What Is The Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents In Illinois?

Car accidents can leave those involved in a stressful situation. In many cases, Illinois car accident victims are left dealing with injuries that require extensive medical care. Even those who are not injured in a car accident can be left with tremendous property damage expenses. Most car accident cases are resolved through settlements with insurance…

How Long Does Workers’ Compensation Last In Illinois?

If you or somebody you love has sustained an injury at work, you should be able to rely on receiving workers’ compensation coverage in Illinois. Workers’ compensation insurance is a “no-fault” system, meaning that a person can receive coverage regardless of who was at fault for the injury. These benefits are an important lifeline for…

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles can be incredibly exhilarating vehicles to own and operate. Unfortunately, motorcycle riders are more vulnerable to sustaining severe injuries in the event an accident occurs. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 2,266 motorcyclists were injured, and 119 motorcyclists were killed in accidents during the latest reporting year across the state. A significant percentage…

Bike Safety Tips to Avoid Accidents in Chicago

If you or somebody you love enjoys riding a bicycle, whether for recreational purposes or as a method of transportation to get from place to place, then you know safety is paramount. Bicyclists are incredibly vulnerable to severe injuries in the event an accident occurs. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were more…

Illinois Dog Bite Laws

Dog bite incidents can result in severe injuries for victims. Most people never think about the possibility of sustaining a dog bite injury until an incident actually occurs. Unfortunately, dog bites are more common than most people realize. At Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, we are here to help when you need a dog bite attorney…

How To File A Workers’ Compensation Claim In Illinois

No one wants to get hurt at work. Unfortunately, work injuries are not uncommon in Illinois. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are approximately 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries or illnesses that occur each year across the country. Thankfully, most work injuries are covered through Illinois workers’ compensation insurance benefits. However,…

What Is Elder Abuse and Neglect?

Data available from the National Council on Aging Shows that approximately one out of every ten people over the age of 60 experience some form of elder abuse each year in the United States. This is an alarming statistic. The abuse of some of the most vulnerable people in our society should never occur. Unfortunately,…

How to Remove Your Loved One From A Nursing Home

Most people do not consider the possibility of having to remove a loved one from a nursing home. However, the majority of individuals want the necessary care for their loved ones for as long as possible. Unfortunately, there are risks when loved ones are placed in nursing homes, such as neglect or abuse. If you…

Can Employers Be Liable For COVID-19 Transmission In The Workplace?

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely altered the way of life for most people across the country and here in Illinois. This is particularly true for the workforce. In many cases, people have lost their jobs due to the health crisis. However, essential workers continued to go to work during the initial stages of this pandemic….

Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group® Selects Two Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Attorneys for Top Injured Workers’ Attorneys Program

Chicago, IL, United States, July 10, 2020 – Horwitz Horwitz & Associates congratulates Mitchell W. Horwitz and Mark Weissburg for being selected to the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group’s Top Injured Workers’ Attorneys program. Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group® is a national non-profit membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of millions of…