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Illinois Personal Injury

Be Careful What You Post Online

You can get sued for these two very common everyday actions online!!   1. Posting a Negative Review Online In this day and age, it is not uncommon for a dissatisfied customer to head online to voice their grievances about a business or service provider. However, can these negative reviews ever ...

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Illinois Personal Injury

Back Injury Advice

Hiring a personal injury attorney to assist your back injury claim or lawsuit will give you the best chance to get the recovery that you deserve.  Attorneys have the experience to negotiate with insurance carriers, calculate the value of your damages, and pursue legal action when settlements are uns...

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Illinois Personal Injury

I’m Injured, What Do I Do?

If you are considering a personal injury lawsuit, there are some basic legal terms and procedures that will come up during the process.  Although an attorney will likely handle much of the work, keeping informed of what you will face can help your case.  State law will vary, however, the following g...

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Illinois Personal Injury

Facts about Negligence

Do you think that you have a case involving negligence but aren’t sure of the factors involved? I am going to present to you a list of what classifies as negligence and whether or not you have a case. First and foremost is duty. Do you have a duty to the person you harmed? For example, if you are li...

Illinois Personal Injury

Filling for a Personal Injury Case After a Motorcycle Accident

The thought of finding a lawyer to assist in a personal injury case sounds like too much work for many people. For this reason, very many cases of negligence on the road, in construction sites and other places go unreported. You have no idea how much your case could be worth and for that reason you ...

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Illinois Personal Injury

7 Key Questions to Ask a Lawyer

In the aftermath of an accident, there are plenty of questions to ask yourself when choosing a lawyer. Before you decide to deal with the case head on it’s important to stop and take the time to get the right advice and help for your specific needs in the situation. Many people go with the first cho...

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Illinois Personal Injury

When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

Deciding to hire a personal injury attorney after an accident can be an expensive and time consuming process. Many times, people who are injured in a car accident choose to go in it alone. This can at times be cheaper but not necessarily an easier process, especially when in a time of pain and need....

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Illinois Personal Injury

Newsblurb: Current Legal Trends

There’s no escaping the old adage “everything goes through change.” Let’s face it, nothing stays the same. In law, as in life, it’s especially important to stay informed regarding current developments. In the legal profession specifically– knowledge is everything! With this in mind, here are 5...

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Illinois Personal Injury

Ethics! Ethics! Ethics!

How Lawyers at CI Adhere to the Most Strict Ethical Standards Ethical behavior is important to any business, however it is crucial to  legal practices– you might even say it’s the cornerstone for this line of work. No lawyer succeeds without a great reputation and no reputation can become gre...

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Illinois Personal Injury

What’s the Difference Between Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Claims?

What’s the Difference Between Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Claims?  You’ve been injured in an accident. There’s so much to do: rounding up witnesses, filling out injury reports, pending doctor visits–  it’s understandable that you may be overlooking one very important aspect...

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Illinois Personal Injury

Do’s & Dont’s for Personal Injury Cases

Sustaining a personal injury is bad enough. But imagine being stuck having to pay most or all of your injury related expenses. It does happen– and nobody wants to be in this position. So follow this checklist in order to protect yourself and your interests. Do remember that in personal injury...

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Illinois Personal Injury

Worker’s Comp: Do’s & Dont’s

You go to work in order to be able to provide for your family. You take a lot of pride in what you do and particularly in showing up each day– but you’ve been hurt on the job. While you could never foresee something like this happening to you, it has. So what do you do next? Here is some free ...

Illinois Personal Injury

Medical Malpractice

Physicians have the ability to make us feel better, stay healthy, and prevent future illnesses. Accordingly, the degree of value and respect we have for physicians often lends credence to the idea that a physician’s actions are foolproof; that they know everything and can fix anything. Consequently,...

Illinois Personal Injury

Don’t Add Insult to Injury

Don’t Add Insult to Injury: Find the Right Lawyer for Your Personal Injury Claim Dealing with a personal injury is difficult. There’s the pain (both physical and emotional), the time away from work, and the endless barrage of intrusive (if well intentioned) questions from your loved ones. Then comes...

Illinois Personal Injury

Advice & Info for Accident Victims

When you have been in an accident in Chicago, it’s hard to think about all the details that could be involved. All you know is that you need medical help right away, and we all want the best medical help available when we are injured in an accident. However, it’s important to remember that sometimes...