run into the millions, depending on the level of damage caused in the accident.

At Mighty Law, our auto accident attorneys will work with you and do all they can to properly value your accident case considering medical bills, vehicle damage, lost income, and other associated expenses.

Is hiring a car accident lawyer in Chicago necessary?

If you've been involved in a car accident in Chicago, it's not legally required to hire an attorney to move forward with your case. However, Mighty Law's team of Chicago car accident lawyers can help in settling any issues that may arise from the accident, like identifying the responsible party and managing the medical bills that stem from the incident.

How much does a Chicago car accident lawyer cost through Mighty?

Mighty Law offers its services on a contingency basis, ensuring that you pay nothing unless you win your settlement. Our rates are 10% lower than the industry standard, with pre-suit settlements charged at 30% or less of the final settlement amount. If a lawsuit is needed, then the post-suit fee will be 36% or less of the settlement.

What does the Mighty Law process look like?

Getting started with Mighty Law is simple. Fill out our online form or give us a call and we will reach out to you to learn more about your case. Next, we'll appoint a case manager to collect any necessary information and paperwork, such as a police report, insurance details, and medical bills. Our legal team will then create a personalized plan that meets your needs so you can get your recovery started. Afterward, they'll construct your case and send a request to the insurer.

Mighty is devoted to supporting you in getting the desired outcome, regardless of how much work it requires. And if needed, we can assist you in filing a lawsuit.

How long will it take to investigate a claim in Chicago?

The amount of time it will take to reach a settlement in your case is determined by a number of factors, including discussions with your insurance provider and if you make a claim against the driver who was at fault. Generally, a personal injury can take around 1.5 years to settle.

This is why Mighty Law takes action as soon as possible in order to ensure a smooth and successful settlement process. To help you get the compensation you deserve, we will immediately begin to build your case, with evidence of your medical expenses and recovery time as we prepare to negotiate.

Who pays for medical bills in a car accident in Chicago?

In the event of a car accident in Chicago, your or your insurance provider will be responsible for any immediate costs. Following legal proceedings and upon a successful settlement, the driver found at fault must pay for any punitive, property and economic losses that resulted from the accident.

Car Accident Lawyers in Chicago, Illinois

These attorneys practice personal injury law in Chicago, Illinois. They are not affiliated with Mighty or Mighty Law. Mighty Law may refer clients to outside law firms but neither Mighty or Mighty Law recommend specific attorneys.

Dworkin & Maciariello

(312) 857-7777

134 North Lasalle Street, Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60602

McCready Law

(773) 825-3547

10008 S. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60643

Costa Ivone, LLC

(708) 400-0000

311 N Aberdeen St #100B, Chicago, IL 60607

Dombrowski Sorenson And Gigac

(312) 943-7804

670 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654

Karchmar & Stone

(312) 236-9744

111 West Washington Street, Suite #1030, Chicago, IL 60602


111 West Jackson Boulevard

Suite 1700

Chicago, IL 60604

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