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Did you know that people who hire an attorney to handle their personal injury claim recover 30-60% more money than people who don’t – and that is after the attorney fees have been paid!

Antioch, IL, Attorney Robert “Bob” Edens discusses in his FREE book, “THE RULE OF 5′s and How THEY Can Sabotage Your Case,” the 5 myths, mistakes, traps, secrets, and arguments that can come between you and your insurance claim. These things may cause you to lose your rights as an accident victim.

Whether you have been involved in an auto accident, bitten by a dog or injured due to someone else’s negligence, you will usually be working with an insurance company to reimburse you for your medical bills, lost wages, car rental and other injury related expenses. Find out exactly what your rights are after you have been involved in an accident that has caused you to suffer a personal injury. Request your FREE copy of Bob’s book, “The Rule of Fives” that will answer all of your questions such as:  “What is a Personal Injury or Accident Case?”, “How Do You Determine the Value of a Personal Injury Case?”,  and,  “Do you really need an attorney?” The book also details how to work with a claims adjustor, medical treatment considerations, and the different avenues of legal action.

If your claim has been denied, or if you are getting the run around from the insurance company, you may want to speak to Attorney Bob Edens to protect your legal rights.  Call now for a free consultation 847-395-2200

Has your claim been denied due to any of these ridiculous reasons?

  1. You caused the
    accident therefor
    you have no claim.
  2. The police report
    says there were
    no visible signs
    of injury.
  3. Your injuries were pre-existing and not related to the accident.
  4. The type of doctor, treatment or facility used to treat your injuries
    was not appropriate.
  5. Your injuries cannot be that serious because you did not
    miss any work.

Attorney Robert Edens has heard all of these arguments and more. In his book, “The Rule of Fives,” Bob addresses what to do if your claim has been denied due to one of these excuses. He also alerts you to traps and tricks the insurance company hopes you will fall for, myths and misconceptions you may have heard about the insurance claim process and how to select an attorney or if you need one at all.

Attorney Edens has been practicing personal injury law for over 20 years in Lake and McHenry Counties including Antioch, Grayslake, Lake Villa, Round Lake, Barrington, Wauconda and has received millions of dollars in damages on behalf of his clients for injuries including:

  • Lake and McHenry County Personal Injury
• Motorcycle Accident • Semi Truck Accidents
• Pedestrian Accidents • Bicycle Accidents
• Insurance Coverage Disputes • Passenger Van Accidents
• Drunk Driving (DUI) Collisions • Roadway Debris Accidents
• Roadway Debris Accidents • RV and Motor Home Accidents
• Delivery Truck Accidents • Distracted Driving Accidents
• ATV Accidents • Boating & Personal Watercraft Accidents
• Pit Bull Attorney • Child Injuries
• Medical Mistakes • Brain Injury
• Major Injuries • Spinal Cord Injuries

Attorney Robert Edens debunks the most common myths and misconceptions about personal injury law such as, the other driver didn’t have insurance so you cannot collect or your injury was pre-existing. These are a few of the mistruths some unscrupulous insurance adjustors would like you to believe. In truth, you can indeed collect for these. You can collect damages even if there were no witnesses to the accident, even if the other driver leaves the scene of the accident, even if you did not go to the hospital right away and even if you are partially at fault.

If you are being bullied or intimidated by an insurance adjustor please do not hesitate to order a FREE copy of “The Rule of Fives and How They Will Sabotage Your Case.” It will provide valuable insight and an in-depth overview of the insurance claim process. Additionally, you can discuss your accident or personal injury case with Attorney Bob Edens at no cost. In fact, if you decide to hire Bob to represent you, you will pay no costs unless you win your case. So, if your accident or personal injury happened in Antioch, Barrington, Crystal Lake, Fox Lake, Grayslake, Ingleside, Lake in The Hills, Lake Villa, Libertyville, Lindenhurst, McHenry, Mundelein, Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights, Round Lake Park, Woodstock or Waukegan come to one of Bob’s offices conveniently located in Antioch, Barrington, Grayslake and Waukegan. For people too injured or not yet ready to travel, Bob will come to your home or hospital room to discuss your case. Call today 847-395-2200.

