Personal Injury

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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Symptoms of a Brain Injury After a Motorcycle Crash

Posted on August 13, 2022
Unfortunately, motorcyclists are more susceptible to severe head and brain injuries than others when a crash occurs. Brain injuries can lead to significant short- and long-term symptoms for victims. Here, we want to review some of the most common symptoms that you need to look out for right away as well as possible long-term...
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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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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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When Do I Need to Hire a Chicago Personal Injury Attorney?

Posted on May 16, 2022
If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the negligent or intentional actions of another individual in the Chicago area, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, it can be challenging to understand what steps to take to secure compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and...
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