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Illinois Personal Injury Resources

Helpful Information from Our Legal Team

In the wake of an unexpected accident, injury, or death of a loved one, you likely have many questions about your rights, your legal options, and what to expect from the personal injury process. At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, we understand that the process can be both daunting and confusing. To that end, we’ve compiled some helpful information and links for you to browse as you begin to learn more about the personal injury process and your rights. We invite you to take a look at our Illinois personal injury resources here, or contact us directly to discuss your case with an attorney at our firm.


Have questions about your personal injury or car accident claim? Find answers to frequently asked questions with our helpful FAQs!

The Personal Injury Process

Learn more about your rights, the process of filing a personal injury claim, how the law may apply to your situation, and more.

Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney

Finding an attorney to assist you with your claim can be daunting—but choosing the right attorney may prove critical to the outcome of your case.

General Legal Resources

If you’re looking for additional legal resources, look no further! We’ve compiled helpful links so you can learn more about Illinois personal injury laws, the U.S. district court system, the circuit court system, general safety, and more!

Illinois Law Resources

Click the links below to learn more about Illinois law, including labor and safety laws, workplace safety regulations, workers’ compensation laws, and more:

United States District Courts

The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United Stated federal court system. Both civil and criminal cases are filed in the district court, which is a court of law, equity, and admiralty.

Clerks for the Circuit Court

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is an Illinois constitutional officer elected by the citizens. The Office of the Circuit Clerk maintains the official records for the court system and receives the court documents for filing for both civil and criminal cases.

Law Enforcement

Find information on Illinois and local law enforcement agencies.


Click the links below to learn more about laws and regulations regarding safety on public transportation, in workplaces, on the road, in product manufacturing, and more.


The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, some of our attorneys have served in the military and we strongly support all of those who have and continue to serve our country.

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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.

  • Nursing Home Neglect $300,000

    An elderly woman who broke her leg due to a nursing home’s negligent care.

  • Workers' Compensation $57,000

    A nurse was injured while working suffering a massive tear to her rotator cuff.

  • Auto Product Liability Confidential
  • Workers' Compensation $100,000

    A woman from Galatia suffered a tear to her Achilles tendon while she was working that required surgery.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Trucking Accident $2,500,000

    Trucking accident which results in permanent injury to the client.

  • Auto Accident $125,000

    A Mt. Vernon man was traveling on Route 15 when another vehicle pulled out in front of them. Our client suffered injuries to his neck, shoulder, and back.

  • Auto Accident $45,000

    A West Frankfort, IL woman was involved in a collision on Interstate 57 that caused her vehicle to flip.


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