Tips for Responding to an Automobile Accident

Auto accidents can happen suddenly – sometimes without even the slightest warning. People with good driving records may feel safe, but nobody can control the actions of negligent motorists. In addition to physical pain, victims often face legal hurdles when trying to recover compensation for health-care bills, lost wages and other damages. Practicing safe driving…

Two Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ Attorneys Named to 2016 Best Lawyers® in America List

  Chicago, IL, United States — Tuesday, September 22, 2015 — Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates is pleased to announce that two lawyers have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the…

3 Types of Damages that Slip and Fall Victims can Claim in Illinois

Some of the most devastating personal injury cases stem from slip and fall accidents. Falls can be particularly harmful for senior citizens, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A serious fall can lead to long-term medical complications, including back and joint injuries. Expensive medical bills can threaten victims’ financial security, and lengthy…

Elements of a Motorcycle Accident and Injury Claim

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 4,502 motorcyclists died in 2010 alone. Motorcycles offer their riders almost no protection from reckless drivers. As a result, these tragic accidents often involve serious injuries and fatalities. Many of these crashes happen as a result of another driver’s negligence. This may be the case if…

Cliff Horwitz Talks Patrick Kane on the Kap and Haugh Show

On Friday, August 7, 2015, Clifford Horwitz spoke on the Kap and Haugh Show (Comcast SportsNet), hosted by Chicago’s very own – Dave Kaplan and Dave Haugh. The talk was focused towards understanding the recent allegations of Chicago Blackhawk star, Patrick Kane, from a legal (civil law) perspective. Your browser does not support iframes. This…

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid After Automobile Accidents

As if the trauma of an accident is not enough, many accident victims have to deal with the complex legalities that often come after an automobile accident. Even when negligence seems clear, your actions during the days preceding an accident can have drastic effects. This is why it is important to consult with an Illinois…

Pedestrians and Accidents

Pedestiran and Vehicle Accidents When people think of a serious car crash, they think of multiple vehicles – perhaps with the driver and passengers suffering injuries on both sides of the collision. However, few people understand how common accidents are between vehicles and pedestrians. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 4,000…

Taking the Necessary Precautions Following an Injury

A Brief Insight into Handling Personal Injury Claims If you have been injured due to the negligent or ‘careless’ behavior of another person, then you may be able to recover compensation in a civil lawsuit. The at-fault party may be liable for lost wages, medical expenses and/or pain and suffering. Many factors influence the final…

Treatment and Prognosis of Spinal Cord Injuries

Car accident injuries can take many forms, and some are more serious than others. Spinal cord injuries are among the most complex and debilitating aftereffects of car crashes, and treatment can be costly and span over many years. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, spinal cord injuries are common across the United…

7 Common Types of Slip and Fall Accidents

Nobody wants to accept liability when people slip, fall and injure themselves, but if the accident was the result of another person’s negligence, then victims may be entitled to compensation. Falls are the main cause of injury-related hospitalizations, and many people – especially the elderly – suffer significant injuries including death because of these accidents….