The Strong Law Blog

6 Jan, 2022

What If My Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied?

Workers' Comp Appeal Process The appeals process for workers' comp cases is complex, so it is important you work with a lawyer who is experienced. There are strict deadlines for making the workers' comp appeal, and failure to abide by those deadlines could compromise the validity of your claim or cause your claim to be dismissed. ​At Strong Law Offices, we handle appeals on a regular basis and are familiar with the deadlines and documentation necessary, and how to prepare a strong case. Our lawyers frequently represent clients on all levels of appeals, including: Arbitrator appeal: An appeal that is an administrative action filed with the Commission for a hearing before an arbitrator to appeal an insurance carrier's wrongful denial...

What If My Workers Comp Claim Is Denied
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31 Aug, 2022

I Was in a Boat Accident. Can I Sue the Owner of the Boat?

If you were in a boat accident, you can sue the owner of the boat if that party's negligence contributed to your injuries. Your boat accident lawyer will evaluate the cause of the crash to help determine the right party or parties to sue. For example, the owner of the...

pedestrians walking on a pedestrian on a sunny day
17 Aug, 2022

Who Is Liable When a Pedestrian Accident Happens in a Mall Parking Lot?

If you or a loved one got injured in a mall parking lot, you might wonder, “who is liable when a pedestrian accident happens in a mall parking lot?” The liable party will depend on the specific details and circumstances of the accident. The car driver could be liable if...

questions to ask when hiring truck accident lawyer
30 Jun, 2022

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Truck Accident Lawyer

If you have been in an accident with an eighteen-wheeler and need legal representation, knowing what questions to ask when hiring truck accident lawyer can help you find the right attorney to handle your case. You should ask questions about the lawyer's experience, focus areas, past successes, and the amount of money...

who to sue in car accident involving taxi
24 Jun, 2022

Who to Sue in a Car Accident Involving a Taxi

A car accident lawyer can explain who to sue in a car accident involving a taxi. In accidents involving taxis, it may be possible to sue one or more negligent parties responsible for the accident, including taxi drivers, taxi companies, or other drivers involved. Determining who to sue in car...

workers compensation investigations and what they look for
30 May, 2022

Workers’ Compensation Investigations and What They Look For

If you have been injured at work, you may need to know about workers' compensation investigations and what they look for. Workers’ compensation investigations seek to confirm or deny the legitimacy of workers’ comp claims. Insurance companies and employers investigate to ensure people collecting workers’ comp payments have legitimate injuries...

how long do you have to sue someone for personal injury
16 May, 2022

How Long Do You Have to Sue Someone for Personal Injury in Illinois?

If you have been injured in an accident, you may want to know – how long do you have to sue someone for personal injury in Illinois? You generally have two years to sue someone for personal injury in Illinois. The two-year deadline usually starts to count on the date...

How Much to Ask For in a Personal Injury Settlement
25 Apr, 2022

How Much to Ask for in a Personal Injury Settlement

A personal injury attorney can help you determine how much to ask for in a personal injury settlement. Your lawyer will evaluate various details of your case, including your economic and non-economic losses, to determine the amount to request in your demand letter to the insurance company. The at-fault party’s...

How Much Do Injury Lawyers Usually Take from a Settlement
11 Apr, 2022

How Much Do Injury Lawyers Usually Take from Settlements?

If you plan to make a personal injury claim, you may want to know - how much do injury lawyers usually take from settlements? Personal injury lawyers usually take between 33% and 40% of your negotiated settlement amount or court award as lawyers’ fees. For instance, if the liable party’s...

are personal injury settlements taxable
21 Mar, 2022

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Typically, you do not have to pay taxes on settlements in personal injury cases. Anyone who expects to recover an award in a personal injury lawsuit should determine whether their settlement is taxable. They do not want to discover they owe taxes after spending the settlement money. They can consult a...

chances of winning a personal injury lawsuit
10 Mar, 2022

Chances of Winning a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Factors that can impact your chances of winning your personal injury case include the circumstances of the accident, the law of the state in which the accident occurred, and whether you hire an attorney. States have differing laws about personal injury claims, so speaking with an attorney in your area...

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The Strong Law Blog Categories

Personal Injury

Be sure to read our personal injury blog articles to get the latest news and information about personal injury claims and lawsuits in Illinois.

Workers' Compensation

Check out our Illinois workers’ compensation blog articles for helpful resources, how-to guides, and insight from a top work injury attorney.

Medical Malpractice

Our medical malpractice blog articles provide invaluable information to victims who have been injured at the hands of healthcare professionals.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you were injured in an accident, our motor vehicle accident blog articles feature important resources and information that can help you recover.

As attorneys experienced in both Illinois workers' compensation and personal injury law, we can provide knowledgeable legal advice if you have been injured on the job, in a car accident, by a defective medical device or in another serious accident.
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