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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.

Can I Get Compensation for Long-Term COVID Symptoms?

In most cases, coronavirus hits victims like a sledgehammer, and the symptoms quickly fade. But that’s not always the case. In 2021, the federal government added long COVID to the list of covered conditions in the Americans with Disabilities Act. Common long-term COVID symptoms, which researchers are still trying to understand, include: Trouble ... Read more ...

How Common are Accidents With Self-Driving Cars?

True self-driving vehicles probably won’t be widely available until the mid-2030s, at the earliest. Until then, a “self-driving car” is basically a marketing term. Various driver assistance features are currently available, like proximity sensors. Furthermore, some form of autopilot might be available by the end of the 2020s. Driver error, wh... Read more ...

What are the Most Common Construction Accidents in Illinois?

Starting in 1869, it took over 600 workers more than fourteen years to build the Brooklyn Bridge. Today, for a similar-sized project, a construction boss might hire sixty workers and expect the project to be completed in fourteen months. The construction industry is that much more competitive now than it was back in the day. So, worker safety often... Read more ...

Tips on Avoiding an Accident on Your Motorcycle

During collisions, motorcycle riders have little more than the clothes on their backs to protect them from onrushing cars and trucks. Since they are almost completely exposed to danger, motorcycle-on-vehicle wrecks are about thirty times deadlier for victims than vehicle-on-vehicle collisions. Lack of rider visibility, especially when combined with... Read more ...

What You Should Always Have In Your Vehicle in Case of a Car Accident

Safer roads were supposed to be one of the silver linings of the dark pandemic lockdown cloud. Instead, the number of fatal vehicle collisions increased in 2020. The number increased even more sharply in 2021. Observers believe that drivers developed some bad habits, like speeding excessively and driving while impaired when lockdowns mostly empties... Read more ...

How Much Compensation Can I Receive for Mesothelioma?

Overall, cancer survival rates have improved significantly since the early 2000s. However, mesothelioma is different. This rare and aggressive form of heart-lung cancer, which is exclusively caused by asbestos exposure, has an extremely high fatality rate. That’s mostly because the mesothelioma latency period is so long. Many of these victims are... Read more ...

Whose Insurance Covers a Test Drive?

Most lenders require vehicle purchasers to have insurance. But pre-purchase issues are different. In most cases, the car dealership’s insurance policy covers test drive losses. Personal auto insurance policies usually only cover personal, non-commercial losses. If the driver was not named on the policy, the insurance company usually denies paymen... Read more ...

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