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?
Whether you felt a sharp pain right away or a dull pain gradually came on, if you slipped and fell, there is a decent chance that you suffered some form of traumatic injury. The forces involved in a fall are more than enough to cause a serious injury even at ground level, and many people … Continue reading Hurt in a Slip-and-Fall Accident? Your Injuries Could Cost More than You Think
Being involved in an accident with a tractor trailer or other large commercial truck can be one of the scariest events of your life. When you feel the force of tens of thousands of pounds of metal careening out of control, you realize just how helpless you are to protect yourself out on the road. … Continue reading What Are Your Legal Rights After an Accident Involving a Commercial Truck in Chicago?
When you entrust your parent’s or other aging loved one’s care to a nursing home, you expect the nurses, administrators, and staff to do everything possible to ensure that he or she is able to live a comfortable and fulfilling life. You expect the smiling faces and cozy atmosphere portrayed on the nursing home’s website … Continue reading Malnutrition, Dehydration, and Improper Medication: 3 Common Signs of Nursing Home Negligence
Most people assume that riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous. Most people assume that motorcycle riders are risk takers, and that they take their lives into their own hands every time they ride. Due to a poor example set by a very small segment of the riding population, most people also assume that motorcycle riders … Continue reading How Will the Bias Against Motorcycle Riders Affect Your Claim for Financial Compensation?
Can You Seek Compensation for a Motorcycle Accident if You Weren’t Following ATGATT (All the Gear, All the Time)?
When you took your Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) course to get your motorcycle license, you probably learned about ATGATT. This stands for “all the gear, all the time,” and it is meant to remind all riders to gear up every time they ride. Along with a helmet, following ATGATT means wearing boots, gloves, a jacket, … Continue reading Can You Seek Compensation for a Motorcycle Accident if You Weren’t Following ATGATT (All the Gear, All the Time)?