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What Should You do After Suffering a Concussion in a Motorcycle Accident?

Posted on August 10, 2022
Any motorcyclist involved in an accident is susceptible to a concussion. The reality is that motorcyclists are not as well protected from head injuries as those inside traditional vehicles, and a concussion could lead to significant short and possibly some long-term symptoms. Here, we want to discuss what a motorcyclist needs to do if...
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How is Fault Determined After an Illinois Motorcycle Accident?

Posted on August 7, 2022
Motorcycle accidents often lead to devastating injuries and extensive property damage for individuals in Illinois, and crash victims should be able to recover compensation for their losses if the incident was caused by the actions of someone else. However, determining fault in these situations is challenging. Here, we want to discuss how liability is...
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Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Illinois

Posted on August 4, 2022
Many states around the country have laws implemented regarding helmet use for motorcyclists. Illinois is not one of them. Here, we want to discuss what the law says about helmet use for motorcyclists in Illinois, as well as the reason why all riders are encouraged to wear helmets at all times when their bike...
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Compensation for Motorcycle Road Rash

Posted on August 1, 2022
Motorcyclists often sustain road rash if they are involved in an accident that leads to them colliding with the pavement. Even though motorcyclists do usually recover fully from road rash injuries, that does not mean that there are no medical bills in the interim. In some cases, individuals do end up with long-term complications...
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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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