Our response to COVID-19
Category: Personal Injury
  • Halloween is back! For kids, this ‘spooky’ holiday can be one of the most exciting nights of the year. Dressing-up as their favorite character, going from door to door trick-or-treating with their friends, family and neighbors are activities that kids wait every year for. However, there is some scary road and pedestrian statistics that…

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  • A client recently came into our office and asked this very question: “Can I recover worker’s comp for back pain?” Our office was not the first law firm that this 37-year-old man had consulted on the issue. In fact, he had previously been represented by another Illinois worker’s compensation lawyer. Not satisfied with the…

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  • According to study recently released by the National Coalition for Safer Roads Memorial Day weekend is the most dangerous holiday for road and highway accidents. In fact, the National Safety Council (NSC) found that over the last decade, the Memorial Day holiday weekend has averaged an 11.5 percent increase in traffic fatalities compared to similar non-holiday periods….

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  • Chicago is known to have one of the best freezing cold winter in the entire nation. The ice and snow are part of our natural ornaments around the city. Thanks to slippery surfaces, walking becomes more of a gymkhana with an increased risk of falling and getting injured. Injuries from a slip and fall…

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  • We talk about medical malpractice when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. The negligence might be the result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare. There are some characteristics in common to a medical malpractice: A violation of the standard…

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  • After an accidental crash with a company vehicle, one of the most urgent issues will be determining who is at fault. In the event the employee is found responsible, while driving the company car: It will be the employee driving the company vehicle will be personally responsible for the accident or if it will…

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  • “You break it, you buy it!” We’ve all seen that sign in stores, but have you ever wondered how the store proves YOU are the one responsible for damaged merchandise? Normally, the person breaking an item is the one that’s held accountable, and must pay for the damage. Having said this, it is critical…

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  • Every year during this Holiday Season we are exposed to different dangers due to the extreme weather in Chicago and during the family celebrations. Here you can find the most common accidents that put you or your loved ones at risk of injuries: Car Accidents Be aware of the presence of black ice on…

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  • Insurance companies offer uninsured motorist coverage to protect drivers from others without insurance. In the State of Illinois this type of coverage is mandatory for everyone; if the driver is involved in an accident with another vehicle that lacks insurance coverage, the injured party can still receive financial compensation to recover their damages. This…

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  • The freezing cold of Chicago is no mystery to those of us who live in this fantastic city and its surroundings. However, many drivers often forget to take precautions to avoid putting their life and that of others at risk. The latest data on the increase in auto accidents in Illinois puts the state…

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