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Spinal Stenosis from a Car Accident

Car accidents | September 20, 2021

It is not uncommon for those involved in a vehicle accident to experience some sort of back or neck pain as a result of the force of the collision. Even when a person is wearing a seatbelt and if the airbags deploy, the body is still often jolted in unnatural positions, which can put significant…

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What is Gap Insurance and What Does it Cover?

Car accidents | September 18, 2021

Anybody who owns a vehicle understands that they have to have insurance before they can legally drive it on the roadways of Illinois and throughout the US. When most people think of vehicle insurance, they think of personal injury liability and property damage liability. Perhaps uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage comes to mind. However, many…

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Delayed Back Pain After a Car Accident

Car accidents | September 15, 2021

Vehicle accidents can cause a wide range of injuries. In many cases, injuries are relatively mild, and those involved make a full recovery. However, some vehicle accident injuries are delayed, and signs and symptoms do not show up for a while after the incident occurs. Here, we specifically want to look at delayed back pain…

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Factors That Affect Compensation for a Personal Injury Claim

Personal Injury | September 13, 2021

Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of someone else, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. In general, this will mean the ability to recover economic and non-economic damages, such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering damages, property damage expenses, and more….

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Semi-Truck Accident Caused by Improperly Loaded Cargo

Truck Accidents | September 11, 2021

  The vast majority of commercial trucks in Illinois and throughout the US operate safely. Truck drivers and trucking companies have incredible responsibilities when it comes to these vehicles. Both state and federal agencies place strict regulations on truck drivers and trucking companies to help ensure that safety is maintained at all times. Unfortunately, accidents…

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How to Recover Compensation For Delayed Car Accident Injuries

Car accidents | September 9, 2021

Vehicle accidents often result in injuries that are immediately apparent to those involved. This can include broken or dislocated bones, severe lacerations or puncture wounds, spinal cord injuries, and more. However, some vehicle accident injuries are delayed and do not show up for hours, days, or even weeks after the incident occurs. Here, we want…

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5 Tips to Resolve a Car Accident Property Damage Claim

Car accidents | August 22, 2021

If you or somebody you care about has sustained property damage in a vehicle accident caused by another driver, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. Often, these claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers, which may not always happen quickly. It may even be necessary to file a lawsuit against…

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Disputing Fault in a Car Accident Case

Car accidents | August 17, 2021

If you have been injured or sustained property damage in a vehicle accident in Chicago or throughout Illinois, you likely have various expenses that could become burdensome. If another person caused the crash, they should be responsible for paying your expenses. However, there are times when liability for an incident is disputed. It may even…

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Dangers of Distracted Walking

Pedestrian Accident | August 13, 2021

Pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable when they are on or around the roadways, particularly in larger cities like Chicago. Drivers and pedestrians alike need to remain vigilant at all times in order to prevent severe accidents from occurring. However, there are times when pedestrians are distracted when they or out and about. This can lead to…

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