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Know Your Sanitizer Ingredients - Your Safety Depends On It
Illinois Personal Injury

Know Your Sanitizer Ingredients – Your Safety Depends On It

In today’s day and age, almost nothing is predictable, and it seems that everything is changing. For a good reason – as the Corona Virus rampages through the United States and around the world, people are trying to find ways to keep themselves safe and fight off the virus. While quarantine is ...

Understanding Comparative Negligence in Illinois
Illinois Personal Injury

Understanding Comparative Negligence in Illinois

When there is an accident of any kind, be it a fall or a car crash, it is essential to identify who is at fault so that the damaged party can get what they need to recover properly. For example, in a car accident, there may be medical bills that cannot be covered without the payout from an insurance...

When Am I Liable For An Accident In My Swimming Pool
Illinois Personal Injury

When Am I Liable For An Accident In My Swimming Pool?

Now that summer has arrived, and with so many of us staying home this year, your family pool is probably a great source of fun, exercise, and social interaction. You might even be the most popular family on the block! However, any accident, from the simplest slip and fall to a loss of life involving...

How To Determine Fault Of Accidents Involving Backing Up
Illinois Personal Injury

How To Determine Fault Of Accidents Involving Backing Up

It Happens To Almost Everyone Being on the giving or receiving end of an accident caused by one car backing up into another is frustratingly common. Generally, not at fault is a lack of driving skill, but instead more likely it is a lack of attention or focus. Maybe on one driver’s part, maybe on bo...

What To Know About Texting and Driving in Illinois
Illinois Personal Injury

What To Know About Texting and Driving in Illinois

Everyone should know that cell phones contribute to distracted driving. Texting and driving have become a problem that Illinois hopes to eradicate by imposing strict punishments on those who are caught. Previously a driver would receive a warning ticket for their offense of using an electronic devic...

Examining The Rise In Marijuana DUI Crashes in Illinois
Illinois Personal Injury

Examining The Rise In Marijuana DUI Crashes in Illinois

According to poppot.org, in 2016, when marijuana in Illinois was decriminalized, traffic deaths rose to 1,078. In previous years, this number was consistently below 1,000. This has some people wondering if the sudden increase could be a result of the state raising the legal limit of marijuana from z...

Nursing Homes Workers COVD-19 Compensation
Illinois Personal Injury

What Nursing Homes Workers Need To Know About COVID-19 and Compensation

Do You Work in a Nursing Home? Here Are Some Things You Need to Know About Covid-19 and Compensation While many states are beginning to ease their COVID-19 restrictions, we must not forget that we are still in the depths of a global pandemic that is claiming the lives of millions. As many people are...

Crashes Increase as Illinois Opens
Illinois Personal Injury

Be Road Wary: Crashes Increase as Illinois Opens

If you have been an essential employee trying to find something positive during the in the COVID -19 closures, you might have settled on the fact that your commute was taking less time, and traffic was at an all-time low. That is no small favor! Now that Illinois is opening back up, people are ventu...

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Illinois Personal Injury

Why Expert Testimony is Key During an Injury Trial

When you bring a personal injury case to trial, it’s crucial that you select the right medical expert to testify. This decision can make or break the outcome of your trial, so using caution when selecting one is incredibly important. Expert medical witnesses are a crucial part of the litigation stra...

Insurance Company Assess My Claim
Illinois Personal Injury

How Does An Insurance Company Assess My Auto Injury Claim?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident and you weren’t at fault, you’re probably in the process of filing a claim with your insurance company. Although insurance companies exist to offer aid when it’s most needed, it’s important to keep in mind that at the end of the day, these companies are also ...

Resigning May Impact Benefits At Work scaled
Illinois Personal Injury

Understanding How Resigning May Impact Benefits At Work

Leaving a job can be stressful and messy. When you are going through this type of transition, you definitely want to make sure you have your ducks in a row to prevent financial loss. Whether you are leaving voluntarily or you are terminated, be sure you understand your benefits clearly and take full...

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Illinois Personal Injury

What To Know About Product Liability Claims in Illinois

When a dangerous or defective product injures a consumer, they have the right to file a product liability claim to receive compensation for their injuries. Since laws can vary from state to state concerning manufacturer and sellerresponsibilities and the requirements for proving what counts as defec...

The Top 5 Traffic Laws Illinois Drivers Break
Illinois Personal Injury

The Top 5 Traffic Laws Illinois Drivers Break

While many Illinois drivers operate their cars by abiding by traffic laws, there are always going to be people that go against the grain and break rules and regulations. If you are a driver in Illinois, you should invest some time into reading the Illinois Vehicle Code so you can be aware of the dif...

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Illinois Personal Injury

Can I Claim Workers Compensation While Working Remote?

An injury can be devastating to a worker as it can result in costly medical bills and even lost work or other personal costs. With remote work steadily on the rise, navigating the waters of compensation for work-related injuries can get murky. It is a common misconception that remote workers are ine...

What to Have Ready When Meeting With Your Personal Injury Attorney
Illinois Personal Injury

What to Have Ready When Meeting With Your Personal Injury Attorney

Getting into an accident that isn’t your fault is stressful enough.  You are likely just trying to recover and figure out what to do next and the idea of meeting with an attorney is just overwhelming.  Being prepared for that meeting can help ease some of the anxiety that you may be feeling. There a...

What To Do If You've Been Badly Burned at Work
Illinois Personal Injury

What To Do If You’ve Been Badly Burned at Work

In our society, safety precautions are mandated in the workplace to protect employees. We all hope, and most expect, to be safe at work. While some jobs are inherently more dangerous than others, accidents can happen in any workplace. Burns need medical attention right away. Even what appears to be ...

When Is An Animal Owner Responsible For A Dog Bite
Illinois Personal Injury

When Is An Animal Owner Responsible For A Dog Bite

Dogs are a man’s best friend and are a part of families around the world. They bring joy to our lives and can help those with emotional or physical needs get through their day. However, with owning a dog, you are also responsible for everything the dog does as well. Illinois Dog Owner Responsi...

COVID-19 Affect My Injury Settlement in Illinois
Illinois Personal Injury

Will COVID-19 Affect My Injury Settlement in Illinois

There are very few areas of our lives that are not affected by COVID-19 right now and unfortunately, injury settlements and court cases are no exception.  Some aspects of life do not stop in the midst of a pandemic like work accidents, car accidents, and other work-related hazards.   These cases and...

The Seriousness of Cycling Injuries Caused by Accidents
Illinois Personal Injury

The Seriousness of Cycling Injuries Caused by Accidents

As a bicycle owner, knowing the dangers of riding near vehicles is essential to staying safe. Cars, obstacles, and other bike riders pose great risks for those who choose to cycle around town. Today, we are going to look at the seriousness of injuries caused by bicycle injuries. Types Of Bicycle Acc...

Emergency Law Passed For The Protection of Essential Workers Who Contract COVID-19
Illinois Personal Injury

Emergency Law Passed For The Protection of Essential Workers Who Contract COVID-19

As of writing this, there are over two million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide. Despite early predictions that the virus wouldn’t have a drastic impact beyond China, it has now spread to virtually every corner of the globe. Nearly 140,000 lives have been claimed by this deadly and unforgiving ...