3 Tips For Getting The Best Personal Injury Claim Settlement

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You’ve filed an injury claim with an insurance company. Now what? The most important thing to know is that the insurer wants to get all of the necessary facts before it agrees to settle your claim, and it wants to resolve your case in the cheapest way possible. That is how insurance carriers make money. …

The Most Common Motor Disability In Children Could Have Been Prevented

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Cerebral palsy is one of the most serious health problems caused by birth injuries and medical malpractice during labor and childbirth. Although there are a variety of factors that can cause cerebral palsy, the condition is thought to be caused by a lack of oxygen to the infant’s brain during childbirth. The diagnosis of cerebral …

Helping Someone In Distress Under The Illinois Good Samaritan Law

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Sometimes, individuals are in need of urgent medical attention. And there necessarily aren’t trained professionals around to always help. Ordinary citizens who see someone in distress could be afraid to help, for fear that they may be held liable for doing something wrong. As a result, many states have enacted “Good Samaritan” laws that in …

Hoverboard Dangers and Product Liability Cases

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Hoverboards are the tech toy everyone’s clamoring over right now. From talk shows to YouTube, young and old, everyone is jumping on the not-so-hovering technology. Now, one might think that the biggest threat posed by hoverboards would be injuries from falling but more than 70 cases in 2015 were reported from faulty hoverboards sending people …

Worker’s Compensation or Personal Injury Lawsuit? Which to Pursue and Their Benefits

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People get injured at work every day and while hopefully it never happens to you, it’s good to know the steps to take afterwards should you ever fall victim while on the job. The two most common actions after being injured at work are to file a worker’s compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit, …

Dealing With Insurance Companies In A Personal Injury Claim

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From medical malpractice to automobile accidents,  you have the right to seek full justice and maximum compensation for your injuries caused by another party’s negligence. If you find yourself in a position where you will be filing a personal injury claim, there is a very good chance you are going to be dealing with an …

Distracted Driving: Understanding the Illinois Cell Phone Laws

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It is important to know and understand how the relatively new Illinois law on banning cell phones applies to you. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, almost 6,000 car crashes in Illinois have occurred from 2008 to 2012 in which some form of driver distraction involving a cell phone was cited by the police. …