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Workers' Compensation
Workers' Compensation
Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

Nerve Damage: Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement

Have you ever felt a sharp pain that makes you immediately stop what you’re doing? Or have you accidentally touched something hot and you find yourself pulling your hand away from the source without even realizing you were doing it? The nerves in your body are responsible for these types of warnings. You don’t have […]

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Workers' Compensation
Workers' Compensation
Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

Five Workers’ Compensation Investigation Techniques

Have you filed a workers’ compensation claim? Well, you might be surprised to learn you could be under investigation by the insurance company. Adjusters want to know if your injuries are for real. So, it’s not uncommon for insurance companies to do some digging and even hire special investigators to hunt claim milkers. It’s important […]

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Workers' Compensation
Workers' Compensation
Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

When Receiving Workers’ Compensation, Do You Have to Use FMLA?

If you’ve suffered a work-related injury, the details and paperwork need to be handled swiftly. It’s important to get that ball rolling quickly so you can concentrate on what’s most important- healing. Luckily, both the state of Illinois and Federal government can help. Both programs have things to offer. Knowing the differences can help you […]

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Car Accidents
Car Accidents
Monday, November 21st, 2022

How Total Loss Value is Calculated by Insurance Companies

What you never wanted to happen to you has finally happened – you’ve been in a car accident and your vehicle is in BAD shape. So, what should you do now? What do you need to know? You may be wondering if your vehicle is a total loss or if it’s repairable. We’re here to […]

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Car Accidents
Car Accidents
Monday, November 14th, 2022

The Primary Causes of Car Accidents

Minor fender benders happen. Much worse scenarios crop up too. You could get maimed, become disfigured or die. You could also take others down with you. With such horrific outcomes possible, prevention is key. The best way to keep accidents from happening is to first see how they’re caused. The primary causes of car accidents […]

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Car Accidents
Car Accidents
Monday, November 7th, 2022

Is it Illegal to Drive Five MPH Over the Speed Limit?

Speeding is illegal, even when it’s just a few miles over the limit. Sound crazy? While going five miles per hour (MPH) faster doesn’t make you a hardened criminal, it could cause trouble. You may not get a speeding ticket. However, if you’re in an accident while speeding (even five miles over), you could be […]

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Car Accidents
Car Accidents
Monday, November 7th, 2022

Red Light and Traffic Cameras in Illinois

When you drive through the Land of Lincoln, you want to beware of red light cameras. Camera footage can be incriminating and it’s nearly impossible to dispute a ticket based on what one of these cameras catches your vehicle doing. Red light cameras remain in heavy use in the area. So, you want to keep […]

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Birth Injuries
Birth Injuries
Monday, November 7th, 2022

Do Epidurals Contribute to Back Pain in Some Cases?

Ask any mother who has recently given birth about how she feels about epidurals. Many women rave about them, which isn’t really a surprise, considering that giving birth is indeed a very painful process. At the point of intense pain, many women welcome the relief that an epidural can provide. Not everyone uses this type […]

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Birth Injuries
Birth Injuries
Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

Child Birth Injuries: Understanding Erb’s Palsy and Klumpke’s Palsy

Erb’s palsy and Klumpke’s palsy are both nerve injuries that can happen during birth. While they may seem similar, there are some key differences. Someone You Love Suffered From a Birth Injury Accident? An experienced Chicago birth injury lawyer knows what to do. The moment you sign with Shuman Legal – we start working. Have […]

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