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About Sam C. Mitchell & Associates

Illinois Personal Injury Lawyers

At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, our Illinois personal injury attorneys understand the law. In fact, we practice exclusively in personal injury, helping those involved in car and commercial trucking accidents, as well as numerous other types of accidents and injuries. We provide personal attention, efficiently handle your claim, and we will do whatever is necessary to protect and fight for your rights. Our team is led by our founder, Sam C. Mitchell, who has devoted his professional career to fiercely defending those entrusted into his care since 1968. Under his leadership, our firm remains dedicated to the highest code of legal conduct and an overriding sense of duty to those who come to us for legal protection and service.

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Contact us to schedule your free initial consultation today. We take cases on contingency, which means you do not owe us unless we are able to recover for you.

What Sets Us Apart?

In a state where you can find countless law firms to handle your personal injury claim, we believe we stand head and shoulders above the crowd for the following reasons:

  • More than a century of combined legal experience
  • More than 3,700 cases handled
  • Over $200 million recovered on behalf of our clients
  • Serving clients throughout the state since 1968
  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Extensive trial experience
  • Contingency fees—you owe nothing unless we win for you
  • Free initial consultations
  • Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 and Top 100

All of our attorneys are dedicated to providing aggressive advocacy for our clients. Mr. Mitchell counts it as a personal blessing to have been able to spend a number of decades doing battle in his chosen profession and, during his years of trial practice, he has sought out others who exhibit that same commitment. This has allowed him to build a team of dedicated legal professionals who will give you the care and attention you need.

Serving You with Respect & Dignity

At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, we understand the stress you face as a victim of negligence, recklessness, or intentional wrongdoing. Our team will treat you and your case with dignity and respect. We will stand by your side throughout all phases of your case—from the moment you contact us until final settlement or verdict. Let our experienced Illinois personal injury lawyers fight for the compensation and justice you deserve.

Reach out to us at (618) 505-1660 today for your free consultation. You pay nothing unless we recover compensation for you.

Client Testimonials

Hear From People We've Helped
  • “The sincerity that he showed is what separates Mr. Dihle from others I have interacted with. I would certainly recommend him to anyone looking for a sharp, knowledgeable lawyer who gets the best for his client.”

    - Nathan
  • “Sam C. Mitchell & Associates handled my case fairly and professionally I was able to put the worry of the legalities and paperwork aside and focus on my rehabilitation after my accident.”

    - Sally
  • “My wife and I hired Mr. Dihle in an accident claim. He has proved very well versed in the law concerning the claim. He and his aid we're always pleasant and helpful in explaining what could and could not be done.”

    - Cathy
  • “Bill explained everything to me and kept me notified of how my case was preceding. Attorney Bill Alexander was very friendly and made my very comfortable.”

    - Keith
  • “They fight for their clients and their rights with passion. Their competitive nature gives them an advantage no one can compare to. On top of all of this, they give back.”

    - Iris
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Case Results

Over $200 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Burn Victim $24,000,000

    House explosion involving a gas leak causing serious and permanent injuries to the occupants.

  • Auto Accident $9,000,000

    Auto accident involving permanent injury to a mother and her unborn child.

  • Auto Accident $2,500,000

    JURY TRIAL VERDICT - A box truck pulled out in front of our client’s vehicle, resulting in a T-bone crash. Our client sustained serious injuries to his neck and left shoulder.

  • Trucking Accident $2,500,000

    Trucking accident which results in permanent injury to the client.

  • Slip & Fall $1,050,000

    Woman slipped and fell over a parking block at a local restaurant in Nashville, IL. She was left with a broken hip and a long recovery.

  • Auto Accident $875,000

    Client was stopped at a red light in O'Fallon when another vehicle failed to stop rear-ending our client. He sustained injuries to his neck, low back and leg.

  • Auto Accident $750,000

    JURY TRIAL VERDICT - Jury verdict in favor of our client who was injured in an intersection crash in Herrin, IL. Before the trial, the defendant’s insurance company withdrew all settlement offers and offered our client $0. Justice was served with a trial verdict of $750,000.

  • Pedestrian Accident $650,000

    Client was struck on the head by a tree branch being cut by the defendant, leaving our client unconscious. He suffered a severe brain injury as a result.

  • Auto Accident $600,000

    A woman was violently rear-ended in Marion, IL and sustained injuries to both of her knees from striking the dashboard and an injury to her foot.

  • Auto Accident $375,000

    A woman sustained injuries to her neck, back, right hip, and left knee after being involved in a T-bone collision.

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Why Choose Us?

The Right Firm Can Make the Difference
  • Free Initial Case Evaluations
  • You Pay Nothing Unless We Win
  • Over 3,700 Cases Handled
  • Committed to Integrity Above All Else
  • Over $200 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Over a Century of Combined Legal Experience

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