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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.

Deciding Between Going To Court And Accepting A Settlement

If you are hurt in an accident due to someone’s negligence, you can file a personal injury lawsuit to receive compensation for your damages and injuries. Most personal injury lawsuits end in a settlement before going to trial. For example, most Winnebago County car accident lawsuits are settled by the plaintiff’s attorney and the insurance comp... Read more ...

How Common Is Medical Malpractice In Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement surgery is common among older Americans. The hope is to restore hip function and mobility after years of suffering a deteriorating hip joint. However, sometimes surgeons engage in negligence during hip replacement surgery, leading to severe complications. You could have legal options if you have problems after a hip replacement. Tal... Read more ...

Why You Should Always Have A Head Injury Checked

Imagine you are driving near Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens or Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford. Suddenly a car runs a red light and slams into you. You have a head injury and cannot keep your balance. Suffering a head injury in an accident can devastate your life. You could have memory loss, confusion, difficulty speaking, coordination i... Read more ...

Do Age And Gender Have Any Impact On Car Accidents?

Auto safety is so important. However, more than 35,000 people die in US car accidents annually. Thousands more are hurt. But who are the people most often injured and killed in car accidents? Which ages and gender see more traffic crashes? Find out below if age and gender affect the frequency of car accidents. Then, talk to Rockford car accident la... Read more ...

Can I Go Back To Work After A Personal Injury Settlement?

If you were in an accident, you could wonder if you should return to work. Or you want to go back because you need the money. Whatever reason you want to get back on the job. This page discusses when you should return to work after a personal injury settlement. If you have questions about returning to work, talk to our Ogle County personal injury l... Read more ...

What Are The Chances Of Winning A Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Illinois?

The CDC tells us there were at least 200,000 accidental deaths in 2020. There also were 1,194 fatal Illinois car accidents in 2020. Some of these fatalities were single-person accidents, but another person’s negligence caused some. Losing your loved one is a devastating loss that will reverberate for years in your life, and nothing can change tha... Read more ...

4 Steps To Help Prevent Workplace Injuries

The National Safety Council reports there are 4.6 million workplace accidents annually. This adds up to a job injury happening every seven seconds! The Council also says the following are the most common workplace injuries: Equipment-related Transportation-related Slips and falls Exposure to chemicals This article describes some ways to reduce yo... Read more ...