Category: Personal Injury

What Are the Main Causes of Deaths and Injuries on Scaffolds?

Personal Injury,Work Accidents,Wrongful Death | December 10, 2020

Scaffolds are common in construction and industrial settings. While scaffolding is necessary at many construction sites in and around our area, it can also be incredibly dangerous for workers and bystanders nearby. Year after year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that falls are a leading cause of construction worker injuries and fatalities….

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How Expert Witnesses Help Car Accident Cases?

Personal Injury | December 8, 2020

If you or somebody you care about is involved in a car accident caused by the actions of another driver, you should be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other losses. This can include coverage of medical expenses, lost income, household out-of-pocket expenses, pain and suffering damages, property damage expenses, and more. However, securing…

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What Is a Letter of Protection?

Personal Injury | November 23, 2020

A letter of protection (LOP) is not something that most personal injury victims will be familiar with. An LOP is a letter sent to a medical professional by a personal injury attorney who is representing somebody injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual. A letter of protection is meant to guarantee…

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Who Pays For A Rental Car After An Accident In Illinois?

Car accidents,Personal Injury | October 30, 2020

Nobody wants to be involved in a vehicle accident. Unfortunately, accidents are not uncommon, and victims are often left struggling to find reliable transportation while their vehicle is being repaired. Often, a rental vehicle is the best option for car accident victims. However, rentals are not cheap, and it is important to understand who will…

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Ordinary Negligence vs. Gross Negligence

Personal Injury | October 22, 2020

Personal injury cases can become complicated. If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the actions of another individual, company, or entity, you should be entitled to compensation for your losses. However, securing compensation will likely revolve around proving negligence. Here, our Chicago personal injury lawyers discuss the difference between “ordinary negligence”…

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Chicago Reckless Driving Laws

Car accidents,Personal Injury | October 5, 2020

Vehicle accidents happen in a variety of ways in and around the Chicago area. Unfortunately, these accidents are regularly caused by the careless or negligent actions of others on the roadway. This includes reckless driving. Here, our Chicago car accident lawyers want to discuss the Chicago reckless driving laws that you need to be aware…

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Can A Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Personal Injury | October 2, 2020

If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of somebody else, you should be entitled to compensation for your losses. However, if you have a pre-existing condition or have sustained an injury in the past, this could lead to complications when you are working…

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