Lake County, Illinois Personal Injury Lawyers
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Law Firm OverviewSalvi & Maher, LLC is a personal injury firm located in Waukegan, Illinois and serving clients throughout Lake County, Northern Illinois, and the Greater Chicago area.
With more than 80 years of combined litigation and trial experience, our attorneys understand how to build strategic personal injury cases. In addition to extensive trial work, we utilize our skill and expertise to negotiate settlements with insurance companies and other liable parties. We offer clear guidance to clients based on the circumstances of their case and ensure their rights are protected.
Our staff understands the impact an injury can have on your life, affecting family, work, and finances in addition to the physical and emotion impact. Highly regarded by clients as well as peers, Salvi & Maher, LLC provides professional and effective counsel and representation for your best interests.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Passenger Injuries; Driver Fatigue; Drunk Driving Accidents; Dram Shop Liability; Rear-End Collisions; Uninsured & Underinsured Accidents; Red Light Cameras; School Bus Accidents; Toll way Accidents; Cell Phone Use / Texting While Driving; Injuries to Children; Dangerous Intersections; Dangerous Highways; Defective Highway Barriers; Improper Truck Maintenance; Recreational Vehicle Accidents; Scooter Accidents; Watercraft Accidents; Snowmobile Accidents; Traumatic Brain Injury; Fractures; Lost Wages; Medical Benefits; Disability Benefits; Work-Related Shoulder Injuries; Work-Related Knee Injuries; Homeowner Liability Cases; Fireworks Injuries; Underage Drinking Homeowner Liability; Dangerous Playgrounds & Playground Equipment; Dog Bites; Uneven Pavement; Emergency Room Errors; Prescription Errors; Failure to Diagnose Cancer; Auto Defects; CTA Injury; Expressway Accidents;
Head Injury; Security Liability.
Areas of Law Description
Our practice includes:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
At the law offices of Salvi & Maher, L.L.C., we have represented a wide range of clients in personal injury cases, and we have recovered significant verdicts, awards and settlements for injured people across the nation. We have a proud history of recovering compensation and a respected reputation among former clients and legal professionals.
- Airline Injuries
While you and your family deal with the significant physical and emotional challenges following any kind of plane crash or airline accident, our highly experienced lawyers can put the knowledge and resources behind your case. Our lawyers have successfully litigated serious and high profile cases and recovered multi-million dollar settlements for seriously injured clients.
- Railroad Injuries
As proven personal injury lawyers with a proud reputation spanning decades, we are equipped to handle workers' compensation and FELA matters. When you have been involved in an accident working for the railroad, we aggressively pursue compensation for your injuries. Major railroad accidents are few and far between, but they can happen.
- Workers' Compensation
If you have been injured in any way in the course of your employment, you are eligible to file a workers compensation claim. If you slipped on the ice in the company parking lot, developed carpal tunnel syndrome or other repetitive stress injuries, suffered a back injury at work or other type of injury at your job, the experienced injury lawyers at Salvi & Maher can help you obtain the compensation provided by law for medical bills.
- Premises Liability
At the law offices of Salvi & Maher, our attorneys represent seriously injured clients in personal injury and premises liability litigation. Backed by more than 20 years of success and a proven record that includes multi-million dollar settlements for our clients, we have the right experience and legal ability to be effective when your compensation award matters.
- Medical Malpractice
At the law offices of Salvi & Maher, L.L.C., our philosophy is not to take every medical malpractice case that comes through the door. We do not file a medical malpractice claim unless it has merit. But we will take action where the negligence of a nurse, doctor or healthcare professional causes permanent catastrophic injury.
- Defective Products
At Salvi & Maher, we have helped many people obtain compensation for their injuries, medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. We accept such cases as children injured by toys, homeowners cut by lawnmower blades, and campers burned in propane tank explosions.
Mr. Michael E. Maher
Aviation Accidents, Car Accident, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Railroad Accidents
Ms. Kathy Salvi
Car Accident, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability
Mr. Albert Salvi
Animal Bites, Car Accident, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall
- American Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Lake County Bar Association
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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