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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.

The Three Stages of Premises Liability Claims In Rockford

Illinois law requires property owners to take steps to ensure that their guests are safe. These rules are especially applicable to commercial property owners. In some cases, the negligence per se shortcut may be available to help Rockford personal injury lawyers establish liability for damages. This doctrine often applies in swimming pool drownings... Read more ...

Nursing Home Slip-and-Fall Claims: A Quick Guide

Statistically, most fall victims are over 65, and most of these incidents occur in nursing homes. For a variety of reasons, most nursing homes are dangerous places for most seniors. The risk of a fall is serious, and the injuries which result are equally serious. Damages in Illinois slip-and-fall cases usually include compensation for economic dama... Read more ...

Electronic Evidence in Car Crash Cases

Witness statements, accident reports, medical records, and the victim/plaintiff’s testimony are all highly effective in Winnebago County vehicle collision claims. This evidence is readily available and easy to use. Moreover, since the burden of proof is low in civil court, a little evidence goes a long way. But there is normally a direct relation... Read more ...

If A Moving Truck Hits Me, Can I Sue the Company?

Many U-Haul, Ryder, and other rental moving trucks weigh about 30,000 pounds. When these massive vehicles are involved in car crashes, the injuries can be catastrophic. Such wrecks are all too common, as these vehicles usually require a commercial license to drive. Unfortunately, many moving truck rental tortfeasors (negligent drivers) have little ... Read more ...

Top Five Most Misdiagnosed Conditions

Largely to maximize revenue, today’s doctors see more patients than ever before. In fact, most doctors are so rushed that they only listen to their patients for eleven seconds before interrupting and redirecting them. In that short time span, it’s pretty much impossible to gather any evidence of the patient’s symptoms. So, most doctors just g... Read more ...

What to Expect In A Rockford Workers’ Compensation Case

Workplace injuries kill about a hundred people a week. Hundreds more are seriously injured every week. These life-changing events have serious consequences for the victims and their families. So, substantial compensation is usually available in workplace injury cases. Injured workers do not need to prove fault or negligence to obtain this compensat... Read more ...

Winning Distracted Driving Cases in Rockford

Distracted drivers cause about a fifth of the fatal car crashes in Rockford. Illinois has one of the broadest distracted driving laws in the country. It prohibits a wide range of behaviors that are permissible in nearby states. But even if the law does not apply, it’s still possible to obtain compensation in these cases. This compensation usually... Read more ...

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