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Chicago Car Accident Lawyers

Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC is comprised of Chicago car accident lawyers that handle Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits. Over the last 25+ years, Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC has handled over 10,000 personal injury lawsuits in Illinois. This depth of experience in handling Illinois personal injury lawsuits gives us a unique, long-term perspective on Illinois case law. The experience gained by our personal injury trial lawyers is key in helping us determine - and pursuing - the best possible outcome for your injury case.

Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC works entirely on a “contingency” basis - at no point will you ever be charged for our services, unless and until you get awarded a monetary recovery.

Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC concentrates in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving automobile accidents as well as other types of vehicular accidents (bike, bus, motorcycle, pedestrian, truck, etc.). This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients. In addition to handling injury and wrongful death cases resulting from vehicle accidents, the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC handles other types of cases in which people have been injured due to the negligence of others, including those involving premises liability (including "slip & fall"), workplace accidents, nursing home neglect/abuse, and other situations that result in injuries or death.

Anthony Elman, the Lead Trial Attorney of the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC, has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters in each year 2016- 2022. This designation is granted to no more than 5% of attorneys, and is based upon 12 indicators of performance and peer review.

Frederick Joseph III, a Partner and trial lawyer at the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC was named to the 2021 & 2022 "Super Lawyers" "Rising Stars" list. This "Rising Stars" designation is awarded to those attorneys under 40 years old or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less, and is granted to no more than the Top 2.5% of lawyers.

The Chicago car accident lawyers at the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC have established a reputation for their court trial performance. This court trial performance has led to many of our clients receiving greater compensation for their accident injuries.

All of the cases handled by the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC are handled on a “contingency” basis, meaning that you are never charged a legal fee unless and until you get monetary compensation.

Unique Aspects of Our Firm

As a family-run law firm, not only will we aggressively fight for the ideal resolution of your case, but we will also ensure that you are comfortable and informed throughout the legal process. At our firm, you will always be dealing with a partner, from start to finish.

In past years, we were named as “#1 (law firm in Chicago) to verdict” numerous times – meaning that of all law firms, we were most likely to have cases decided in court, as opposed to settled out of court. What this means is that should your case require a trial, we have extensive experience in representing cases in court. Our experience may very well help you achieve greater compensation than if you were to settle out of court.

We are very interested in providing you a free consultation to hear of your situation and advise you as to how we may be of assistance. Please feel free to call or write at any time.

Car Accident Injuries And Injuries Related to Other Vehicle Accidents

Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC has handled thousands of vehicle accident injury lawsuits. Our car accident attorneys in Chicago assess each case on an individual basis to determine what level of compensation is warranted given the circumstances surrounding the accident and the resulting injuries. It is common for injuries sustained during vehicle accidents to have both medical and financial consequences, either on a temporary or permanent basis. Once the circumstances and all consequences of the accident and injuries are determined, our attorneys determine the best method to attain the highest level of compensation for the client. Among the methods to attain compensation via a lawsuit include settlement, court trial, or mediation.

Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Due to various factors, injuries that happen when a person is hit by a vehicle frequently are serious in nature – and, as seen in many Chicago-area pedestrian accidents – can become life-threatening if not fatal. Injuries that can happen when a person is hit by a vehicle range both in severity and extent. There are a broad range of injuries that can result, among them broken bones, abrasions, bruises, and chest and abdominal trauma. Among the most frequent serious injuries are head injuries, which by their nature can be complex. Due to the range and seriousness of injuries that occur during pedestrian accidents, the Chicago car accident lawyers at the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC work diligently to attain the highest levels of available compensation for clients who have been hit by a car or other vehicle.

Bicycle Accident Injuries

As bicycling continues to gain popularity both as a form of recreation as well as a way of commuting, the potential for bicycle accidents has increased. There are many reasons as to why a bicycle accident can occur. Streets are often busy with traffic, and an ongoing consideration is whether bicyclists can safely interact with motorists. Other types of bicycle accidents include “dooring” accidents, which can occur both in urban and suburban settings. While some bicycle accidents result in minor injuries such as scrapes and bruises, often more serious injuries result. Many serious bicycle accidents involve broken bones; spinal cord and back injuries; brain injuries and injuries to the thoracic region.

Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle accidents commonly result in serious and life-threatening accident injuries. While there are many reasons as to why such motorcycle crashes occur, one of most common reasons for motorcycle collisions – and one that often results in fatal accident injuries – is when another vehicle makes a left-hand turn immediately in front of an oncoming motorcycle. When this occurs, a collision often results. This type of frontal collision can cause many types of injuries to the motorcyclist, including severe trauma to the head, neck and spinal column, as well as to the thoracic region. Unfortunately, such frontal collisions often lead to the death of the motorcyclist at the accident scene. The car accident lawyers at our Chicago firm work to get as much compensation as possible for those injured during motorcycle accidents. For those accidents in which the motorcyclist (and, if applicable, passenger) is killed, a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed by relevant parties.

Premises Liability Accidents

The Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC also handles other lawsuits that occur when a person is hurt or killed due to the negligence or recklessness of others. These lawsuits vary by their underlying circumstances. Some examples include instances when a person has been injured on properties due to negligence, i.e. premises liability cases. Among the most common of these premises liability cases are “slip & fall” cases. In these premises liability cases, our Chicago personal injury trial lawyers have a proven record in success in attaining high levels of monetary damages – even in instances when the final settlement offer is inadequate. An example of such a case was a “slip & fall” lawsuit filed after a woman slipped and fell in a bakery and suffered a rotator cuff injury. The Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC was able to get a $746,000 Cook County jury verdict after taking the case to court after there was no settlement offer from the insurance company.

Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Accidents

The Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC handles lawsuits involving injuries or death that occur due to nursing home accidents, nursing home neglect, and nursing home accidents. As seen in various statistics, articles, and nursing home lawsuits, many injuries and deaths that happen to Illinois nursing home residents are due to various types of mistreatment. Among the most common injuries – that at times result in fatalities – are due to nursing home falls; the development of pressure sores; lack of proper administration of medicines; and lack of proper supervision. The Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC’s nursing home accident lawyers will investigate and pursue compensation for each case to determine how best to get compensation commensurate to the level of harm that has occurred due to nursing home mistreatment.

Other Accident Injuries

There are a wide range of other injuries and deaths that result from the negligence or carelessness of others. Among other types of accidents are those that occur in the workplace (such as work injuries, construction injuries, and deaths) as well as other instances of harm, such as dog attacks.

In these cases the Chicago trial attorneys at the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC have a proven capability of taking cases to court - and achieving notable court awards - in instances when the final settlement offer is inadequate.

Traumatic Brain Injuries

While there are a broad range of accident injuries and associated health impacts, among the potentially most serious injuries are traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Traumatic brain injuries often have many short-term impacts, and depending on the type of brain injury can cause ongoing and possibly permanent impairments. Brain injuries can have complex impacts on one’s health and ability to function. It is not uncommon for serious brain injuries to require significant recovery times, which require significant medical treatment. This medical treatment often takes the form of significant testing (including MRIs); surgeries; and physical and occupational rehabilitation. As serious head injuries often require significant medical care and incur other adverse financial consequences, being able to get sufficient monetary compensation is very important for those who have suffered head injuries. Serving victims throughout the Chicago area, the car accident attorneys at the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC has substantial experience in dealing with such complex injuries and their consequences and achieving attractive compensation levels for such harm.

Awards & Recognitions
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Anthony (Tony) Elman, the Lead Trial Attorney of the Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC, has been designated as a "Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters. This designation, which is based upon lawyer performance and peer review, is granted to no more than 5% of attorneys.
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As an indication of a very high level of jury trial experience: recipient of Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Lawyer Excellence Award in October 2019 for the following: the most reported jury trials as a plaintiff attorney during the 30-year coverage of JVR's computerized records.
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Client Reviews
I hired Tony after a car accident in 2014. This entire experience has been handled with the utmost care and attention. One of the most valuable aspects of the working relationship was Tony's ability to explain this complicated legal process and set realistic expectations. I'm very happy with my settlement! Karen Becker
Mr. Elman represented my wife and me after a car accident. A driver ran a red light hitting us, causing us to collide with 2 other cars. The Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC was very professional, courteous, thorough, and caring. The net result was 2 very fair settlements for my wife and me. Thanks Tony!!! Walt and Paula
I hired Anthony (Tony) Elman after the car I was riding in was hit by a driver that fell asleep, crossed the median and flipped over onto our car. That driver was underinsured. Tony was responsive and his follow-through exemplary, resulting in two settlements. Cindy
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