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Peoria Truck Accident Lawyer

Peoria, Illinois, with a population of about 112,936, is properly described as a metropolitan area, one with significant traffic, and numerous truck routes such as US 74 and IL 24, where accidents are waiting to happen. There are many factors which are instrumental in the occurrence of trucking accidents. Fatigue is high on the list. Truck drivers not only have long hrs of monotonous driving, but often trucking companies will pressure their drivers to make deliveries faster than possible. Stress and fatigue can quickly amount to an accident. Although drivers are required to adhere to federal regulations involving time on the road, taking breaks and their loads, shortcuts in driver safety can result in negligence behind the wheel. Under federal and state laws, a trucking company may be held liable for driver negligence occurring in Illinois. A Gordon & Elias truck accident lawyer will vigorously defend an injured client’s rights by holding trucking companies and their drivers accountable for their trucking accidents.

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US 74 and IL 24 - these are just a few of the numerous truck routes in Peoria that place you at risk. Illinois statistics show that when a car gets into an accident with a large semi tractor-trailer, the car and its passengers lose. After an accident you will have a lot of emotional and stressful items to deal with. Knowing that you have a lawyer who is an expertise in his/her field will bring you relief in this tumultuous time. An experienced attorney has the knowledge and resources to win you the compensation you deserve. It is important that if you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident in Peoria you don't end up losing twice by hiring an inexperienced truck accident lawyer. At Gordon & Elias you will find a truck accident lawyer who will use experience and thorough legal knowledge, coupled with vast resources, to build your tractor-trailer crash injury claim based on the facts. Expertise comes from our network of trucking industry experts and accident re-constructionists. We seek the best resolution, through negotiation, mediation, or litigation.

Contact Your Peoria Truck Accident Lawyer

You do not have to retain a law firm in Peoria, Illinois if the accident occurs in Peoria. However, you need to retain a firm that specializes in truck accidents. Often times, firms from other states, such as ours, are retained because of their experience and knowledge. If you have been injured in an 18-wheeler collision that occurred in or around Peoria, Illinois contact us toll free at 800-773-6770.

At Gordon Elias & Seely L.L.P., if your case must be filed in Illinois, we have already put in place an informal arrangement with Illinois based competent truck accident lawyers whom we have personally vetted and can call in a moment's notice at no additional charge to you. We, and they, handle all truck accident cases on a contingency basis, so you actually receive the benefit of two separate truck accident law firms working hand-in-hand on your case while only paying one contingency fee.

You do not pay a fee for an initial consultation, or any expenses while an excellent truck accident lawyer prepares your case for settlement or trial. While you concentrate on recovering from your serious trucking accident injuries, a truck accident lawyer will focus on helping you get the money you deserve.

Gordon & Elias L.L.P., truck accident lawyers, handle all types of Peoria truck accident claims, including:


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With our main offices located in Houston, Texas, we are uniquely positioned to represent truck accident victims throughout the United States. For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced Peoria personal injury truck accident lawyer, please contact us.

Peoria Landmark: The Madison Theatre, in Peoria, Illinois, United States, opened on October 16, 1920 as a silent picture theatre.[1] The building was commissioned by Dee Robinson, and designed by Frederick J. Klein; it was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 21, 1980. The Madison Theatre was revived and under the management of Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment from 1996 - 2002, were over 200 concerts took the stage of this historic theatre. During this time the likes of George Winston, B.B. King, Theodore Bikel, Ray Charles, The Smashing Pumkins, Creed, REO Speedwagon, Fiona Apple, Todd Rundgren, moe., Govt' Mule, and many more performed live on stage.

Historic Peoria Courthouse: Peoria, Illinois U.S. Post Office and Court House (1938) Completed in 1938. Architect: Howard Lovewell Cheney Still in use by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois; the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois met here until the creation of the Central District in 1978.
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