WE ARE A LAKE COUNTY PERSONAL INJURY & WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW FIRM PROVIDING TOP NOTCH LEGAL ADVICE & SERVICES FOR OVER 20 YEARS
Robert Edens “Bob” and his law firm fight for the rights of those injured at worker or as a result of the negligence of others. All we do is personal injury and workers’ compensation. As a result of our legal advice and service, in the last 20 years we have gotten our clients MILLIONS OF DOLLARS. If you or someone you love has been injured, please take the time to review our website. Under the personal injury tab you will find a host of information about the various fields of personal injury we engage in. These include everything from auto accidents to medical malpractice. Under the workers compensation tab you will find answers to the many issues that any injured worker will inevitably face. If you don’t find the information you want there, look under the personal injury and workers’ comp FAQ’s. After reviewing this information we think you will agree that we are the right law firm to answer your questions and provide you with your options.
As a result of Bob and his law firm’s dedication and service to his clients, he has been recognized as a TOP lawyer in Illinois. Bob and his staff know all to well that the physical, emotional and financial cost of dealing with a serious injury due to an accident or work injury. The emotional and physical injury alone can make life unmanageable. Then there is the loss of employment and the mounting medical bills and paperwork that comes with them. To top it all off, there is the insurance adjuster arguing with you over the value of your property and injury claim. We have created a case results blog that is fully searchable. It allows you to gauge the value of your claim.
- Dedication to personal service and attention; and,
- Dedication to excellence in the field of personal injury and worker’s compensation.
Personal attention means going beyond the ordinary attorney-client relationship. At The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens, P.C. we understand the problems faced by our clients. What sets our firm apart from the others is the personal attention we give our clients from the time you come in the door. We go beyond the services offered by other firms. We will assist you with handling the mounting bills and records to ensure your bills get paid. We will take the time to help you settle the property damage claim so you have a means to travel again. We will assist you in the selection of medical providers, including chiropractors, and much more. By the time your case is completed you will know why most of clients are friends and continue to keep in touch and refer us cases for years.
When you sign-up with us, you are signing up with a firm that has dedicated over 20 years to the pursuit of excellence in the aggressive represent of clients injured in car, truck and motorcycle crashes or at work. We go the extra nine yards to guarantee you get the money you deserve. Every attorney advertises that they are the BEST. Well, let’s face it, we all can’t be the best. However, if you are looking for a small, local firm that has dedicated itself to the representation of injured people in Lake and McHenry counties, than we are the right fit for you and your case. We are a small firm in your local community that specializes in personal injury and workers’ compensation. We will give your case the PERSONAL attention it deserves. When you call you will speak directly to Bob or his assistant Suzie. When it comes to helping individuals who have been seriously injured no other firm compares to the personal attention you get at the Law Offices of Robert T. Edens. Compare our firm to the rest, and you’ll see that in most every case we are the best fit for most personal injury and workers’ compensation cases in Lake and McHenry counties.
Bob and law firm are dedicated to providing SUPERIOR legal services to injured people in a wide variety of cases and with a wide variety of injuries. The various case types and injuries are discussed briefly below and in detail throughout this web site for you’re your review. Early in his career Bob represented mostly car accidents, DUI accidents, drug accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, RV (recreational vehicle) accidents, bicycle accidents, rollover accidents, ATV accidents, distracted driver accidents and workers’ compensation cases. After years of practice Bob and his staff have extended their expertise to cases involving wrongful death (fatality), boating accidents, vehicle defects, medical malpractice and nursing home injuries.
In furtherance of his dedication to superior service, Bob has written three books to educate his current and potential clients about the injury claims process. His first book deals with personal injury cases in general and the abuses often perpetrated by insurance companies on innocent injury victims. His second book focuses on dog bite injuries and the unique aspects of a dog bite claim from the point of view of various different plaintiffs. Finally, Bob’s third book deals with workers compensation claims. Unlike other injury claims, a workers compensation claim is entirely statutory. The includes everything from the forms to initiate the claim, the venues where the claims are heard, and the law governing the valuation of the award. If you would like your FREE copy of any of these books, just look on the left side bar and click on the one of your choice. Each book is written in plain English. After reviewing this website and reading any one of Bob’s books, we think you will agree that we are the right law firm to answer your questions and inform you of your options.
We are Prepared to Get You the MOST MONEY
You Can Get for Your Injuries.
