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Commercial Trucks: How to Pass Them Safely

Sharing the road with commercial trucks can be intimidating. After all, the enormous rigs weigh several tons, and that much weight traveling at high speeds has massive destruction potential. Although you may feel worried around large trucks on the highway, you can pass them without worry if you follow the four tips listed below. Truck [...]

Commercial Truck Accidents: What You Need to Know

Being involved in any sort of vehicle accident can be scary, but being in a commercial truck accident can result in more damage and injuries than other vehicles. In fact, in 2013 alone, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported 3,906 trucks being involved in fatal accidents. If you or someone you know is involved in [...]

Auto Accident Damages: What Can You Claim?

After being in an auto accident, it can be difficult to figure out what steps to take next. If there were damages sustained in the accident, a personal injury lawsuit may be the next step. While about 74% of states require employers to offer workers comp coverage, seeking coverage after an auto accident can be [...]

Wrongful Death Case: How to Know if You Have One

If you've recently lost a loved one, you can feel hopeless in the aftermath of the tragedy. These feelings can be made even worse if it was a wrongful death case. This claim may seem strange -- after all, any death feels wrong -- but it pertains specifically to the responsible party. Akin to a [...]

Workers Comp: Three Outrageous Cases You Won’t Believe

Workers compensation laws are designed to protect employees who are injured on the job. And while workers comp can be extremely beneficial to employees who are truly injured while working and have to be out of work for a period of time, some employees seem to take it too far. Let's take a look at [...]

New Illinois Law Strengthens Penalty for Texting While Driving

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law a measure that stiffens the penalty for drivers stopped for texting while driving. Beginning in July 2019, drivers will not only get fined $75 for the first offense of texting while driving, but the offense will also count as a moving violation and could lead to a license [...]

Illinois Workers Compensation: The Basics Every Employee Should Know

Getting hurt on the job can put employees in a tough spot physically, emotionally, and financially. So, if you get hurt on the job, you want to know that your employer will help take care of you. Fortunately, about 74% of states require employers to offer their employees workers compensation coverage. As an Illinois employee, [...]

Choosing an Auto Accident Attorney: 4 Qualities You Should Look For

When you're in a car accident, it can feel like your whole world is spiraling out of control. When you finally catch a breather, you'll need to find the best auto accident attorney to handle your case. Here are some of the best qualities you should look for when choosing a lawyer. Although it's important [...]

3 Instances that Warrant the Help of an Illinois Car Accident Attorney

Many people think they'll never be involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, car accidents are more common than you'd think. Hopefully, you'll never be involved in an accident. But it's important to know what steps to take after being in an accident. So let's take a look at a few important steps to follow and [...]

Car Accidents: Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Each year, thousands of people find themselves involved in personal injury claims after a vehicle accident. In 2014 alone, there were over 30,000 fatal car accidents in the United States. When someone is involved in a vehicle accident, it’s important for them to know whether to hire a personal injury lawyer. Unfortunately, many people have [...]