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900 E. Roosevelt Road, Lombard, IL 60148

Phone: 630-932-9100

BLOOMINGDALE

134 N. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Phone: 630-529-4761

ST. CHARLES

333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104, St. Charles, IL 60175

Phone: 630-443-0600

CHICAGO

105 W. Madison Street, Suite 2200, Chicago, IL 60602

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1730 Park Street, Suite 202, Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: 630-420-1000
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slip and fall accident, DuPage County slip and fall personal injury attorney, DuPage County personal injury attorney, traumatic brain injury, personal injury claimMore than 930,000 residents call DuPage County home, and anyone who has lived here for over a year understands the significance in fluctuation of weather patterns. Everything from sunshine to snow causes damage to buildings and other structures.Therefore, it is especially important that landlords repair damages as soon as possible to precent tenants from being injured, or even killed, in slip and fall accidents. 

Potential Damage From a Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents occur when a person trips, slips, loses balance, or otherwise falls and an an injury results. Causes of slip and fall accidents may be due to any number of outside forces. Perhaps the paint on the concrete was wet with rain and therefore caused loss of traction. The sidewalk may have been cracked and caused one's foot to catch. Or, an object may have been in the walkway that was not appropriately flagged or otherwise signaled and caused tripping.

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b2ap3_thumbnail_rear-ended-negligent-drivers-DuPage-County.jpgOne of the most traumatic life events is being involved in a car accident. Motor vehicle accidents take many forms, including the all too common fender bender and accidents involving excessive speed or impairment which can lead to high speed collisions or side impact accidents. Whichever type, car accidents can cause injuries and long term pain and suffering.

Rear-end accidents are no exception, and the injuries sustained by the impacted driver can be serious. The National Highway and Transportation Safety Administration reported that 28 percent of all crashes are rear-end collisions. This demonstrates how prevalent rear-end collisions are and how many negligent drivers share the roads with you.

If you were the victim of a rear-end collision caused by a driver who was not acting in a reasonable manner, you may be entitled to compensation—a monetary award for your injuries. Speaking with a respected personal injury attorney should be your first step in determining if you have a viable case.

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b2ap3_thumbnail_premises-liability-DuPage-County.jpgSidewalks are frequently used in large metropolitan cities and communities. Moreover, if you shop at a stand-alone store, a strip mall, or even a large scale mall, you are likely to traverse a sidewalk somewhere on those premises.

While you may take for granted the bee-line to get into a store, you are at risk for serious harm if the business owner does the same and neglects to maintain his or her premises. Land owners must keep their sidewalks in a reasonable safe condition—a condition that would not cause injury to a pedestrian. If sidewalks are not kept safe, owners may be held accountable for injuries caused by unsafe conditions.

If you have been injured on a defective sidewalk, contact an experienced premises liability attorney to assess your rights and how to proceed further to potentially receive compensation for your injuries.

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b2ap3_thumbnail_wrongful-death-actions-Illinois.jpgWhen a loved one dies unexpectedly in an accident, it can feel like nothing can make you whole again. This is an understandable and common feeling. Illinois law does attempt to make a victim’s family whole again by giving family members the option to file a wrongful death action in cases where the fatal accident was due to someone else’s negligence.

If your wrongful death action is successful, you could be awarded damages for your grief, sorrow, and mental suffering.

Myth #1: Anyone Who Loved the Decedent Can Get Damages

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b2ap3_thumbnail_pre-existing-injury-DuPage-County.jpgIf you were involved in an accident that made an existing injury or medical condition worse, you still may be able to receive compensation. These types of cases are more complex and typically require the services of a personal injury attorney. Courts and attorneys sometimes refer to this type of accident victim as an “eggshell plaintiff.”

The aggravation of an injury by an accident can be devastating. Before your accident, it is likely that this condition was well-managed and did not affect your day-to-day activities. When such conditions are aggravated, they often become much harder to manage. They also become much more expensive to treat.

Some clients do not know that the aggravation of an injury is not something for which they must be responsible. They think they have to pay for treatment themselves. This is not the case under Illinois law.

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