The Lewis Law Firm Personal Injury Blog
Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Negligence?
When you or a loved one moves into a nursing home, you have every reason to expect to receive professional and compassionate care. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and nursing home negligence is an all too common problem. As such, it is crucial to...
What to Know About Punitive Damages in Illinois
At Lewis Law Firm, we’re dedicated to helping personal injury victims receive justice and the compensation they deserve. That's why we believe it's essential to educate our clients on critical aspects of the law so they can best understand their rights and make...
Lewis Law Firm Reaches Record $18 Million Dollar Settlement for Pedestrian Hit by Car While Crossing Outside of a Crosswalk
On the eve of a projected three-week trial, The Lewis Law Firm secured an $18 million dollar settlement for a college student hit by a car while crossing the street. She sustained a traumatic brain injury in the collision. Our client made a wonderful recovery, but...
What Are Your Rights if You are Injured at an Airport?
Airports are hectic environments, with millions of travelers passing through them daily to reach their destinations. With so much activity within a contained space and travelers rushing to catch their flights, it’s no surprise that airports can be common sites for...
What is Ambulance Chasing and is it Legal in Illinois?
Ambulance chasers use unethical methods to solicit clients. Read more to learn the signs of an ambulance chaser and how to identify a trustworthy lawyer.
How Do You Get Someone Out of a Nursing Home if They’re Not Safe?
If you suspect a loved one has been neglected or abused, you may want to remove them from their nursing home. Read more to learn about the removal process.
What is a Coup Contrecoup Brain Injury?
Coup contrecoup, also known as coup countercoup, is a specific type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The term is derived from the French words that effectively translate to ‘blow’ and ‘counterblow,’ or backlash, and similar terms have been used to describe injuries...
What Are My Rights as a Passenger in a Car Accident in Illinois?
Understanding your rights as a passenger in a car crash is essential to getting the compensation you deserve. Keep reading to learn more.
What is Implied Consent in Healthcare?
Being injured due to negligent care you haven’t been able to consent to can be traumatizing. Read more to learn about implied consent and your rights.
How is Fault Determined in a T-Bone Accident In Illinois?
T-bone accidents, which are also often referred to as side-impact or broadside collisions, are one of the most dangerous types of crash. As of 2019, t-bone accidents accounted for 18% of all traffic fatalities. T-bone crashes are caused by many of the same factors as...
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