Every state is unique with how they handle personal injury claims. In Illinois, you have several state-level laws that will affect your case, and these are important to know if you ever have a personal injury lawsuit you need to file in the future. These rules apply when you are filing insurance claims for an … Continue reading Laws to Know About Personal Injury in Illinois
Motorcycles, unlike motor vehicles, are unprotected from their surroundings. That means when a rider is involved in an accident, they could be hit by debris, asphalt, and even vehicles. Being so vulnerable puts a rider at high risk for catastrophic injuries – some of which could be fatal. Therefore, it is no surprise that motorcycle … Continue reading Why Are Motorcycle Accidents so Catastrophic?
Misusing prescription medications and illegal substances can make operating a vehicle dangerous – and reckless. Just like driving after consuming too much alcohol, drugged driving puts everyone at risk on the road. Either way, the person driving is “under the influence” of mind altering substances (i.e., intoxicated) and a danger on the roads. If you … Continue reading Drugged Driving: Can You Sue for Punitive Damages?
When you place an aging loved one into a nursing home, you take your time selecting the facility. After all, you want one that is not only covered by insurance, but provides your loved one with the care they need each day – and provides them with a better quality of life. But what happens … Continue reading Steps to Filing a Nursing Home Abuse Claim
After an accident, insurance claims adjusters get involved to start processing the claim and give out a settlement. As the plaintiff, you want to end things as quickly as possible. After all, you cannot work, you are in pain, and you have medical bills that are stacking up – without money to pay them. When … Continue reading Why Is the Insurance Company Offering so Little Compensation?
A personal injury claim for a motor vehicle accident has two-years for the statute of limitations. That means you have up to two years to file your claim from the date of the accident. After that two-year window, you are permanently barred from taking the case to court ever again. While you have two years, … Continue reading How Long after a Car Accident Can You Sue for Damages?
Children are accident prone, and just about every parent knows that fact. When you are with your child at a playground, you expect them to come back with a scrape or bruise from their adventure. What you do not expect, however, is a serious accident that could have long-term consequences. Playgrounds seem innocent enough, but … Continue reading Can I Sue if My Child Is Injured on a Public Playground?
Vapes, also known as e-cigarettes and electronic cigarettes, have become widely popular over the past few years. While advocates for the vape industry claim that vapes are safer than cigarettes (and some claim they help consumers quit smoking) research has found that these flavors used to create the vaping experience have toxic chemicals linked to … Continue reading Is Vaping Dangerous?
Motorcycle accidents are by far one of the more catastrophic types of accidents a person can experience. As a rider, you are fully exposed to everything around you – including the road, debris, and other vehicles. An accident at even low speeds can lead to permanently disabling injuries. If you are new to riding or … Continue reading Is It Okay to Buy a Used Motorcycle Helmet?
Pets in the vehicle are more common during the holiday season and especially during summer vacations from school. While you might not think much of your family furry friend sitting in the car beside you, what you have is a high risk for a catastrophic accident that will not only injure your pet, but you … Continue reading The True Dangers of Unrestrained Pets in Vehicles