Posts Categorized: Personal Injury Lawyer

Why To Always Go To The ER If You Hit Your Head

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As experienced Illinois Personal Injury Attorneys, we have seen firsthand the long-term effects of head injuries and the critical importance of immediate medical attention. The recent and sad death of Frank Wycheck, an esteemed Tennessee Titans legend, serves as a stark reminder of the dangers connected to head injuries. This post underlines the critical importance… Read more »

How Are Personal Injury Lawyers Paid?

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How a personal injury attorney is paid is usually determined by which side of the case they are on. Learn about how personal injury attorneys are paid below, then contact our Rockford personal injury lawyers today if you have questions about a potential case. Contingency Fee Arrangements For Personal Injury Attorneys Assuming the personal injury… Read more »

The Medical Misdiagnosis Crisis and You

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Lack of communication and the medical economy are the two underlying reasons roughly one in five patients are misdiagnosed. This proportion is much higher than many doctors believe it to be, which means they are largely unaware of the misdiagnosis crisis. As outlined below, that’s no excuse for negligence, so substantial compensation is available in… Read more »

How To Choose An Experienced Rockford Personal Injury Lawyer

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  Personal injury cases can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. From dealing with the physical and emotional pain of an injury to navigating the legal process, it can be a lot to handle. If you’re in Rockford, Illinois, and have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, hiring Fisk & Monteleone Ltd. could help… Read more »

What Is Talk And Die Syndrome?

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After an auto accident, you may feel fine for the first few minutes or hours. But did you know there could be severe injuries you are unaware of? For example, you could have an epidural hematoma or another brain injury you do not know about. This is sometimes called Talk and Die Syndrome. If you… Read more »

Legal Aspects of Summer Camp Injuries In Illinois

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Every year, many kids and parents look forward to summer camp, to one degree or another. Unfortunately, hundreds of campers are seriously injured each summer. Even if the parents signed a liability waiver, it’s probably still possible to pursue a damages claim. The damages available include compensation for medical bills, such as lost wages, as… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

How to Hire the Top Personal Injury Lawyer Near You

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The average cost of a disabling injury hospital bill is over $100,000. For many victims, the hospital bill is just the beginning. These individuals normally cannot work as they recover from their injuries. During this time, they must deal with overbearing emotional distress. If you were hurt in a car crash, there is a lot… Read more »

What to Do Following a Personal Injury Car Accident

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In the United States, car accidents kill over 3,700 people a day. Thousands of others are seriously injured every day. Most of these injuries, such as head injuries, are permanent. Head injuries also disorient victims, which means they are not thinking clearly in the wake of a wreck. Therefore, they often unintentionally do or don’t… Read more »

How is Personal Injury Compensation Calculated in Illinois?

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Financial compensation for a severe injury claim usually begins with medical expenses. The average injury-related hospital bill in Illinois is over $55,000. Medical bills are not only the largest category of economic losses, at least in most cases. Generally, these bills also show the amount of pain and suffering the victim endured. Pain and suffering… Read more »