Category: Personal Injury

If you suffered a personal injury, whether due to a car accident, sip and fall accident, medical malpractice, or other reason, it’s important to file a personal injury claim as soon as possible. The statute of limitations in Illinois sets a limit for how much time you have to file a claim after your injury.
If you were the victim of a car accident caused by a reckless driver, you may be eligible for punitive damages, in addition to other economic damages. Punitive damages go beyond covering the costs of your medical bills and other injuries.
Proving a defect in a product is essential for a successful product liability case. The burden of proof lies with you, the injured party, to demonstrate that a product defect caused your injury.
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.
When you purchase a product from a retailer, and it injures you, you may wonder, “Can a retailer be held liable for defective products?” Yes, you can hold a retailer liable for the harm that a defective product causes. Retailers are responsible for ensuring they only sell products that are safe for consumers. Knowing more about Illinois laws on faulty
When an insurance company commits fraud, you may file a claim or lawsuit against the offending insurer. However, it's important to know what constitutes fraud in these cases before you open a case. Here you'll learn what insurance fraud is, including some examples of fraud, and find out what steps to take if you discover that your insurer has acted

Many people with an injury caused by another person’s negligence often ask, “Do personal injury lawyers go to court?” Most personal injury lawyers in Chicago, Illinois, do not go to court, as up to 95% of injury cases get resolved through an insurance settlement process. In fact, most cases reach a settlement before a lawsuit

Many people injured due to someone else's negligence wonder, “How does personal injury law work?” You can use personal injury law in Chicago, Illinois, to get the negligent party to pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and even pain and suffering. However, you will need to prove four things: the party owed you a duty of care, the party
Knowing who can sue for wrongful death can help ensure your rights are protected after a tragedy. If an accident involving driving under the influence (DUI) results in the death of another driver, vehicle occupant, or pedestrian, the families of the deceased can file a wrongful death claim against the offending driver in Illinois.