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Peoria, Illinois Personal Injury And Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Few things are as important as your health and well-being. Unfortunately, accidents can happen anywhere and can put you or a loved one at risk of serious injuries. If you suffer an injury as a result of an accident, your life may be changed forever. Whether you are hurt in the workplace or a non-employment related accident, you or your family may be entitled to recover damages. Victims should contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible after the incident occurs. Doing so can help ensure that your legal rights are protected. Damon Young is a Peoria personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyer who has been practicing law since 2003. He prides himself on providing a high level of service to his clients. Damon will stay in contact with you as your case progresses in the traditional court system or through applicable workers’ comp programs. He will make himself available to answer any questions you may have. We understand that you are facing a serious situation. We will take your case seriously and give it the attention it deserves. Contact us today to speak with an attorney.

Peoria attorney providing quality representation to personal injury victims

Damon is a Peoria injury lawyer assisting those injured as a result of another’s negligence. He handles a variety of cases, including automobile accidents, commercial trucking accidents, animal attacks, premises liability matters, and wrongful death cases. When such events are caused by the fault of others, you or your family may be entitled to receive compensation for the damages you have suffered as a result. Damages may include past or future lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. Damon is dedicated to getting results for accident victims and their families. Once retained, he will immediately work to identify all potential defendants and their insurance policies. He will inform the insurance carriers that they will be dealing directly with our office instead of the injured party. Damon will work with the victim’s physicians and retain other expert witnesses to establish the defendant’s liability and damages. If the matter cannot be settled, Damon will not hesitate to initiate a lawsuit and take the case to trial.

Emergency medical treatment can be expensive and bill collectors may expect to get paid before your case is over. Damon frequently works directly with healthcare providers to delay or prevent collection actions against his clients pending the outcome of the lawsuit. He also assists clients with Med Pay coverage when available. By contacting our office as soon as possible after an accident occurs, Damon can help you navigate this process.

Peoria lawyer assisting injured workers

Damon also assists Peoria residents who have experienced workplace injuries or occupational diseases. He handles various work-related injury cases, including filing workers’ comp claims, helping clients seek lost wages, long-term care or disability benefits, and appeals. In addition to working with the Illinois workers’ comp system, our attorney also represents injured maritime workers entitled to federal workers’ comp through the Longshoremen or Jones Acts. Regardless of where the accident occurred, Damon will also evaluate whether any third-party defendants may bear responsibility for the incident and prepare personal injury actions on your behalf. Damon will use your free initial consultation to understand your situation and explain the process of making a claim or filing a lawsuit if appropriate. He will personally meet with you at his office, the hospital, or your home if needed during your recovery. Damon understands that this is a trying time in your life and he will not hesitate to appeal your claim or pursue litigation against those responsible.

In addition to Peoria, our lawyer also serves clients in the Illinois cities of Bloomington, Eureka, Galesburg, Morton, Normal, Pekin, Springfield, and Washington.