Is Illinois A No-Fault State?

Some states follow no-fault rules for car accidents, meaning a driver who sustains injuries and property damage in a car accident would file a claim against his or her own auto insurance policy regardless of who caused the accident. Drivers in this situation would only have the option of pursuing additional legal action beyond a…

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…

Illinois Bicycle Accidents: Who Is Responsible?

Who Is Responsible? Bicycles are a health-conscious way to travel – not to mention less expensive and more eco-friendly than motor vehicles. Still, cycling comes with certain risks, such as a potential accident with a motor vehicle. As the total number of cyclists has increased, unfortunately, so has the number of accidents and fatalities involving…

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Illinois?

Each state has specific policies and procedures related to wrongful death claims, and it is important to understand how your state defines wrongful death, as well as how to go about filing a claim if you believe a family member or loved one’s death was due to the wrongful conduct or actions of another person…

What Should You Do if You have been Involved or Injured in an Automobile Accident?

Question: What should you do if you have been involved or injured in an automobile accident? Answer: It’s that time of year again! Even though the snow is falling and the streets are slippery, that doesn’t seem to stop people from going places. Chicago Automobile Injury Attorneys Attorney, Clifford Horwitz explains, “If you get into…

Why are Expert Witnesses Important in Personal Injury Cases?

Personal Injury Importance of Expert Witnesses Expert witnesses are essential in many personal injury cases.  When an issue or dispute is considered too complex for the ordinary juror to understand without the assistance of an expert, Illinois law requires that an expert witness be called to explain the complexities and provide opinions to the jury….