What is the Duty of Care?
There are various situations that arise where one entity owes a duty of care to another entity. If a person violates the duty of care that they owe someone else in a given situation, this could lead to a breach of duty that causes another person injuries. Often, this leads to insurance claims or...Read More
Personal Injury Lawsuit Process
Anytime you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the negligent actions of another, we should be able to recover compensation. This includes recovering money through an insurance settlement or through a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Here, we want to discuss the general process that most personal injury...Read More
What Are The Different Types Of Negligence?
The word negligence has several different meanings, particularly when it comes to personal injury claims. Here, we want to specifically discuss the different types of negligence that you will run into in personal injury law. Not all of these will apply to a single type of case. Ordinary Negligence: The Elements When you hear...Read More
Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?
A common tactic used by insurance carriers to limit how much they pay in compensation for a claim is to try and find any pre-existing injuries a person may have had. The insurance carrier’s goal is to try and say that a person’s current pain and suffering has to do with something other than...Read More
Illinois Damage Caps
Many states around the country place limitations on how much compensation can be paid out for certain types of claims, including personal injury claims, wrongful death claims, medical malpractice claims, etc. If you are somebody you love is currently involved in a lawsuit against another entity or individual, then you need to know whether...Read More
What is a Demand Letter?
Recovering compensation after an injury caused by the negligent actions of another individual or entity can be challenging. Insurance carriers are notoriously difficult to deal with, particularly when it comes to recovering a fair settlement. It is not uncommon for insurance carriers to make lowball offers, and they may even deny a claim altogether....Read More