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Can You Still File a Lawsuit After Accepting a Settlement?

If you suffer injuries due to another person’s negligence in Illinois, you have the right to recover compensation from the at-fault party. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may be eligible to file a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim against the negligent individual. When filing an insurance claim, it is very...
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Should You Give a Recorded Statement to Insurance Companies?

Posted on March 29, 2021 in
Illinois is a fault car insurance state, which means that drivers who are responsible for accidents must pay for the damages of their victims. After a motor vehicle collision, you may file an insurance claim against the at-fault driver to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and other losses. Soon after your accident,...
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Do You Need an Attorney for a Minor Car Accident?

Posted on February 25, 2021 in
Many Illinois residents have been in a car accident, from minor rear-end collisions to serious multi-car pileups. After an accident that results in minor injuries and few damages, you may ask yourself if it is worth it to hire a Chicago personal injury lawyer to handle your claim. You may also wonder if you...
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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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