Most Common Types of Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks are large vehicles that weigh much more than traditional passenger cars on the roadway. This often leads to devastating crashes and severe injuries for those involved. Large truck accidents happen in a variety of ways throughout Illinois. Often, it is discovered through an investigation that commercial truck crashes are caused by the careless…

Does Uninsured Motorist Cover Hit & Run in Illinois?

Nobody wants to be involved in a vehicle accident when they get on the roadway each day, but the reality is that these incidents are not uncommon. Data available from the Illinois Department of Transportation shows us that there were more than 319,000 total vehicle crashes during the latest reporting year across this state. While…

Common Delayed Injuries After A Car Accident

Car accidents often result in significant injuries for victims. In many cases, these injuries are immediately apparent from the moment they occur at the car accident scene. However, it is not uncommon for car accident victims to not feel any pain at all right after an accident occurs, only to later discover that they have…

Can You Get Workers’ Comp for Repetitive Stress Injuries?

Workplace injuries can lead to significant setbacks for a victim. Not only do work injuries cause significant pain and suffering, but they can lead to lost income and a loss of future earnings. Repetitive stress injuries are not uncommon, though insurance carriers and employers often push back when it comes to paying compensation for these…

Enforceability of Liability Waivers in Illinois

Waivers of liability are used frequently by businesses and property owners in an effort to avoid facing a lawsuit in the event somebody is injured on their property or while participating in their sponsored activities. However, we are often asked whether or not waivers of liability are enforceable in Illinois. If you or somebody you…

Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”

Chicago, IL, United States, November 6, 2020 – Horwitz Horwitz & Associates has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the tenth consecutive year, announced the “Best Law Firms” rankings which include 4 Horwitz Horwitz & Associates partners in the workers’ compensation department. Firms included in…

What is a Third-Party Work Injury Claim?

Sustaining an on the job injury can be detrimental for a victim. Workplace injuries can lead to significant pain and suffering for a victim as well as tremendous expenses such as lost wages, rehabilitation costs, and out-of-pocket household losses. Usually, injured workers are only able to recover compensation afforded to them through the workers’ comp…

Understanding Illinois Distracted Driving Laws

Distracted driving is dangerous driving. There is no other way to describe distracted driving behaviors. Anytime a person takes their focus off of the roadway, the chances of a severe accident occurring increase significantly. At Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, our car accident lawyers know that it is important to understand Illinois’ distracted driving laws. Far…

How Do Punitive Damages in Illinois Work?

If you or a loved one sustains an injury caused by the actions of another individual, company, or entity in Illinois, there are likely various types of compensation you may be awarded for your losses. When most people think of compensation in these cases, they think of economic damages such as payment for medical bills,…

Does Illinois Have Damage Caps on Personal Injury Cases?

If you or a loved one have been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, company, or business in Illinois, you should be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. There is no way to properly estimate the value of your personal injury claim without fully evaluating your situation,…