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Rockford, Illinois, Traffic Injury Lawyers Offer Legal Insights for Victims

When you are involved in a serious Illinois motor vehicle accident, you may wonder what a lawyer would say. Find out by visiting The Fisk & Monteleone Law Firm site. Our blog posts deal with the most common questions and topics in Illinois personal injury law. Make the right decisions in your case with help from our top Rockford personal injury blog posts.

Types of Evidence in Rockford Car Crash Cases

Evidence in an Illinois vehicle collision case is a lot like the pieces of a large jigsaw puzzle. Without the pieces, it is impossible for the jury to put the picture together. The more evidence (pieces) the jury has, the more likely they are to award fair compensation. Of course, no matter how many puzzle pieces the jury has, they are just a jumbl... Read more ...

The Story Behind Defective Hip Implants

In 2010, professional golfer Tom Watson became the poster boy for hip implants. Mr. Watson underwent hip replacement surgery in 2008, and two years later he nearly won the British Open. Millions of active older adults thought if he could do that, then so could they. Mr. Watson had one of the new Metal-on-Metal hips surgically implanted into his bod... Read more ...

What Makes A School Bus Crash Unique?

Bus drivers have a special responsibility to keep children safe. Yet since 2003, hundreds of children have died in school transportation-related crashes. These families must endure almost unendurable grief and are therefore entitled to substantial compensation. No amount of money can replace the loss of a child, but it can at least assuage the grie... Read more ...

Maximum Compensation in Rockford Alcohol-Related Crashes

Ever since the 1990s, courts and police have cracked down on “drunk drivers.” This crackdown continues, as some states are considering following Utah and lowering their BAC levels to .04. Yet despite all these efforts, alcohol is still a factor in at least a fourth of the car crash fatalities in Rockford. Alcohol-related crash victims in Illino... Read more ...

Getting Around the Graves Amendment

For many Illinois families, early summer is prime moving time. That way, the family has about a month to settle in before school starts. Such moves are still quite common. Although the moving rate has declined slightly since the 1990s, most people still relocate about eleven times in their adult lifetimes. To save money, many people turn to do-it-y... Read more ...

Five Daycare Abuse Warning Signs

Daycare abuse comes in many forms. It could be physical, verbal, mental, sexual, or emotional. All these types of abuse are equally harmful to both children and their families. If not dealt with right away, such issues could also cause long-term damage. The good news is that children are very resilient, so prompt and proper action usually addresses... Read more ...

Understanding School Sport Injuries in Rockford

Every year, about 30 million children and youths participate in organized sports. About 3.5 million of these individuals are injured during this activity. These injuries just count the ones that are serious enough for the player to miss at least one game. About half of these injuries are preventable overuse injuries. So, negligence causes about hal... Read more ...

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