Category: Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you believe you have a viable car accident claim, you may ask, “How do I choose an attorney for a car accident?” Several factors can help you decide whether a specific attorney is worth hiring. They include reputation, experience, legal fees, and diligence, among many others.  When you or a loved one gets injured

Every motorcycle crash has different circumstances, which will change the compensation amount. As such, it is difficult to determine what the average payout is for a motorcycle accident. Taking raw data, the cost of motorcycle accidents totals around $16 billion every year. Dividing this by the number of accidents each year gives an average cost

How do car insurance companies investigate accident claims? Once you submit your auto accident insurance claim, your insurance company assigns an adjuster to oversee the investigation. The company might also hire a private investigator to assist with the investigation. The adjuster obtains copies of the police report and doctor’s notes to make accurate and fair

Did You Know?
  • If you are injured at work you may be able to recover compensation through a workers’ compensation claim as well as by filing a personal injury claim against responsible third parties.
  • A signed liability waiver may not be enough to bar your personal injury claim if willful acts or negligence caused your injuries.
  • Some SSDI claims qualify for expedited processing, allowing claimants to obtain approval in a matter of days or weeks.

Collecting vital information from the other driver, including their name, address, driver’s license number, vehicle plate numbers, and insurance information, is the start of the evidence you will need to support your claim. Also, collecting any documentation, like the police report, receipts for repairs required for your vehicle, and copies of all medical bills are also essential

You may have to go to court for a car accident if you can’t reach a settlement agreement with the insurance company. The majority of car accident claims settle out of court, but there are some circumstances that lead the case to trial. It’s important to understand the situations warranting a trial for car accident cases and

Drivers or government agencies responsible for installing and servicing traffic signals might be liable for accidents when traffic signals are not working. Malfunctioning traffic lights pose a significant safety hazard to both motorists and pedestrians. On top of causing grievous injuries to motorists and pedestrians, these accidents also lead to significant property damage.  How Malfunctioning

Did you know your auto-insurance policy can provide coverage even when you’re not in your car?Pedestrians who are struck by hit-and-run drivers should be able to rely on that policy for assistance. That’s a longstanding public policy in Illinois dating back to 1977, but it doesn’t mean you’re automatically covered. We represented Carmen Galaraza, a

Injured parties in car accidents caused by the negligence of others often wonder, “what does car accident insurance cover?” Auto accident insurance covers monetary losses arising from a car accident. These losses include medical bills, lost wages or income, vehicle repair/replacement costs, and physical pain and suffering. In Illinois, drivers must carry liability coverage with limits

A distraction is anything that takes your attention away from driving, potentially leading to an accident. It is important for you to understand distracted driving facts, as it could increase your awareness and safety when you are behind the wheel. When driving, it is essential to be alert and attentive to avoid accidents that can