Category: Personal Injury

After being involved in an accident you may be dealing with injuries medical bills and vehicle repair bills You will likely need to deal with your insurance company and you may be wondering if an insurance company can deny coverage
If your insurer unreasonably delays your insurance claim you may have grounds to file a bad faith lawsuit In Illinois insurance companies have specific guidelines on how long they have to make determinations on claims and to provide payments to the insureds
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.
While criminal lawsuits involve a representative of the state initiating a lawsuit alleging criminal acts civil lawsuits in Chicago are typically private cases that allow for disputes between individuals or entities There are different types of civil lawsuits that people or organizations may file if they believe the defendant owed them a legal duty that they failed to provide

Property owners in Illinois whether they own a large scale business or a residential home owe a duty of care to keep their property reasonably safe for visitors That duty must be carried out by repairing or removing hazards having signs indicating hazards that cannot be removed or repaired and constantly monitoring the property to detect

If you re involved in a slip and fall accident on government property you can hold the government responsible for your injuries and losses However your claim will be more complex compared to those where nbsp a private citizen is at fault The government maintains some level of sovereign immunity in premises liability cases nbsp As such there are strict<

If you have suffered a serious injury you may be wondering how is the statute of limitations affected by catastrophic injuries The statute of limitations for a catastrophic injury begins from the time that the injured person discovers the injury In a personal injury claim the statute of limitations is two years from the time that the injury was suffered

Catastrophic injuries often have a life changing impact on victims Brain and spinal injuries are considered catastrophic injuries as depending on the severity of the injury they may impact the victim the rest of his or her life nbsp An accident that yields catastrophic injuries can cause disruptions to your life while you recover A personal injury

Thousands of Chicago residents visit the emergency room every year as a result of injuries sustained in slip and fall accidents that occur on improperly secured or unsafe properties Slip and fall claims are born when a hazardous or dangerous condition on another person s property causes a victim to slip trip or fall and be