From a legal standpoint, the term “tort” is what refers to personal injury. When you have a tort injury, you need a tort lawyer (or, a personal injury attorney). It is important to consider all factors when hiring a tort attorney. This is because you need an attorney who can assess your case, defend your … Continue reading Tips for Choosing the Right Tort Lawyer
From a legal standpoint, the term “tort” is what refers to personal injury. When you have a tort injury, you need a tort lawyer (or, a personal injury attorney). It is important to consider all factors when hiring a tort attorney. This is because you need an attorney who can assess your case, defend your … Continue reading What is an Intentional Tort?
There are different rules that apply to different types of injuries. These are known as torts. Torts are based on whether an incident was intentional or accidental. The type of tort will ultimately dictate how a lawsuit proceeds in court or during negotiations. While personal injury cases all have unique factors, most claims are based … Continue reading Foreseeability and Proximate Cause: Two Terms You Need to Know
Gross negligence is a commonly misunderstood (and overused) term in personal injury. In a civil case, the term “gross negligence” directly refers to the defendant’s conduct. More so, it refers to reckless, outrageous behavior – not your average form of negligence. You may be familiar with the concept of negligence. This refers to the disregard … Continue reading What is a Claim of Gross Negligence?
The process of filing a personal injury claim is a lot more than filling out some forms. You must also be aware of the statutes as well as the legal procedures for filing your claim. All it takes is a single mistake to set your case back or have it dismissed altogether. So, after an … Continue reading Five Instances Where You Should Contact a Personal Injury Attorney
Halloween is the time of year when everyone gets to be something else. Whether that is a ghost, goblin, a favorite superhero, or professional they’ve always wanted to be, it is all about the fun. But, Halloween is also notorious for something else: Accidents. Regardless of whether you plan to trick-or-treat, let the kids go … Continue reading Tips for Avoiding the Most Common Accidents on Halloween
When you enjoy the fare of a food truck, the last thing you plan to order up is a side of food poisoning. While your case of food poisoning may not require hospitalization, you could still suffer injuries and damages as a result of the foodborne illness that you acquired. From lost wages to medical … Continue reading Could I Sue a Food Truck for Food Poisoning?
Fighting for Pedestrian Safety in Chicago In busy cities like Chicago, accidents that result in injured pedestrians are a common reality, and are extremely unfortunate. In some cases, the pedestrian is killed or suffers from long-term injuries that affect quality of life. Whether you are walking in the city or you are driving, it is … Continue reading Pedestrian Safety in the City – Are You at Risk for Injury?
Chicago Attorneys Assisting with Insurance Claims There are an estimated five million motor accidents that occur each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you are involved in an accident, would you know what pertinent information is in your auto insurance policy? Would you know who to call or what costs you … Continue reading Knowing Your Auto Insurance Policy Could Help After an Accident
Serving Victims of Truck Accidents in the Chicago Area According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, out of the 411,000 reported crashes involving large commercial vehicles in 2014, there were more than 3,000 that resulted in a fatality and 82,000 injuries. Accident attorneys know how devastating truck collisions can be, … Continue reading Proving Your Truck Accident Case Using Data from the Black Box