Belleville Personal Injury Lawyers

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    “Brady did an outstanding job. I would recommend him to anyone!

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    “I can’t say enough good things about John. He truly cares…

    John F.
  • 150+ Five Star Reviews

    “Brady showed compassion and was always there to answer any of my questions.”

    Charlotte D.
  • 150+ Five Star Reviews

    “John Hipskind was always a phone call or text away (we heard back from him within minutes). We are so pleased!”

    Jess M.
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    John Hipskind was amazing! He was reliable, honest, and made me feel confident. John was always there when I had questions and very responsive…

    Cori H.
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    I can’t say enough good things about John. He truly cares about providing the best possible representation for his clients. I would highly recommend him!

    John F.
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    Brady did an outstanding job. I didn’t have to do anything or miss any work due to his exceptional service!! I would recommend him to anyone!

    Erin H.
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    I had a wonderful experience with my attorney Brady. He showed compassion and was always there to answer any of my questions.

    Charlotte D.
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    Brady helped facilitate my medical appointments, and made sure everything went smoothly. He settled my claim in a relatively short time.

    Jeffrey M.
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    John Hipskind was always a phone call or text away (we heard back from him within minutes). We are so pleased! You will be happy to have chosen him!

    Jess M.
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    Not
    A Lawyer
    Your Lawyer

    Injuries can be life-altering, and getting the personal care you need after an accident is not easy. If you’ve been hurt, you need more than a corporate law office that treats you like a number. You need an injury lawyer who cares about your wellbeing—physical, emotional, and financial. We do. That’s how we get results for our clients.

    Our
    Practice
    Areas

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      Car Accidents

      Car crashes are terrifying, and victims may struggle to recover for months or years. While you handle your injuries, your lawyer can help you sue the at-fault party or parties.

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      Truck Accidents

      Semi-trucks and 18-wheelers are massive, which is why truck crashes are so dangerous. When truck drivers are careless behind the wheel, they need to be held responsible for their actions.

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      Slip & Fall Injuries

      You should be warned of dangers on someone else’s property, such as a business or store. If you’re harmed on private or public property, you could be entitled to compensation.

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      Motorcycle Accidents

      Motorcycles provide little protection, so a crash on one of these machines can be devastating If another person caused your accident, you may need a lawyer’s help to recover compensation.

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      Dram Shop

      When a bar or other establishment serving alcohol doesn’t serve drinks responsibly, people may be seriously injured. These cases can be difficult to prove, so you may need legal guidance.

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      Wrongful Death

      Losing a loved one is a shocking, painful experience, but what if someone else was responsible for their untimely death? An attorney can help you get fair compensation and closure.

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      Nursing Home Negligence

      When we leave a loved one in the hands of a nursing home, we expect them to get the care they need to stay healthy. Abuse and negligence are unacceptable.

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      Dog Bites

      Our furry friends aren’t always safe to be around. When a dog bites or otherwise harms you without provocation, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages.

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      Serious Injuries

      Some injuries are devastating, leaving you struggling financially and physically for years to come. You may never recover in full, so you deserve maximum compensation for all you’ve been through.

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      Car Accidents

      Car crashes are terrifying, and victims may struggle to recover for months or years. While you handle your injuries, your lawyer can help you sue the at-fault party or parties.

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      Truck Accidents

      Semi-trucks and 18-wheelers are massive, which is why truck crashes are so dangerous. When truck drivers are careless behind the wheel, they need to be held responsible for their actions.

      LEARN MORE
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      Slip & Fall Injuries

      You should be warned of dangers on someone else’s property, such as a business or store. If you’re harmed on private or public property, you could be entitled to compensation.

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      Motorcycle Accidents

      Motorcycles provide little protection, so a crash on one of these machines can be devastating If another person caused your accident, you may need a lawyer’s help to recover compensation.

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      Dram Shop

      When a bar or other establishment serving alcohol doesn’t serve drinks responsibly, people may be seriously injured. These cases can be difficult to prove, so you may need legal guidance.

      LEARN MORE
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      Wrongful Death

      Losing a loved one is a shocking, painful experience, but what if someone else was responsible for their untimely death? An attorney can help you get fair compensation and closure.

      LEARN MORE
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      Nursing Home Negligence

      When we leave a loved one in the hands of a nursing home, we expect them to get the care they need to stay healthy. Abuse and negligence are unacceptable.

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      Dog Bites

      Our furry friends aren’t always safe to be around. When a dog bites or otherwise harms you without provocation, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages.

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      Serious Injuries

      Some injuries are devastating, leaving you struggling financially and physically for years to come. You may never recover in full, so you deserve maximum compensation for all you’ve been through.

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    Meet
    The
    Attorneys

    Brady McAninch

    Brady McAninch is a founding member of the firm. He graduated magna cum laude from Southern Illinois University School of Law before working as a trial lawyer. Earlier in his career, he fought on the side of big corporations, and he now brings that experience to his personal injury practice.

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    John Hipskind

    A founding member of the firm, John Hipskind practiced as a private-sector defense attorney before focusing on injury victims who need a compassionate defense. He brings his experience with large corporations to the table for his personal injury clients.

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    Brady McAninch

    Brady McAninch is a founding member of the firm. He graduated magna cum laude from Southern Illinois University School of Law before working as a trial lawyer. Earlier in his career, he fought on the side of big corporations, and he now brings that experience to his personal injury practice.

    About Brady McAninch

    John Hipskind

    A founding member of the firm, John Hipskind practiced as a private-sector defense attorney before focusing on injury victims who need a compassionate defense. He brings his experience with large corporations to the table for his personal injury clients.

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    Awards
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    Associations

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    Avvo-Rated Excellent

    John and Brady have perfect 5-star reviews on Avvo, the largest lawyer listing service online.

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    The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

    As members of BAMSL, John and Brady keep current of everything in the big-city legal scene.

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    Super Lawyers® Rising Stars

    Only 5% of all attorney are chosen as SuperLawyers. John and Brady have been chosen 3 years in a row.

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    The St. Clair County Bar Association

    Located in Belleville, this nonprofit provides services to its members and the public alike.

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    NTA Top 40 Under 40

    Only premier trial lawyers from each state are invited to join NTLA’s Top 40 Under 40.

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    Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorney

    This independent organization ranks the nation’s best personal injury lawyers.

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    Illinois State Bar Association

    Founded in 1877, the ISBA devotes itself to the practice of law and justice.

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    AIOFLA 2015 10 Best Client Satisfaction

    In 2015, John and Brady won an AIOFLA’s 10 Best Client Satisfaction award.

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