What Happens if the Person I Got into a Car Accident with Has No Insurance? 

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Every motor vehicle driver in the state must obtain car insurance. This insurance protects drivers and anyone who suffers losses because of their negligence. Driving a car without insurance is a criminal act but does not automatically mean that the defendant is at fault for a collision. Plaintiffs in car accident cases involving uninsured drivers […]

What Documents do I Need in a Personal Injury Case?

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Pursuing a case for compensation following a personal injury requires you to prove two core concepts. First, you must demonstrate that another person or company’s negligence was the reason that the incident occurred. Second, you must show how that incident has impacted your life. These two ideas mean that you are required to obtain evidence […]

What to Do When You Notice Your Injuries Right After a Car Accident

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Car accidents are traumatic events that can impact every part of your life. Many people recognize this impact immediately after the collision or within an hour afterward. Knowing what to do when you notice your injuries after a car accident can help you make your best recovery and increase your odds of a successful compensation […]

What to Do After a Hit and Run

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Hit-and-run accidents are more common than we would like to think. Despite state laws that require drivers to remain at the scene of a collision, the fact is that many drivers do not. Motorists have many motivations for leaving the scene. For example, negligent drivers may not want to interact with police because of an […]

How is a Worker’s Compensation Claim Calculated?

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The state of Illinois has strict laws that make it mandatory for companies to provide worker’s compensation insurance for their employees. A worker’s compensation settlement is calculated using a variety of factors, including the cause of the accident, the type of injury sustained, and the length of time the employee will be out of work. […]