Frequently Asked Questions​

What to expect
from our lawyers

How can I afford an attorney?

We offer legal services on a “contingency fee” basis if it makes sense for your case. In a contingent fee arrangement, . If you win the case through a settlement or verdict, the legal fees comes out of the money awarded to you. If you lose, neither you nor the lawyer will get any money, but you will not be required to pay your attorney for the work done on the case.

Do I have a case?

If you were injured in any way--medically, emotionally, physically, in a car, at work, on the street--then you may have a case. Employers, companies, and individuals have a "duty of care." This term refers to each person's obligation to avoid actions or situations that endanger other people.

When should I call about my case

As soon as possible. Call (815) 895-8585 to speak with one of our staff members confidentially, even if it's not normal business hours where you are. Also feel free to fill out our contact form with some basic information about you and your case. A member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Will you tell me how much my case is worth?

Once we've investigated the basic details of your injuries and your case, we'll be able to tell you how much compensation you're entitled to. While we (and no ethical attorney) can make promises regarding your case, we can help calculate the costs and lost wages caused by your harm.

What sort of cases are you equipped to handle?

Cronauer law injury attorneys have went to court for virtually every type and size of case possible. We’ve handled cases on behalf of people injured in car crashes, Engineers injured in a slip and fall, and even businessmen who have been wronged by their partners. Our firm has made a name for itself in a variety of legal areas. Our results in complex areas like commercial litigation, trucking accidents, and Product Liability barely scratch the surface. Whatever the nature of your injury, we have the experience and resources to demand compensation on your behalf.

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Cronauer Law has some of the best lawyers

Independent organizations across the U.S. recognizes Cronauer Law as having some of the top performing lawyers in the Nation. Our lawyers are featured in:


We make it easy to get a quick legal review

Just call our office about your situation, and our team will ask questions to get the important legal details. Our lawyers review your answers and can determine if you should take legal action to protect yourself.


Get access to the cutting edge of Investigation

Before our lawyers can argue in court, we need to gather evidence to prove your case. Our team of investigation experts use the latest technologies to detect evidence not normally found in a police report. learn more


A team prepared to go to trial

Most lawyers work to secure a settlement before taking your case to trial in court. We believe this simply limits your potential outcome. Our lawyers prepare every case as if we are going to trial. We have a track record of securing Millions for our clients.


You only get this good with experience

Cronauer Law was founded over 20 years ago by Charles Cronauer, and the legacy continues through C. Nicholas Cronauer


and let our team take care of everything

You can count on us to guide you through this process. We are professionals who will take you seriously and will properly handle your case.

You have full control over your case, we are here to work for you

Every time our client's rights are protected, we uphold the laws that keep our world civilized