What is Permanent Total Disability Benefits in Workers’ Comp?

No one should ever have to worry about sustaining a severe injury when they are on the job. However, work injuries are not uncommon in Illinois. When a worker sustains a significant injury, they should be entitled to receive some form of disability benefits through the Illinois workers’ compensation system. In some cases, this means…

What is Illinois Premises Liability Act?

Premises liability law revolves around holding property owners and operators accountable if their careless or negligent actions cause harm to those who have a right to be on the premises. As with any personal injury case in Illinois, a premises liability claim can become complicated. Any person injured due to the careless actions of a…

What Injuries are Covered Under Workers’ Compensation in Illinois?

Sustaining a workplace injury can be detrimental to a victim. Not only does a work injury victim have to deal with incoming medical expenses, but they may not be able to work and earn an income to support themselves or their family. There are various types of traumatic injuries and illnesses covered under the Illinois…

Can You Sue Your Doctor for a Misdiagnosis? Who Is Liable for a Wrong Diagnosis?

We rely on medical professionals to ensure we are healthy. Whether we need to seek emergency medical treatment or undergo routine medical care, the last thing that anyone expects is that they will be harmed due to a misdiagnosis. However, at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates, our Chicago injury attorneys understand that a misdiagnosis can significantly…

Can Nursing Homes Overmedicate Residents?

We depend on nursing homes and nursing home staff to adequately care for our loved ones when we are no longer able to do so. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is not uncommon in Illinois. One form of nursing home abuse is the overmedication of residents. There are a variety of reasons that a nursing home…

How is Fault Determined in Parking Lot Accidents?

When most people think of car accidents, they think of incidents that occur on the roadways. However, it is important to remember that collisions can occur in parking lots as well. Parking lots are incredibly busy areas, and these areas can present significant dangers to those inside their vehicles as well as to pedestrians walking…

[Study] Labor Day Traffic Accidents in Chicago

Chicago is a vibrant city offering many options for entertainment during the Labor Day weekend. For many, Labor Day marks the final days of sunshine and warm weather. As with many national holidays, Labor Day weekend leads to a surge in travel, leading to a spike in traffic accidents. It also ranks among the heaviest…