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What Is a Letter of Representation?

Posted on November 30, 2021 in
When you are filing an insurance claim, you may want to hire a lawyer to represent your case. During this process, your attorney will draft a legal notice called the Letter of Representation and send it to the insurance company. This document informs the insurance carrier that your lawyer will take over your claim...
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Illinois Subrogation Statute

Posted on November 30, 2021 in
After an unexpected accident, few people can pay for their medical bills or vehicle repairs out of pocket. While waiting for an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit to conclude, it is common for Illinois residents to direct payments through their insurance companies. Once a settlement is reached, however, these entities may demand compensation...
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What Are the Different Types of Negligence?

Posted on November 29, 2021 in
To recover compensation in a personal injury lawsuit, you must prove that the at-fault party’s negligence caused your accident and resulting injuries. However, determining liability is not always straightforward. There are multiple types of negligence that arise in civil courts across the United States, including comparative negligence, contributory negligence, and gross negligence. Pure Comparative...
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Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Posted on November 29, 2021 in
When discussing personal injury cases, many people assume that the victim was in perfect health before the accident. However, this is rarely the case. Millions of people across the United States live with a pre-existing condition, such as a previous injury or a chronic illness. Whether it be a bad back or an extremely...
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Can I Hold My Auto Mechanic Liable for Negligence?

Posted on October 29, 2021 in
In Illinois, car accidents can happen for many reasons. In many cases, a driver’s negligent actions cause a collision, such as running a red light or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Poor weather conditions, low visibility, road defects, and defective auto parts can also be responsible. However, some vehicle issues are...
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