Granite City, IL

Granite City, IL, Accident Attorneys


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Granite City, IL, Accident Attorneys

Accident Attorneys in Granite City, IL. Halvorsen Klote serves victims and their families in Metro St. Louis and Southern Illinois. Our team understands that a serious injury can cause serious difficulties for a family or an individual's personal and economic situation. Halvorsen Klote's Granite City, IL, Accident Attorneys help victims and their families recover compensation after tragic injuries and accidents. As a victim, you deserve a legal team that can help. Halvorsen Klote has won millions in case victories and plans to do the same for you.

If you're injured in a car or truck accident, via medical malpractice, lost someone due to wrongful death, were hurt at work or by a product, our Granite City, IL, accident attorneys are here to help. Halvorsen Kote supports survivors and injury victims recover any damages they may be owed due to an injury. This may include pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and other damages that we will discuss further down this page. Contact Halvorsen Klote now for more information. We don't get paid unless you win.


Granite City, IL, Personal Injury Cases

Common Accident Claims

The personal injury lawyers at HK Law have settled countless cases for victims in the Granite City, IL, region. Below are a few of the most common types of accident cases our firm comes up against:

  • Automotive Accidents: Vehicular accidents account for around 1.9 million injuries every year (and about 30,000 fatalities). Many of these accidents involve large trucks, speeding, distracted driving, DUIs, and intersections.
  • Premises Liability: These claims often involve dog bites, defective products, fires, toxins or chemical leaks, slips and falls, ice, and other hazards that may cause injuries on someone's premises.
  • Workplace Accidents: Workplace injuries include chemical exposure, repetitive motion, and even losing a body part. It is important to contact an experienced accident lawyer if you've been injured on the job.
  • Product Liability: Products that malfunction or don't hold up to safety standards can cause serious harm. There may be manufacturing defects, poorly issued warning labels or instructions, and even design defects that lead to injuries. May include bad brakes on a car, household appliances, and other everyday goods. Our Granite City, IL, accident attorneys are on your side.
  • Medical Malpractice: Another common cause of injuries, medical malpractice is often related to surgical error, misdiagnosis, prescribing the wrong medication, and several other medical issues.

A death or serious injury can cause emotional and financial stress to family members. The causes to bring a personal injury claim vary greatly. There's no way to know. Our injury attorneys in Granite City, IL, are here to help no matter what your accident is. We are here to win. The Granite City, IL, accident attorneys at HK Law are here to help clients manage serious changes in their lives.


What Damages Can You Recover For a Personal Injury Case?

It is Halvorsen Klote's responsibility to make sure our clients receive fair compensation for their injuries. Our Granite City, IL, accidents attorneys look at financial damages, punitive measures, and other factors that may have caused financial and physical harm. The two main types of compensation an accident attorney in Granite City, IL, may provide includes the following:

  • Special Damages: Economic or "special" damages can include any loss of financial earnings, medical expenses, lost benefits, any loss of inheritance, and any goods and services the survivor may have contributed in the future. You can also include medical and funeral expenses that survivors had to pay for. Any economic impact can be counted as special damages, which is another reason why it is important to keep track of financial repercussions. Our attorneys help victims organize all of this information.
  • General Damages: More difficult to define, general damages are as important for victims to consider. Our Granite City, IL, injury lawyers will consider pain and suffering, emotional trauma, loss of enjoyment, and other long-lasting concerns post-injury. It's advisable to document everything you can regarding your health and well-being to justify general damages.

Different states often have different laws about what damages are considered viable for compensation. Your Granite City, IL, accident attorneys will calculate these damages and ensure survivors get the compensation they deserve. You should also consider statutes of limitations in the state you're in. The general rule is you should file a claim within one year, often much sooner, due to evidence (especially medical). Call one of our accident attorneys in Granite City, IL, now for additional information about settling a claim or opening a case.

