Category: Firm News

[Study] How Safe is Halloween for Pedestrians in Chicago?

Firm News | October 1, 2021

Halloween can be a scary time to be a pedestrian, especially in a busy city. For many parents, there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns.  At Seidman, Margulis & Fairman & Fairman, LLP, we are concerned about pedestrian safety in our community. We wanted to better understand where pedestrian accidents happen…

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What Is Secondary Brain Injury?

Firm News | August 3, 2021

Brain injuries can have devastating effects on a victim. However, not all brain injuries are exactly alike. When a person sustains a bump or blow to the head or experiences oxygen deprivation, the signs and symptoms of a brain injury may not occur right away. In fact, secondary brain injuries involve changes that happen over…

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5 Common Causes of Construction Site Accidents

Firm News | January 1, 2021

There is no doubt that those who work in the construction industry face significant risks each day. These workers operate around heavy equipment and in hazardous conditions. However, both state and federal authorities place significant regulations on this industry in order to keep workers safe. Unfortunately, there are still times when injuries occur. Often, these…

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What are the Top Reasons for Insurance Denials in Illinois?

Firm News | October 20, 2020

Dealing with insurance carriers is not on the top of anybody’s “to do” list. However, if you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the actions of somebody else, you will likely end up having to work with insurance carriers in order to receive compensation for your losses. Insurance claim denials are…

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How Long Does an Insurance Company Have to Settle a Claim?

Firm News | July 11, 2020

If you or somebody you love has been injured in a car accident caused by the negligent actions of another driver in Illinois, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. However, these cases can become complicated, and many car accident victims need to know how long it will take for the insurance carrier…

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