Chicago Personal Injury Blog

How to Prevent Construction Accidents This Summer

Summer Brings More Than Heat in The Summer for Construction Workers For most people, summer means vacations and sunny days at the beach. For those working in the construction industry, summer is typically associated with longer shifts and endless heat. Summer does...

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5 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

When someone is involved in an accident, they may not only be physically hurt but also worried about how to start the process of obtaining compensation for their injuries and paying any medical bills. An accident is something that one is unprepared for. This article...

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10 Signs You Might Need a Workers Compensation Lawyer

There are nearly 3 million workplace-related injuries a year in the US. While some of these are the fault of an employee, many are due to negligence by employers or third parties. If you suffered an injury that causes financial or physical problems, you may need to...

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Who Pays Compensation After A Car Accident?

In the event that you’ve been harmed in a fender bender in Chicago, you may wonder who is going to pay for your medical treatment. An injury settlement or a verdict at trial is great, but that won’t help you pay your medical bills right away. Your insurance, the other...

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What to Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Negligence

It was unquestionably a difficult decision to place your elderly family member into a nursing home. Now you suspect your loved one may be experiencing nursing home negligence. Sadly one out of every ten elderly individuals will experience some form of elderly abuse....

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10 Road Safety Tips to Prevent Distracted Driving

In 2015, 3,477 people were killed as a result of crashes caused by distracted drivers. Another approximately 391,000 people were injured. Distracted driving is a serious problem throughout the United States, and far too many people are traveling on the roads every day...

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6 Questions to Ask Your Lawyer After a Trucking Accident

Car accidents happen every day, but you don't think one will happen to you until it's too late. This could be anything from a fender bender to a trucking accident with a large vehicle. Either way, a thousand things start going through your head once the collision...

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7 Reasons You Should Hire a Car Accident Attorney

Car Accident Lawyer Chicago An alarming new report from the National Safety Council says that fatal traffic accidents in Illinois rose 4% percent in the first half of 2017, to 516 from 494 during the same period in 2016. Even more sobering? The state's fatality rate...

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Construction Site Accidents

Construction work has one of the highest rates of workplace accidents. More than 4500 construction workers were killed on the job in 2015. While construction work is not only linked to employment fatalities, it also can result in severe accidents that can leave the...

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