Is Illinois a Comparative Negligence State?

April 18, 2024 Holley Rosen Beard
Have you been injured in an accident? If someone else is to blame, they could owe you compensation for the many ways the accident has affected your life. This could include everything from dollars-and-cents expenses like medical bills and lost income to more subjective losses like pain and suffering. But what happens if you...
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What Are Punitive Damages in Illinois Personal Injury?

April 3, 2024 Holley Rosen Beard
After suffering injuries in Illinois due to another party’s negligent or intentional actions, many people understand that they have a right to file a personal injury claim. A successful claim can permit the injured person to recover compensation for losses such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of...
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What to Do After a Truck Accident in Illinois

March 22, 2024 Holley Rosen Beard
Truck accidents occur every day in Illinois on the highways, side streets, and in commercial and industrial zones. As a driver, you should be prepared to know what to do if you are in an accident with a truck and then what steps to take to ensure you recover compensation if the truck driver...
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What Causes Truck Rollovers to Happen?

March 18, 2024 Holley Rosen Beard
A truck rollover occurs when the vehicle loses control and rolls, often landing on one of its sides or fully rolling several times before it comes to a stop. A rollover is a very dangerous situation since there is no way to control the vehicle once it enters this process, often leading to serious...
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