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Is Illinois a No-Fault State?

Posted on February 22, 2021 in
In the United States, insurance laws typically fall into one of two categories: fault and no-fault. 12 states follow a no-fault system, which requires each individual injured in a car accident to pay for their damages with their own insurance coverage. However, most states follow a fault-based system, which requires the driver responsible for...
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What Happens If You Are Struck by an Unlicensed Driver in Illinois

Posted on February 5, 2021 in
Even though it is dangerous and highly illegal, some people drive without a driver’s license. There are many reasons why an unlicensed driver may be on the road; the driver may have forgotten to renew the license, be unable to obtain one, or have a license suspension or revocation on his or her record....
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Timeline of a Personal Injury and Accident Claim in Illinois

Posted on February 5, 2021 in
Depending on the circumstances of your case, a personal injury lawsuit can take a year or longer to reach a settlement or jury verdict. The personal injury claim process can be lengthy, but if you have unpaid medical bills, lost wages, and other damages, a lawsuit is often the best pathway to maximum compensation....
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When Can Car Crash Victims Challenge an Insurance Claim Denial in Illinois?

Posted on December 28, 2020 in
Illinois is a fault insurance state, which means that a driver who causes an accident must pay for the losses of the other drivers, passengers, and pedestrians injured in the crash. If you are the victim of a negligent Illinois driver, you can pursue compensation for your injuries by filing an insurance claim. Although...
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Construction Zone Car Accidents: Who is Liable?

Posted on December 20, 2020 in
By Duncan Law Group| Updated December 20, 2020 Like any auto accident, construction zone settlements are determined by liability. Who is responsible for work zone accidents and injuries? Generally speaking, one of two parties are liable: the automobile driver or the entity that established the construction zone. Depending on the facts of the case,...
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