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If you’re injured on a work site you certainly can take legal action and we’ve handled many worksite injury cases over the years typically a general contractor is responsible for overall safety on a job site other subcontractors have to be careful and have to take safety precautions on a job site to make sure that their conduct doesn’t injure other trades working at the job site we’ve been taking care of construction workers and job site injuries for over 75 years.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive,
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The most important steps are number one don’t start getting short or getting nasty with the health care providers what we’ve seen over the years is they start doing what’s called defensive charting they start putting things in the chart to defend themselves that they otherwise would not have and then contact an attorney contact someone like us who has experience doing medical negligence which I’ve been doing for many many years.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and
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There are a couple of common injuries on a job site or a construction site, electrocution a fall from Heights or a trip and fall. Most of these injuries are preventable and that’s why it’s very important to contact a personal injury lawyer with experience in construction law to help protect your rights.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families.
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The first and most important step to take when you’re injured at work is to get medical attention and go to the doctor right away if you need medical attention don’t wait to get it go as soon as you need it the next step is putting the company on notice that they need to preserve any evidence oftentimes after an injury or after an accident the companies may get rid of the relevant evidence because they know it will be used against them at trial. That’s why it’s very important to tell the company through a personal injury
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A defective product liability claim is a claim that’s brought on the basis of an unreasonably dangerous product that can take multiple forms. It can be because of a design defect, it can be because of a defect in the manufacturing process. either way, the law allows you to bring a
lawsuit.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families.
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Generally, the law in Illinois requires negligent drivers to pay for the property that they damage and for the injuries that they inflict. Almost everyone thinks that the law is fair, but that does not mean that everyone complies with the law. Some drivers in Illinois have no automobile insurance at all, and far too many traffic accidents and serious injuries are caused by those drivers. This is something our car accident law firm in Chicago knows very well.
If an uninsured motorist injures you in the state of Illinois, even if you pursue and win a civil personal injury
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These are very complex and emotional cases there’s no substitute for consulting with an attorney who’s experienced in birth injury cases. Phillips law offices has been handling these cases for decades and is able to look through the medical records and give you our best judgment as to what we think happened.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families.
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Before you ride – or ride again – with a service like Uber or Lyft, what should a Chicago-area consumer know? What if you are a passenger, you’re involved in a crash, and you are severely injured? You’ll need to speak immediately with a Chicago car accident attorney.
In the Chicago area and throughout the world, ridesharing has rapidly expanded. Uber began in 2009. In 2019, it had more than 100 million users globally. Lyft started in 2012. As the second leading rideshare service in the U.S., it has a 28 percent market share as of 2020.
Both companies
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The very first thing you should do is report your concerns to your baby’s pediatrician. Let the doctor know what your concerns are let the doctor investigate and see if he or she shares those concerns. secondly, you should consult with an attorney who’s experienced in birth-related injuries.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families.
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Chiropractors represent less than five percent of the total healthcare industry in the United States, yet they treat more personal injury patients than any other kind of specialist. The word “chiropractic” comes originally from Greek and means “done by hand.” As Chicago car accident lawyers, we know that chiropractic care is designed to heal musculoskeletal injuries and is based on the premise that when the skeletal system is aligned properly and when the nervous system functions properly, the human body is self-healing.
Chiropractors provide treatment to a third of all accident victims in the United States. A chiropractor is
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Typically a medical malpractice claim has to be filed within two years of the time of the incident or two years from the time that a person thinks they may have medical malpractice claim. Now there are exceptions and there are times when it may be longer than that but we always encourage our prospective clients to call us immediately so we can start gathering evidence and investigating
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The negotiations with regard to resolving a claim should not really get serious until you’ve reached what we call maximum medical improvement. The amount of your claim one of the factors is how well did you recover what continuing lingering problems did you have
so the negotiations are usually dependent upon in part how well you recovered what residual injuries you’re going to have on a permanent basis.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families.
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This is a very common question we work on what’s called a contingency fee meaning that we don’t recover anything unless you win. If we’re unable to successfully bring a case on your behalf you don’t pay anything.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families.
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There is no one-size-fits-all answer to the amount of time that you have to file a medical negligence case in Illinois. Typically it’s two years however there are circumstances where that’s shorter and there are circumstances where that’s longer. It’s always best to err on the side of caution and contact a personal injury lawyer right away so that you can protect the amount of time that you have to file the lawsuit.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals
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Medical malpractice or medical negligence cases require what’s called a 2622 report in Illinois, a doctor has to sign off on any medical negligence case before it can be brought the way to prove medical negligence case. In the early stages is to have it reviewed by a physician, the physician then will determine whether or not a case exists and whether or not it’s meritorious.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families.
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Worker’s compensation is not a fault-based system which means that as long as you were injured on the job while doing your job you’re entitled to compensation under the law.
The Illinois personal injury law firm of Phillips Law Offices has a recognized reputation as having aggressive, skilled, and determined representatives and advocates for injured individuals and their families.
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