Many accident victims wrongfully assume the insurance company is genuinely on their side. The truth is that most insurance companies are only interested in paying as little as possible for your injuries in order to maximize their profits.
The five most common mistakes are:

  1. Providing a recorded statement.
  2. Settling your case too quickly and before you have had
    enough time to sufficiently heal.
  3. Failing to act immediately at the time of the accident.
  4. Falsifying your injuries and symptoms or failing to follow
    your doctor’s advice.
  5. Not hiring the right attorney or not hiring a lawyer at all.

If you have made one or more of the mistakes listed above please make an appointment by calling 847-395-2200 for a FREE, honest, no obligation, consultation. Once I become involved in your case, you no longer have to talk to any adjustors or the other party in the accident. The insurance company will immediately stop the game playing and get serious about paying you damages.

Insurance companies have closely guarded secrets that an average accident victim would not likely know. Their employees are trained to keep these secrets from you by not answering your questions, and by giving you vague, misleading, or even inaccurate information.

With 20 years of experience representing accident victims, Attorney Bob Edens knows hundreds of secrets the insurance companies do not want you to know and has listed the five most common reoccurring secrets in his book; “The Rule of Fives and How They Will Sabotage Your Case.” Get your FREE copy here. Once Bob represents you, the insurance companies know that they can’t hide from the truth. The playing field is now leveled.

If you have suffered a personal injury in a vehicle accident, from a dog bite or injured on the job, the insurance companies do not want you to know what your injuries are actually worth or how to find out, the long term consequences of your accident or what a third party claim is.

So if you, or someone you love, has suffered a car accident, a dog bite, a pedestrian accident, bicycle accident, knee injury, work related job call Bob at 847-395-2200 for a FREE, honest, no obligation, consultation.

Not all cases require assistance from an attorney. Generally cases with only a few thousand dollars’ worth of damages and or medical costs can easily be settled on your own. I encourage you to order my FREE book, The Rule of Fives, if you are considering handling your claim on your own. It will guide you through the process and help you successfully and confidently settle your case. However, if your case involves a significant amount of medical bills, lost wages, and other damages, it is likely that hiring an attorney will substantially benefit you in the end.

The best answer to the question of whether or not to hire a lawyer is to contact an experienced attorney and seek advice as to whether or not they recommend you retain legal counsel for your particular situation. I invite you to contact me for a free, honest evaluation of your case. Again, often times I recommend that people handle a case themselves and give them a substantial amount of advice and information on just how to do it. You are always welcome to contact my firm at 847-395-2200 to seek advice on the best course of action for your given circumstances. Remember, there is never a charge unless you win.

The first question most people want answered is who will pay my medical bills? Your medical bills will be paid by one of the insurance companies involved in your personal injury claim. Which one depends on the circumstances of the accident. If it was an auto, truck or motorcycle accident then it will be the at fault driver’s insurance company that is going to pay your medical bills, lost wages and other damages in the end. In the event the other driver does not have insurance, your own vehicle insurance will cover the expenses related to your personal injury case. In the interim, your auto insurance carrier will likely have a minimal amount of medical coverage. After that has been exhausted, your health insurance carrier will kick in to cover the remainder of your medical expenses.

If your injuries were caused by an “on the job accident” then your employer’s workers compensation (also known as workman’s comp) insurance company will pay your lost wages, medical bills and if applicable, your long-term or short-term disability payments.
Injuries that do not fall into either of the above categories might be covered under a home owner’s insurance policy or a business’s insurance company. If you are not sure where to turn for help getting your medical bills paid contact Attorney Robert Edens for assistance. Your consultation is always FREE and there are no fees unless you recover for your injuries and/or other damages. Call 847-395-2200