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After An Auto Accident: Why You Need An Experienced Injury Attorney To Win Your Case

After you have been injured in an auto crash, you must take steps to protect you and your case right away. The insurance company for the other driver and its adjustors and private investigators will immediately launch into defense mode to protect the insurance company and its money—not you. There are many things that you […]Read More…

After An Auto Accident: What to Do to Protect You and Your Case

After you have been injured in an auto crash, you must take steps to protect you and your case right away. The insurance company for the other driver and its adjustors and private investigators launch into a defense mode to protect the insurance company and its money, not you. There are many things that you […]Read More…

Auto Accident: How Do You Find A Good Personal Injury Attorney

After you have been injured in an auto crash, your life can feel upended—even desperate. So how do you find a good Personal Injury Attorney to help you get your life back again? Watch out for the smiling attorney on highway billboards with big $$$ signs, or the sharply dressed attorney on a TV commercial […]Read More…

Kurt D. Lloyd to speak at the American Conference Institute’s 19th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice Claims

Birth Injuries or Infant Death Our office is pleased to announce that our trial attorney Kurt D. Lloyd has been invited to speak at the American Conference Institute’s 19th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice Claims on the topic: Anatomy of a Modern Malpractice Trial: Exploring New Litigation Techniques and Evidentiary Questions in Light of […]Read More…

Rear-End Auto Crashes: Aggravation of a Pre-Existing Condition

In the last Blog, we considered the scenario in which a rear-end collision triggered spinal pain and disability because, through the natural aging process, as our spines develop degenerative disc disease (“DDD”), our spines become more susceptible to injury after an impact (read more about degenerative disc disease/DDD here). In this Blog, we discuss a […]Read More…

Rear-End Auto Crashes: Spinal Trauma and Pre-Existing Degenerative Disc Disease (“DDD”)

In a rear-end auto crash, the impact often results in injury to the cervical or lumbar spine. As we each grow older, the impact can cause much more immediate signs and symptoms of a spinal injury, because as we age a normal underlying condition known as Degenerative Disc Disease (“DDD”) can act as a set-up […]Read More…

Rear-End Auto Crashes: Post-Traumatic Cervicogenic Headaches

In a rear-end auto collision, whiplash, or an acceleration flexion-extension neck injury, often occurs as a result of the forces acting on the body. While a properly set headrest can minimize incidences of whiplash, most drivers (approx. 90%) don’t have their headrest in the right position: the headrest is best set so that the top […]Read More…

Rear-End Auto Crashes: Traumatic Facet Joint Injuries

In a rear-end auto collision, spinal injuries of the neck and back often occur. A traumatic facet joint injury to the spine as a result of a rear-end auto crash is a common injury. Facet joint injuries are an “invisible” injury. A traumatic facet joint injury is usually not seen on X-rays and MRI imaging […]Read More…

Spinal Injuries in Auto Crashes: Herniated Disc Injuries

In rear-end auto crashes, spinal injuries of the neck and back often occur. A herniated disc of the spine from a rear-end auto crash is a common injury. But a herniated disc injury is usually not diagnosed by your physician for many months, despite ongoing pain, numbness and tingling in your neck, back, arms or […]Read More…

Workers’ Workplace COVID-19 Exposure Claims Made Easier By Illinois Legislature

As of Friday, May 22nd, the Illinois legislature passed House Bill 2455. Awaiting Governor Pritzker’s signing, HB 2455, among other matters, reinstates the “rebuttable presumption” for essential workers who presumably contracted COVID-19 at work. This is a major piece of legislation that will undoubtedly have a major impact on workers’ compensation claims related to COVID-19. […]Read More…