Personal injury

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 […]

Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

January 31, 2024

Blog

Long-term care facilities like nursing homes are becoming an increasingly common option with our aging population. The National Institutes of Health states that 4.5% of older adults live in nursing homes. While these facilities are supposed to provide care, the reality is that nursing home abuse and neglect are a serious issue that affects thousands […]

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 […]

Do You Need an Attorney After a Rear-End Accident?

October 6, 2023

Auto Accidents

Car Accidents

Those sudden collisions from behind can be jarring and immensely stressful. They form around 29 percent of crashesoccurring every year in the US. Often, victims find themselves in a situation where there’s no way to anticipate or avoid such accidents. There is usually substantial vehicle damage and severe injuries.  After such an incident, you need an […]