Assigning Responsibility After a Public Transit Accident

Public transit systems are the backbone of major U.S. cities, and the Chicago area is no different. Every day, CTA, Metra, and Amtrak get millions of residents and visitors where they want to go. When accidents inevitably occur involving public transit, the question of responsibility will necessarily arise. Assigning responsibility after a public transit accident…

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Do’s and Don’t’s of Medical Malpractice Claims

Most people trust doctors and medical professionals because we assume that they have the knowledge and the skill to help us and not cause us injuries. Unfortunately, there are times when medical professionals negligently or recklessly cause injuries to their patients. When this happens, those who have been injured have a right to seek compensation…

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Seeking Justice: Legal Options for Victims of Abuse

Personal injury cases arise when there has been an accident caused by a party’s negligence. The key word being “accidental.” Contrast these to abuse cases like battery, sexual assault, molestation, or other criminal conduct, where the injury is caused by an intentional criminal act. Even when the perpetrator of the criminal conduct is punished by…

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Experts That You May Encounter During Your Personal Injury Claim

During a personal injury claim, various experts play crucial roles in helping you present your case most effectively. These can include medical professionals to assess injuries, accident reconstructionists to set out the event in detail, financial experts who calculate loss, and vocational experts to determine your ability to work post-injury. If you have been injured…

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Do More Car Accidents Happen at Night?

Driving at night definitely presents unique challenges, such as reduced visibility and driver fatigue. Another consideration is the increased presence of impaired drivers on the roads that night hours bring. Government data shows about one-third of all fatal crashes in the United States happened between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Other factors like headlight glare,…

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