In the event of an accident, your behavior can impact the amount of compensation you receive for a personal injury lawsuit, even if someone else is partially responsible. That is because Illinois has contributory fault laws that might prevent you from obtaining damages for your case.
When multiple parties are involved in an accident, each party might share some level of responsibility. To determine the strength of your case and the amount of compensation you might be entitled to, it is crucial to understand how comparative negligence laws work in Illinois. Just because you played a role in causing your