1. Do you handle custody issues

Yes, Our firm handles custody cases.

2. Do I need a lawyer for a Divorce?

Anyone going through a divorce should have an attorney. Each party needs independent advice about the many issues that come up in a family law case.

3. How much would a consultation cost me?

A consultation with Mr. Benassi costs $300 an hour.

4. How much is my case worth?

It is very difficult for a lawyer to provide a quick assessment of the value of your case until all the facts have been reviewed. Depending on the circumstances of the case it can take several months or longer to gather all the facts about the incident and the medical condition of the injured individual. Frequently it is necessary to retain experts to evaluate the financial losses that an individual and a family has suffered. Although it is difficult, being patient with the process will ultimately provide the best results for the injured individuals and family members.

5. Should I give a statement to the insurance company?

You should not give a statement to the insurance company for the other party; however, your own insurance company is entitled to take a statement from you.

6. How will I pay the attorney?

The attorney’s fees for injury cases come from the proceeds of the case. All costs (not fees) are the responsibility of the client regardless of the outcome of the case. The amount of the fees and costs to be paid is established as set forth in the above answer.

7. How long do I have to hire an attorney after an accident?

You should retain an attorney as soon as practical after the accident. All claims can become time barred if they are not filed or settled within the statute of limitations period.

8. How do I know which attorney to hire?

You should check with friends and family members to determine if any of those individuals has any information about the lawyer you are considering. Additionally, you should meet with a lawyer and discuss your case. You should feel comfortable with the lawyer and feel that he or she is knowledgeable about the type of claim you have.

9. How can I obtain more information about filing a Personal Injury claim?

Go to the Contact Us page and fill out the appropriate information to make an appointment to discuss your case.

10. What is Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation is the descriptive term used to refer to the various recoveries [temporary total disability, payment of medical bills, permanent disability, etc.] an injured employee can receive as a result of being injured on the job.

11. What should I do if I am injured on the job?

Workers’ compensation is the descriptive term used to refer to the various recoveries [temporary total disability, payment of medical bills, permanent disability, etc.] an injured employee can receive as a result of being injured on the job.

12. What is medical malpractice?

Medical malpractice refers to the injuries received by a patient that are the result of professional negligence by health care provider(s). It also refers to the claim family members may have as the result of the death of a loved one that occurred as the result of the professional negligence of health care provider(s). There is no typical area of medical malpractice, as each case is different; however, examples of types of medical negligence include misdiagnosis of illnesses or diseases, improper treatment of the patient, surgical errors, emergency room errors, nursing errors and injuries to a baby at the time of birth. There are many more kinds of medical malpractice.

Contact our Peoria, Illinois Lawyers

Our Attorneys handle cases for clients throughout the state of Illinois. However our practice is based primarily in Central Illinois including the cities of Peoria, Eureka, Champaign, Bloomington-Normal, Pekin, Springfield, Rock Island, and surrounding areas. Please contact Benassi & Benassi. We are committed to providing positive resolutions to our clients’ legal disputes so you can move on with your life.