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July 2018 Archives

Can a trucking company be legally liable in a truck accident?

Catastrophic injuries that result from another driver's negligence can wreak havoc in an accident victim's life. Not only does it place a huge emotional and physical burden on a person, but also a financial burden as medical bills pile up. One way accident victims can try to cover the financial burden associated with their crash is by filing a personal injury claim against the negligent driver, But, what happens when the other party is a truck driver who does not have the means to make their own ends meet, much less deal with a lawsuit?

Should I pursue a personal injury or workers' comp claim?

When someone in Illinois is injured through no fault of their own, there are various ways they can hold the wrongdoer responsible for causing the injury. However, it is important to know which avenue to pursue depending on the location at which the injury took place and the events that led up to the injury.

What are the different stages of a medical malpractice case?

Our readers in Illinois probably know that medical malpractice claims are some of the most difficult cases to pursue. These cases oftentimes involve highly complicated fact patterns and technical medical terms, which can make it hard non-medical professionals to understand what, in fact, occurred in the case. In order to attempt to be successful in these types of claims, Illinois residents need to know the various stages in these cases.

Truck driver causes chain reaction accident in Illinois

Our readers in Illinois know the potential dangers when it comes to accidents caused by large semi-trucks. As a state with several interstates running through it that are critical for commerce and the transportation of goods across the country, Illinois sees its fair share of devastating truck accidents. It appears that yet another accident occurred recently on Interstate 80.

What to expect from your workers' compensation claim

A work accident can leave an Illinois employee facing serious injuries, unexpected costs and other issues that can make the road to recovery difficult. If you were hurt at work or you are suffering from the effects of a work-related illness, you have certain legal options available to you. This includes the right to file a workers' compensation claim.

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