What is Gross Negligence?

You frequently hear discussion of “ordinary negligence” and “gross negligence” when people are discussing legal matters. They are not the same thing. In fact, understanding the difference between the two could influence cases in which a person is injured. These are two levels of negligence, with gross negligence occurring when another person completely disregards the…

What Are The Types Of Negligence?

In a personal injury case, it is often important to establish liability for the incident that caused the injury. Doing so often requires proving negligence, which can be difficult to understand. Negligence typically means a failure to meet the proper standards of care. Each state has different negligence laws but the most common types of…

What is a Staged Car Accident?

Vehicle accidents are common in Illinois. According to the latest year of data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, we know that there were 311,679 total accidents across the state. Out of those, there were: 66,889 total injury crashes 998 fatal crashes However, not all of these accidents were actual “accident.” Some car accidents in…

Difference Between Personal Injury and Bodily Injury

In the aftermath of most accident cases, you will likely hear a few terms discussed. Two of those terms are likely to be personal injury and bodily injury. You may hear many people use these terms interchangeably, but they have different meanings when it comes to the law. Understanding the difference between these two terms…