Injuries

What Are the Steps of a Personal Injury Claim in Illinois?

April 23, 2024

Injuries

You may have suffered a horrific injury that’s changed your life, requiring you to adapt to a new routine or lifestyle. In addition to physical pain, you may feel distraught and hopeless, trying to remember what your pre-injury life was like. You may suspect you have a personal injury claim but want to know more about it. […]

Beware of These Hazards in the Workplace

February 29, 2024

Injuries

Every workplace exposes its employees to potential hazards and injuries, just some more than others. Employers are legally required to make a workplace safe and free from accidents. In Illinois, there could even be consequences if an employer or company fails to uphold these standards. Almost everyone has had a job at one point of […]

What Are the Exceptions to the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in Illinois?

February 15, 2024

Injuries

In Illinois, the personal injury statute of limitations gives you two years from the date of the injury to file most personal injury lawsuits. If you wait too long to file a personal injury lawsuit and miss this two-year deadline, you could lose your right to sue. However, there are several exceptions to this rule […]

What Are the “Damages” in a Personal Injury Claim?

January 16, 2024

Injuries

In personal injury cases, the term “damages” refers to the compensation awarded to an individual who has suffered harm due to the wrongful actions of another party. This concept is a fundamental part of personal injury law. When someone gets hurt because of another party’s negligence or intentional act, the courts aim to “make them […]

Health care workers at risk of serious injuries

December 1, 2017

Injuries

Peoria nurses, aides, orderlies and other direct care providers can seriously injure themselves by improperly lifting and moving patients. These workplace injuries can be career-limiting, or even cause health care professionals to be unable to work at all. Musculoskeletal injuries common for direct care workers The Occupational Safety and Health Administration stated on their website […]

Life after a spinal cord injury is full of change

July 31, 2017

Injuries

Car crashes and other accidents can lead to spinal cord injuries that impact everything from your ability to move about freely to your capacity to control your bodily functions. When you suffer from a spinal cord injury, you might have to learn a new way of living. There are many different things that you will […]