Rockford, IL (December 20, 2019) – According to sources, a pedestrian accident took place late at night on Thursday. The incident happened at 2807 Rudeen Close. It is not clear if the accident was a hit-and-run or if the driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene.
Serious injuries that could be life-threatening were reported as a result of the accident.
The Rockford Police Department is investigating the cause of the accident. The identities of the parties involved have not been released.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Rockford
In the state of Illinois, the average settlement amount for pedestrian accidents is one-half million dollars. In Cook County, 58 percent of all cases received compensation under $100,000 while 21 percent of all cases obtained more than $1,000,000. All pedestrian accidents are different but when a negligent driver hits a pedestrian a wide range of injuries can occur including paralysis, soft tissue damage, head trauma, broken bones, and lacerations to name a few.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices know that recovering from serious injuries after an accident is not easy for victims. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys is committed to providing effective legal representation for victims of accidents in the states of Wisconsin and Illinois.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight on your behalf so that you see the highest amount of compensation after your accident. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you with your personal injury claim.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.