What Information to Exchange in a Car Accident

The last thing anybody expects is that they will be involved in a car accident when they get behind the wheel of their vehicle. However, vehicle accidents are not uncommon throughout Illinois. The good news is that most vehicle accident claims are resolved in a fairly seamless way, but that is not always the case….

The Other Driver’s Insurance Denied The Claim, Now What?

Anytime a person is injured in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, they should be able to recover compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other losses. However, vehicle accident claims in Illinois can become complicated, and it is not uncommon for the other driver’s insurance carrier…

Proving Car Accident Lost Wages When You’re Self-Employed

Vehicle accidents can result in devastating losses for victims. In most situations, crash victims are able to recover various types of compensation from the at-fault party and the at-fault party’s insurance carrier. This compensation can include coverage of medical expenses, pain and suffering damages, and lost wages. The recovery of lost wages is important, particularly…

Negligent Entrustment of a Motor Vehicle: What You Should Know

Anytime a person is injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another driver, the injured party will typically be able to file a claim against the at-fault party. However, there are also times when the injured party may be able to file a claim against the owner of the vehicle if the owner…

How Are Medical Bills Paid After Car Accident?

The number one priority of any person involved in a vehicle accident must be to seek medical care. However, who will end up paying medical bills after a vehicle accident occurs? In the long run, the answer to this question should be that the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier will pay the medical bills. However, that…

Car Accident Investigation Procedure: What You Need To Know

Vehicle accidents occur regularly throughout Illinois, and the number one priority after these incidents occur is determining liability so victims can recover compensation. However, these cases can become incredibly complicated. Often, a vehicle accident case requires extensive investigation by law enforcement officials, insurance carriers, and attorneys involved in the case. Here, we want to discuss…

Are Car Accident Settlements Taxable?

Anytime a person is injured in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, they should be able to recover compensation from the at-fault party. Even though these cases can become incredibly complicated, it is not uncommon for a person to be offered a settlement by the insurance carriers or…

Who is At-Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes?

Vehicle accidents occur in a wide variety of ways throughout the state of Illinois. In many cases, we will discover that crashes happen due to the careless or negligent actions of one or more drivers. Sometimes, accidents occur when one driver is changing lanes. In these cases, determining liability can be challenging. Here, we want…

What is a Truck Driver’s Logbook and how can it Help Your Case?

Accidents with large commercial trucks often result in catastrophic injuries for those involved. When these collisions occur, it is crucial that a thorough investigation be conducted so that any injury victims can secure the compensation they are entitled to. Determining liability in these situations can be challenging, and one of the pieces of evidence that…

Truck Driver Fatigue and how it can Affect Your Case

Operating a vehicle while fatigued is never a good idea. This is true for any driver on the roadway. However, operating while drowsy is a significant problem for drivers of large commercial trucks. When truck drivers are tired behind the wheel, the potential for devastation should an accident occur is tremendous. Here, we want to…