Personal Injury Lawyer, Belleville IL
The personal injury law firm of Keefe, Keefe & Unsell, P.C., win cases because of careful case evaluation and litigation. We handle the big cases in the area because people know that we win the big cases. When preparation, attention to detail, and a network of highly competent professionals, matter (and they always do), people in St Clair County and beyond call us.
Keefe, Keefe & Unsell, P.C. will evaluate your case, looking hard at the negligence that led up to your injury and the consequences that the your injury had on your quality of life, your ability to provide for yourself and your family. We recognize that as an injury victim, you need trusted guidance at this vulnerable yet crucial time in your life. We will earn your trust as your personal injury attorney.
Winning Personal Injury Attorney, Belleville, IL
Fighting for Real Accountability For Your Injury
Keefe, Keefe & Unsell, P.C. are known for our outstanding legacy in the most difficult, catastrophic and high-stakes of personal injury cases to file, medical malpractice. Read our winning approach to medical malpractice cases here.
A type of case that is closely related to our medical malpractice focus is building cases for those hurt by a medical device. We bring a network of medical experts whose training and careers make their perspective critical to understanding how things are designed to work correctly and what went wrong when they fail, cause injury or death.
Nothing can be more devastating to a family than the loss of a loved one. The impacts can’t be overstated. The wounds a death that happened needlessly leave behind are deep and long-lasting. We are proud of the wrongful death cases that we’ve won for families who had no where else to turn. Over our established careers we’ve seen every aspect of wrongful death case including trucking accidents and automobile accidents.
Our Belleville, IL personal injury firm has proven ourselves suited to handle products liability cases. We are known for vigorously representing victims of dangerous auto parts, medical devices and medications. Learn more about our approach to representing people who have been hurt by defective products.
Types of Personal Injury Cases That We Expertly Handle
Medical Malpractice: when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. Keefe & Keefe are among St Clair County’s most winning Medical Malpractice attorneys.
Wrongful Death: a civil action in which damages are sought against a person or entity for causing a death, typically when criminal action has failed or is not attempted.
Products Liability: refers to the liability of any or all parties along the chain of manufacture of any product for damage caused by that product.
Construction Accidents: the result of injuries or damages sustained as a result of building, improving, repairing, cleaning, demolishing, or general construction that take place in a specific area.
Trucking Accidents: accidents resulting from the negligent actions of trucking companies or haulers on public roads or highways.
Catastrophic Injury: an injury with “direct and proximate consequences” that “permanently prevent an individual from performing any gainful work.” In simpler terms, a catastrophic injury is an injury that is so serious that its effects leave the victim with permanent disability.
Automotive Accidents: accidents resulting to the injured party resulting from the negligent actions of other drivers on public roads or highways.
Medical Devices: medical device failures are not uncommon and many products are determined to be unsafe after lives are lost and patients suffer severe injuries or irreversible health damage.
Slip and Fall: premises liability law can make an owner or occupier liable for financial damages if someone is injured due to unsafe conditions that should have been recognized and fixed or marked.
A Total Effort, from an In-Depth Case Evaluation Through Settlement or Trial
Keefe, Keefe & Unsell represents families in the St. Louis, Missouri area and around Belleville, Illinois who are suffering as a result of an accident injury. Our preparation and presentation compels juries to take your damages seriously. We’re confident in our ability to pursue sizable compensation for personal injury victims.
In a recent bus accident case handled by Keefe, Keefe & Unsell, P.C. the jury returned a total verdict of $7.15 million, broken down as follows: $771,058 for past and future medical expenses, $380,000 for lost wages, $2 million for pain and suffering, $2 million for disfigurement, $1 million for loss of a normal life, and $1 million for emotional distress.
Our client was a delivery truck driver who was crushed by a drifting school bus, traveling at 55 mph, despite our client being pulled entirely off the road. He suffered significant injuries, including a mangled and partially-amputated left arm, a broken hip, a lacerated kidney, damaged thoracic aorta, and PTSD.
The defendant admitted fault before trial, and offered $3 million to settlement, but refused to go higher. We therefore went to trial.
Winning Personal Injury Firm in St. Clair County, IL
At Keefe, Keefe, & Unsell P.C. we have served St. Clair County for over 40 years, providing expert legal advice to those harmed by negligence, misconduct, defective products and mistakes. We’ve been recognized for our work as Super Lawyers and Leading Lawyers, and have received numerous awards including the Martindale-Hubbell award, as well as the prestigious Leonard M. Ring award.
We believe that professional, compassionate representation of our clients is of utmost importance, and are dedicated to providing expert legal support to the people of St. Clair County, IL and St. Louis. It has been both an honor and privilege to represent our ever-growing number of satisfied clients.
Please contact us at (618) 236-2221 for a free consultation and thorough, informed evaluation of your potential legal case. If you or a loved one has been victimized by a life-changing accident or negligence with traumatic or fatal consequences, you deserve compensation.