Month: November 2016

Chicago Municipality Pays $250,000 to Victim of Snowplow Accident

Lawsuits against municipalities at the local and state level are complicated cases. Our lawyers at Sklare Law Group recently settled a $250,000 case against a local Chicago municipality for a client who sustained a back injury after a car accident caused by a snowplow. Snowplows are government run vehicles, and we were able to successfully …

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Chicago Victim Wins $150,000 Settlement After Slipping on Ice

Chicago snow and ice offers the prime opportunity to don your ice skates and head to Millennium Park, but these winter conditions also increase your risk of auto accidents and slip and fall injuries. Our lawyers at Sklare Law Group in Chicago recently settled a slip and fall case in which the victim slipped on …

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If I’m Injured in Another State, What are My Rights in Illinois?

Commercial truck drivers are constantly traveling across state lines, so what happens if you’re in a truck accident outside the State of Illinois? You will most likely need to file your claim in the state where the accident occurred, but there are exceptions. Our accident lawyer, Ronald Sklare, explains your rights after an out-of-state truck …

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3 of the Most Common Construction Site Accidents in Chicago

Chicago is an ever-growing city, and with this growth comes the need for newer, taller buildings and smooth roadways. This provides many Chicagoans with a steady income, but it also puts workers at risk of catastrophic injury and death. There are a thousand and one ways to be injured on a construction site. These are …

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Putting Out the Fire: What to Do After a Severe Burn Injury

A severe burn injury is considered one of the most painful injuries a person can endure. While this form of catastrophic injury can cause permanent damage to your skin tissues, muscles and bones, it also comes with increased psychological distress from visible scars and emotional trauma. There are several measures you can take after a …

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Can I File a Wrongful Death Claim Based on the Death of My Parents?

Losing a loved one is never easy, but losing a parent can put a child or dependent in an even more difficult situation both emotionally and financially. If you have lost your parents, you can file a wrongful death claim to recover damages for the loss of income and parental guidance. Learn more about your legal …

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Truck Accidents More Likely to Cause Death & Catastrophic Injury

The maximum weight of a semi-truck is 80,000 pounds, so it’s not surprising that these behemoths are more likely to cause death and catastrophic injury in the event of a crash. What is surprising is the rate at which these fatal accidents occur. In 2012, 3,921 men, women and children lost their lives in truck …

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