Category: 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. 

waves crashing on a boat
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...

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...

what is a good settlement offer
10 Feb, 2022

What Is a Good Settlement Offer in a Personal Injury Case?

A good settlement offer will typically be an offer that makes the injured party whole. Such an offer would likely contain an admission of some sort by the at-fault party that his or her actions resulted in the injured party’s injuries. Likewise, the offer will generally seek to compensate the...

when is a birth injury medical malpractice
21 Jan, 2022

When Is a Birth Injury Caused By Medical Malpractice?

When an infant is injured during labor and delivery due to the negligent actions of the attending healthcare provider, medical malpractice occurs. Birth injuries caused by medical malpractice can have severe consequences for both mother and child. Parents who suspect their, or their children's, the birth injury was the result...

Assault Victim Lawyer Todd Strong
14 Jan, 2022

Do You Need An Assault Victim Lawyer?

Experienced Assault Attorneys Are Here For You Even after you have recovered from your physical injuries, your psychological pain can continue. You may experience fear and dread at unexpected times. The scope of your activities may be restricted because you choose to avoid certain locations or situations. You may suffer...

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