5 Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

If you were injured on the job, our attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates are available to review your case. In the following article, we’ll explore five different types of workers’ compensation benefits you could be entitled to following your injury and how a local Chicago workers’ compensation attorney can help. If you have more…

Tips to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse In a Nursing Home

Elder financial abuse happens when the resources of an elder or disabled person are compromised.  As we’ll explore, this often happens in nursing homes or assisted care facilities, but it can also happen as a result of in-home care or even outright theft. If you or a loved one has been a victim of elder…

Here’s What Happens if You Crash a Financed Car

Even when car accidents don’t result in injuries, they can still turn out to be extremely expensive. But what about when you still owed money on your car before the accident?  If you financed your car, that essentially means that you don’t fully own your car. There are a few scenarios that warrant different outcomes….

Surveillance in Personal Injury Cases

Surveillance in Personal Injury Cases: What Insurance Companies Can and Cannot Use To help reduce the amount paid out to you, insurance companies are known to hire private investigators and other surveillance experts to watch you after the accident. Their goal is to find you doing activities that diminish the severity of your injury. An…

Importance of Witnesses in a Car Accident Claim

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury in a vehicle accident caused by another driver in Illinois, you should be able to recover compensation for your injuries and property damage expenses. However, securing compensation depends on establishing liability. Often, these claims hinge on testimony provided by eyewitnesses to the crash. Here, we…

What to do if You Are Hit by an Unlicensed Driver?

Everyone knows that you have to have a driver’s license to operate a vehicle legally on the roadways in Chicago and throughout Illinois. However, what happens if you are injured or sustain property damage in a vehicle accident caused by an unlicensed driver? Here, we will examine the insurance claims process involved in accidents caused…

Chicago’s Most Dangerous Intersections

Accidents are not uncommon throughout the Chicago area, particularly at intersections. However, do you know which intersections in the Windy City are the most dangerous for drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians? Here, we want to review some of Chicago’s most dangerous intersections so you can take steps to remain safe when you are around these areas….

What’s the Real Spinal Cord Injury Cost?

If you or somebody you love has sustained a spinal cord injury caused by the negligent actions of another individual in Illinois, you will have to contend with various types of expenses. Spinal cord injuries are perhaps the most expensive type of trauma that a person can endure. This is particularly true for those who…

What To Do If You Sustain A Spinal Cord Injury After A Car Accident

If you or somebody you love has sustained a spinal cord injury caused by the negligence of another driver in Illinois, there are various steps that you can take to help ensure your well-being and that you recover maximum compensation for your losses. Here, we want to walk you through what you need to do…

Common Spine Injuries From Car Accidents

Vehicle accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord trauma in the United States. These injuries can occur as a result of severe vehicle accidents or even relatively minor accidents. Here, we want to discuss the most common types of spinal cord injuries that occur due to vehicle accidents in Illinois. We will also discuss…