Injury Lawyer in Gary, Indiana
Personal Legal Representation for Gary Injury Claims
Gary, Indiana ranks as the 7th largest city in the state of Indiana, and one of the major population centers of Northwest Indiana. According to the 2010 census, Gary's population is 80,294. Gary's close proximity to Chicago, located only 25 miles from the Chicago Loop, makes the city a convenient place to work and live.
There is a great deal of traffic moving in and out of the area, and unfortunately, Gary and the highways and expressways are a common location for car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, and bus accidents. In a recent year, there were 13 fatal car accidents, 7 of which were the result of a drunk driver. In these accidents, 16 people lost their lives. There are many more in which serious or permanent injury was the result of a negligent driver, whether the negligent party was operating a vehicle while drunk, speeding, driving recklessly or a distracted driver - a rising cause of vehicle accidents.
Seeking Compensation for Accident Victims in Gary
In the state of Indiana as a whole, there were close to 200,000 injury or property damage accidents in a recent year, and the numbers continue to rise at an alarming rate. The number of fatalities increased by 11%, and almost 10% of these fatalities were the result of a speeding driver. The increasing level of traffic in the Gary area has contributed to innocent people suffering serious or permanent injury, or the tragic and unnecessary loss of life. In such as case, it is necessary to take legal action to recover compensation from the negligent party.
Our Gary personal injury attorneys represent the injured in a wide range of injury cases, from vehicle accidents through to cases medical malpractice, defective drugs, nursing home abuse, cases involving product liability, and construction accidents, as well as having global capabilities and the experience to address cases involving violations of international law. Our highly professional legal team is prepared to evaluate your case and advise you what can be expected with regard to compensation, and the length of time to settle or litigate your case, based upon the specific circumstances, the degree of injury and other damages in the case.
The attorneys at our firm have served the Gary community for over 30 years, and are committed to protecting the rights and interests of the injured and their families. We have been serving the area of Gary for over thirty years, and have a reputation as one of the premier personal injury law firms in the area.