Chicago’s streets are filled with thousands of taxicabs, along with the other motor vehicles on the road. Taxicab drivers are expected to obey the rules of the road like all motorists, and as “common carriers,” taxicab drivers are expected to use extreme care when driving. If a taxi driver fails to exercise the appropriate level of care in operating the taxicab, and a motor vehicle accident occurs as a result, he or she could be liable for the resulting injuries, damages, or deaths.
At Cogan & Power, P.C., our Chicago taxicab accident focus on helping persons who are injured in Illinois auto accidents, including the victims of taxicab accidents, public transportation accidents, distracted driving accidents, alcohol-related accidents, head-on collisions, and rear-end accidents.
Like all motorists, taxicab drivers are expected to obey the rules of the road. Additionally, Illinois law defines taxicabs as “common carriers” because they are available for hire to transport individuals from one place to another. As common carriers, taxicab drivers have an obligation to exercise the highest level of care when driving. The failure to do so can result in liability for any injuries, damages, and deaths that occur as a result of a taxicab accident.
If you were injured in a taxicab accident – either as a passenger in the taxicab or as another motorist on the road – you may be able to recover money damages for the following:
At Cogan & Power, our Chicago auto accident lawyers are committed to helping the victims of auto accidents, including those injured in taxicab accidents, obtain full and fair recovery. We pride ourselves on the exceptional client service and attention that we provide to each and every client. Because we are a small firm that values collaboration, we are able to draw on the various skills and proficiencies of each of our Chicago injury attorneys for each case. Clients appreciate our collaborative approach to legal representation because it allows us to provide small-firm personal attention with big-firm legal experience.
As a result of our comprehensive legal representation, extensive litigation experience, and considerable accident and injury knowledge, we have obtained numerous substantial verdicts and settlements for our clients, including $6.8 million for a 24-year-old man who was killed on an Illinois expressway in a collision with a commercial motor vehicle.
The Chicago taxicab accident attorneys at Cogan & Power are dedicated to protecting the legal rights and interests of auto accident victims, including the victims of taxicab accidents. Contact our office at (312) 477-2500 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago auto accident attorneys. If you cannot come to our offices in downtown Chicago, we will come to you. And because we take cases on a contingency basis, you will not pay any fee unless we get you compensation.