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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.

When Illinois Dental Work Goes Wrong

Representation From an Experienced Lawyer and Dentist At The Fisk & Monteleone Law Firm in Illinois, we are particularly well equipped to handle dental malpractice and oral surgery error cases. Our founder, David Monteleone, is also Doctor Monteleone. In addition to being a lawyer, he is a licensed doctor of dental surgery (DDS). Needless to say, we know the level of care that dentists must provide. When we find that a dentist failed to provide it and a patient suffered ...
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When Good Dogs Go Bad: Illinois Dog Bite Lawsuits

Compensation for Adults and Children Attacked by Dogs Have you or a loved one been bitten by a dog? Was your son or daughter the victim of a dangerous dog attack? You have the right to pursue compensation. The lawyers at The Fisk & Monteleone Law Firm in Illinois can help. We have more than 20 years of experience and a record of results in personal injury cases of all types. We are trial lawyers. While we painstakingly prepare every case with the intention of getting a f...
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How to be Compensated for Illinois Medical Malpractice

Full and Fair Compensation for Victims of Surgical Errors A man goes into surgery to have a herniated disk removed and the surgeon removes the wrong disk. A woman goes into surgery to remove a breast with breast cancer in it and the surgeon removes the opposite breast. These are the types of clear and blatant mistakes that medical professionals need to be held accountable for. At The Fisk & Monteleone Law Firm, our lawyers take action against negligent surgeons and other...
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It’s Your Right: Illinois Medical Malpractice and Your Records

Your Right to Medical Records In Illinois, a patient has a right to obtain a copy of their medical records. If you suspect that you or someone you love has been the victim of medical malpractice, the medical records must be obtained to investigate. Sometimes there are substantial obstacles placed between you and those records. For example, if you are seeking the records of a loved one, you may be told that the records cannot be produced without a court order. Or you may be t...
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Biting Dogs in Illinois: There Are No Excuses

Seeking compensation for a dog bite is not as simple as you may think. There are over 200 court case decisions in Illinois interpreting when a person may recover for an animal bite. Every case is different and you need to be prepared to handle the nuances in the law. For example, the law states that a person may not recover for a dog bite if there is evidence that they “provoked” the dog. But what does the term “provoke” mean? Does it mean that you physically assaulte...
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Illinois Car Accidents: When to Call an Attorney

Immediate Action for Auto Accident Victims When it comes to retaining a lawyer after an Illinois car accident, many people hesitate. They think they can handle matters themselves. The best case scenario in these situations: The victim accepts the insurance company's settlement offer, never knowing it falls far short of what he or she was truly entitled to. The worst case scenario: The victim falls prey to the insurance company's delay tactics. Time passes. The accident scen...
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Illinois Drunk Driving: Fight Back with the Law on Your Side

Were You Hit by a Drunk Driver? If you or a loved one has been hit and injured by a drunk driver, The Fisk & Monteleone Law Firm is here to help. We have more than 20 years of experience and a record of success in these types of motor vehicle accident claims. You can be confident that we can get you full and fair compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and other costs. Drunk Driving Is Against the Law Everyone knows that drunk driving is against ...
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