Proving Negligence in a Wrongful Death Claim

Posted on October 5, 2022
After losing a loved one due to the negligent actions of someone else, family members and personal representatives of the deceased often wonder whether or not they will be able to recover compensation. Proving wrongful death can be challenging, particularly when it comes to going up against insurance carriers and legal teams. Here, we...
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Common Causes of Wrongful Death

Posted on October 4, 2022
Wrongful death claims arise in a wide variety of ways throughout the state of Illinois. The personal representatives of the deceased’s estate may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit in the event the cause of death was due to the negligent actions of another individual, entity, or company. Here, we want to...
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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Illinois?

Posted on October 3, 2022
When individuals lose a loved one due to the negligent actions of others, there is a myriad of things that they have to deal with. Not only does this include the funeral and burial, but also the added burdens of figuring out a new financial situation. It is important for individuals in these circumstances...
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The Difference Between Semi-Truck Accidents and Car Accidents

Posted on September 12, 2022
Vehicle accidents are not uncommon, but incidents involving larger commercial trucks can be incredibly devastating. There is a significant difference between accidents involving semi-trucks and traditional car accidents. Not only does this include the total amount of property damage, but also the level of severity of injuries. Additionally, these incidents will require more investigation...
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What is a Truck’s Black Box And Why is it Important?

Posted on September 9, 2022
It is imperative to understand the various types of evidence that can be used in the aftermath of an accident involving a large commercial truck and other vehicles on the roadway. Anytime a person sustains an injury in a truck accident, liability must be determined in order for individuals to recover compensation. One of...
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5 Tips for Sharing the Road With Semi-Trucks

Posted on September 7, 2022
When you operate a vehicle, chances are you will share the road with a semi-truck, particularly if you have to drive on the highways or Interstate. When you do share the roadway with larger trucks, there are various steps that you can take to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you....
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How Long do Truck Accident Cases take to Settle in Illinois?

Posted on September 5, 2022
Anytime a person sustains an injury or property damage caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company, they should be able to recover compensation either through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit. However, individuals often wonder how long it will take for a truck accident case...
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Signs of Truck Driver Fatigue

Posted on September 2, 2022
Truck drivers are strictly regulated when it comes to how long they are allowed to operate their vehicles during each day and during a work week. These regulations are put into place for a reason, as they prevent driver fatigue. Unfortunately, there are still times when truck drivers operate vehicles while fatigued behind the...
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Steps to Take After a Truck Accident

Posted on September 1, 2022
Accidents involving commercial trucks often result in significant property damage and major injuries. When these incidents occur, it is imperative for those involved to immediately begin to take steps to ensure their well-being and to help them secure maximum compensation. As we review these steps, please keep in mind that these situations can be...
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Motorcycle Sideswipe Accidents

Posted on August 17, 2022
Sideswipe accidents can be dangerous for any motorist, but particularly for motorcyclists. These incidents could lead to an impact that causes a motorcyclist to immediately crash the bike, or they could force the motorcyclist into oncoming lanes of traffic or off-road. Here, we want to discuss how motorcycle sideswipe accidents occur, some common injuries...
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