Law Offices of John M. Saletta, P.C. - Chicago Personal Injury Attorney

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The Law Offices of

John M. Saletta, P.C.

A Personal Injury Law Firm

30 N. LaSalle   Suite 2950

Chicago, IL 60602

(312) 407-9900

 

 

 

Car and Truck Accidents:  Personal Injury Attorney

With more than 250 million passenger vehicles in the U.S., it serves to reason that one of the most common types of personal injury claims involve individuals who have been injured in automobile accidents. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, there were approximately 34,000 traffic fatalities in 2009 and approximately 5,300 motorcyclists killed on the road in 2008.

A driver is negligent if that driver fails to use reasonable care while operating a motor vehicle. With the growing use of cell phones and other electronic devices, the issue of drivers being “distracted” while operating a motor vehicle has become a major safety concern. Distracted driving occurs when anything takes a driver’s eyes off the road, hands off the steering wheel, or interrupts the driver’s concentration. The most current statistics on distracted driving reveal that nearly 6,000 people died and more than 500,000 people were injured in automobile crashes in 2008 as a result of a driver being distracted. Texting while driving is against the law in Illinois and Illinois has banned the use of cell phones while driving in a school zone or a highway construction zone.

Mr. Saletta has successfully represented numerous clients, including adults and children, who have suffered personal injuries in automobile accidents. Those injured in automobile accidents may be entitled to compensation for a wide range of damages, including pain and suffering, loss of the quality of one’s life, lost earnings, and medical bills incurred.

Recently, Mr. Saletta settled a case for $250,000 on behalf of a client involved in a multi-vehicle accident. (Read the client's comments.)

Settlements obtained on behalf of clients injured in truck accidents include a recent 1.6 million dollar settlement for a motorcyclist who suffered a severe leg fracture and shoulder separation.

Chicago Personal Injury Law Firm of John M Saletta - Automobile Accidents

 

 

Recent Developments

$13 Million Dollar Verdict

Mr. Saletta obtained a $13 million dollar medical malpractice verdict on behalf of a 59 year old woman who suffered compartment syndrome...

 

$12 Million Dollar Settlement

A $12 million dollar settlement on behalf of a 29 year old who suffered catastrophic brain damage after physicians failed to properly treat his sinusitis condition. Mr. Saletta, along with the Law Offices of John G Kelly, represented the plaintiff....

 

$8 Million Dollar Settlement

Mr. Saletta has obtained an $8 million dollar settlement on behalf of a man who suffered permanent brain damage during the administration of general anesthesia for a shoulder surgery...

 

$2.25 Million Dollar Settlement

A $2.25 million dollar settlement on behalf of the family of a 74 year old man who suffered a fatal brain bleed as a result of a physician's failure to properly monitor his Coumadin levels....

 

$1.6 Million Dollar Settlement

A $1.6 million dollar settlement has been achieved for a 54 yr old motorcyclist who was struck by a truck causing a compound fracture of his leg and a shoulder separation...

 

$990,000 Dollar Settlement

A $990,000 dollar settlement has been reached on behalf of the family of a 36 year old pregnant woman who suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism after an emergency room physician failed to order a Doppler ultrasound of her leg...

 

Record Medical Malpractice Settlement

Mr. Saletta has achieved a $900,000 settlement in Kane County for a family whose child was stillborn. The mother suffered a prenatal condition which went undiagnosed...

 

Pulmonologist Settles for Policy Limits Prior to Trial

A $1 million dollar settlement has been reached for the family of a man who died of an undiagnosed pulmonary embolism. The husband and father of three children had been hospitalized...

 

Settlement in Defective Porch Railing Case

A $550,000 settlement has been obtained for a woman who sustained a head injury in a fall from a...

 

Automobile Accident Settlement

A $340,000.00 settlement has been obtained on behalf of a 54 year old accident victim who sustained...

 

Wrongful Death Settlement in DeKalb County

A $250,000 settlement has been reached in a motor vehicle case in which a 20 year old woman died. The two insurance companies...

 

 

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