Disability in Workers’ Compensation

 Workers’ compensation is a system designed to compensate employees who are injured at work. In Illinois, there are three main benefits provided to workers’ compensation claimants: The first benefit is to have complete payment of any work accident-related medical bills. There should not be any medical co-pays needed for these expenses. The medical bills must…

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Personal Injury Protection Insurance (PIP)

 Personal Injury Protection Insurance (PIP) is a form of insurance that offers payment for those involved in vehicle accidents where personal injury results. This type of insurance is more obscure and is typically not a part of an umbrella insurance policy plan. In most policies, there is a “no fault” aspect to the plan meaning…

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Texting While Walking

 Much is made of the distraction that texting poses while users are driving, but now there is increasing concern with those who text while walking. Pedestrians have always posed a special risk in traffic situations but the addition of the distraction of a cell phone increases the risk of a pedestrian being involved in an…

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Root Canal Dental Malpractice

 While many people think of their internists and surgeons as doctors that may be liable in medical malpractice cases, it is less considered that dentists can also be the cause of medical malpractice cases.  Yet, there are many instances where dental procedures carry a risk of permanent damage to the face.  The highest instance of…

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Warning Signs in Slip and Fall Accidents

 Those who are familiar with wet and icy weather know to tread carefully when entering into establishments.  As a result of increasing litigation, many establishments are posting warning signs alerting customers of potential places for injury in parking lots, open fields, and around business establishments. Warning signs have been helpful in reducing the liability businesses…

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