Bicycle Hit and Run Accident: What Should You Do?

Bicycle hit and run accidents often result in devastating injuries for the bicyclists involved. These particular types of crashes can present incredible challenges when it comes to securing compensation for the bicyclist’s injuries, property damage, and other losses. Here, we want to discuss what you should do in the aftermath of a bicycle hit and…

What Information to Exchange in a Car Accident

The last thing anybody expects is that they will be involved in a car accident when they get behind the wheel of their vehicle. However, vehicle accidents are not uncommon throughout Illinois. The good news is that most vehicle accident claims are resolved in a fairly seamless way, but that is not always the case….

The Other Driver’s Insurance Denied The Claim, Now What?

Anytime a person is injured in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, they should be able to recover compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other losses. However, vehicle accident claims in Illinois can become complicated, and it is not uncommon for the other driver’s insurance carrier…

Proving Car Accident Lost Wages When You’re Self-Employed

Vehicle accidents can result in devastating losses for victims. In most situations, crash victims are able to recover various types of compensation from the at-fault party and the at-fault party’s insurance carrier. This compensation can include coverage of medical expenses, pain and suffering damages, and lost wages. The recovery of lost wages is important, particularly…

Negligent Entrustment of a Motor Vehicle: What You Should Know

Anytime a person is injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another driver, the injured party will typically be able to file a claim against the at-fault party. However, there are also times when the injured party may be able to file a claim against the owner of the vehicle if the owner…

How Are Medical Bills Paid After Car Accident?

The number one priority of any person involved in a vehicle accident must be to seek medical care. However, who will end up paying medical bills after a vehicle accident occurs? In the long run, the answer to this question should be that the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier will pay the medical bills. However, that…

Car Accident Investigation Procedure: What You Need To Know

Vehicle accidents occur regularly throughout Illinois, and the number one priority after these incidents occur is determining liability so victims can recover compensation. However, these cases can become incredibly complicated. Often, a vehicle accident case requires extensive investigation by law enforcement officials, insurance carriers, and attorneys involved in the case. Here, we want to discuss…

Are Car Accident Settlements Taxable?

Anytime a person is injured in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, they should be able to recover compensation from the at-fault party. Even though these cases can become incredibly complicated, it is not uncommon for a person to be offered a settlement by the insurance carriers or…

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

The last thing anybody expects when they go about their regular daily activities is that they will sustain an injury. Unfortunately, there are times when the careless or negligent actions of others cause harm, and this is out of our control. If you or somebody you care about has been injured as a result of…

How Is A Workers’ Compensation Settlement Calculated?

Anytime a person goes to work, they expect that they will be protected in the event they sustain an injury. After all, that is what the workers’ compensation system is for, right? Unfortunately, securing workers’ compensation payments can be complicated, particularly if there are any problems with the insurance carrier or the employer. Here, we…