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Zayed Law Offices

161 N Clark Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Driving Directions

312.726.1616

Office Hours

MON – FRI: 8:30 AM – 5 PM
SAT: 8:30 AM – 12 PM (by appointment)
SUN: CLOSED

WE HELP ACCIDENT VICTIMS RECOVER THE COMPENSATION THEY DESERVE

Adam J Zayed, Founder & Trial Attorney

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer

Recent Verdicts & Settlements

Case

Zayed Law Offices secured $1.3 million for the estate of our client in case that involved a Wrongful Death. Our client was killed during the repair of a Commercial Vehicle.

Practice Area

Wrongful Death

Amount

$1,300,000

Case

Our client was injured in a crash caused by a Cook County Forest Preserve Officer. Our settlement is more than 17x medical bills.

Practice Area

Vehicle Accident

Amount

$1,770,000

Recent Client Reviews

5/5
I’ve heard nothing but good things about this law firm. My best friend’s mom came here to get help and Adam Zayed has really changed her life. Here they really care about the Joliet community and their clients! I’m very happy with the help she received from this firm, I️ would definitely recommend anyone looking for a dedicated team that would work hard for you to come here.
-F. E.
5/5
After my accident, I was at a loss of what to do next. I spoke with Adam and was not disappointed. He was able to help me with my lawsuit and kept me informed the entire time. I will refer his services to any who ask. I am completely satisified with the service he provided. Thanks again!
-C. H.

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys

Chicago, Illinois, is one of the most famous cities in the world, and for a good reason. Chicago is beautiful and diverse, with a rich cultural history and tons of great opportunities for people looking to enjoy big-city life in one of the most popular cities in America.

Unfortunately, much like any other big city in America or worldwide, Chicago is also no stranger to accidents. In fact, around 100,000 car accidents occur in or near Chicago each year, not to mention the many slip and fall cases, wrongful deaths, and other types of accidents that cause personal injury.

While not all accidents will result in injuries, many will lead to serious injury or death for victims. If you’ve been the victim of an accident in Chicago, you are not alone. Seek out medical help and a Chicago personal injury lawyer as soon as you can to make your recovery as effective as possible.

At Zayed Law Offices, our legal team is devoted to helping victims like you recover compensation after accidents. We have pursued justice and won millions of dollars for those suffering the consequences of someone else’s negligence.

After your accident in Chicago, please don’t wait to reach out to us for help. We are standing by to help you pursue justice.

Types of Personal Injury Cases in Chicago

Chicago is a busy city. At dangerous intersections like Stony Island Avenue and 79th Avenue or Western Avenue and Peterson Avenue, dozens of car wrecks happen each year. And in Illinois, falls are the second-leading cause of unintentional death in the state.

Some of the most common types of personal injury cases you’ll likely encounter if you’re in Chicago include:

  • Personal Injury Attorneys

    When you were involved in an accident in which you were not considered to be at fault and suffers an injury due to that accident, you may feel as that you have been wronged and that you may have a case for a personal injury lawsuit. The types of damages that may be recovered in a personal injury lawsuit include lost wages, medical expenses and compensation for pain, suffering, and emotional distress.

  • Car Accident Lawyer

    If you were recently involved in a car accident and an injury occurred as a result of that motor vehicle accident, then you may be able to claim damages including medical expenses, wage loss, future impairment, and pain and suffering. Our Car crash attorneys can help you determine the best next steps and how to file a lawsuit during the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident.

  • Truck Accident Lawyer

    If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident, then you need to consult with a trucking accident attorney to ensure that you get all the damages you are rightfully owed. A semi-truck accident lawyer will be able to help you determine what harms were incurred and what kind of damages you are entitled to.

  • Medical Malpractice Attorneys

    Our medical malpractice attorneys help victims recover damages from injuries, complications, and disability claims that resulted from medical malpractice due to negligence or any other medical procedure or medical treatment that deviated from the applicable standard of care required from healthcare professionals.

  • Birth Injury Lawyer

    Our Chicago birth injury lawyers are experienced and qualified to litigate birth injury cases. Our birth injury attorneys will ensure that birth injury clients receive the compensation deserved and that the best quality of life is available for children suffering from these injuries.

  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

    If you suspect a family member or loved one is not receiving adequate care at a nursing home or similar facility, then the first step is to contact a nursing home abuse lawyer who can advise you if you have a case and help you navigate the legal system to recover damages and get compensation for your loved one and your family.

  • Premises Liability Attorney

    Premises liability can encompass claims from injuries caused by falling on ice that has not been shoveled, or more serious injuries can like falling cranes, manhole covers not properly closed or poorly installed, or industrial gas leaks. Our premises liability lawyers can help you determine the next steps on how to file a lawsuit after a premises liability accident.

