Posts Tagged: personal injury

What Injuries Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

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In a bygone era, the Illinois workers’ compensation system was flush with cash, so there was plenty of money to divide among injured victims. But workers’ compensation premiums have declined significantly in recent years. As a result, there is less money available, and Claims Examiners are stingier than ever. The premium decline is partially a… Read more »

Why You Need A Lawyer To File A Personal Injury Insurance Claim

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The best reason to get a lawyer when you want to file a personal injury claim is that in these cases the insurance company already has legal representation. And, since these companies earn almost $1.3 trillion a year, they can literally afford the best lawyers money can buy. Despite what TV commercials imply, when injured… Read more »

Can I Sue the City if I Am Hit and Injured By a Police Officer?

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Usually, individuals cannot sue the government, unless the government consents to the act. This doctrine, which dates back to the Middle Ages, is called sovereign immunity. Back then, most people believed that God Himself gave kings the authority to rule. So, they could never make a mistake, and there was no point in suing them…. Read more »

What to Look For In A Great Personal Injury Attorney

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Nationwide, accident victims file about a half-million personal injury cases every year. Most of them are motor vehicle collision claims. So, there are tens of thousands of lawyers who handle these cases on a regular basis. How can you possibly choose the right one for you? You cannot judge a book by its cover. However,… Read more »