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Understanding the Burden of Proof in Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice lawsuits are brought when a patient alleges to have suffered harm at the hands of doctor or other healthcare professional. The patient can seek monetary damages as compensation Read More

How Injured Motorcyclists Can Recover Compensation Despite Being Partially at Fault

Motorcyclists face many of the same risks as other motorists on the road, but their vulnerability is heightened because motorcycles offer none of the protections afforded by passenger vehicles. When Read More

What Are the Most Common and Serious Types of Birth Injuries?

Injuries suffered during childbirth can be devastating. They can cause deformity, chronic pain and long-term disabilities, as well as emotional trauma for both the child and their family. If medical Read More

How Does a Moving Violation Conviction Affect Your Driving Privileges?

In Illinois, a moving violation refers to a traffic offense committed while a vehicle is in motion. These offenses are considered more serious because of their potential to cause property Read More

Why You Should Retain a Lawyer for the Sale of Your Home

Selling a home is a significant financial transaction that involves several legal processes. It is advisable to hire an experienced real estate attorney before entering into any agreements related to Read More

Proving the Other Driver’s Fault for a Car Accident

In Illinois, as in many other states, a person who has been in a car accident can only seek minimal compensation from his or her insurance company. For serious injuries Read More

Top Five Reasons for Hiring an Entertainment Lawyer

Whether you are a performing artist, writer, producer or other member of the entertainment industry, it’s inevitable that you will at some point face legal issues. An agent or manager Read More

Potent Defenses to Illinois DUI Charges

If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Illinois, you face serious consequences that can affect your driving privileges as well as your finances. A DUI is Read More

Proposed Law Would Prevent Searches of Vehicles Based on Marijuana Odor

Ordinarily, police in Illinois cannot legally search a vehicle incident to a routine traffic stop, such as for speeding or failure to signal. However, a police officer may have probable Read More

What Happens at a Hearing to Reinstate Driving Privileges?

Certain vehicle-related offenses can result in the suspension of driving privileges by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), in addition to fines and other penalties imposed by a court. Examples Read More

How Does the Illinois SAFE-T Act Affect Individuals Accused of Crimes?

Illinois legislation enacted in 2021 and currently under review by the state Supreme Court promises to significantly alter the landscape of the criminal justice system. The Illinois Safety, Accountability, Fairness Read More

The Type of Commercial Vehicle in Your Truck Accident Could Affect Your Claim

From the moment you’ve been hit by a commercial vehicle, your life might never be the same. Large trucks far outweigh passenger vehicles and the force of the impact could Read More

Self-Defense Law in Illinois

People accused of violent crimes frequently claim that their conduct was justified because they were acting in self-defense. This can be a complicated legal concept, with standards that vary widely Read More

Most Dangerous Roads in the Chicago Area

Drivers in the Chicago area have to be tough to deal with heavy traffic, poorly maintained roads and winter weather conditions. Still, even the most experienced motorists in the area Read More

What is a Commercial Motor Vehicle Under Illinois Law?

Changes in American life over the past couple of decades have blurred the lines between personal and commercial vehicles. Many families have opted to purchase larger vehicles because they want Read More

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