Personal Injury

Illinois Moped Laws

Posted on February 13, 2023
If you’re in Illinois and want to ride a scooter, the process may be more complex than you believe. Illinois has special requirements when it comes to mopeds. If you own an electric scooter or moped, you should know what regulations to follow and what to do in the event of an accident. Read...
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How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take to get a Settlement?

Posted on January 23, 2023
If you have been injured due to the negligent actions of someone else in the Chicago area, you may very well need to file a personal injury lawsuit in order to recover compensation for your losses. You also probably want to know how quickly you can recover compensation. Here, we want to discuss the...
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How to Prove Negligence in a Chicago Personal Injury Case?

Posted on January 16, 2023
If you or somebody you care about sustained an injury caused by the negligent actions of another entity or individual in Chicago, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, doing so requires proving the other party's negligence. But what does it mean to prove negligence? Here, we want to examine...
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Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer Before Hiring

Posted on January 9, 2023
If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the actions of another individual or entity, you may very likely need to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for your losses. However, we strongly encourage you to reach out to a skilled lawyer who has extensive experience handling these claims. There...
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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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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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