Halvorsen Klote offers a variety of legal services to victims throughout Illinois and Missouri. Give us a call if you're in need of legal representation. Other case-types we have fought for include the following:

Any tragedy validates at least looking into a lawyer for help. A qualified accident attorney will help you gather the material you need to get fair compensation for your damages by collecting police reports, organize medical bills, and provide other services. It's essential to be proactive after an accident. You can read more in the FAQ section about filing and winning accident claims and hiring a lawyer.


Who is Liable to Pay for Damages?

Who is liable or at fault depends on factors like how the accident happened, where it occurred, and the severity of the accident. For example, if you're involved in a truck accident you may be able to sue the driver for negligence, the trucking company, or even a construction company if there were roadside hazards. It is important to reach out to an experienced Granite City, IL, injury attorney that can assess the case and make sure all damages are accounted for.

The accident attorneys at HK Law understand how frustrating it can be for victims and their families. We'll do everything we can to make sure you're compensated in full.


Tips for Hiring an Accident Attorney in Granite City, IL

There are a few things you should look for before you hire an attorney to represent your case. Below are a few questions to get you started:

  • Is this a case-type you're interested in?
  • What kind of documentation do you need?
  • Do you have any reviews and testimonials?

The experienced Granite City, IL, accident attorneys at Halvorsen Klote will work with you. Contact a member of our team today.


Common Injury Types

While every accident is unique, our lawyers have found that a substantial number of the Granite City, IL accident victims who visit us have had similar personal ailments. Below are a few examples:

  • Broken bones: these can vary from small breaks on fingers or toes that are more as a distraction than anything, to agonizing compound fractures that necessitate extended rehab and physical therapy.
  • Whiplash: this is an ailment that most commonly is caused by car accidents, and is defined as when a sudden force or change in direction causes muscles and soft tissue to move faster than they would in normal conditions.
  • Cuts and scrapes: while many people believe these to be minor injuries, these can present the risk of infection if not properly treated.
  • Traumatic brain injuries: the force and sudden impact of car accidents or falls often causes concussions or other head injuries. If not dealt with properly, TBIs can lower brain function and potentially present problems sleeping and recurring headaches. Most accident victims are not aware of the possibility that they could have sustained a TBI, and thus delay treatment until it is too late.
  • Internal bleeding: this most often occurs in more serious accidents, like falls from high platforms or high-speed car accidents. The forces from these accidents can cause damage to your organs, and without urgent treatment, these injuries can turn into life-threatening ones.

Contact our accident attorneys in Granite City, IL, now for help. You may be able to receive special or general damages for your injury.


Reach Out To an Accident Lawyer in Granite City, IL

Don't hesitate to reach out to Halvorsen Klote now for a consultation. You can call us at 1-877-51-HKLAW (877-514-5529) for a case review and consultation. Our Granite City, IL, accident attorneys handle a variety of other cases as well, including:

Our attorneys would be happy to speak with you. We've settled numerous cases and you can view our case results here.


Joel Halvorsen

Joel Halvorsen

Attorney at Law

Joel Halvorsen and his partner Greg Klote founded the Halvorsen Klote law firm on the principle that injured people and their families should have access to the same quality legal representation as large insurance companies.


Greg Klote

Greg Klote

Attorney at Law

Greg Klote is a partner and founder of Halvorsen Klote.

Greg has successfully fought for people who were injured through no fault of their own. He became a lawyer to help make a difference in the lives of those who have been wronged and treated unfairly.


Samantha Orlowski

Samantha Orlowski

Attorney at Law

Samantha Orlowski is a practicing attorney Halvorsen Klote.

Samantha joined Halvorsen Klote in 2018 as a law clerk and has since become a practicing attorney. Sam's number one priority is to provide individualized experiences for each client to achieve the best results.


Get the Help You Need Now

Don't hesitate to contact Halvorsen Klote if you or a family member were in an accident. Our firm has won millions for accident victims, in wrongful death cases, and others. Talk to an experienced Granite City, IL, Accident Attorney today for a free consultation.