What is Personal Injury Mediation?
May 6, 2022
There is more than one way of resolving a personal injury dispute aside from going to court. Rather than going to court or before going to court, you can opt for an alternative dispute resolution process such as mediation. What is personal injury mediation? It is an alternative dispute resolution process whereby a third party […]
When Should You Get a Lawyer for a Truck Accident?
April 20, 2022
Trucking is one of the hardest and most skilled workforces on the road. Driving supermassive trucks, loaded down with anything from boxes filled with pillows to parts of prefab houses or airplanes or wind turbines. Nearly everything you can buy or use in the United States is transported at some point by truckers from its […]
How Much Does a Car Accident Lawyer Cost in Chicago?
April 5, 2022
When you're involved in a car accident in Chicago, you have the right to seek maximum compensation from the at-fault driver for your medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and other financial losses. Often, car accident victims avoid filing legal claims because they believe that hiring a personal injury lawyer is too expensive. The truth […]
What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer do?
March 23, 2022
An individual obtains a personal injury when they get into an accident where their body is physically and emotionally injured as a result of another person’s carelessness, negligence, intentional act or reckless behavior. When this happens a claim can be made and an individual can obtain compensation. A personal injury lawyer can help the grieved […]
What Happens if the At-Fault Party Doesn't Have Car Insurance?
February 21, 2022
Motor vehicle accidents are always a huge inconvenience, even more so when the at-fault driver has a total lack of auto insurance coverage. Not only will you possibly be recovering from accident injuries and emotional trauma, but you will also have the added stress of thinking about how you'll pay all of your vehicle repairs […]
Should I Hire a Car Accident Lawyer for a Minor Accident?
February 4, 2022
Even minor car accidents can be major sources of stress. Seeking fair compensation from an insurance company in your personal injury claim may turn into a marathon of back and forth communication and negotiations. It may be in your best interest to hire an experienced car accident attorney to handle your accident claim. At Chicago […]
How Do You Prove a Wrongful Death Claim in Illinois?
January 20, 2022
When a person's life ends tragically because of another person's negligence, family members are left devastated. They need to grieve, and the last thing they think about is a wrongful death lawsuit. At CCAL, our personal injury lawyers understand that the recovery of financial compensation can never compensate for the pain of losing a loved […]
Will I Have to Go to Trial for an Injury Claim?
January 5, 2022
Most personal injury claims are resolved before the injured party files a personal injury lawsuit. However, if a reasonable settlement can't be reached outside of court, your personal injury lawyer will file a lawsuit in court and you will proceed with trial for an injury claim. A judge will typically set a deadline for phases […]
Is the Truck Driver or Trucking Company Liable for My Accident?
December 20, 2021
When you are in an accident with a commercial truck driver, you might assume that all of the liability is on the driver. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident, however, you may actually be able to hold the trucking company accountable for your damages. It makes sense given that companies are usually responsible for […]
Should I Release My Medical Records to an Insurance Adjuster?
December 6, 2021
After you report your accident, and even before you file an accident claim, an insurance adjuster will call you. The insurance claims adjuster is paid to investigate your personal injury claim and gather evidence. And to determine if the insurance company will have to compensate you for your personal injuries and other financial losses suffered […]