What Happens if Someone Else is Driving My Car and Gets in an Accident in Illinois

Posted on February 21, 2024
You probably don't think twice about letting a friend or family member borrow your vehicle for a quick trip to the store or maybe for a weekend getaway. However, what happens if someone gets into an accident while driving your vehicle? Our Chicago car accident attorneys have seen it repeatedly. In most situations, the...
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Can I Receive Compensation If I’m Not Physically Hurt in a Crash?

Posted on February 15, 2024
Those injured in an accident due to the negligent actions of another driver are often able to recover compensation for their medical expenses. However, if an individual does not sustain any physical traumatic injuries in a vehicle accident, can they still recover compensation? It may be possible to recover compensation for other damages, but...
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Are Electric Vehicles More Dangerous in a Crash?

Posted on January 11, 2024
Vehicles operated solely on electric power are becoming more and more common. Vehicle manufacturers are shifting more towards electric vehicle production, with some estimates forecasting that 40% of all passenger car sales in the US could be electric vehicles by 2030. But, there persists an idea that electric vehicles are more dangerous in a...
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Should I Get a Lawyer for a Car Accident That Was My Fault?

Posted on January 4, 2024
If you or somebody you love has been involved in a vehicle accident, then you likely have a range of questions. This is particularly true if you caused the incident or have been accused of causing the incident. Here, we want to discuss why it is a good idea to obtain a free consultation...
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Can Text Messages Be Used as Evidence in Court for Personal Injury?

Posted on December 21, 2023
When a person sustains an injury, it would surprise no one if one of the first things they did was text someone about the incident. Our lives are surrounded by technology. In fact, almost every one of us has a powerful computer in our pocket in the form of a phone. All of this...
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Can Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Be Caused by a Car Accident?

Posted on December 14, 2023
Carpal tunnel syndrome usually affects individuals who participate in repetitive activities that place compression on the “carpal tunnel,” which is a portion of the lower wrist that houses the median nerve. Carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to various unwanted effects, including tingling and numbness in the hands, as well as hand weakness. But can...
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What to Do After a Dog Bite | Legal Rights & Compensation

Posted on October 26, 2023
Dog bites can lead to major injuries and long-term complications for a victim. Individuals must act swiftly in order to recover compensation for a dog bite injury. Here, we want to discuss the strict liability dog bite law in place in the state of Illinois, which outlines the rates available to dogfight victims as...
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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases in Illinois?

Posted on October 23, 2023
When a person in Illinois sustains an injury caused by the negligent actions of another individual, entity, or business, they may be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, there are specific guidelines in place for filing personal injury lawsuits in civil court, including the deadline for filing the claim. Here, we want...
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What are the Most Common Wrist Injuries From a Car Accident?

Posted on October 16, 2023
Vehicle accidents can result in a range of injuries, including those to the hands, wrists, and arms. Breast injuries are common in a vehicle accident because individuals are either holding on to the steering wheel when the accident occurs or bracing themselves against other fixed objects in the vehicle. Here, we want to examine...
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How are Damages Divided Among Family Members in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Posted on September 20, 2023
When a person loses their life due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity, surviving family members may be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, there can be complications if a wrongful death claim is successful, particularly when determining how any settlement or jury verdict is divided among...
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