Recently, Attorney Brent Eames filed a civil lawsuit for a bicyclist who was struck by an automobile on his left side while riding on a Chicago street. The Defendant, who was insured by State Farm, claimed that he was not at fault and the Plaintiff was lying about how the collision occurred. The Defendant alleged that the Plaintiff, in a fit of road rage, rode his bicycle over to his automobile and punched his car, causing the resulting impact and injuries. No offer of settlement was ever provided by State Farm.
At trial, Mr. Eames successfully cross-examined the Defendant to establish that his version of events lacked consistency and could simply not have occurred the way he alleged. The Cook County jury deliberated for two hours before returning a verdict for the Plaintiff and against the Defendant, and awarding damages for the injuries the Plaintiff sustained as a result of the collision.
While many attorneys would reject a disputed case such as this, Brent Eames continues to seek full and fair compensation for victims of negligence. The attorneys of Whiteside & Goldberg, Ltd. routinely handle hard-fought cases against large insurance companies such as State Farm and are aggressive advocates for the rights of our clients. If you have been injured as the result of someone else’s negligence, contact Whiteside & Goldberg, Ltd. for a free consultation.
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