Work Injuries and Third Party Claims

Jay R. Luchsinger, a partner and personal injury attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: When can there be a third party claim in a construction case? Well, in a construction injury case under Illinois law, if you’re say working for subcontractor A you are not allowed…

Determining Value in Personal Injury Cases

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: Does using an attorney bring any value to my case? From Clifford Horwitz: You have to use an attorney. unless it’s a small claims case.

What Should I Expect from My Attorney?

Jay R. Luchsinger, a partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: What should I expect from my attorney? Well, you should expect someone who works for you.

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…

What Juries Do Not Know – The Truth About Insurance and Trial Lawyers

  What Juries Do Not Know 99% of trials in personal injury cases are about insurance.  What juries do not know, is that the true battle is between the injured individual and the insurance carrier who represents an individual or corporation who is being sued.  The jury is led to believe that the Defendant is…

How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

Question: How much is my personal injury case worth?

An American-Made Cigarette Lighter Caught Fire in My Hand

  Question: On the 31.05.01 I had a serious accident involving a cigarette lighter from an American manufacturer. After following careful refuelling instructions, the whole lighter burst into flames, severely catching my left hand on fire in the process. The injuries I received to my left hand were that severe that it required emergency medical attention…

I Fell in a Government Bathroom. Can I Sue?

  Question: Would like to know if I can sue the goverment for unsafe premises? I fell in a bathroom.

Is My Cell Phone the Cause of My Problems?

  Question: I have had a cell phone since 1998. It’s my only phone so I’ve used it a lot. I started off with a large clunky one that would get hot after using it for more than a few minutes. For the first few years I never really thought about it hurting me, but…

Can I Hold a Restaurant Responsible?

  Question: About 2 weeks ago I visited a restaurant in my town. I purchased 2 kids meals for my children, After eating a few of the nuggets my children notice that they tasted funny, that’s when they showed it to the baby-sitter and she called me, the nuggets were RAW. I took the nuggets…