Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Home For Your Loved One

While making a choice to put a loved one in a nursing home is not something anyone wants to do, it is often necessary to ensure your loved one receives the care they need. When choosing a prospective nursing home, family members need to be aware of many factors that can affect the health and…

Illinois Nursing Home Employee Strike: What Can Families Do?

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, then you undoubtedly want to ensure that they always receive appropriate care. However, in recent months, they coronavirus pandemic has likely severely affected your ability to ensure your loved one is safe. This pandemic is particularly devastating for nursing home residents, and recent events in…

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…

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Case Worth and Settlement Guide

Should I Settle My Illinois Workers’ Comp Case?

If you get injured at work, you should be able to count on workers’ compensation insurance to cover your medical bills, lost income, and potential disability payments. However, these cases can become incredibly complicated. If you have an ongoing workers’ compensation claim, you may be considering settling the case. At Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, our…

5 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is abhorrent, and it is hard to understand why anyone would want to harm the most vulnerable amongst us. However, this type of abuse is not uncommon. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately one out of every 10 elders over the age of 60 have been abused….

Top 10 Reasons For An Insurance Claim Denial Letter

In the aftermath of sustaining an injury, victims should be able to count on their insurance carrier or the insurance carrier of an at-fault party cover their expenses. This includes medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering damages, as well as other injury-related expenses. However, there are times when an insurance carrier denies a claim….

4 Steps to Handling an Insurance Claim Denial Letter

When you have been injured, you should be able to count on an insurance carrier to uphold their end of an agreement. This means that the insurance carrier should follow the policy you both signed and agreed on. If you are injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, you should be…

What Types Of Injuries Can You File A Workers Compensation Claim For?

Nobody wants to think about getting hurt when they go to work. Unfortunately, there are times when work injuries do occur. Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows us that approximately 2.8 million Americans sustained nonfatal work injuries or illnesses last year. That number is almost identical to the year prior. Thankfully,…

What Are Signs Of A Brain Injury After A Serious Car Accident?

Brain injuries can be devastating for victims of car accidents. Unfortunately, they are also often hard to detect, and they have a wide range of symptoms. Brain injuries are not usually as visible as injuries like broken bones, lacerations, or bruises. There are varying levels of severity when it comes to brain injuries, and any…