  • Construction Accident Lawyer

    Construction accidents can lead to some of the most devastating injuries. This is not only because of the exposure that workers have to extremely dangerous environments but because workers frequently have families who are dependent on them for support. Our construction accident law firm has significant experience when it comes to guiding clients in the aftermath of construction injuries.

  • Wrongful Death Attorney

    When someone is killed due to the negligent conduct of another, the heirs will have the right to file an accidental death lawsuit with the help of a wrongful death attorney. Illinois law allows a cause of action to be brought on behalf of family members of the deceased.

Additional Practice Areas

What Will A Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Bring To Your Case?

Personal Injury Law Firm in Chicago

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury or if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident in Chicago or anywhere in Illinois, please contact the personal injury lawyers at Zayed Law Offices for a free case evaluation as soon as possible.

When you have suffered from an accident that resulted in a personal injury or endured the tragedy of a loved one’s wrongful death, you want to hire a firm that aggressively protects your rights as the injured or suffering party to the fullest extent of the law.

The Chicago and Northern Illinois-based personal injury attorneys at Zayed Law Offices utilize our creativity and legal experience to demand the full and fair monetary damages for your losses including medical bills, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and other financial losses that may have resulted from your or your family member’s accident.

Why You Should Hire A Chicago Lawyer For Your Claim

Chicago Personal Injury Law Firm

We know that after suffering an injury or losing a loved one to an accident that was not your or their fault, the most important thing you can do for yourself and your family’s well-being is to consult with an experienced personal injury litigation attorney and not to worry about costs or fees until you recover damages.

Our Chicago-based personal injury attorneys stand up and fight for your rights, and we have a successful record of settlements and jury verdicts against many of the largest insurance companies in Illinois.

Can I Afford A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Consulting with our personal injury lawyers at Zayed Law Offices in Chicago, is always free and we work on a contingency basis.

You will not pay any attorney fees for our services until you receive and accept a settlement check or money handed down from a jury verdict.

Our personal injury lawyers operate in the greater Chicagoland area and we know the ins and outs of the Illinois legal system.

As part of the personal injury lawsuit process, we cover the costs of investigating your accident, seeking the counsel of professional subject matter experts, and negotiating or taking your case to trial.

If you have been involved in an accident in the Chicago or Northern Illinois area and an insurance company offers you a settlement check, see us before you sign on the dotted line. We’ll explain your rights and all of the options that you have, and help you determine whether to pursue additional monetary damages.

How Do I Find a Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago?

Finding a Personal Injury Lawyer

Finding a personal injury lawyer in Chicago is as simple as filling out our consultation form or contacting us for a free consultation.

The team of personal injury attorneys at Zayed Law Offices operates throughout the Chicago area and we have the expertise you need to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law in Chicago

As Chicago personal injury lawyers, we get a lot of questions about how the law works for victims of personal injury accidents. Here are answers to some of the questions we are most frequently asked.

Each state sets a statute of limitations dictating how long a victim of an accident has to bring a claim against the defendant in court. In Illinois, the statute of limitations is two years from the date of the accident for personal injury claims. Therefore, you must gather evidence, negotiate with the defendant, and file a claim within two years. This is why you must speak to a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible so that you don’t miss important deadlines.

Being in an accident is stressful and often confusing. If you’re like most people, this wasn’t something that you planned for in advance.

However, as in most stressful and dangerous situations, you can prepare for the fallout from the accident.

  1. Call an ambulance. The first and most important step in a personal injury case is getting the treatment you need. It’s also crucial that you have medical records proving what injuries you sustained in the initial accident so that you can use the evidence in your claim.
  2. Call the police. No matter how your injury happened, it’s helpful to have police on the scene to write an accident report. The police report will be extremely helpful for you as you pursue legal action, as it should contain details about how the accident happened, who witnessed it, and who should be held responsible.
  3. Take photos. If you are physically able to move around, try to capture some photos of the accident scene and any visible injuries or damage to property. It might also be helpful to check if there is a video camera around that may have caught the details of the accident.
  4. Talk to witnesses. Eyewitness testimony is one of the most crucial pieces of evidence for any personal injury claim. Make sure you get contact information for all witnesses around and, if possible, ask them to write down a statement for you. Writing things down right away can help you and the witnesses remember what happened even if your memories get blurry in the weeks ahead.
  5. Exchange insurance information. Talk to the at-fault party to get their insurance information so that you can reach out and ask for a settlement when the time comes.
  6. Call your insurance company. Be sure to report your accident to your insurance company to get any of the initial financial help they can provide. However, never say anything that someone could construe as admitting guilt. Carefully relay the details of your accident without any apologies or admissions.
  7. Call a personal injury lawyer. As soon as you can, get in touch with a personal injury lawyer in Chicago to start building your case. They can help you gather all the evidence you’ll need for your claim and get in touch with the right people to negotiate a settlement.
  8. Keep records. As you embark on the healing process, be careful to keep hold of any medical records, medical bills, receipts for repairs to damaged property, receipts for medical equipment or medication, etc. You should also start an injury journal and record your thoughts and feelings so that you can use that as evidence of your suffering in your complaint.

