One of the biggest concerns that you may have when hiring a personal injury attorney is whether he or she can accept a settlement without your consent. First of all, a good lawyer would never accept a car accident settlement without consulting with his or her client first. Second, an attorney is legally obligated to … Continue reading Can My Car Accident Attorney Accept a Settlement Without My Permission?
There are two common questions after a car accident: Who will pay for my medical bills and losses? Can I use my health insurance? Unfortunately, finding the answers is not simple. First, if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, you are going to wonder who is liable for your costs – especially when … Continue reading Can I Use My Health Insurance for a Car Accident Injury?
If you have been in a motor vehicle accident, it is easy to panic. However, the calmer and more prepared you are for the incident, the easier it may be to file a claim. Car accidents can easily shake and disoriented anyone – especially if the accident results in serious injuries. With the following tips, … Continue reading Car Accidents: What to Do and What Not to Do
When you are injured at work, you turn to workers’ compensation to help cover your medical bills and lost wages. When you are in the process of filing your claim or even collecting benefits, there will be plenty of terms thrown your way. One of those is the maximum medical improvement requirement. This is a … Continue reading What is the Maximum Medical Improvement Requirement?
After a car accident, the last thing on your mind is if you should hire an attorney. Instead, you’re dealing with the physical and emotional trauma associated with your collision. You may be dealing with doctor’s visits, missing work, explaining your pain to family, etc. But, during all of this, you need to also assess … Continue reading Five Reasons Why You Need Legal Assistance After an Accident
Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile for long periods of time. Just because a person is immobile does not mean that he … Continue reading Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
Nursing home injuries are becoming a growing concern across the country. Whether these injuries are due to neglect or even abuse, the numbers will only continue to rise as more individuals enter nursing homes and the staff become overwhelmed at the sheer volume of clients that they must monitor. The most common injury seen in … Continue reading How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?
Almost all hospitals in the United States are teaching hospitals in some way. Whether they take on interns, have actual classes, or let students observe surgical procedures, hospitals are there to mold and create the world’s next best physicians. In order for any person to graduate medical school, he or she must have hands-on experience. … Continue reading What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?
When you think of medical malpractice, you may think about surgical errors being the number one cause for malpractice claims. While surgical errors certainly top the list, there are plenty of other reasons why a person would need to file a claim against their medical provider. Most importantly, you need to realize that being unsatisfied … Continue reading Four Common Types of Medical Malpractice Claims
No one plans to be in a car accident, but they happen daily here in Chicago. While you may be the safest driver out there, you are sharing the road with other drivers of all skill levels (and even distractions). Never assume that your safe driving practices will keep you from being involved in an … Continue reading Five Tips for Reducing Your Risk for a Rear-End Accident