The Horwitz Brothers – They’re Far Smarter Than the Average Bear – and Lawyer

LeadingLawyers Magazine recently published their Consumer Edition for 2016, featuring an article on Clifford and Mitchell Horwitz! The article titled, “The Horwitz Brothers – They’re Far Smarter Than the Average Bear – and Lawyer” takes a look into the development of not only the brothers’ unique focuses in injury and workers’ compensation law, but also…

What Juries Do Not Know – The Truth About Insurance And Trial Lawyers

What Juries Do Not Know 99% of trials in personal injury cases are about insurance.  What juries do not know, is that the true battle is between the injured individual and the insurance carrier who represents an individual or corporation who is being sued.  The jury is led to believe that the Defendant is an individual…

Common Causes of Wrongful Death in Illinois

Losing a loved one is a tragedy that no one should have to endure. When that loss is caused by the negligence of another, the aftermath can be even more traumatic. Although no amount of compensation can undo the emotional hardship, a Chicago wrongful death attorney may be able to help. According to Academia.edu, car…

Slip and Fall Accidents – Collecting Evidence

Slips and falls can cause broken bones, head injuries and even paralysis. Victims often cannot return to work, and the medical bills alone are enough to fall into debt. If you trip on another person’s property because of a hazard and hurt yourself – especially if the owner knew about the hazard – then you…

Responding to a Car Accident

Accident Response 101: 3 Tips from a Chicago Personal-Injury Attorney If you were injured in a car accident, then you may face steep medical bills, and you may not be able to return to work. Many victims face overwhelming debt due to their financial losses after serious automobile accidents. A Chicago accident lawyer from Horwitz,…

Questionable Call in City’s Workers’ Compensation Case

Note: This story originally appeared in the February 24, 2016 Issue of the Chicago Defender. It was authored by Ken Hare, a staff writer for the Chicago Defender. The original story can be viewed here: Questionable Call in City’s Workers’ Compensation Case. Questionable Call in City’s Workers’ Compensation Case City Worker Denied Surgery to Relieve Pain On…

Chicago Accident Lawyer Highlights Important Tire-Maintenance Tips

When most drivers think of vehicle safety features – airbags, seat-belts and anti-lock brakes come to mind. Many people forget that their tires are the only points of contact with the road, and as such, proper tire maintenance is essential for accident prevention. Tire malfunctions, such as flats and blowouts, are leading causes of crashes…

Am I Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Illinois? – Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act

Who Operates Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act? In order for an injured worker to receive workers’ compensation benefits, the employer must be operating under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act. Three types of employers are “under the Act”: government employers; employers who elect to bring themselves under the Act; and employers who are subject to…

4 Technologies that can Prevent Collisions in Bad Weather

Insights from a Chicago Injury Lawyer Car accidents can happen at any time, but inclement weather contributes to a significant number of serious collisions. Snow, ice, rain and fog can all increase the likelihood of a crash – especially when drivers behave negligently or recklessly. If you were injured in a collision that another driver…

Winning Workers Compensation Claims in Illinois

Advice from a Chicago Injury Attorney Workers compensation laws are notoriously complex. In Illinois, all employers with at least one part- or full-time employee must have workers’ comp insurance, as the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission explains. The construction and extraction industries are some of the most dangerous industries for employees, and many workers understand the benefits…