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Month: August 2017

Spinal Cord Injury After a Chicago, Illinois Car Crash

Written by: admin| Aug 30, 2017 | 0 Comment

It’s estimated that over 450,000 Americans currently live with spinal cord injuries. At the same time, up to 8,000 individuals receive a spinal cord injury diagnosis per year. The most common age group that is affected in these kinds of injuries is 16 and 30, and car accidents in Chicago as well as other major cities in the U.S. are responsible for a number of these injuries.

 

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Cosmetic Surgery Lawsuits in Chicago, Illinois

Written by: admin| Aug 30, 2017 | 0 Comment

Plastic surgery was once seen as gauche and a preserve of the rich. Over the last few decades, thanks to cultural shifts as well as media normalization of cosmetic surgery, more and more Americans have jumped ship and gotten on the plastic surgery bandwagon. Surgeons that practice this esthetic medical specialty go through extensive training in order to make sure that they perform their duties to the best of their ability.

 

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How to Avoid a Car Accident While Driving in the Rain

Written by: admin| Aug 30, 2017 | 0 Comment

Driving becomes infinitely harder when it’s raining, and a lot of drivers in Chicago as well as other major cities in Illinois usually have a hard time controlling their vehicles and keeping their cars on course during a light or heavy shower. At Reyes Law Firm, we value the welfare of our current and would-be clients, and it’s because of this that we’d like to share with you some of the safety tips you should use when driving in inclement weather in our state.

 

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Chicago, Illinois Schoolbus Accident Safety Tips

Written by: admin| Aug 29, 2017 | 0 Comment

With only about a month left to schools starting for the fall season, kids around Chicago and other cities in Illinois are gearing up for a new year full of exciting learning opportunities. Kids are especially vulnerable to school bus accidents in Chicago and the rest of Illinois, making it necessary to teach them safety tips they can use to keep themselves and their friends safe at all time.

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Garbage Truck Accidents in Chicago, Illinois

Written by: admin| Aug 29, 2017 | 0 Comment

Garbage companies in Chicago, Illinois offer a much-needed service when it comes to keeping our neighborhoods clean and healthy. Garbage day differs from one suburban area to the next, but garbage trucks are a common sight on a daily basis in most of our cities in Illinois. These trucks are usually driven by responsible and experienced drivers, but sometimes, a few bad apples cause serious injuries to pedestrians who then have to suffer multiple surgeries as well as an extended convalescence in addition to the possibility of living with a disability for the rest of their lives.

 

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Car Accidents in Parking Lots in Chicago, Illinois

Written by: admin| Aug 29, 2017 | 0 Comment

Parking lots have the illusion of safe spaces, making most people think that nothing bad can ever happen in these areas that surround most commercial properties. It thus comes as a shock when a person is injured in these spaces by a car that either spins out of control, or a fender bender between two cars that may or may not be moving at a fast speed in and around a parking lot anywhere in Chicago, Illinois.

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Loss of Consortium Claims in Chicago, Illinois Personal Injury Cases

Written by: admin| Aug 25, 2017 | 0 Comment

If your loved one is injured in a car accident in Chicago or any other city in Illinois, he will have to take time out to recover. In some cases, the injuries may be so severe that he or she won’t be able to go back to who they were prior to the accident. Illinois personal injury law takes into account consortium, which basically means what a partner brings to the table as far as a relationship is concerned. This can be things like companionship, sex and emotional support.

 

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How Long After The Settlement Will I Get Paid?

Written by: admin| Aug 25, 2017 | 0 Comment

It is important to note that just because your Chicago, Illinois personal injury case has settled doesn’t meant that you’ll receive your check and payout soon. There are a few hoops one has to jump through which are legally required before this money lands in your bank account or pocket.

 

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Can I Recover For Grief and Sorrow In Wrongful Death Cases?

Written by: admin| Aug 23, 2017 | 0 Comment

The death of a loved one can bring with it a sense of loss, leading to intense grief and sorrow. Any Chicago, Illinois personal injury lawyer will tell you that the survivors of a deceased individual usually have a hard time coming to terms with the fact that they won’t see their loved one again. Grief can last anywhere between 2 to 20 years, and in some cases, it may never go away. Illinois law provides a means by which grieving individuals can get some kind of respite from all their emotional pain, helping them move on with life in whatever way that’s possible.

 

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Theme Park Injuries in Illinois

Written by: admin| Aug 23, 2017 | 0 Comment

Americans visit amusement parks during summer more than any other season, with over 25 million of us enjoying these facilities during any given year. They are perfect for a sunny day out with your family as they provide both kids and adults with numerous fun activities and incredibly exhilarating rides. However, these places can become dens of danger and lead to serious injuries which can quickly turn catastrophic.

 

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