If you follow these steps, you’ll have a much stronger case when it’s time to fight. Your lawyer will help you if you’re confused about anything, so be sure to contact them as soon as you can.

It can be challenging to prove who is at fault in a personal injury accident. That’s why legal help is always so important—lawyers know the law well and can make sure you don’t miss even a piece of evidence that could be relevant. To prove who is responsible, the main thing you’ll need is evidence.

If possible, collect:

  • Medical records and bills.
  • Receipts for repairs to your vehicle, your bike, or other damaged property such as a damaged cell phone.
  • Photos or video recordings from the accident scene.
  • The police report, if applicable.
  • Witness statements.
  • A journal of the suffering you have endured since the accident, personally, financially, and physically.
  • Witness evidence from your family and friends that corroborates what you record in your journal.
  • Expert testimony from medical professionals who can testify to the potential future effects of your injuries.

Don’t worry if this seems a bit overwhelming. A good personal injury lawyer will help you gather the evidence you need so that you don’t have to worry about missing anything important.

Most personal injury cases settle out of court, but the settlement process alone can take some time. If your case ends up going to court, you may deal with your claim even longer as lawyers work on gathering evidence and presenting their case before a judge and jury. The typical process of a personal injury civil claim goes like this:

  1. Call a lawyer for a free consultation. On the call, you’ll discuss your claim, how the lawyer thinks it will go, and if they want to work with you to resolve it.
  2. Meet with your lawyer. At the meeting, you’ll go over the case in more detail and make the final decision about working together. Once you’ve decided, you can sign a contract and grant your lawyer the right to act as your legal representative in gathering evidence.
  3. Begin gathering evidence. You and your lawyer will work together to compile records, bills, receipts, and any other important evidence that you need to file an initial complaint.
  4. File a complaint. Initially, your lawyer will send a letter of complaint to the defendant and their insurance company, detailing the circumstances of the accident and how it has affected your life.
  5. Receive a response. Upon receiving the complaint, the defendant has a specified amount of time in which they must respond, either denying your claim or making an initial settlement offer.
  6. Continue gathering evidence. Now, your lawyer and the lawyer or insurance company of the defendant will work on gathering further evidence. They will share evidence gathered separately and take interrogatories (written questionnaires) and depositions (verbal questioning) of each party and witnesses involved in the case.
  7. Negotiate. You and your lawyer will work together to negotiate a settlement with the defendant. The defendant will make you an offer, and you will decide whether to accept it. In most cases, there will be several rounds of negotiations before a settlement favorable to both parties is reached.
  8. Go to court. If you and the defendant simply can’t agree on a settlement, you’ll have to move your case to court to be tried before a judge and jury.
  9. Argue your case. In court, your lawyer will argue your case for you and likely call upon you and your family, friends, and other witnesses to give evidence at the hearings.
  10. Receive a verdict. The judge and jury will hand down a verdict specifying the amount of settlement you deserve and how you will receive that settlement. Your lawyer will help you get your settlement check so that you can pay off your remaining expenses and use the rest of the money as you see fit.
As you can see, the process is long and may take some time to complete. However, it’s not complicated with the appropriate legal help. If you do it right, you should get your settlement quickly so that you can move forward on the road to healing.

Contact A Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Today

At Zayed Law Offices, we have a large team of dedicated lawyers who have been helping victims of Chicago personal injury accidents for years. We love seeing justice won for our clients after they have suffered so much as a result of someone else’s negligence.

We have the resources and dedication you need to see a successful personal injury claim. We work hard to gather evidence and negotiate with the defendant’s insurance company so that you can focus on healing and getting your life back to normal.

If you’ve been in a Chicago personal injury accident, don’t hesitate to contact us at Zayed Law Offices at (312) 726-1616 for a free consultation so we can help you start your claim today.

Zayed Law Offices 161 N Clark StreetSuite 1600 Chicago, IL 60601 Driving Directions (312)-726-1616

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Joan Steigert

5/5
I found Adam after searching reviews for someone to represent me after an accident. I met with him and decided on his law firm. I mainly worked with Jeremy Lee. He always kept me up to date, answered all my questions. He worked hard for me and was very happy with the outcome. If you’re looking for a lawyer I would highly recommend Zayad Law firm.

Alicia Reyna

5/5
My name Alicia and I was recently represented by Zayed Law Firm. They demonstrated a high level of professionalism and knowledge and were always quick to respond to any questions that I had. They always kept me updated and helped my through my troubles every step of the way. Client interest is among their top priorities. I strongly recommend representation from the people at Zayed Law firm and I will ask for them to represent me again in the future.

Nicholas Such

5/5
Excellent service, A+, highly recommended, I will be using this same firm in the future for all my legal needs, thanks!

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