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Recent Verdicts & Settlements

59 year old machinist crushed when a semi-truck rolled off hydraulic jacks because the parking brakes were not engaged.


42 year old mother sustained a torn rotator cuff when she was sideswiped by a defendant truck driver carrying 40,000 lbs. of bricks.


Our client suffered shoulder and ankle injuries when a teenage driver fell asleep at the wheel and crossed over the yellow line into oncoming traffic.


Our client sustained aggravation to pre-existing spinal stenosis after being rear ended on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

$475,000 SETTLEMENT​

Minor client suffered a knee injury on trampoline due to rocket bouncing requiring ACL reconstruction, medical and lateral meniscus repairs

$322,030.70 JUDGEMENT

Client was injured in an extremely complex pedestrian accident


Recovery made for estate of a talented young comedian who lost control of his vehicle while intoxicated.

$225,000 Settlement

Our client suffered a shoulder injury when he tripped over rusty tomato cages in the garage of a general contractor

$200,000 Settlement

57 year old mother suffered a fractured hip when she was t-boned by an intoxicated hit-and-run driver.


Our client tripped over a tablecloth at a municipal building and had been turned down by 3 other firms when she was finally referred to our firm.


Our client had a surgical tool left inside her body during an invasive surgery.


Our client was attacked and bitten by a dog while on her postal route.


We pride ourselves on being responsive to every client’s needs. We understand the challenges faced after being in a serious accident and the importance of attorneys being there for you. At Zayed Law Offices, ensuring every client receives the attention they deserve is our top priority.

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elgin personal injury lawyers

elgin personal injury lawyers
Personal injuries are very common. Over the course of a person’s lifetime, they may run into all sorts of circumstances that can lead to a problem with personal injuries. People can trip and fall on a random piece of ice after a snowstorm. If someone runs a red light, they can hit a pedestrian and cause a personal injury to another person. A person may be walking along a construction site and an item in use on the site can fall and cause them long lasting health issues. If they go for a medical procedure, the doctor may make a mistake during an operation, leading not only to failure to correct the existing injury but even further problems. The same thing is true of a product they’ve purchased. A poorly designed product can all sorts of issues even if the user handed it according to the package directions.

Moving Forward

In the aftermath of your personal injury or injuries to someone you love, it can hard to know what to do next. A typical personal injury may happen incredibly quickly. One minute you are riding your bike down a well laid out bike path. The next, a car speeds across the path. The driver fails to look where they’re going when behind the wheel. You get hit. Your bike is ruined and you’re rushed to the hospital. As you recover from an injury of this kind, you’ll want to focus on your ability to move past your injuries back to health. In the process, you may recover quickly or you may find that your injuries impact your life for a much longer time. In many instances, even if you have excellent medical care, in all probability you’ll still face all sorts of medical bills that must be paid.

Legal Possibilities

One area that many people turn to for relief when seeking help for a personal injury is the law. The law allows people to hold people and companies responsible for a person’s injury in the first place. It also offers people the opportunity to hold them responsible not only for the initial injury but for any physical and even emotional issues that may linger after the accident. For example, if the person has suffered an injury such as paraplegia that leads to long term disability, they can be eligible for different types of compensation. This may take the form of help with paying all their medical bills. It can also take help to redo their existing home so that they can use even from a wheelchair. The person with the disability may also need additional help. This includes the purchase of specific items such a wheelchair accessible van so they can get to work.

The Formal Lawsuit

Once an accident happens, it is possible that criminal charges may be filed against the person responsible. If someone is drinking and driving, for example, they can be charged in a criminal court of law. This is a common outcome in instances of serious criminal behavior. They may be held in jail if they are unable to post bail. The person can also be held indefinitely if the court decides they pose a threat to public health until their case is heard by the courts. The victim of the personal injury also has recourse under state and national laws.

Some people who have been injured in this way choose to use the law to bring a formal lawsuit. The lawsuit is filed by the individual rather than the state. This course of action is known as a formal lawsuit. It is intended to allege that the person responsible for the accident acted recklessly and cause injury in doing so. Such formal lawsuits are filed in civil courts rather than criminal courts. The person may bring a lawsuit in a civil court against anyone responsible for this problem. This includes large companies. It also includes government organizations and private individuals.

A Typical Outcome

Those who file a formal lawsuit may head to court in order to have the cases heard. However, it is more common to have such lawsuits settled instead. A settlement is a process where both parties agree to come to a financial agreement. They may do on their own or they may look for an outside party for help. In all such cases, it’s best to find qualified legal help. Elgin personal injury lawyers can provide the expert advice people need right now.

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The legal team at Zayed Law Offices is committed to achieving extraordinary results for ordinary people. We consistently secure favorable settlements and verdicts for people who have suffered physically, emotionally and financially because of the negligence of others. If you are a victim, call our Chicago personal injury lawyers at (815) 782-0784 or use our free case evaluation form. You will not pay for our legal services unless we obtain compensation for you and your family.

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