What can I do if insurance denies my claim?

Facing a denied insurance claim after a personal injury can be frustrating. You’re already dealing with the physical, emotional, and financial toll of your injury, and now you’re faced with the added stress of navigating the insurance claims process. A Chicago personal injury attorney from Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates can answer your questions and help…

What happens if the at-fault driver is not insured?

When you are in a car accident in Illinois, your first option to receive compensation may be the other driver’s insurance company. Illinois is a fault state, meaning that the at-fault driver is responsible for the damages they have caused. However, that driver may have been underinsured or uninsured. Many people feel unsure about what…

How do adjusters determine who is at fault?

To determine fault in a car accident, an insurance company adjuster gathers information to understand what happened during the collision. They will examine all the evidence to establish whether to pay your claim and for how much. At this point, they may determine if you or someone else is at fault. At Horwitz, Horwitz &…

What if I was injured in a car accident at work?

You might file an insurance claim against the other driver if you’re hurt in an auto crash. However, what if you were injured in a car accident at work or while driving for your job? You could be eligible to seek workers’s compensation benefits. A Chicago car accident lawyer from Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates answers…

What are my rights as a passenger in a car accident?

You have a legal right to seek compensation if you are a passenger in a car accident and are injured. Determining fault will play a vital role in how your damages are covered. Knowing who bears responsibility, how to file a claim, and what to do when an insurance settlement does not cover your injuries…

How much does it cost to sue a hospital?

When you have been harmed by someone in a medical institution, you may need help answering the question, “How much does it cost to sue a hospital?” Understanding all the expenses involved is easier when you work with a skilled attorney who can discuss court fees, attorney’s fees, and other charges you may face. Fortunately,…

How long will I feel sore after my car accident?

Following a Chicago car accident, you may feel achy and sore. Even if you were not severely injured, these pains can make it challenging to get your life back on track, and you may be worried about how long you can expect to be in pain and experience discomfort. Talk to your Chicago car accident…

Who’s at fault in a left-hand turn accident?

In most left-hand turn car accidents, it’s assumed the driver turning left is at fault. They have the highest obligation to drive carefully when making a left turn. However, these are some of the most challenging legal cases. They require a thorough understanding of the circumstances and all the factors involved, especially if other parties…

Why should I report a car accident in Chicago?

Calling 911 for a serious car crash brings needed medical help and law enforcement to aid the injured. Yet, you may question whether you should report an accident in Chicago if it seems minor. If you and the other party are fortunate enough to leave the scene without much injury or damage to yourselves, you…

Can I sue for an old injury?

Illinois residents who sustain an injury because of another party’s negligence can sue that party, potentially collecting compensation for the damages sustained from the injury and its consequences. The Chicago personal injury attorneys from Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates have helped many injury victims pursue that compensation. Sometimes, clients ask, “Can I sue for an old…