Chicago Taxi Accidents Lawyer

When you hitch a cab, you have the right to assume you will arrive at your destination safely. Unfortunately, like all drivers, taxi operators are prone to accidents. If you were involved in an accident while riding in a taxi, the cab company is liable for your injuries, as you had no role in the accident whatsoever. When this happens, it is critical you call a skilled Chicago accident attorney as soon as possible.

Most taxi drivers stay safe on the road because they know just how seriously an accident can affect their career and income. Even those who seem to drive excessively fast tend to do so with years of experience under their belt and safety in mind. Unfortunately, even the safest driver can be hit by someone else and when this happens in a taxi, both the driver who caused the accident and the taxi company are responsible for your injuries, lost wages, pain, suffering and any other expenses you have incurred. In most cases, your Chicago accident lawyer can ensure that both the other driver and the cab company pay a percentage of your compensation based on each person’s relative role in the accident.

When the taxi driver was at fault, your are entitled to full compensation from the company who owns the cab and may be able to receive punitive damages if it turns out the driver has a poor record or is not properly licensed to drive a taxi.

Our lawyers can help you achieve an agreeable settlement with the insurance company of the other driver and the cab company. If either party’s insurance company will not work with us to ensure you receive the full compensation you deserve, your Chicago accident attorney will not hesitate to take the matter to court.

When you have been injured in a taxi cab accident, you have the right to receive total compensation for your related suffering and expenses. Please call our offices today and schedule a free initial consultation with a top Chicago accident lawyer.