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Champaign Personal Injury Attorney

Accidents and injuries happen. When they are caused by someone else’s negligence, however, you are entitled to recover compensation for your losses. At Kanoski Bresney in Champaign, Illinois, we focus our practice on representing injured people. We are the largest personal injury law firm in Central Illinois, with 10 attorneys and more than three dozen staff to handle your claim.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our Champaign personal injury attorneys have more than 40 years of experience representing people who have been wrongfully injured through negligence.
  • We have recovered more than $400 million for our clients.
  • We are a client-oriented firm, committed to serving the best interests of the people we represent.

Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you are pursuing compensation for serious injuries in a personal injury claim, it is in your best interests to have an experienced attorney by your side. Your claim may involve complex medical and legal issues. You claim may be high-stakes because of the severity of your injuries. The insurance company may refuse to settle the matter in good faith.

Our experienced Champaign personal injury lawyers have a reputation for success and the respect of the insurance companies. We can investigate your accident or injuries, determine liability, negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf, and fight for your rights in court to recover the compensation you deserve.

What is Personal Injury?

Personal injury is a physical injury to a person’s body. In a legal sense, it involves injury caused by the negligence of another, or the failure to use reasonable care. What “reasonable care” means can vary depending on the circumstances. Generally, it is the level of care that a reasonable person would use under similar circumstance.

A party may be liable for injury caused to another through negligent or reckless actions. The injury suffered by the victim must be caused by, and be a foreseeable result of, the actions of the at-fault party.

Types of Personal Injury Claims We Handle

At Kanoski Bresney in Champaign, Illinois, we have been handling personal injury matters for decades with a history of success. Types of personal injury claims we handle include:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle crashes
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Work-related injuries
  • Medical malpractice
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Child injuries
  • Construction accidents
  • Farm accidents
  • Defective product injuries
  • Nursing home abuse

Catastrophic Injury Cases We Handle

We handle a wide range of serious and catastrophic injury matters, including:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Paraplegia and quadriplegia
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Internal organ damage
  • Amputations
  • Severe burns
  • Fractures

What Must Be Proven to Recover Compensation in a Personal Injury Claim

To receive compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of another, you must prove that:

  • The defendant (responsible party) had a duty of care to you.
  • The defendant breached that duty.
  • That breach of duty was the direct cause of your accident and injuries.
  • You have incurred damages as a result of the accident and injuries.

Contact Our Champaign, IL Office Today

If you have been seriously injured through someone else’s negligence, you need an experienced Champaign personal injury lawyer by your side. At Kanoski Bresney, our Champaign injury attorneys have dedicated our practice to representing injured people who have been harmed through the negligence of others. Call us today to schedule a consultation.