A product can be considered defective in numerous ways. Once the product becomes a part of the commerce stream and injures someone, that injured party may be able to pursue a product liability claim against multiple parties. But, there are requirements in order to file such claims – and just because a product injures someone, … Continue reading When is a Product Considered Defective?
There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries, or even an attorney who has previously represented city workers, it is not required … Continue reading Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and can help establish injuries – even negligence. Today, video recordings are used in … Continue reading Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
Defense attorneys have one job: To disprove or discredit the plaintiff. When there is enough evidence establishing their client’s liability, defense attorneys will often turn to the treatment program – more specifically, they will try to claim that the plaintiff obtained too much treatment. Therefore, they use that to refuse to compensate for the costs … Continue reading Treatments versus Over-Treatment for Your Accident Injuries
Ride-sharing companies, such as Lyft and Uber, are changing the way that people travel. Instead of public transit or taxis, more people are turning to private drivers. They are cheaper than a limousine service, but more personal and convenient than at taxi. While ride-sharing certainly has its place, there is a big issue regarding liability … Continue reading Determining Liability in Ride-Sharing Accidents
Psychiatric malpractice is just as harmful as other types of malpractice, but it is often more difficult to prove. These claims are often met with skepticism, especially because of the vulnerable nature of those patients who seek treatment in the first place. The Types of Psychiatric Malpractice Malpractice performed by psychiatrists is different than that … Continue reading What is Psychiatric Malpractice?
We are proud to announce that a team of our Illinois nursing home negligence attorneys recently secured a $1,011,864.50 award for a victim of nursing home negligence who fractured her hip during care. The verdict came after a Cook County jury heard the case and weighed the evidence presented by both sides. The Chicago nursing … Continue reading Our Legal Team Wins Record-Setting Award In Illinois Nursing Home Negligence Case
Most drivers do not think much about it, but when they turn on music to listen to during their commute, or even their trip, they could be negatively impacting their driving habits. A recent experiment in England set out to determine how music plays a role in driving habits, especially when it comes to speeding, … Continue reading Is Your Music Affecting Your Driving Habits?
After a car accident, you turn to your auto insurance for help. Perhaps you have vehicle damage, maybe even medical costs, but because the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you had to utilize your uninsured motorist insurance coverage. In the state of Illinois, drivers are required to carry a minimum of liability insurance. To … Continue reading Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?
After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a lawsuit for any injuries on his or her own; however, … Continue reading Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?