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Uninsured and Under-insured Motorist Issues
Uninsured and Under-insured Motorist Issues

Automobile accidents cause an unbelievable amount of distress for a driver and when you're the victim of a car accident and the responsible party is without adequate car insurance, recovering damages can be a daunting task. Should the responsible party be insured yet lack ...

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      If you are ever riding a bicycle and are hit by a car or a truck, it is vitally important that you take certain steps to seek immediate medical ...

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    • Personal Injury Damages in Brain Injury Cases

      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 1.4 million people in the United States suffer head or brain trauma annually. If you ...

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    • Brain Injury Basics

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    • Traumatic Brain Injuries

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    • Country Club Hills Personal Injury and Auto Accident Attorneys

      In 1955, local developer J.E. Merrion organized an effort to create a spacious, affordable, middle-income development that lent a country-like ...

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    • 3 Mistakes That Hurt Your Chances of Securing Personal Injury Damages in an Auto Accident Case

      In the wake of a serious car accident, it is often very difficult to keep composure and focus on protecting your legal rights. But the fact is ...

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    • Child Injuries at School or Day Care Facilities

      When a parent or guardian commits their child to the care a private professional facility like a private school or day care center, there is a legal ...

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    • Child Injuries

      Every parent dreads the thought of their child suffering any kind of injury and placing one's child in the care of professionals or an institution ...

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    • 3 Mistakes That Often Hurt Your Personal Injury Claim

      When a person is injured in an accident, it often results in a major disruption of their life. Often times there is a long recovery period, which may ...

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    • Notifying Responsible Parties in Accident Cases

      Often when people are injured in an accident of any sort, they find themselves surprised, confused or otherwise bewildered. It's often not so easy to ...

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    • Defective Products – Defective Design

      Defective products claims are often difficult to pursue when you don't understand the legal theories defective products liability is based on. In this ...

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    • Dog Bites: When the Victim Shares Some of the Blame

      In several states, including the state of Illinois, plaintiffs who bear some responsibility in their own injuries may have to contend with a rule ...

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    • Complexity of Illinois Dog Bite Laws

      Understanding Illinois dog bite laws will help to shed light on liability in your dog bite case and discerning your chances of recovering damages in ...

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    • Dog Bite Statute of Limitations in Illinois

      In every state there are laws governing the length of time a claimant has to file a personal injury case. The “Statute of Limitations,” as it is ...

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    • Driver Responsibility on the Roads

      In personal injury law, the legal term “negligence” ascribes a duty of care in many cases where one individual or entity is responsible for taking ...

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    • Pedestrian Versus Vehicle – Driver Liability

      When a pedestrian is injured by an oncoming car, odds are that serious injury will occur. After all, the human body is no match for a two-ton ...

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    • Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

      Elder abuse comes in many forms. From physical and verbal abuse to sexual battery, seniors who depend upon caregivers every day are at risk for abuse ...

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    • Nursing Home Injuries and Bed Sores

      As the US population of elderly citizens grows to become the largest population in the country, many families grapple with the need to provide for ...

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    • Nursing Home Physical Abuse

      Nursing home abuse is, unfortunately, a fact of life for many of the nearly two million people over the age of 65 who currently reside in one of the ...

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    • Proving Food Poisoning

      According to an annual Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report, food-borne illness an average of 3.3 food-borne sickness cases occurs per 1 million ...

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    • Food Poisoning and Personal Injury

      Food poisoning is a common factor of consumer life in the U.S. and around the globe. Every day, people suffer from the effects of food poisoning to ...

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    • Food Poisoning

      Food poisoning is a kind of personal injury issue that typically falls under the category of defective products claims or products liability. The ...

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    • Dental Malpractice

      Dentistry and dental care can often come with complications. As with standard medical treatment, sometimes things go awry when in the dentist's chair, ...

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    • Nursing Malpractice: Whom to Sue

      Medical malpractice is, of course, not only limited to physicians who commit malpractice. Other medical practitioners may also be found liable for ...

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    • Pharmaceutical Drug Defective Product Claims: Who to SuePharmaceutical Drug Defective Product Claims: Who to Sue

      Because there is a large chain of distribution for pharmaceutical drugs on the market today, there are many hands that may be held responsible when a ...

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    • Motorcycle Accidents and Personal Injury

      According to a federal study, there were 35 times more deaths from motorcycle accidents than from car accidents in 2006. The reason for such disparity ...

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    • Motorcycle Accidents

      Of the 10 million registered Illinois motorists out there on the roads, over 3.5% are motorcyclists. Drivers on the roads are responsible to other ...

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    • Pedestrian Versus Driver – Municipality Liability

      Pedestrians are no match for vehicles on city streets. And that is one reason municipalities are charged with the responsibility of ensuring street ...

