Q: Do you sue in state or federal court after a car accident?
You're likely going to sue in state court.
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Depends on where the crash was, where the other person lives, do they do business in the state, etc.
Your attorney can best answer this. If you don't have one, suggest you at least get a consult with a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Assn. Note also that there is a "Jurisdictional Limit" for federal cases--your case has to be worth more than $75,000 AND the other driver has to be from a different state.
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