Should I Go to the Doctor After a Car Accident?

Should I Go to the Doctor After a Car Accident?

In 2019, the Illinois Department of Transportation reported a total of 63,834 crashes involving injuries. Of the state’s reported 312,988 crashes involving motor vehicles in Illinois that year, 938 involved fatalities, which is less than 1 percent but averaging nearly three a day. The Missouri Department of Transportation reported a total of 23,576 seriously injured…

"What Happens If You Slip and Fall at Walmart?" overlaid on an image of bananas in a Walmart

What Happens If You Slip and Fall at Walmart?

Updated September 24, 2021 There are plenty of Walmart Stores in the Metro East area. In fact, there are three within 10 miles of our offices on West Main Street in Belleville. From the Supercenter in Green Mount Commons to the ones in O’Fallon and Cahokia, these massive retailers are popular because they seem to…

Slip and Fall case worth

What is a Slip and Fall Case Usually Worth?

Business owners have a duty to maintain a safe environment for their customers. So if an individual stumbles, trips or slips, and gets hurt because they fail to do so, that person deserves compensation for their injuries.  How much is a slip and fall case worth? That depends on the extent of the person’s injuries…

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How to Negotiate with Insurance Companies for a Personal Injury

After an injury in an accident, your thoughts may race as you deal with what has happened. One of the first things you worry about, after getting the medical attention you need, is how quickly you can recover and pay for it all. Many drivers assume that their first step should be to contact the…

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I Had a Slip and Fall, and I’m Pregnant. What Should I Do Now?

Any slip and fall accident can be frightening and embarrassing. Often the person who has fallen just wants to get up and leave the situation quickly. However, a slip and fall while pregnant brings increased concern with it. Not only are you wondering if you have been hurt, but you are also wondering if the…