What Can I Do If My Condition Gets Worse After Reaching A Workers’ Comp Settlement?

Nobody wants to get injured in a workplace incident. However, work injuries happen regularly. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.8 nonfatal workplace injuries or illnesses during the latest reporting year. For most work injuries, victims are compensated for their medical expenses and lost wages through workers’ compensation insurance their…

Why Would A Personal Injury Lawyer Deny Taking A Case?

If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, you are likely wondering whether you are able to receive compensation for your losses. One way to secure compensation is through a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent party. Personal injury lawsuits usually require assistance from…

What Can A Personal Injury Attorney Do (That You Likely Cant)?

If you are somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, you may need to consider seeking legal assistance. Despite what people you know say, personal injury cases can become very complicated. While it may be possible to handle a case on your own, the best…

What Are The Different Statute Of Limitations On Personal Injury Claims In Illinois?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, you will likely be able to pursue compensation against the person who caused you harm. However, there are various aspects of these cases that you need to be aware of. There are time frames in…

Is my Injury a ‘Personal Injury’ in Illinois?

If you or somebody you know has been injured, there are a few different terms that you may hear. One term is “personal injury,” and the other is “bodily injury.” Understanding the difference between these two phrases is important. The term “personal injury” is used in civil law to define claims that victims of other…

Medical Errors: 3rd Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

Most people in this country interact with medical professionals regularly. These interactions can be between a person and their doctor or a surgeon. They can also include interactions with pharmacists, optometrists, dentists, physical therapists, and more. Unfortunately, there are times when a medical professional is careless or negligent and causes harm to a patient. According…

Illinois Legal Cannabis Rules & Regulations for 2020

As of January 1, 2020, recreational marijuana has been legal in Illinois. You have likely seen the news stories of millions of dollars in sales of marijuana since the new year began. Illinois became the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. However, it is important that you understand the changes to…

Can You Reopen A Personal Injury Case After Reaching A Settlement?

If you or a loved one sustained a Chicago personal injury that was caused by another person’s careless or negligent actions, you might have pursued a personal injury claim. This claim may have been made directly against the at-fault party or it may have been against their insurer. Generally speaking, you cannot reopen a personal…