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    • Nursing Home Physical Abuse

      Nursing home abuse is, unfortunately, a fact of life for many of the nearly two million people over the age of 65 who currently reside in one of the ...

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    • Reporting Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

      When families agree to put a loved one into the care of a nursing home, they have to employ a great measure of trust. But, as we know, abuse and/or ...

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    • Nursing Malpractice

      Just like physicians, nurses have a legal responsibility to maintain standards of quality in patient care. As such, states recognize when a nurse's ...

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    • When Pedestrians Are Hurt in Car Accidents

      When a pedestrian is injured in an automobile accident, it can be a very scary situation. The human body is certainly no match for a moving vehicle. ...

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    • Pedestrian Accidents

      It may not be common knowledge, but pedestrians on Illinois roadways are responsible for knowing the Illinois Vehicle Code as it pertains to ...

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    • Country Club Hills Personal Injury and Auto Accident Attorneys

      In 1955, local developer J.E. Merrion organized an effort to create a spacious, affordable, middle-income development that lent a country-like ...

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    • Reasons Not to Represent Yourself in a Personal Injury Claim

      Fighting for a personal injury claim after an accident can be a daunting pursuit. Fighting for personal injury damages without the aid of an ...

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    • When Restaurants Are Liable for Personal Injury

      The restaurant industry is fraught with risk for diners. The fact is any time you consume a product you open yourself up to risk of foodborne illness. ...

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    • Retail Premises Liability

      Retail businesses and business owners invite customers into their commercial spaces every day to sell products and services. That invitation comes ...

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    • Cruise Ship Accidents and Personal Injury Liability

      Passengers aboard cruise ships rely on the cruise line to provide safe travel aboard their vessel from the start of their trip to finish. Yet serious ...

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    • What Is Premises Liability?

      Premises liability is a legal theory related to personal injury law governing the responsibility of a property owner to protect the safety of those on ...

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    • Product Liability Claims – Medical Devices

      Every day medical professionals employ the use of medical devices to treat patients in some way. From defibrillators to to arterial stents, it is not ...

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    • Whom to Sue in a Product Liability Case Involving a Medical Device

      In medical device product liability claims , a key component to any claim is the defendant. Naming the wrong defendant (one who is not actually liable ...

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    • Defective Products – Manufacturing Defects

      When defective products cause injury the injured party is often entitled to compensation from the responsible party. Whether that responsible party is ...

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    • Fiat Chrysler Cruise Control Recall

      Fiat Chrysler is warning drivers of its newer model cars that it may be difficult to turn off cruise control once enacted. The company advises anyone ...

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    • Automobile Accidents and Airbag Injuries

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    • Pharmaceutical Drug Defective Product Claims: Who to SuePharmaceutical Drug Defective Product Claims: Who to Sue

      Because there is a large chain of distribution for pharmaceutical drugs on the market today, there are many hands that may be held responsible when a ...

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    • Rear End Collisions

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    • Chicago Scaffolding Accident – Personal Injury Implications

      On Tuesday afternoon, May 8, 2018 a man was injured at Michigan Avenue just north of Millennium Park when cable attached to a window washer's rigging ...

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    • 4 Reasons to Refuse a Quick Personal Injury Settlement Offer

      If you have ever been injured in an automobile accident, you know how difficult it can be to recalibrate physically and mentally in the days that ...

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    • Calculating Pain and Suffering Damages

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    • Personal Injury Damages in Brain Injury Cases

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      The National Floor Safety Institute reports that nearly 8,000,000 people visit the emergency room each year as a result of slip and fall incidents in ...

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    • Weather Related Slip and Falls and Personal Injury

      With snow and ice piling up over the winter months, many people believe that slip and falls that result in injuries automatically entitle the injured ...

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    • Why Workplace Injury Damages Should Not End with Workers Compensation

      Workers who suffer serious injury on the job are often put at a considerable disadvantage. Firstly, your workplace is your source of income. An injury ...

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    • Liability for Sports Injuries

      When participating in athletics, children have a great opportunity to learn hard work, perseverance, team coherence and dealing with defeat, all ...

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    • Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

      Skiing and snowboarding are popular hobbies across the world. Unfortunately, both activities come with their own inherent risks. As such, many people ...

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    • Personal Injury: Trucking Accidents

      According to the Federal Motor carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in 2002, 4,897 people were killed in commercial trucking accidents. Because of ...

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    • Workplace Injury and Local Area Osha Penatlies

      In January and February 2016, two employees of Ohio based auto parts manufacturer Sunfield, Inc. suffered severe injuries as a result of coming in ...

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    • Why Workplace Injury Damages Should Not End with Workers Compensation

      Workers who suffer serious injury on the job are often put at a considerable disadvantage. Firstly, your workplace is your source of income. An injury ...

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    • Options for Seeking Workplace Injury Damages

      When you are an employee injured on the job, it's important to understand that filing a workers compensation claim with your state is not always the ...

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