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Decatur, IL, 62523 
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Personal Injury

Douglas S. Lake, of Lake Law Firm, can help you if you have suffered or sustained injuries due to the negligence of someone else. Doug Lake is a Decatur, Illinois, personal injury lawyer.

  • Were you involved in a car crash?
  • Were you injured by a machine?
  • Did you slip and fall or did you trip and fall?
  • Was your child bitten by a dog?
  • Were you injured in some other type of incident?
  • Did a loved one die from their injuries?
  • Did your vehicle air bags deploy?
  • Were you taken by emergency medical technicians in an ambulance?
  • Did you receive medial treatment?
  • Did you undergo surgeries, receive broken bones, or spend time as an inpatient at a hospital?
  • Were you asked to give a statement to an insurance adjuster?
  • Do you believe that the adjuster cares about you or your family?
  • Should you turn your medical bills in to your health insurance carrier?
  • Should you ask your automobile insurance company to pay some of your medical bills?
  • What is subrogation?
  • What are your time limits for filing a claim?
  • Should you file a lawsuit or an uninsured motorist claim or an underinsured motorist claim?
  • How can Illinois personal injury and tort statutes, and the common law, be leveraged to help you and your family?
  • Would you like to talk to a lawyer who is licensed in Illinois, and practices regularly in central Illinois?

If you call a law firm, ask to speak in person with the senior partner, listen to the excuses, and compare them to Lake Law Firm. At other firms, you will probably meet with a secretary, not the senior partner. Be careful if you talk to a claims adjuster about your injuries. Claims adjusters are trained to save the insurance company money. Do not sign any insurance papers until you talk to Doug Lake. Do not sign any papers at a law firm until you speak, at length and in person, with the senior partner.

Doug Lake was born and raised in Decatur, Illinois, and helps the little guy. Tell your friends and family that they need Doug Lake.

Call Doug Lake at 217.429.0400

Lake Law Firm can help.

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Macon County Circuit Clerk

Judicial Court Records

Decatur Police Department
Macon County Sheriff

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