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What is the Duty of Care?

Posted on July 7, 2022
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...
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Personal Injury Lawsuit Process

Posted on July 6, 2022
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...
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What Are The Different Types Of Negligence?

Posted on July 5, 2022
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...
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Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Posted on July 4, 2022
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...
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Illinois Damage Caps

Posted on July 3, 2022
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...
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What is a Demand Letter?

Posted on July 2, 2022
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....
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Do I Have to Go to Court for a Car Accident?

Posted on June 4, 2022
There is always a chance you have to get a court if you file a car accident claim against an at-fault party. However, that is most likely not going to happen. Most vehicle accident claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers. However, in the event the insurance carrier or the at-fault party refuses...
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Can I Recover Damages for Whiplash?

Posted on June 3, 2022
In the event you or a loved one sustained whiplash injuries in a vehicle accident caused by another driver's actions, you should be able to recover compensation. Even though whiplash may be seen as a relatively minor injury by some, the reality is that this type of injury can lead to significant pain and...
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Lost Wages After a Car Accident

Posted on June 2, 2022
Vehicle accidents can lead to significant setbacks for individuals. This includes not only injuries but also wages. In the event vehicle accident injuries prevent a person from going to work for an extended period of time, this can significantly affect a person's ability to earn an income. Here, we want to discuss what type...
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What are the Top 10 Causes of Distracted Driving?

Posted on June 1, 2022
Distracted driving is a leading cause of vehicle accident injuries and deaths. Any type of driving activity that takes a person’s eyes off the road, mind off of driving, or hand off the wheel is a recipe for disaster. There are many ways that drivers can become distracted behind the wheel, and here, we...
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