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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.

Workers Compensation- What you need to know

What is workers compensation? Workers Compensation is a type of protection that gives the employers of an organization a substitution of pay and health advantages to compensate for the harm done over the span of work in return for the required surrender of the worker’s entitlement to sue their manager for the tort of carelessness. The compens... Read more ...

Slip & Fall – Why Hiring a Lawyer is a Good Idea

“Slip and fall” is a term utilized for an individual damage case in which a person slips or trips and is harmed on another person’s property. These cases more often than not fall under the more extensive class of cases known as “premises risk” claims. Slip and fall mishaps more often than not happen on the property (or... Read more ...

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical Malpractice occurs when a clinic, specialist, or other medical provider, through carelessness, a negligent act or oversight, causes injury to a patient. The negligence may be caused by mistakes before, during or after treatment. Negligence of the medical provider is measured on whether the patient would have received a similar standard of c... Read more ...

Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing homes are like day care centers for the elderly people. They are taken care of in the best of ways, provided with sufficient food and water, introduced to new friends, and treated for any illnesses they might be facing. Family members can become enraged when they find out a loved one is not taken care of properly or is provided with a medic... Read more ...

What is a Wrongful Death in Illinois?

Under the 740 Illinois Compiled Statutes 180, if a person dies due to a wrongful act such as neglect, a defective product, or lack of safety measures, the person responsible for the neglect should be held accountable in a wrongful death claim. Death of a loved one results in deep emotional trauma for the family of the deceased. It may also leave th... Read more ...

Things You Should Know About Snowmobile Accidents

Illinois has over 2500 miles of trails which makes snowmobiling one of the most popular winter sports here. This can be an exciting way to enjoy the cold months for those who follow the safety precautions and state regulations and drive responsibly. However, sometimes a person’s negligence or a defective vehicle can ruin the experience and can le... Read more ...

Statute of Limitations for an Injured Child

The statute of limitations must be followed when filing a lawsuit. In Illinois, it sets a time limit for how long a person can file a lawsuit after an injury. Once the limitation runs out, the legal claim can get dismissed as untimely. There are different statutes of limitation for different types of injuries. Generally, a personal injury claim can... Read more ...

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