What is the Average 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Settlement?
November 19, 2022
If you or a family member has been injured in a semi-tractor trailer or 18-wheeler accident, you may find yourself facing high medical bills and significant financial losses. Injuries sustained in a crash involving a large vehicle can often lead to permanent disability. Even if your injuries aren’t severe, they could leave you unable to […]
Who is Responsible For Black Ice Car Accidents?
November 4, 2022
As the winter season approaches, black ice on the roads becomes a real threat for drivers. The reason is that black ice is often hard to spot, thus, leading to damage to vehicles and bodily injury or deadly accidents. In fact, every winter, snowy, slushy, or icy pavement is responsible for more than 116,000 injuries […]
How to Know You Have a Medical Malpractice Claim
October 21, 2022
Understandably, medical professionals are human and mistakes can happen. However, when negligence or incompetence results in harm to a patient, it's important to consider pursuing a medical malpractice claim against a such healthcare provider or facility. The reason is not far-fetched - medical malpractice is a serious issue that can have devastating consequences for patients […]
What is My Car Accident Claim Worth?
September 20, 2022
If you have recently been involved in a motor vehicle accident you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. An auto crash claim seeks coverage for a variety of economic damages and non-economic damages including medical expenses, income loss, and emotional damages. This article will outline the types of damages that may be sought […]
Should I Accept the Insurance Company's Settlement Offer?
September 6, 2022
After getting into an accident one of the most commonly asked question is should I accept the insurance company’s settlement offer? Accepting the insurance company's settlement offers is not always the best option. If you have been injured at work, you may want to consider accepting the insurance company's settlement. However, if you feel that […]
How are Damages for Pain and Suffering Determined in Illinois?
August 19, 2022
In Illinois, the state laws state will guide how damages for pain and suffering are determined. The law states that damages for pain and suffering are not allowed unless they are proven to have been caused by negligence. If the plaintiff was negligent, then he/she cannot recover any damages for pain and suffering. Negligence is […]
When Should You Get a Lawyer For a Car Accident?
August 5, 2022
Car accidents are unexpected events that have the potential to impact the rest of your life. You could be left with major financial burdens, permanent disabilities or disfigurement, or severe mental trauma following a serious auto accident. Situations like this call for the help of an expert to guide you through the right steps toward […]
How Long Do You Have to File a Car Accident Claim in Chicago?
July 5, 2022
If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident in Chicago due to someone else's actions you are entitled to compensation. Here we discuss how long you have to file a claim in order to pursue this compensation, factors that affect the amount of time you have, and other important information like how soon you […]
What to Do After a Truck Accident?
June 20, 2022
Whether you've been in an accident before or not, accidents involving trucks can be terrifying, dangerous, and deadly. They also tend to be extremely expensive, as large trucks are extremely expensive vehicles. There are many rules and regulations in place when it comes to CDL's, or commercial drivers licenses, the kind of licenses need to […]
How Long Does an Insurance Company Have to Pay an Accident Claim in Illinois?
May 20, 2022
After being involved in a motor vehicle accident in Illinois, you have a lot to think about, including paying for vehicle repairs, medical expenses, and supporting your family while you’re out of work. You don't have to pay these financial costs out of pocket, and don't have to worry about future medical bills anymore. If […]