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 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 […]
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 […]
Should I Hire a Lawyer For a Car Accident?
November 5, 2021
Car accidents may well be among the most unpredictable things in this world. One minute you’re driving along the highway and the next minute someone is pulling you out of your car and you have a bad concussion and blurring vision. You wake up in a hospital bed, with totally no clue how you made […]
What Can I Do to Protect My Rights After a Car Accident?
October 5, 2021
It can take a few moments to collect yourself when you are involved in a car accident. You may have trouble making the right decisions in the heat of the moment. Knowing the correct steps to take can make all the difference in the resolution of your case. To make sure that you protect your […]
Is My Injury Covered by Workers' Comp?
September 14, 2021
Sustaining a work-related injury is devastating to an injured worker. Not only does a workplace injury victim have to deal with incoming medical bills, but they can't work and earn an income to support themselves or their loved ones. There are many traumatic injuries and illnesses covered by workers' comp law in Illinois. Often, people […]
Can I Recover Compensation for Future Medical Treatments?
September 6, 2021
After being involved in an accident, you may suffer from emotional, physical, and financial losses. These may include unexpected medical expenses, weeks or even months of lost income, and non-economic damages, such as mental anguish and emotional distress. If another person is liable for your injuries, you could recover financial damages for these damages by […]