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What You Should Know About Product Liability in Chicago

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Every year, thousands of people are injured by dangerous and defective products in the United States. It’s not your job as a consumer to wonder if products being sold are safe to buy and use. If a product is shown to be unsafe in the way it was designed or manufactured, then those injured by the product have a right to file a product liability claim. Product liability is the legal responsibility of a manufacturer, producer, distributor, retailer, or vendor of a product to compensate an injured party when its product causes harm or personal injury. Product liability claims can not only compensate the victim for pain and...

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The Truth About Personal Injury Lawsuits

the truth about personal injury lawsuits

Nobody plans on being injured in an accident. Whether it’s a car accident, slip and fall, motorcycle crash, etc., it will almost always cause unforeseen stress and even financial burden. Many people are hesitant to reach out to a personal injury attorney for many reasons. Maybe you’ve heard stories about people who had to endure long drawn out cases that didn’t result in much, or maybe you just don’t think you have a legitimate case. While these are valid concerns, it is always a good idea to educate yourself on the reality of filing a personal injury case.  In this blog post, we will address some common myths...

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How the Statute of Limitations in Illinois Affects Your Legal Options

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If you are a fan of legal dramas, you've heard the term "statute of limitations," referring to the period of time you have to take legal action after a crime or an accident. It's possible for the offender to escape their legal responsibility simply because they are not charged promptly. In many instances, the clock truly is ticking when it comes to your opportunity for justice. Of course, no one should lose out due to missing a legal deadline. The law in these matters is not simple, especially because the statute of limitations varies a great deal. These time limits depend on your particular legal issue and the state...

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