Personal Injury Attorneys – Beloit & Janesville WI

Personal Injury Attorneys

iStock_000011190594XSmallIf you’ve been injured, we urge you to contact our office immediately for a free consultation. Our personal injury attorneys have decades of combined experience as personal injury and accident lawyers in Beloit and the surrounding areas. As plaintiffs’ attorneys we represent injured individuals who have suffered a loss. While our firm has handled million dollar cases, we give every case the time and attention it deserves.

As professional personal injury attorneys in Beloit we have been serving clients in the Beloit-Janesville area since 1893. Our lawyers have experience with every type of personal injury cases including; car accidents, slip and fall, motorcycle accidents, and dog bite cases, to name just a few services offered. We encourage you to call us for a free consultation to see how we can help you.

You are injured: Now What?

Personal injury cases can be very complicated and are best handled by a Beloit personal injury lawyer. You should seek advice from a personal injury attorney immediately if you are injured! The steps you take in the beginning of a case can impact what happens to you down the road. For example, you should consult your attorneys prior to giving any type of statement, whether written or oral, to an insurance adjuster or someone else working for an insurance company. The insurance adjuster typically handles thousands of cases each year, having expertise and they know what they are doing to take care of the insurance company, not you. The adjuster’s job is to settle cases for the lowest amount possible. For this reason, you need experienced personal injury attorneys in Beloit to protect your interests. In addition, very early in the case you need to know who all the parties are, and your attorney will help sort all that out for you. For example, was a business or governmental entity involved? If a governmental entity was involved, you have to give them notice of your claim within certain time limits. Failing to do so, you could forfeit your rights and be barred from suing them and ultimately receiving compensation.In all cases there are certain deadlines called Statute of Limitations. This means you have to file your lawsuit within a certain time limit. If you fail to pursue your claim in the set time frame, you could be forever barred from doing so.If your injury took place while at work, there are certain laws under Worker’s Compensation Statutes to be taken into consideration. Another important factor is whether there is any insurance which covers the individual or business that is at fault. The Personal Injury Attorneys in Beloit-Janesville WI area at Elliott, Monahan & Associates, S.C. are experienced in reviewing insurance policies to determine whether there is coverage and to what extent for your injuries.Further, you need to determine exactly what your injuries are. Do you have any permanent injuries? Are you going to require future surgeries? What kind of medical bills are you facing? Is there going to be any scarring? Will you need special equipment? Will your injury affect your employment? All of these things need to be figured out, so you can be compensated for your losses.

Types of Compensation:

When you are injured by another, you are to be made “whole.” What this means is you are entitled to reimbursement for medical bills, lost wages, compensation for pain and suffering, future disability and future medical payments, to name just a few.

Attorney Fees:

Our office typically will represent clients on a contingent fee basis, in personal injury cases. A contingent fee simply means we get paid only if you get paid. In other words, the attorney fee is a percentage of any award we recover for you. Typically, the contingent fee is 33.33% of any amounts we obtain on your behalf.While the vast majority of cases typically settle without a trial, it is the philosophy of the Beloit personal Injury attorneys at Elliott, Monahan & Associates, S.C. to proceed with every single case as if it is going to trial. Insurance companies know our office is not afraid to take a case to trial.We, as experienced accident lawyers, urge you to contact our office for a free consultation if you have been injured so our personal injury attorneys can explain your rights to you and assist you in working with the insurance company.
Monahan & Johnson, S.C.
400 East Grand Avenue, Suite 101
Beloit, Wisconsin 53511 Phone (608) 362-8086 Fax (608) 362-7880