Car accident? 3 examples of why you should hire a lawyer. (In the last 2 months…)

  1. A gentleman came in to see me after he had a $1,500.00 offer to settle his work comp burn injury.   I told him I thought we could get him more and if I couldn’t, we wouldn’t charge him a dime. Case settled for $10,000.00.
  2. Two clients who were in an automobile accident were each offered their bills ($6,000 each) and $500.00 each to settle their cases. At trial one $8,000 and the other $11,000.00.
  3. A gentleman hit by a drunk driver was offered $2,000.00 by the insurance company. At trial he was awarded $18,000.00.

Every case is different and every outcome depends on the facts of each case. Insurance companies will low ball you every time.  It takes expertise, a lot of work on our part and some patience on yours, but we will get you more money or we will not take a fee.  It’s just that simple.  Call us and let us help you get a fair settlement.  The Law Office of Keith Short.  618-254-0055

About Law Office Of Keith Short

Keith Short was born in Chicago in 1965. In 1980 his parents moved to Anna, Illinois where he attended high school. In 1989 he graduated from SIUC with degrees in Political Science and English. He then attended Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he graduated in 1992. Mr. Short worked full time employment throughout college and law school: auto repair, cannery, legal clerkship. In 1991 he began a clerkship for the Hon. John Dibble of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission. Prior to graduation Mr. Short was offered an associate attorney position with Keefe and De Pauli, P.C. in Fairview Heights where his practice concentrated in the defense of Illinois and Missouri workers' compensation claims. In 2000 Mr. Short was hired by Hopkins Goldenberg as an associate attorney representing injured workers. In 2002 Mr. Short was offered a full partnership in a firm later renamed Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli, Rowland and Short, where his practice included toxic exposure litigation, medical malpractice and workers' compensation claims. Mr. Short has litigated product liability/brain damage cases; medical malpractice lawsuits, wrongful death claims and automobile accident cases. He has handled numerous cases in the Illinois Appellate Courts. Mr. Short also actively participated in the federal welding Multi-District Litigation set in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Short is a frequent lecturer having given seminars in Washington D.C., Las Vegas, Chicago, San Diego, St. Louis, and New Orleans. He resides in Edwardsville, Illinois with his wife, 5 children and 3 step-daughters. On May 3, 2011 Keith Short was sworn in as a member of the Edwardsville City Council, having been elected to represent the city's 5th Ward. He has been assigned by Mayor Gary Niebur to the Public Safety Commission and the Public Services Committee.
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