Who Is Eligible for Mesothelioma Compensation?
Mesothelioma is a rare but aggressive form of cancer primarily caused by asbestos exposure. It affects thousands of individuals and families each year. You may be eligible for compensation for mesothelioma if you or a loved one was recently diagnosed. Successful mesothelioma claims can compensate victims who suffered asbestos exposure and the surviving family members […]
Is Illinois a No-Fault State?
You may have heard that state insurance laws can be “fault” or “no-fault.” But is Illinois a no-fault state? Illinois is not a no-fault state. That means that if you were injured in a car accident, you can make a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance provider. In this article, we will explore Illinois car […]
Is Kentucky a No-Fault State?
In Kentucky, the insurance implications of a car accident can be a bit confusing. One of the most common questions we get from clients is, Is Kentucky a no-fault state? The short answer is that Kentucky is a “choice” no-fault state. In this article, we will explore what that means and how it might affect […]
FELA Claims: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Process
Working on the railroad can be a dangerous job. In fact, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that railroad workers suffer from one of the highest rates of injury and illness when comparing the industry to all other occupations. If you were injured on the job while working on a railroad, it […]
What Are Mesothelioma Trust Funds?
Mesothelioma trusts, also known as asbestos bankruptcy trusts, are funds created by companies involved in the asbestos industry that have gone bankrupt. These asbestos litigation trusts are established to compensate individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma or other asbestos-related diseases due to company products or workplace exposure. Numerous companies that once dealt with asbestos have since gone […]
Eminent Domain vs. Condemnation: What Are the Differences?
Eminent Domain vs. Condemnation: What Are the Differences? Eminent domain refers to the power of the government to take property from an individual or business and use it for public purposes, provided it gives them due compensation. The government accomplishes this taking by filing a condemnation proceeding. Understanding the difference between eminent domain vs condemnation […]
Is Kentucky a No-Fault State for Accidents?
Is Kentucky a No-Fault State for Accidents? Kentucky is a no-fault state for car insurance liability, but individuals can opt out of no-fault rules in certain circumstances. However, this does not necessarily mean that someone who causes an accident and resulting injuries will escape all liability. Those confused about Kentucky’s no-fault car insurance laws are […]
Should I Go to a Hospital After a Car Accident?
Should I Go to a Hospital After a Car Accident? After a car accident, an emergency medical team may respond to the scene and ask if you want to go to the hospital. If you feel alright, you may not want to ride to the hospital in an ambulance. However, you should seek medical care […]
How to Know If You Have Brain Bleeds After a Car Accident
How to Know If You Have Brain Bleeds After a Car Accident Thousands of people suffer injuries in car accidents every day. Head injuries are common during car accidents, even for those wearing seatbelts and driving as safely as possible. When another driver’s negligent driving causes a collision, severe injuries, such as head injuries, may […]
Do All Brain Injuries from Car Accidents Cause Permanent Damage?
Do All Brain Injuries from Car Accidents Cause Permanent Damage? Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can occur any time there is a bump, jolt, or blow to the head and range in severity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were over 64,000 TBI-related deaths in the United States in 2020, equating […]