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June 2015 Archives

Can third parties be liable for truck accidents?

Individuals and companies can be held accountable for negligence in Illinois personal injury claims without ever being involved in a motor vehicle crash. Third parties bear responsibility when their careless actions or failures to act contribute to a truck accident.

Compensation for families of contractors killed at work

Contractors fall outside the formal definition of employees. Independent contract workers are not covered by employer-paid workers' compensation insurance. The insurance provides benefits for Illinois employees who suffer work-related injuries and families whose loved ones die in fatal accidents while on the job.

Ounce of prevention: Understanding motorcycle accidents

The freedom to enjoy riding along DuPage County roads is not without risks. Many Illinois motorcyclists realize they are more vulnerable to accidents and injuries than people in other vehicles. Some motorcycle collisions involve factors over which bikers have some control, but a significant number of crashes hinge on the behavior of drivers.

Illinois investigators: Underage drinker caused fatal crash

Personal injury and wrongful death claims may be filed in Illinois civil courts, whether or not a defendant in a claim is charged with or convicted of a crime. Criminal cases are based on alleged wrongdoing. Civil cases concern fault, negligence and financial responsibility.

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