What Is Personal Injury Protection (PIP)? Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is a type of car insurance that covers your own medical treatment if you are in a car accident—regardless of who caused the accident. In no-fault states, PIP coverage is mandatory. However, Illinois is not a no-fault state. Therefore, whether or not you get PIP […]Read More
What Do I Do If the Other Driver Leaves the Scene of the Accident?
One minute you were driving home from work, and the next you heard the sound of tires skidding and metal crumpling. You came to your senses just in time to see the driver who hit you speeding away. You’re the victim of a hit and run car accident. Why would someone leave the scene of […]Read More
What Can I Expect the Police Officer to do at the Accident Scene?
If you get into a car accident, one of the first things you should do is contact the police, especially if there are injuries. The officer will ensure that everyone is safe, assess the accident scene, and document his or her findings in an official police report. Benefits of Notifying the Police You should always […]Read More
What Happens to a Prior Cannabis Conviction Once Illinois Legalizes Recreational Use of Cannabis?
Great question. On May 26, 2019, the Illinois General Assembly passed a bill, which will be sent to Governor Pritzker for signature, that allows a consumer to buy cannabis for recreational use, so long as they do so from a State licensed seller and meet the 21 year age requirement. What is the Current Illinois […]Read More
Illinois Personal Injury Statute of Limitations
How Long do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Illinois? In every state, there is a strict time limit for you to file a personal injury lawsuit. In Illinois, you are generally allowed two years from the date that you are injured or become aware of your injury to bring your personal […]Read More