What Are the Steps in a Chicago Personal Injury Lawsuit?

For many, the word lawsuit conjures up courtroom dramas from the movies and television. In reality, most lawsuits never see the inside of the courtroom. The process of receiving compensation is generally far less dramatic and more a matter of going through several steps with the assistance of an experienced attorney to prove liability, justify […]

​Do I Have the Right to Refuse the Insurance Company’s Offer?

Individuals who have been injured due to an accident caused by someone else’s negligence have the right to seek compensation for their injury’s financial and psychological costs through the personal injury claims process. This process includes first filing the claim with the at-fault party’s insurance provider. If the insurance provider fails to pay the claim, […]

Can I Sue for Erb’s Palsy?

Erb’s palsy, a type of brachial plexus palsy, is when the nerves in the shoulder and arm are affected, usually by an injury. It can happen during difficult births or when a doctor’s actions during the birthing process are negligent. The brachial plexus contains five nerves that run from the spine to the arm and […]

Personal Injury Cases of Minors in Illinois

A parent’s greatest fear is the risk of harm to their children. According to the latest Illinois census numbers, nearly a quarter of Illinois residents are under 18 years old. The state’s youngest residents are busy: they ride in school buses and personal vehicles along the state’s interstates and busy roadways, visit the state’s many […]

Paralysis: A Life-Changing and Life-Threatening Injury

Many people understand that the primary symptom of a spinal cord injury is loss of sensation and function below the site of the injury, a condition known as paralysis. However, what is not always equally understood is the impacts this paralysis can have on a person’s life, both from a physical standpoint and a psychological […]

Errors In Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Can Cause Life-Long Complications

It is one of the most common surgical procedures in the U.S., often performed in an outpatient or with only a day or two of hospitalization. Most people with this procedure can resume normal activities within about a week. However, a health care provider’s error during the procedure can result in severe and even life-altering […]

Do Helmets Prevent Head Injury?

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There are few times in life when helmets are legally required or recommended, including while riding a bicycle or motorcycle, competing in high-contact sports, and working in construction or other industries with a high risk of falling objects. However, despite recommendations to don a helmet during these activities, is there any proof that helmets prevent […]

<strong>How to File a Bus Accident Claim</strong>

How to File a Bus Accident Claim

A bus accident can have catastrophic consequences, whether you suffered injuries while riding the bus or suffered injuries as a pedestrian or passenger in another vehicle during the accident. Often, those injuries will leave you with heavy expenses, for which you may deserve compensation. However, filing a bus accident claim can prove more complicated than […]

Symptoms of a Botched Gallbladder Surgery: How to Know If You Have a Legal Case

Dealing with any surgery can prove incredibly difficult. You may have a long road to recovery in front of you. Your gallbladder removal should ultimately stop many problems you may have had to deal with over the past weeks or months. Unfortunately, in some cases, you may end up facing much more serious complications than […]

Expenses to Include When You Sue After a Paralysis Injury

Suffering any injury that results in paralysis can prove devastating. It can change the entire course of your life, from the activities you can enjoy to the work you can perform or even your ability to work at all. When someone else’s negligence causes your injuries, you may have the right to pursue compensation in […]