What is a Slip and Fall Case? Slip and Fall claims are pretty much what they sound like- someone either slips or falls down on someone else’s property, gets hurt, and takes legal action. Slip and Fall cases are a type of what is called a premises liability case, which means being hurt on someone… Read More
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If you were hurt in a car accident by someone who did not have insurance, you have basically two choices. One is to pursue a claim against the other driver anyway (assuming it was their fault) and the other is to file a claim under your own car insurance policy. Either way, you should file… Read More
Subrogation is a term that you may hear in the context of your personal injury claim. Subrogation is essentially the right of reimbursement for payments that were previously made on your behalf. When exercised, it is usually done either by an injured person’s health insurance company (or Medicaid) or by their own auto insurance company…. Read More
After being hurt in an accident, the other insurance company might bend over backwards to pay your medical bills. They will say that they want to make sure that you are “taken care of”. This might also include reimbursing you for time lost at work or offering to fix your car, if the result of… Read More
Drunk driving is still, unfortunately, a big problem in Chicago and the suburbs. If you were hurt in a car accident and the other driver was drunk, you might be wondering if this will be an automatic win in terms of going after the other driver for your injuries. Nothing is automatic and you will… Read More
You may hear personal injury lawyers talk about your “claim” and wonder if this term is interchangeable with “lawsuit”. These terms are often used interchangeably but in fact, they have two different meanings. I think of “claim” as everything that happens before a lawsuit is actually filed. When you have a claim pending, you may… Read More
O’Connor Cadiz Law is a law firm near Chicago. It is an innovative firm whose professional objective is to represent its clients with a high degree of professional commitment. We work on long term disability cases, accidents, negligence, personal injury and home sales. The attorney herself is bilingual in Spanish. We are not a traditional… Read More