Perhaps because of Chicago’s weather patterns, most residents only worry about slipping or falling when they are outdoors. The truth is slip-and-fall accidents can happen anywhere, even in an otherwise safe indoor environment. As you might already know, even a minor fall can lead to serious injuries, taking you away from your work and your … Continue reading What conditions can cause an indoor slip-and-fall accident?
You already know that accidents can occur anytime and anywhere. You may also know that property owners can be held liable for any injuries you may suffer on their premises due to negligence. However, filing a premises liability claim for injuries suffered on federal or state property is a bit more complex. Up until 1946 … Continue reading Premises liability claims against the government
Imagine you were in a serious car accident last year and you haven’t been able to work for the last 10 months. You’ve lost a lot of earnings, and you’re struggling to make ends meet. You don’t even know where the money to pay for your medical care is going to come from. Fortunately, your … Continue reading How do I settle my car accident claim?
A motor vehicle accident can happen for any number of reasons, but negligence nearly always plays a role. It could be negligence on the part of the other driver, negligence on the part of the auto manufacturer or even negligence on the part of a city like Chicago. Since most of these accidents occur because … Continue reading Motor vehicle accidents caused by negligence
All of us who live and work in Chicago value our livelihoods. It is a vital part of the American dream to earn a fair wage while contributing to our city’s economic structure. When a workplace injury takes any one of us away from the workforce, the repercussions trickle down in ways we do not … Continue reading When your income is threatened by a work injury in Chicago
A lot of people slip and fall on ice and snow each winter here in Chicago. Most of the time it’s no big deal, but sometimes people are injured pretty seriously. If this happens to you, you’re in for some major cost and trouble. In theory, the party responsible for clearing the ice and snow … Continue reading Injured slipping on an icy sidewalk? Liability rules clarified