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Who Holds Responsibility If You’re in An Accident While Riding a Lyft?

Uber Accident Attorney Ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft are being used by more and more people. In fact, these ride-sharing services are often attributed with lowering the drunk driving rates to putting taxi services out of business in towns where ride-sharing is very common. Many people think that these ride-sharing services are convenient—after …

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Illinois Appellate Court Issues Opinion Regarding Enforceability of Arbitration Agreement in Nursing Home Fatality Case

Nursing home facilities have several duties and obligations when it comes to ensuring that our elderly loved ones are safe and that they have the care they need. All too often, a nursing home fails to supervise its staff, provide adequate medical care, or ensure that patients and residents are being monitored appropriately. When this …

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Illinois Court of Appeal Overturns Summary Judgment for Injured Forklift Operator in Multi-Defendant Dispute

One of the most frustrating aspects of a Chicago personal injury lawsuit can be figuring out who is responsible for your injuries. There are often multiple defendants involved in an accident, especially if it happens at a business or other public location. Even if you are able to identify each potentially liable defendant in your …

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Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of Nursing Home Abuse Claim Involving Government Tort Immunity Act Defense

When we admit a loved one to a nursing home facility, we trust that they will receive appropriate care and support. Finding out that a nursing home failed to take good care of your relative and caused them to suffer harm can be devastating and traumatic. One option that may be available to you and …

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Illinois Appellate Court Issues Opinion in Wrongful Death Case Involving Discovery Dispute About Decedent’s Mental Health Treatment Records

An issue that can come up in a personal injury lawsuit is whether a party is entitled to see a plaintiff’s psychiatric records or discover information about their mental health status or treatment. For obvious reasons, this can be a very sensitive topic for people and the subject matter is not always relevant to the …

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Illinois Court of Appeal Discusses Dismissal of Civil Claim Involving Injured Worker

If you were hurt at work, there is a chance that you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In some situations, you may also have a personal injury claim against the entity responsible for your damages. Knowing which route to pursue and the best way to protect your legal rights can be overwhelming. Many …

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Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Ruling for Injured Plaintiff In Auto Insurance Coverage Dispute

Insurance policies are supposed to provide us with some sense of security should we get hurt in a car accident. Unfortunately, insurance companies often resort to playing games or trying to interpret their policies in a way that benefits them the best. While you are suffering from your injuries and trying to get back on …

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Illinois Court of Appeal Discusses Liability of Landowner in ATV Personal Injury Accident Case

Riding or driving off-road vehicles is a common activity for people who enjoy the outdoors and a bit of adrenaline. There are many ways to engage in this sport, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Although they are much smaller in size compared to other off-road vehicles, ATVs can still pose a serious threat to riders, passengers, …

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