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The Truth About Three Illinois Parking Lot Accident Injury Myths

You may not be traveling at the speeds you do on the highway or even on the local roads. Yet, there was something about the angle at which you were hit, the vehicle with which you were hit, or something else specific to your accident that resulted in your serious car accident injury. If this has happened to you then it is important to know three myths about Illinois parking lot accident recoveries and why they are simply untrue.

Three Parking Lot Accident Myths Debunked

If you have been hurt in a parking lot accident then you may be told that:

  • Car insurance doesn’t apply because the crash occurred on private property. This is not true. Car insurance may still apply and may allow you to recover some of your damages.
  • You can’t be badly hurt because it was just a parking lot accident. While many parking lot accidents do not result in serious injuries, that is not universally true. Your injuries should be evaluated by a doctor who can provide a proper diagnosis.
  • You don’t need a lawyer to represent you after a parking lot crash. Parking lot accidents are like other types of Illinois car accidents. If you have been hurt then you should contact an Illinois auto accident attorney for more information.

Of course, other myths also abound and it is important to find out the truth about your rights and possible recovery.

An Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Can Help Reveal the Truth

For more information, we invite you to contact an experienced Rockford car accident attorney today at 815-877-3900 or 800-390-6350 and to read our FREE book, The Ultimate Guide for Automobile Accident Victims.

Jason F. Abraham
Managing Partner, Hupy and Abraham
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