Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm

Illinois Accident Attorneys

If you have suffered an injury in an accident or lost a loved one because of another person's negligence, call the personal injury attorneys who, for decades, have made a difference to thousands of people throughout the Chicago region. Call Cogan & Power, P.C., Attorneys at Law - The professional expertise you need; the personal attention you deserve.

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Our attorneys have litigated complex injury and medical malpractice cases in both federal and state court.

Illinois Accident Attorneys
Attorney Cogan Power

Michael Cogan, Founding Partner

Michael P. Cogan is a trial attorney who spends his days in the courtrooms of Illinois fighting for victims' rights. His law firm, Cogan and Power, P.C., Attorneys at Law, has obtained over $250 million on behalf of injured people.

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Areas of Practice :

Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury,
Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)

Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm

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Our Chicago personal injury attorneys represent clients in communities throughout Cook County and Illinois. Learn more about ways we can help you receive the compensation you need for your physical and financial recovery. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation.

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Backing Truck Accidents

Representing Victims of Commercial Trucking Accidents throughout Illinois

Backing accidents are those commercial trucking accidents that occur when a truck driver backs out of a parking space, garage, driveway, loading ramp, or lot. Backing accidents are one of the most common types of trucking accidents. In fact, by some estimates, one in four trucking accidents is a backing accident. Although they generally do not involve injuries as serious as highway trucking accidents, the risk of injury, death, and property damage is still quite high. Moreover, nearly all backing accidents are preventable, which means that negligence is usually involved.

Large commercial trucks have blind spots that make backing up difficult, but by taking the appropriate precautions truck drivers should be able to back up their truck safely. Some of these precautions include:

  • Adequate training and experience
  • Using a spotter when backing up
  • Equipping trucks with back-up alarms
  • Physically inspecting the area in which the truck drivers plans to back up
  • Minimizing external noise and other distractions, such as the radio or cell phone

If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck backing accident, contact the skilled and experienced trucking accident attorneys at Cogan & Power, P.C. at (312) 477-2500 to schedule a free consultation with one of our dedicated trucking accident attorneys and begin the process of recovering. Because we work on a contingency basis, we will not collect any fees from you unless we get you compensation.

Cogan & Power’s Focused and Dedicated Trucking Accident Attorneys

With more than 100 years of combined experience handling accident and injury cases, we are committed to obtaining just compensation for victims and their families of commercial trucking accidents and take great pride in our proven track record of success, including a $13 million verdict in a trucking accident case.

Act Quickly to Protect Your Rights

It is important to act quickly if you have been involved in a truck backing accident in order to get the medical attention that you need, assemble and preserve the necessary evidence, and begin launching your legal strategy. Like all commercial trucking accidents, truck backing accidents should include the advice and counsel of a trained trucking accident attorney like the Chicago trucking attorneys at Cogan & Power.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck backing accident, contact the skilled Chicago trucking accident attorneys at Cogan & Power for a free consultation to discuss your legal rights. 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.

Chicago Medical Malpractice Law Firm