Chicago, IL asked in Personal Injury and Securities Law for Illinois

Q: Can I sue if I was injured by a store employee

I was basically dragged into a back room and was forced to the grown and asked questions then he took my wallet and seached through it I ended up with a broken ankle

1 Lawyer Answer
Steve McCann
Steve McCann
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: You can certainly file a lawsuit based on the facts provided, but the viability of prevailing and recovering on the lawsuit are dependent on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the nature of you getting dragged out and if you were resisting with the individual.

That said, I recommend organizing everything in your possession related to this matter, including and pictures, videos, and reports, and consulting with an attorney individually. Many of us offer free consultations, and will represent you on a contingent basis if your claims have merit, so it will not cost you anything out of pocket to obtain the opinion and guidance of an experienced professional.

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