How Do I Know if the Insurance Company’s Offer is Fair?

Wayne L. Newman, a partner and workers’ compensation attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: The insurance company is offering to settle my case, but I’m not sure if their offer is fair? How do I know? You don’t know, and that’s the problem.

Should I sign the papers my insurance company asks me to sign after I am injured?

Mitchell Horwitz, a principal partner and head of the workers’ compensation department at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: Should I sign the papers the insurance company asks me to sign after I am injured? It is our recommendation that you should not sign any papers that an insurance…

What’s the first thing I should do when I get hurt?

Clifford W. Horwitz, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: What’s the first thing I should do when I get hurt? The first thing you should do is go to a doctor or the hospital. Immediately. Report it immediately AND be accurate…

Dashboard Cameras and Personal Injury Claims

As the Illinois General Assembly explains, accident victims have the right to pursue compensation from the negligent drivers who caused their injuries. However, claimants must tie their injuries to the accident and demonstrate liability. This may require eyewitness testimonies, police reports, doctors’ records, photographs and other evidence, which your accident attorney can aid in gathering. If…