If you have been injured in any situation that is caused by another person or entity that was negligent, you should retain an attorney right away. First, it is important to retain an attorney because your case is subject to a statute of limitations. If the statute of limitations expires, you may be barred from […]
Why is it important to have an experienced car accident lawyer?
It’s critically important that you seek out an experienced car accident lawyer if you’ve been injured by another driver or as a passenger in Illinois. You want to have an experienced car accident lawyer advise you in advance on how to successfully navigate your case. An experienced attorney will advise of any pitfalls that exist […]
What Is Comparative Negligence?
In Illinois personal injury cases, comparative negligence would be what your own negligence is in relation to the defendant or whoever you claim is the main responsible party. For example, if you and the other driver are both found to be responsible for the accident, comparative negligence would come into play to determine what percentage […]
Illinois Car Accidents – Talking to the Other Party’s Insurance Company
Q: What do I do if the insurance company wants to record a statement from me? I would never have any statement recorded without speaking with a lawyer. If you give the insurance company a statement, they’re always going to have that to potentially look for inconsistencies and impeach later testimony. If you say something […]
Damages for Car Accidents in Illinois
What kind of damages can you get for a car accident victim? “Damages” is a term used to describe the economic recovery an injury victim would receive from the other responsible party to make the injury victim “whole” again. Usually when someone is seriously injured in an accident, it is impossible to be made fully […]