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Going for shopping in the holiday season is an activity everyone is eager about and looks forward to. Some people make plans with their loved ones to travel to the other side of the town to shop at an exclusive shopping center. Whether you are window shopping or purchasing a dress/suit from your favorite brand’s shop in a mall, you expect the premises to be free from any hazards. Unfortunately, ...

Category: Slip and Fall,

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People driving on Illinois roads are always at the risk of being involved in accidents, but during the holiday season, the risk increases for motorists manifold. Inclement weather, increased traffic, drunk driving, road rage, and many other factors make the holiday season particularly dangerous for everyone on the road. From Black Friday to Christmas and New Year’s Eve, it is the time when people a...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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When you purchase a motor vehicle, equipment, appliance, or any other product, you believe that a reasonable care has been taken during its manufacturing to ensure that its construction and design will not cause any unreasonable risk of harm or injury when the product is used. Unfortunately, that is not always the case, as sometimes those products malfunction due to defects or absence of precautionar...

Category: Product Liability Attorney,

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An auto liability insurance provides you protection in case you caused an accident, resulting in bodily injury and property damage. The plaintiff will make a claim on your insurance policy to recover damages up to its limit. Similarly, a homeowners’ insurance keeps you safe in the event a guest slips, trips, or falls from your potential hazard on your property or is bitten by your dog off your prem...

Category: Umbrella Insurance,

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Thousands of accidents happen every day – fortunately, a majority of them result in minor damages with no physical harm, while some of them cause serious bodily injury and property damage. However, if you are involved in an accident as a passenger, you may not know how you can get compensation for their injuries. Generally, passengers have several options at their disposal for making a claim to rec...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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Generally, auto accidents happen when one or both drivers acted negligently, resulting in a collision. However, sometimes when a driver is driving responsibly and safely, they face an unexpected and sudden event that was beyond their control, causing the accident. For example, the driver getting an unexpected seizure, causing them to lose consciousness and crashing into another vehicle. In such a sit...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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Also known as insurance fraud, bad faith is the term used in cases where the consumers and businesses have been mistreated by insurance providers. Bad faith claims arise when an insurance company wrongfully denies a potential claim and refuses to pay the insured, leading to the violation of the insurance policy terms and conditions. Unfortunately, it is a common occurrence in personal injury cases, l...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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Local, county, and state governments own many properties, ranging from office buildings and schools to parks and sidewalks. Just like private businesses and homeowners, the authorities have the duty to maintain their property and make them safe for the public. If you are injured on a public property, you can seek compensation to your damages by filing a claim against the government. However, the l...

Category: Premises Liability,

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Motorcyclists are more susceptible to experiencing catastrophic injuries as compared to car drivers because there is nothing solid and sturdy around them to stop them from impact against the rough pavement. This can lead to grave consequences, such as broken bones, road rash, traumatic brain injuries, and even death. According to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA...

Category: Motorcycle Accident Attorney,

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When you are involved in a hit and run accident, it is likely you’ll feel anger and frustration. After all, someone just caused you damage and didn’t even hang around to offer help. In such situations, you may be confused as to how you can make a claim against the responsible driver and get compensation for your bodily injuries and vehicular damages. According to Illinois law, fleeing after an ac...

Category: Car Accident Attorney,

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Ridesharing services have become a preferred means of transport for many people, due to the reliability convenience, and low costs they offer to customers. Uber is among the most established ride-sharing programs in the United States known for successfully completing thousands of rides daily. It has been found that Uber completed its 2 billionth ride in Christmas 2015, which was its sixth year in the...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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Nursing home residents depend on nurses, doctors, volunteers, and other staff members to provide companionship and care, and to look after their medical needs. Unfortunately, nursing homes nowadays are unable to deliver the minimum standard of services and violating residents’ rights, as they are subjected to mistreatment, and in some cases, negligence and abuse. Thankfully, several state and fe...

Category: Nursing Home Residents,

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Property owners, supervisors, and managers have the duty to keep a safe environment to make sure there are no hazards within the premises that can cause physical harm to people. However, due to the high replacement, maintenance, or repair costs of building materials, individuals in charge often try to cut corners by overlooking potential problems. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Pr...

Category: Wrongful Death Lawyer,

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When you are involved in a fatal auto accident, the at-fault driver is liable to provide compensation to you for the damages under Illinois. From medical expenses to the costs of lost wages due to missed work days, you are entitled to make a claim on the other driver's insurance policy. Unfortunately, some accidents result in death. What can you do if the at-fault driver died in the accident? Will yo...

Category: Auto Accident,

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Many people often believe that the only time they need legal representation is when the auto accident has been severe enough to cause great personal injury. However, that is not always the case. On this false assumption, people often tend to overlook getting an attorney for an auto accident, until it is too late. In such cases, it is extremely difficult to ensure that justice is meted out properly...

Category: Auto Accident,

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In a personal injury case involving defective product, you are required to establish that the defect caused the harm or damage. In order to make a claim and receive compensation from the responsible party for product liability, you need to prove that: The product was defective The product was not altered or changed when it reached you The defect changed how the product worked, making it ha...

Category: Defective Product,

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While the Shakespearean quotation was more likely meant to be a non-literal curse reflective of the times in which it was written, in modern times it may raise new questions in surprising areas of law.  News reports in recent years have provided much in the way of speculative banter on the prevalence of the bubonic plague.  The very mention of the two words together conjure images in readers’ min...

Category: Medical Malpractice,

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Walking is great for everyone, as it entails many health benefits. However, considering the increasing number of traffic accidents, people walking on streets and sidewalks are at high risk of being involved in an accident and sustaining fatal injuries. Pedestrian Injury and Death Statistics Unfortunately, auto accidents involving pedestrians are on the rise in the US. According to a press relea...

Category: Pedestrian Accidents,

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Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death and fatal injuries in the US. The NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts show in the crash statistics that every year, about 11 million vehicles are reported to be involved in an accident. Fortunately, a majority of these accidents are minor and only result in property damage. However, it has been found that 1 in 3 car crashes result in injuries of varying de...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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There have been many instances where a client’s careless actions have led attorneys to lose a potential case. Sometimes, people unintentionally make certain mistakes that hurt their case and affect the amount of compensation they could recover otherwise. Often, people avoid hiring an attorney and rely on their insurance companies to get the best possible settlement for their injuries from an auto a...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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