Carbondale, IL

Carbondale Personal Injury Attorneys

Seek Experienced Legal Help After an Accident or Injury

After suffering a severe injury, you may be asking yourself: “Do I really need a Carbondale personal injury lawyer?” The answer is most likely YES. Your long-term costs resulting from medical expenses, caregiver expenses, and income losses can quickly mount up and easily reach into the hundreds of thousands — or even millions — of dollars. Choosing the right attorney helps ensure that you and your dependents won’t bear the immense financial burden for an injury that was someone else’s fault.

At The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm, the trusted members of our team have the knowledge and unwavering dedication you need at this critical time in your life. You can depend on us to take care of every detail and mount a bulletproof case that compels those responsible for your pain and suffering to act fairly and equitably – whether at the negotiating table or in court.

Contact our office today at (217) 394-5885. We've served Carbondale and all of Illinois since 1996.

Injured in an Auto Accident? We Can Help.

Carbondale is one of a few cities in Jackson County and despite its small size, there were more than 1,500 accidents reported in the county in 2016, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Have you or someone that you love been injured in an automobile accident in Carbondale that was caused by a careless or negligent driver? Have you considered hiring the services of a personal injury law firm to help explore your legal options and fight for the maximum amount of any compensation that you may be entitled to?

At The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm, we have successfully recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients and can fight for the justice that you deserve. We offer free consultations and we only get paid when we win.

Your Trusted Carbondale Personal Injury Law Firm

At The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm, our team is trusted by other law firms in Carbondale and across the state to handle their most sensitive, complex litigation. They know we have the experience, knowledge, resources, and reputation it takes to get the best possible outcome – every client, every case, every time.

Whether your case involves a motor vehicle collision such as a truck accident, motorcycle accident, or car accident, or if you slipped and fell on another’s property, were harmed by a dangerous drug or defective product, you can count on our team to deliver quality counsel. Our breadth of experience benefits our clients across all of our practice areas.

Contact us today and learn how we can fight for your rights, hold those responsible to account, and help you restore your quality of life.

Recognized as a top-tier law firm

  • 2021 Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
    2021 Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
    The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Best Lawyers In America
    Best Lawyers In America
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
  • Rising Stars
    Rising Stars
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Leading Lawyers Advisory Board Member
    Leading Lawyers Advisory Board Member
  • Recommended by Peers for Leading Lawyers Network
    Recommended by Peers for Leading Lawyers Network
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
    AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®


Millions Recovered For Our Clients
  • Car Accident $16,550,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a family of four involved in a single car wreck in a highway construction zone.

  • Wrongful Death $5,900,000 Verdict

    Verdict for the wrongful death of a woman as a result of the negligent failure of a pathologist to diagnose histoplasmosis.

  • Hospital Negligence $5,400,000 Settlement

    Settlement involving the failure of doctors at an east-central Illinois hospital to diagnose and treat a brain abscess.

  • Medical Malpractice $4,000,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a medical malpractice claim in downstate Illinois.

  • Tractor Trailer Injury and Death $2,400,000 Settlement

    Settlement for an Illinois tractor trailer injury resulting in death.

  • Medical Malpractice $2,100,000 Settlement

    Settlement for North Central Illinois medical malpractice case.

  • Truck Accident Resulting in Eye Injuries $2,000,000 Settlement

    Settlement of an accident involving a delivery truck with a pickup truck.

  • Product Liability $1,750,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a man who lost both legs in a baler that had been improperly modified.

  • Negligent Care $1,750,000 Verdict

    Verdict for a case involving negligent podiatric care provided to the manager of a fast food restaurant.

  • Hospital Negligence $1,245,000 Settlement

    Settlement for the failure by emergency room doctors to diagnose occluded carotid arteries and the stroke suffered by the patient as a result.


  • Unwavering Dedication

    We will fight for a just outcome on your behalf, and won’t give up in the face of difficult or unexpected challenges.

  • A Record of Proven Results

    Over our hundred years of combined legal experience, we have recovered millions of dollars for injured clients.

  • Respected in Our Community

    When attorneys need an attorney, they call us. Over 200 attorneys routinely refer clients to our capable & qualified team.

  • Compassionate Advocacy

    We genuinely care about the outcome of your case & commit to standing by your side every step of the way. 

  • Committed to Our Clients

    We pride ourselves in going the extra mile to make all of our clients feel comfortable, well-informed, and secure.

  • Clear Communication

    Our attorneys are committed to actively listening to our clients and to setting realistic, justifiable expectations.


The Opinions That Matter Most
  • “I highly recommend Bill Tapella to anyone in need of an honest hardworking attorney that can get the job done and find your closure.”

    - Betty “Jane” B.
  • “When I got hurt, I almost lost everything. Bill Tapella was there for me and helped me put my life together.”

    - Brenda M.
  • “Bill is very hard-working and he has a great team as well. They go above and beyond.”

    - Donna S.

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There is no fee unless we win your case
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