What’s the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice?

Wrongful death lawsuits and medical malpractice claims often overlap. However, there is a distinct difference between these two types of civil actions. Here, we want to properly define wrongful death lawsuits as well as medical malpractice claims. Wrongful death claims arise in many different ways, which can include medical malpractice. It is crucial for those…

How Long Does it Take to Settle Wrongful Death Claims?

Family members who have lost a loved one as a result of the careless or negligent actions of someone else should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, wrongful death claims in Illinois can become incredibly complicated. This is particularly true when it comes to dealing with insurance carriers and legal teams for…

Lawrence Dooley Killed In Peoria County Semi-Truck Accident On Interstate 474 By the Penkin Exit

Lawrence Dooley of Oquawka, Illinois Died In Peoria County Dump Truck Accident Involving Tractor-Trailer Truck On Interstate 474 Freeway By the Penkin Exit PEORIA COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 13, 2021) – A dump truck driver from Oquawka, Illinois identified as Lawrence Dooley has tragically died in a truck accident on I-474 not far from the Penkin…

Matthew Wissmach Killed In Winnebago Township Semi-Truck Accident By U.S. Route 20 and Winnebago Road

Matthew Wissmach of Mount Morris Killed In Winnebago Township Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident By The Intersection of U.S. Route 20 and Winnebago Road WINNEBAGO COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 12, 2021) – A 31-year-old man from Mount Morris identified as Matthew Wissmach has tragically died in a semi-truck accident near the intersection of U.S. Route 20 and Winnebago…

Are Wrongful Death Settlements Taxable?

In Illinois, if a person loses their life as a result of the negligent or intentional actions of someone else, the surviving family members of the deceased will likely be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, family members and the personal representative of the deceased’s estate need to know whether or not wrongful…

Glenn Reed Killed In Spring Grove Garbage Truck Accident By Huron Drive and Michigan Drive

Glenn Reed of Spring Grove Died In McHenry County Garbage Truck Accident Near The Intersection of Huron Drive and Michigan Drive MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 12, 2021) – An 87-year-old man identified as Glenn Reed has tragically died in a Spring Grove garbage truck accident by the intersection of Huron Drive and Michigan Drive. Spring…

How are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

If you lose somebody that you love due to the actions of another individual, business, or entity in Illinois, you may be able to recover compensation through a wrongful death settlement or jury verdict. In the aftermath of a successful wrongful death claim, it is important for family members and the personal representative of the…

How Much is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?

If a person loses their life as a result of the negligent or careless actions of another individual, business, or entity in Illinois, family members and the estate of the deceased should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, there are various factors that go into how much a wrongful death claim in…

How do I Choose a Wrongful Death Lawyer?

If you have lost somebody that you care about as a result of the negligent or intentional actions of someone else in Illinois, you may be able to recover compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. Here, we want to define wrongful death claims in Illinois and look at how you can go about choosing the…

Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Illinois

Family members who have lost a loved one due to the careless or negligent actions of somebody else should be able to secure compensation for their loss. The Chicago wrongful death attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates are dedicated to helping family members get through this difficult period. Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Illinois Understanding wrongful…