Foote, Mielke, Chavez & O'Neil, LLC
Call: 630-232-7450

Motorcycle crash claims must be made within 2 years

We recently discussed how motorcycle accident fatalities are increasing, but that injuries from motorcycle accidents are declining. For the men and women who are injured in motorcycle accidents, a new lifestyle might be necessary after the accident. This is especially true if the injuries were very serious, such as spinal cord or brain injuries.

We know that you might decide that you want to do something to hold the driver who slammed into your motorcycle accountable. You have the option of seeking compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. In Illinois, this must be done within two years, so you should make sure you keep that time limit in mind while you consider your next steps.

Seeking compensation for the motorcycle crash is one way to get help financially. A successful claim for compensation could provide you with the funds you need to cover medical bills and other expenses that you had because of the accident. If you were out of work because of the accident, you could seek benefits for lost wages.

It is important that we start working on your case as soon as possible, as we will need to preserve the evidence from the accident to be able to prove your case. We have to show that the other driver was at fault for the accident and that you suffered from injuries in the accident that led to the financial damages you are claiming. We will work on your behalf to tie all of these points together and to get your case moving forward as quickly as possible.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Ask Us a Question or Request a Free Case Evaluation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Visit Our Conveniently Located Offices


55 West Wacker 9th Floor Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago Office Map & Driving Directions

55 West Wacker 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Chicago Law Office Map

Foote, Mielke, Chavez & O'Neil, LLC
10 West State Street Suite 200
Geneva, IL 60134

Geneva Law Office Map

Washington Office
1211 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 420
Washington, D.C. 20036

Map & Directions