Posts Categorized: Personal Injury Lawyer

How Do Rockford Personal Injury Attorneys Resolve Car Crash Claims?

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Vehicle collisions kill or seriously injure millions of Americans every year. In serious injury cases, medical bills alone often exceed $100,000. Most health insurance companies refuse to pay these costs and most Illinois families do not have the funds to cover them. A Rockford personal injury attorney does more than obtain financial compensation for these… Read more »

How Do Rockford Auto Accident Lawyers Provide Immediate Help?

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Following a serious accident, medical bills often exceed $100,000. These enormous expenses are completely debilitating to most Winnebago County families, causing many victims to not get the treatment they need. As a result, their serious injuries get go from bad to worse. Vehicle replacement is a concern as well. If the family car is destroyed,… 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 »

Illinois Dance Recital Injuries

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They appear effortless on stage, but dancers face more serious injury risk than almost any other type of performer. Some common injuries include hip impingement, knee injuries, and spinal fractures. Over time, dancers are also at risk for arthritic joints. These injuries may not be life-threatening, but they are certainly life-altering. That’s especially true of… Read more »

The Story Behind Defective Hip Implants

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In 2010, professional golfer Tom Watson became the poster boy for hip implants. Mr. Watson underwent hip replacement surgery in 2008, and two years later he nearly won the British Open. Millions of active older adults thought if he could do that, then so could they. Mr. Watson had one of the new Metal-on-Metal hips… Read more »

Five Daycare Abuse Warning Signs

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Daycare abuse comes in many forms. It could be physical, verbal, mental, sexual, or emotional. All these types of abuse are equally harmful to both children and their families. If not dealt with right away, such issues could also cause long-term damage. The good news is that children are very resilient, so prompt and proper… Read more »

Understanding School Sport Injuries in Rockford

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Every year, about 30 million children and youths participate in organized sports. About 3.5 million of these individuals are injured during this activity. These injuries just count the ones that are serious enough for the player to miss at least one game. About half of these injuries are preventable overuse injuries. So, negligence causes about… 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 »

What You Need to Know About ‘Granny Cams’ In Rockford

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Only a few states allow a surveillance camera inside a nursing home resident’s room. As of 2016, Illinois is one of them. In fact, the Illinois Department of Health may even pay for the installation and operation of this equipment. Otherwise, the residents or their families are financially responsible. Granny cams are a very good… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Rockford Swimming Pool Drownings

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As temperatures finally start to warm, more and more people will participate in water activities. Unintentional drowning is the fifth leading cause of injury-related death in Illinois, and negligence causes many of these incidents. Just a few minutes under water is normally sufficient to cause death or permanent injury. Swimming pool poisonings also affect many… Read more »