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Bloomington Illinois Personal Injury Lawyer


Terry W. Dodds

Terry Dodds works hard on behalf of clients who need help with a personal injury claim. He is committed to working towards the best possible outcome for victims who have been injured due to someone else’s negligence. Terry knows how an accident can change your life.

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My clients come first

Hire an Attorney Who is Accessible.

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I Listen To Your Story

I want to know your questions and concerns so that we can work on your legal matter together.

Open Discussion

You’ll be able to make informed decisions about your legal matter, because I’ll discuss your options with you.

You will know what to expect of me

I’ll be accessible and ready to help answer your questions so that you know the status of your case and what to expect.

Practice Areas

I draw a line in the sand and stand firm with my clients.


When I do go to trial, I prefer to educate my jury about the particulars of my client's case and attempt to get them to relate to my client's predicament.

My Goal is to win the jury over by relating to them in ways that allow them to trust what I am telling them and enable them to see the flaws in the opposition's case. I like to chip away at the opponent's case in the best way I believe will accomplish these objectives.

When you hire an attorney to help you with your case, you want to know that your lawyer will work hard on your behalf from the moment the case begins.

I take a comprehensive approach to your case and try to develop strategies that I hope will best educate others about my client's situation. It has been my experience that this best maximizes the client's chances of a positive outcome.

There’s too much on the line when it comes to your future to leave these critical decisions up to chance.

When you hire a dedicated and caring lawyer, you can have confidence in how your case is being managed.

You should never have to worry about the progress of your case. I keep you informed so you know what to expect and can make informed decisions when the time comes.

You’ll have a partner in me as we explore all possible avenues in our attempt to obtain a successful resolution to your legal matter. From the onset of your case, you will know how your case is likely to unfold and what your rights are.

Any legal matter is a serious one that requires the commitment of an attorney who knows the landscape and cares not only about the outcome but also about your experience.

Areas We Service

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Working with clients in the Bloomington, IL region, and surrounding areas.

Bloomington, Illinois

Helping legal clients throughout Bloomington and nearby areas with prompt and dedicated service.

Normal, Illinois

Whether you're at Illinois State University or just living life in Normal, I can help you no matter the issue.

Decatur, Illinois

Involved in a legal issue in Decatur or surrounding areas? My office serves clients effectively.

Champaign, Illinois

Injury, criminal, divorce, and workers’ comp cases are handled for clients in Champaign.

Peoria, Illinois

Assisting the citizens of Peoria with cases involving personal injury, workers comp, other types of injury claims, and those charged with misdemeanor and felony offenses.

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In January 2021, the Illinois General Assembly finally passed legislation to enable Illinois Personal Injury Claimants to collect prejudgment interest in cases which resulted in bodily injury. I say “finally”, because many states throughout the United States have allowed prejudgment interest in some form or fashion for quite some time.

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