Champaign Campus Accident Attorney
Champaign, Illinois is home to Parkland College and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. There are also eight other colleges and universities within a 50-mile radius. Students, faculty, employees, and visitors should feel safe on campus. Unfortunately, on-campus accidents, injuring innocent people.
If you or your family member has been hurt in a campus accident, call Kanoski Bresney today. Our experienced Champaign personal injury lawyers are dedicated legal advocates for injured people. We can help you pursue full and fair compensation for your injuries.
Why Choose Us?
- We are a client-oriented firm, committed to serving the best interests of the people we represent.
- Our Illinois personal injury attorneys have more than 40 years of experience successfully handling a wide range of injury matters.
- We operate on a contingency-fee basis, which means you pay us no fees until we win your case for you.
Why You Need a Lawyer for a Campus Accident
In most cases, the college, university, or school is likely to be liable for accidents and injuries that occur on campus. However, depending on the circumstances and the type of accident, filing a lawsuit or financial claim for an on-campus accident or injury can be challenging.
Our Champaign on-campus accident lawyers have extensive experience handling claims for accidents and injuries that occur on university, college, and school premises. Our experience, knowledge, and skills can increase your chances of a favorable outcome.
Types of Campus Accidents
We handle a wide range of campus accidents and injuries, including:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Bicycle and scooter accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Hazing injuries
- Food poisoning
- On-campus mugging or theft
- Sports-related injuries
- Accidental drowning
- Sexual abuse
Campus Accidents and Premises Liability
Providing a safe environment on campus for students, faculty, employees, and visitors is the responsibility of the college, university, or school. This means properly maintaining every area of the school. Along with any other hazardous conditions, it means addressing or repairing:
- Poor lighting
- Broken or missing handrails
- Damaged staircases
- Slippery walkways
- Uneven sidewalks
If you have been the victim of a slip and fall accident, assault or theft, sexual assault, on-campus violence, or other injuries due to dangerous conditions on campus, you may be entitled to seek compensation in a premises liability claim against the school.
Motor Vehicle Accidents on Campus
Traffic crashes on campus may involve cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, scooters, or pedestrians. Pedestrians and bicyclists are the most vulnerable to serious injuries in an on-campus collision.
Violence and Crime on Campus
The university or college may be liable for injuries caused by violent assault or acts of negligence due to dangerous conditions existing on campus. Examples of dangerous conditions that may contribute to crime and violence include poor lighting and insufficient security.
Negligence on Campus
Students, faculty, and employees have a right to seek compensation if they are injured on campus through the negligence of others in failing to provide and maintain a safe, secure environment. The injured party may hold the school liable for damages caused by an incident or accident on property that is owned by the school.
Contact Our Champaign Office Today
If you have been injured on campus, you may have a claim for compensation for your injuries. Contact the top-rated Champaign on-campus accident attorneys at Kanoski Bresney today to schedule a free case consultation.