How Long Does it Take to Settle Wrongful Death Claims?

Family members who have lost a loved one as a result of the careless or negligent actions of someone else should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, wrongful death claims in Illinois can become incredibly complicated. This is particularly true when it comes to dealing with insurance carriers and legal teams for…

What Damages are Awarded in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Losing a loved one is incredibly challenging, particularly if an individual loses their life as a result of the actions of someone else. Family members may be able to recover compensation for their losses, but these claims have to be filed by the personal representative of the deceased’s state. Here, we want to discuss the…

Can I Sue Someone Personally After a Car Accident?

If you or somebody you love sustains an injury or property damage in a car accident caused by the actions of another driver in Illinois, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. The vast majority of vehicle accident claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers. However, it may be necessary to…

How to Determine Fault When Dangerous Road Conditions Cause Accidents

Vehicle accidents occur in a wide variety of ways in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Often, these incidents are caused by the negligence of other drivers. However, vehicle accidents can also be determined by dangerous roadway conditions. Here, we want to discuss how fault is determined for an accident caused by dangerous conditions on the roadway….

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in Chicago?

If you or somebody you care about has been involved in an auto accident in Chicago, it is crucial that you report the incident to the insurance carrier, regardless of how minor the incident seems. Additionally, you may need to consider working with a skilled vehicle accident lawyer in these situations. Here, we want to…

Do I Have to Go to Court After a Car Accident?

Sustaining injuries or property damage in a vehicle accident caused by another driver in Illinois can be stressful. This is particularly true if you think that you may have to go to court to recover the compensation you need. In reality, the vast majority of vehicle accident claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers…

How do I Know if I Have an Auto Accident Lawsuit?

If you or a loved one sustain injuries or property damage in a crash caused by another driver in Illinois, you may be able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit. However, understanding when to file a personal injury claim in civil court can be challenging. Here, we want to…

What Will Happen to Your Body if You Have Damaged Your Spinal Cord Due to a Car Accident?

Spinal cord trauma is perhaps the most devastating type of injury that can occur as a result of a vehicle accident. Predicting how a person will be affected as a result of spinal cord trauma is challenging because no two spinal cord injuries are exactly alike. There are various levels of spinal cord trauma that…

What is the Difference Between a Complete or Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury?

Spinal cord trauma can be devastating. However, what many people do not realize is that there are various levels of spinal cord injuries. Here, we specifically want to address the difference between a “complete” spinal cord injury and an “incomplete” spinal cord injury. We will look at what the person can expect both in the…

What are the Levels of Spinal Cord Injury?

Most people understand that spinal cord injuries can be devastating and result in significant short and long-term disabilities. However, many people do not realize that there are various levels of spinal cord injuries that individuals can endure. Here, we briefly want to define the levels of spinal cord trauma that can occur as a result…