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Court Statistics Reveal Civil Lawsuit Filings are Dropping

Public disinformation campaigns concocted by front groups for insurance companies and powerful corporations are designed to stoke prejudice and fear, and warp public understanding of how our civil justice system works. By manufacturing a mythical “lawsuit crisis,” they are trying to pressure policymakers into shielding wrongdoers from financial liability when …

When the Claims Adjuster Calls For Recorded Statement

Shortly after an automobile crash, the defendant’s insurance company claims adjuster usually contacts the victim of the car crash to obtain a recorded statement. The insurance companies take great pains and spend a lot of money to extensively train their adjusters on how to obtain favorable recorded statements from an …

Motorcycle Accident Statistics

With the popularity of sport bikes, Harley Davidson motorcycles, and custom Choppers, there has been an increase in the number of people hitting the open road. Unfortunately accidents that involve motorcycles often result in serious life altering injuries, to even death. Motorcycle riders are vulnerable to many road hazards, weather, …

Types of Scarring Following a Dog Bite Attack

Many dog bite victims are rushed to the emergency room for medical treatment. Depending on the severity of the dog bite attack, the emergency medical treatment could entail dissolving stitches or regular surgical stitches, staples, or butterfly bandages in addition to disinfecting and irrigating the wounds. Many times after a …

Free Personal Injury Audit in Harvard

Contact Franks & Rechenberg, P.C. today for a free case audit in Harvard IL or through McHenry County. Call 1-800-968-0568 for your FREE WORKER’S COMPENSATION SPECIAL REPORT entitled “Hidden Secrets Your Employer’s Insurance Carrier Hopes You Never Find Out About Filing a Worker’s Compensation Claim”!

McHenry IL Personal Injury Case

Dave Rechenberg represented me in my personal injury case. He promptly returned all my calls and answered all my questions.  He obtained a large settlement for me in my personal injury automobile case.  I would wholeheartedly recommend Dave to my friends and family if they ned an attorney to handle …

McHenry County Workers Comp Claims

Have you been injured on the job in Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills, Algonquin, or the surrounding area?  If the accident was due to negligence, then you may have grounds for a workers comp claim.  It’s expensive to be injured at work – not only are there medical bills, …

Have You Been in a Crystal Lake Motorcycle Accident?

A motorcycle accident can be devastating to the rider. Even if you’ve protected yourself with a good quality helmet and leathers, you have mass and inertia working against you, as even the smallest car is larger than your motorcycle. Plus, you are relatively unprotected and can come in direct contact …

Initial Paperwork Filed in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Before filing a lawsuit, many times a personal injury claim is submitted. This allows an opportunity for the insurance company to cover damages that occur as a result of its policyholder’s negligence. When fault is disputed or negotiations for a settlement cannot be reached, the claim may turn into a …

Going from Personal Injury Claim to Lawsuit

A personal injury claim is filed with an at-fault party’s insurance company to recover compensation for damages. If this is unsuccessful, though, a personal injury lawsuit may be filed against the individual. Some may be able to handle filing a claim without an Illinois injury attorney in Johnsburg, but cases …

Basic Overview of Illinois Negligence Law

Under Illinois negligence law, parties are held responsible for negligent behavior that caused someone injury. The state follows comparative negligence law and the 51 percent rule, meaning parties must be 50 percent at fault or less to collect damages for medical bills and more. The statutes regarding these laws are …

Five Steps to File a Personal Injury Claim

When filing a personal injury claim, be sure to follow the proper steps to improve chances of a fair settlement. When you’ve been injured, it’s often difficult to gather your thoughts and plan a strategy for recovering your losses, but a personal injury attorney in McHenry County can ensure that …

15 Things You May Not Know Personal Injury Lawyers Do

Many people only have basic knowledge about the parameters of a personal injury lawyer’s job. An attorney’s work in personal injury law is expansive and multi-tiered, and consists of numerous directives and objectives. Many of the tasks that injury lawyers perform occur behind the scenes. Important Tasks Covered by Your …