The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm has been fighting for the rights of the injured since 1996, and has recovered millions on their behalf.

Champaign Personal Injury Attorneys

Serving the Injured in southern Illinois for over 25 Years

After being hurt or injured due to medical malpractice, an auto, boat, or truck accident, nursing home negligence, a dog bite, the use of dangerous products, or any other cause, victims just like you choose to work with the trusted Champaign personal injury lawyers at The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm because we have the knowledge, experience, and resources it takes to pursue the best possible result – and hold those responsible to account.

Find out how we can help you – call (217) 394-5885 or contact us online for a free consultation.

Restoring Your Quality of Life

Each member of our team deeply understands that the goal is to restore your quality of life as soon and safely as possible. If you work with our firm, we won’t rest until we’ve negotiated a fair and equitable settlement on your behalf that fully compensates you for your current and future costs. Or, if the defendants in your case lack the wisdom to settle fairly and fully, be assured that we will aggressively fight for your rights in court.

We Help Auto Accident Victims

As a growing technology hub called “silicon prairie”, Champaign is home to more than 82,570 people and upwards of 18,000 students who attend Parkland College and the University of Illinois. Most of these people own vehicles and use them on the roads of Champaign on a daily basis.

There are many factors that can lead to a collision, including what time it is, the day of the week, and whether it is a holiday, are often common elements that can have an impact on the type and severity of a collision. It's also worth considering that during certain days, hours, and holidays, more drivers are out on the road, which can lead to driver carelessness and more accidents.

With this in mind, some of the most common causes of auto accidents include:

No matter the cause of or circumstances surrounding your motor vehicle accident, you can turn to The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm for seasoned counsel. We handle all types of traffic accident cases and any personal injury action in the Champaign area and across the state.

Our Renowned Champaign, IL Personal Injury Team

The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm’s respected legal team is often hired by other law firms to handle their complex litigation, because they know we have the skill and resources to take care of every detail, ensure that clients are completely prepared every step of the way, and seek an advantageous outcome – time and again.

If you’re ready to learn how our team will be your “sword and shield” as you focus on what truly matters: getting healthier, feeling better, and living your life to the fullest, call (217) 394-5885.

our Practice Areas

Types of Cases We Handle


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.


The Opinions That Matter Most
    My Life Drastically Changed for the Better

    “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.
    Call Bill, He Will Help You

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

    - Brenda M.
    Straight-Forward, Pleasant, Very Understanding and Humble

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

    - Donna S.
    Bill Tapella Gave Me My Life Back, Literally

    “He was able to assist me with my disability and handled my medical malpractice case with honesty and integrity.”

    - Barb H.
    Bill Is More Than a Lawyer – He Is a Man Who Cares

    “Bill was our Lawyer after our daughter died. We were awarded $5.9 million dollars. Bill studied our daughter’s illness and became as knowledgeable as any medical professional.”

    - Sharon & Greg P.


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