Is There Anything I Should Do to Help My Injury Case?

Michael T. Wierzbicki, a partner and trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: Is there anything I should do to help my case? There’s a couple things you should to help your case right at the start. If you feel like you’ve been injured, you should…

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…

What Doctors Can I Go To Under The Workers’ Compensation Act In Illinois?

The Workers’ Compensation Act The Workers’ Compensation Act is a very complex statute that is difficult to understand, and you can be sure that an insurance adjuster will do little or nothing to help you understand it. Under Illinois law, there are some basic rights that you should understand in order to help you better…

Determining Liability in Car Crashes

A serious car accident can leave you with debilitating injuries, and if you intend to file a claim for damages from the negligent driver or from an insurance company, you may encounter the complicated process of proving fault or liability. In most cases, you will need to establish negligence in order to file a successful…

Chicago Injury Lawyer News: Speeding Sports Car Causes Major Accident

Speeding Causes Accidents Speeding is a very dangerous form of reckless behavior, but it is often overshadowed by drunk and distracted driving. It’s important to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding to try to decrease the number of preventable car wrecks that occur each year on U.S. roadways. According to the National Highway Traffic…

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Baby Safe in the Winter

Tip 1 Dress Your Kids in Layers For the kiddos, our first tip is to dress them in layers. It’s easy to remove layers, but it’s not easy to add them (especially if you forgot them at home). For smaller children and babies, a rule of thumb is to add an extra layer of clothing…

Ensuring Equal Employment Opportunities in Federal Contracting

On this day, September 24th, 1965, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) was established by Executive Order 11246, signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. OFCCP holds federal contractors to a higher obligation for affirmative action. E.O. 11246 prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors and federally assisted construction contractors and subcontractors from employment decisions that discriminate based…

Stand Your Ground: Legal Controversy Has Everyone Talking

Will there be an arrest after Florida boy, Trayvon Martin, was shot and killed while walking home by an allegedly paranoid neighborhood watch volunteer? Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law allows for someone to shoot and kill if they feel threatened. In light of the shift in the law, it’s not surprising that since the law went…