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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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Types of Torts

Posted on October 25, 2021 in
A tort is a legal term that refers to cases involving a civil wrong that causes harm or loss to a person. As a result, the affected person could file a legal claim against the person or entity responsible for his or her loss or harm. If you have been injured or suffered losses...
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