When an employee is injured on the job, the remedies available to him may include workers’ compensation and/or a personal injury lawsuit, but many people do not understand the difference between the two. Workers’ Compensation Workers compensation is an insurance […]
Many of the attorneys who use the demonstrative aids created by MediVisuals, or by others, are familiar with the technical aspects associated with “Laying the Foundation” of graphics for “Demonstrative Evidence.” Many attorneys using demonstrative evidence for the first time, […]
With car insurance premiums rising, some people have cut corners by dropping medical payments coverage, commonly known as med pay, from their policies, especially if they have health insurance. But is dropping med pay really a good idea? The Benefits […]
Reality check: Insurance companies will anything they can to limit the amount of damages that they have to pay out in personal injury claims. When you suffer a personal injury and the insurance company for the at-fault party does an […]
Nominations are now open for Public Justice’s 2016 Illuminating Injustice Award, which includes a $25,000 check from the Public Justice Foundation for someone who has suffered a catastrophic injury but was unable to get the just compensation they deserved. The award also highlights the importance of the work that trial lawyers do for injury victims and other people harmed by corporate misconduct.
The sudden emergency doctrine is a doctrine of tort law in which a person who is confronted with a sudden unexpected situation not of his or her making and acts reasonably will not be held liable even if those actions […]
There is more behind large verdicts in the news. Determining the value of Personal Injury cases in Illinois requires careful analysis and time.
Trucks are extremely dangerous machines. With hundreds of laws and regulations designed to make them safer, they still cause far too many horrific injuries. In order to make our roads safer, it is important to identify some of the causes […]
Most people who are injured and subsequently file a personal injury lawsuit have little or no experience with the legal system, and a thorough understanding of who is involved in a typical personal injury case can alleviate some of the […]
Low Fuel Costs Brings More Trucks and New Drivers on our Roadways For quite some time the trucking industry has had to contend with a national shortage of drivers and additional regulations are on the horizon in Congress. These realities […]