In today’s world it is not enough for an attorney to know how to review medical record, file a demand or complaint and expect to be able to maximize the money the client deserves. Today an attorney must know about a wide range of traumatic injuries. This would include details relating to causation analysis for the injury, the clinical examination for the injury, the various diagnostic test procedures used on the injury, the underlying differential diagnosis of the injury and the prognosis for the injury. Bob and his staff have handled cases involving traumatic injuries to nearly every part of the body. The most common include severe brain injury and related head injuries, neck injuries, mid and low back injuries, shoulder injuries, knee injuries and ankle and foot injuries. Diagnostic testing for these injuries after a clinical evaluation range from simple X-rays to CT scans, MRI’s and more. Treatment for these many of these injuries often starts with physical therapy and medications. If this doesn’t succeed in getting you back to work and your normal activities you may need further medical invention including: epidural injections, trigger point injections, arthroscopic surgery, open surgery, long term pain management and more. Bob and his staff had handled cases involving most every injury and treatment that results from car accidents and work injuries.
Car Accidents (MVA)
Car Accidents caused by distracted or intoxicated drivers is all to common place on our roadways. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are over 10 million car crashes in a year in the United States with nearly 36 thousand deaths. In addition, there are on average 3 million people injured annually, with 2 million permanent injuries. This means that every 12 minutes a person dies in a car crash and every 14 seconds a person is injured. These injuries are of epidemic proportion in this country and state. Bob and his staff have over 20 years dealing with the intricacies car crash cases and will give your case the personal attention it deserves.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration there are over 5,000 deaths and 78,000 injuries related to trucking accidents each year in the U.S. The problem with a crash involving a large truck is that more often the individuals in the car sustain serious injuries or worse, death. Bob and his staff know how to go right to work digging through the pile of evidence that is needed to hold the truck driver’s liable for the injuries they cause and get the most amount of money the law allows.
All to often motorcycle accidents produce serious injuries. Motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to be involved in a deadly accident on the road than cars passengers. In most cases, the motorcyclist is not at fault. There are many less motorcycles on the road. However, over 88,000 motorcyclists are injured annually and over 5,000 result in death with head injury being the leading cause of death. The National Highway Traffic Safety Institute reported that 42% of fatal motorcycle crashes involved a car turning left while the motorcycle was going straight, passing, or overtaking the vehicle. Bob has been a motorcyclist for more than 30 years himself. He knows the dangers that motorcyclists face and how to get you the money you deserve for your injuries.
We Give You the Technological Advantage
In order to succeed at trial and get the most money for your injuries your attorney must use state of the art technology. This includes accident reconstruction, demonstrative evidence, graphic reproduction, video animations, medical procedure videos, and more. Juries are used to the drama that they see on TV every day and want to see this same type of evidence produced in court. This is why we employ high-tech trial presentation methods.
We Go All the Way to Protect your interests!
You can expect from the start that Bob and his staff will:
- Give you a free, no obligation case evaluation and consultation.
- Make sure all of your questions are answered.
- Make sure all your legal options are explained in easy to understand language without legal gibberish.
- Give you an HONEST assessment of your case and its value.
- Not charge you a fee, in most all injury and accident cases, until recovery of fair compensation is received.
- Provide you with a clear and understandable written fee agreement for our firm’s representation of you in your case.
- Keep you updated on the progress of your case regularly and in a timely manner.
- Keep your information private and secure.
Protect your legal rights! Call us Now.
Every case has a Statute of Limitations. If you allow time to pass without filing your complaint, you will be forever barred from recovering damages. You have to act to protect your rights. CALL the Law Offices of Robert T. Edens to get your free, no obligation, case evaluation and consultation.
Antioch Illinois attorney Robert T. Edens welcomes residents of the Chicago area and Northern Illinois, including the following communities: Fox Lake, Gurnee, Grayslake, Lake Villa, Ingleside, Lindenhurst, Round Lake, Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights, Round Lake Park, Waukegan, Zion, Highland Park, Libertyville, Mundelein, Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills, McHenry, Woodstock, and North Chicago.
Research Your Personal Injury Case
Not every case needs a lawyer, but every injury victim needs good and reliable information on how to pursue their accident claim. If you have been injured you probably have a lot of questions, such as:
- How do I know if the insurance company’s settlement offer is fair?
- What can I do if the other driver didn’t have insurance?
- What should I tell the insurance adjuster?
- What if I admitted to some fault in the accident already?
- What if I was using my cell phone (or texting) when the accident occurred?
- How will a prior injury affect my case?
- What if my case was a hit and run?
You May Need An Attorney If….
- The insurance company is trying to claim that you are partially responsible for an accident that was actually the result of someone else’ negligence or fault.
- You sustained serious injuries as a result of your accident.
- The insurance adjuster is relentlessly calling and harassing you.
- The insurance company is questioning some of your medical treatment, or say that you do not need any of the treatment that your doctor’s have recommended.
- Your claim is against an entity, the government or a corporation.
- The insurance company claims that you are not injured or that you should be healed by now.
- The insurance company is trying to blame some of your injuries on a pre-existing condition, past accident or other medical conditions.
- The insurance adjuster is pressuring you to accept a settlement before you’ve completed treatment or finished healing from your injury.
- The insurance company wants you to see one of their doctors, attend an independent medical examination or “functional capacity” evaluation.