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What Are Punitive Damages?

Published: May 15, 2018 Legal Blog, Personal Injury

If you can prove that another individual or group injured you through reckless, willful, or wanton conduct, you may be able to recover punitive damages in addition to compensatory damages. Punitive damages are designed to punish the person responsible for your accident and deter...

Using Experts in Personal Injury Cases

Published: Apr 26, 2017 Personal Injury

In order to help bolster a personal injury claim and gain every possible advantage, experienced lawyers often use a variety of techniques and resources. These can include gathering evidence or presenting medical records and police reports as documentation that you sustained significant injuries. However,...

Winter Slip and Fall Accidents

Published: Feb 14, 2017 Personal Injury

It may feel like you have been suffering through winter for ages, but unfortunately, the season is not quite finished. Throughout February, you can expect temperatures as high as 60 and drastic lows of around 30 degrees. With these temperatures comes a decent amount...

Winter Road Accidents

Published: Dec 16, 2016 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Illinois drivers face any number of hazardous road conditions throughout the long and sometimes grueling Midwest winters. On average Illinois sees at least five severe winter storms per year, which can result in limited visibility, reduced traction, difficulty braking or maneuvering, and slick pavements....

How Do Class Action Settlements Work?

Published: Nov 30, 2016 Mass Action, Personal Injury

Recently it was announced that Volkswagen agreed to one of the largest class action settlements in history due to emissions issues with its diesel engines. The settlement will total approximately $14.7 billion and affects 475,000 class members. Another recent class action settlement resulted in...