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. 

Female patient speaking with her paediatrician in a doctors office. can i go to my own doctor for workers comp
15 May, 2024

Can I Go to My Own Doctor for Workers’ Comp?

After workplace injuries, victims often ask, “Can I go to my own doctor for workers’ compensation?” Illinois law allows workplace accident victims to choose their own doctor, but there are some things you need to know. Call Strong Law Offices at 309-688-5297 for legal advice regarding your workers’ compensation claim....

A lonely old man sits in a wheelchair and looks out the window. emotional abuse in a nursing home
26 Apr, 2024

How Does Emotional Abuse in a Nursing Home Affect Residents Long-Term?

Emotional Abuse in Nursing Homes Emotional abuse constitutes conduct from a caregiver or employee in a nursing home that causes a resident to feel humiliated, frightened, abandoned, or subjected to mental distress or suffering. Emotional or psychological abuse in a nursing home may occur due to negligent hiring. Failure to...

Wrongful death form and stethoscope, book, eyeglasses and pen on a table. How do you prove wrongful death
26 Apr, 2024

How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

If you have lost a family member due to the intentional or negligent actions of another person, you may wonder, “How do you prove wrongful death?” Generally, you must show that the defendant’s actions caused your family member’s death, and that you suffered losses due to your loss to recover...

Different views of surveillance camera on screen. nursing home abuse lawsuit
26 Apr, 2024

How Does the Discovery Phase Work in a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit?

What Is the Discovery Phase? The discovery phase is a stage in a lawsuit whereby both parties get an opportunity to review the evidence assembled by the other party and gather additional evidence. Discovery occurs once you have filed a formal complaint with the relevant court and the defendant has...

Furious dog staring. Dog bite liability.
29 Mar, 2024

Belleville Animal Attack Underscores the Importance of Dog Bite Liability

Common Dog Bite Injuries Dog bites can result in a variety of injuries, ranging from minor to severe. Some of the most common injuries include: Puncture Wounds: Dog teeth can cause puncture wounds, which can be deep and may lead to infection if not properly treated. Lacerations: Dog bites can...

Bicycle accident with helmet on the ground with leaves and stones.
28 Feb, 2024

City Not Liable When Potholes Cause Personal Injuries to Chicago Cyclists

Supreme Court Denies Pothole Claim When you hit a pothole, your bicycle may tumble, leaving you feeling the sting of subsequent injuries. This is what a Chicago cyclist experienced back in 2019. The aftermath landed him in a legal battle that involved personal injury lawyers trying to hold the city...

7 Jul, 2023

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Bloomington

Knowing when to hire a personal injury lawyer in Bloomington, Illinois, can make all the difference in winning an accident injury case and recovering the maximum compensation. As a result of car accidents, slips-and-falls, dog bites, exposure to hazardous conditions, and other incidents caused by the negligence of others, people...

Healthcare consultation, insurance and paperwork for medical aid. Concept of NEC Baby Formula Lawsuit
23 Jun, 2023

Nec Baby Formula Lawsuit

You can file a lawsuit in Peoria, Illinois if your child develops complications after consuming baby formula made from cow-based milk. Filing an NEC baby formula lawsuit is the path hundreds of parents have used to seek justice. This lawsuit compels a manufacturer to compensate for the personal injuries caused...

Asian senior male falling on the ground. Concept of common slip and fall injuries
20 Jun, 2023

10 Common Slip and Fall Injuries in Bloomington

What Is a Slip and Fall Injury? A slip-and-fall injury happens when you lose your footing and fall while walking on someone else's property. It can result from losing traction, tripping, or anything else.  Negligence by property owners contributes to a huge chunk of slip and fall accidents. You can...

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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.