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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.

Construction Equipment can be Involved in Serious Accidents

  Construction is widely considered to be one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than 20 percent of workplace deaths each year are associated with construction work. In addition, over half of those fatalities are attributable to the “fatal four... Read more ...

Illinois Case Claims Pedicure caused Wrongful Death

  In a recent legal claim for wrongful death, a widow is suing a nail salon after the untimely death of her husband. Specifically, she is asserting that a pedicure he received in late 2014 ultimately led–at least in part–to his unexpected passing. She seeks at least $50,000 in damages related to the wrongful death. While many peop... Read more ...

The Death of a Child: Rockford Wrongful Death Lawyer Discusses How to React When Your Friend’s Child Dies

You want more than anything to be able to take the pain your friend is feeling after the loss of her child away right now, but unfortunately, there’s not much you can do. In fact, you are probably unsure of what you should be doing. You are afraid you’ll say or do the wrong thing, but you want to be there for her. Here, a Rockford ... Read more ...

Custom Motorcycles and Car Accidents: How to Ensure You Get the Money You Need After an Accident

You got into an accident on your baby, your custom bike, fresh from the shop. While most people would be worried about the hamburger flesh on their arms and legs, you are more concerned about the cost of getting your motorcycle fixed or replaced. And with good reason! Yours is Not an Average Motorcycle You didn’t go for the stock model o... Read more ...

You May Not Be at Fault if Faulty Tires Caused Your Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle accidents occur every day around this nation as a result of distracted drivers, drivers who are texting at the wheel, and drivers who fail to yield to motorcycles. While drivers of cars and trucks cause the majority of motorcycle accidents, bikers themselves also contribute to motorcycle crashes due to speeding, driving aggressively, and... Read more ...

Things You Should NEVER Say or Do Following an Auto Accident

The immediate aftermath of an auto accident can be overwhelming, to say the least. You might be getting out of harm’s way, contacting police, dealing with your injuries, and trying to exchange information with the other driver. Because accident scenes can be chaotic, it is wise—long before an accident occurs—to learn about the things you ... Read more ...

Tired Truckers Pose a Serious Threat to Those Who Share the Road

While sleep needs vary by person, most adults need a minimum of seven hours of sleep in order to function effectively the next day. Unfortunately, many truck drivers operate 18-wheelers and other large trucks with a sleep deficit. And while that may not sound very serious, consider that the National Sleep Foundation states that driving a vehicle on... Read more ...