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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]