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I'm Hiring a Lawyer!

Okay, that’s great. Maybe those words put some fear in your adversary. But how do you know that the lawyer you hire will be the right lawyer for your case or the best fit for your personality? How can you determine if that lawyer is even competent, let alone excellent at her job? With so much info…
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Life Gets in the Way

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted mental health and well-being. Despite shorter (or no) commutes, many people report feeling more anxious and stressed in the past two plus years. People have been living in close quarters, and many parents had to deal with their children being home and having to…
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Challenge Accepted

One of the great things about having my own firm is being selective about the clients I accept. Unlike working for a firm, there is no one to answer to and I get the final (only) say in all decisions on client selection, case strategy, and legal maneuvers. However, there are times when I accept a di…
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Tell It to the Judge!

Some cases just cannot be resolved by the parties alone without the help of an impartial third party. That might mean filing a lawsuit and letting a judge or jury make the ultimate decision.
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Depositions in a Personal Injury Case Are Fun. (Well, not really. But here’s what you need to know.)

Do you have to go a deposition in a personal injury case? Here’s everything you need to know, from an experienced personal injury attorney.
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The Truth, The (Sort of) Whole Truth, and Some Giant Lies Thrown In — You Be the Judge

Sorting out the truth from lies and fake news isn’t always easy. How does an accident lawyer help jurors in a personal injury case find the truth?
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Loss of a Normal Life Damages

Loss of a Normal Life damages are part of compensation in a personal injury case. But how do you prove what constitutes loss of normal function for a plaintiff?
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Pain is Money; Or is it Just Suffering?

One of the most common questions asked by clients is “how much will I be compensated for my pain and suffering?”
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Is Intoxication Lying in the Weed(s)?

What are the implications of marijuana legalization for DUI laws, operating machinery, and driving through states where it's still illegal? And how can you tell when you are legally intoxicated?
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Who Is the Best Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Chicago?

For about 20 million reasons, there is no simple general answer to the question of who is the best lawyer. But there IS a best lawyer for YOU.
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