The start of the school year is a hectic time for many households in Chicago. Parents will need to juggle work and other obligations with a demanding school schedule, homework, extracurricular activities, and more. It can be easy to forget to go over important safety tips and accident risks with your child. To help keep … Continue reading August is Back to School Safety Month
This year, Illinois became the 11th state in the United States to legalize the possession and use of recreational marijuana. The Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (CRTA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020, allowing for the sale and purchase of recreational cannabis products at licensed establishments as of that date. However, many people in … Continue reading What Happens When a Stoned Driver Causes a Crash?
Slip and fall accidents are consistently among the most common causes of preventable injuries in Chicago and the rest of the United States. They can cause surprisingly serious injuries, including broken bones, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), hip fractures, and even spinal cord injuries. Fortunately for victims, when these injuries are the result of someone’s negligence, … Continue reading Was Your Chicago Slip & Fall Accident the Result of Negligence?
Summer is here, and in Chicago that means that motorcycle riding season is in full swing. We only get a few months of perfect riding weather each year, and avid riders will be hitting the road regularly over the summer months to get as much time in the saddle as possible. When riding in Chicago, … Continue reading Summer Motorcycle Safety: What are Some Tips for Avoiding Accidents and Injuries in Chicago?
Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries, and the costs of recovering from these injuries can be substantial. If you have been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in the Chicago area, here are 25 key facts about your claim for financial compensation: 1. Motorcycle Accidents are Becoming More Common in the Chicago Area. According … Continue reading 25 Key Facts about Motorcycle Accident Injury Claims in Chicago, IL
If you have been injured in a car accident in Chicago, there are some important facts you need to know. Here is a list of 25 key pieces of information prepared by the Chicago car accident lawyers at Malman Law: 1. You Should Always Call 911 After a Car Accident in Chicago. Whenever you are … Continue reading 25 Key Facts about Car Accident Injury Claims in Chicago, IL
If you have been injured in a car accident in Chicago, recovering your losses will most likely mean filing an insurance claim. In Illinois, auto insurance provides fault-based compensation for auto accident victims’ injuries (with the exception of optional personal injury protection (PIP) or “MedPay” insurance, which provides a modest amount of “no-fault” coverage); and, … Continue reading What Types of Injuries Does Car Insurance Cover?
If you have been injured in a car accident in Chicago you may be entitled to financial compensation. In fact, at Malman Law, we have helped our clients recover more than $250 million in financial compensation over the past 25 years. That is a lot of money; and, while the outcome of a car accident … Continue reading What are the Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident in Chicago?
As a motorcycle rider, you face certain risks every time you ride. No matter how skilled you are at riding, and no matter how careful you are to obey the law and ride within your limits, there is always a chance that someone else will hit you, total your bike, and leave you with serious … Continue reading How Common are Severe Motorcycle Accidents in Chicago, Illinois?
You were injured in a motorcycle accident in Chicago, and the driver who hit you was clearly at fault. But, he or she is claiming that you, “came out of nowhere,” and you are concerned that the insurance companies are going to try to blame you for causing your own injuries. So, what can you … Continue reading How Can You Prove Fault After a Motorcycle Accident in Chicago?