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Understanding the Illinois Premises Liability Act

Business and property owners have a duty to keep their properties reasonably safe, so as to prevent harm from befalling their guests. If a property owner fails to take reasonable care, the state of Illinois may hold them accountable for damages that arise. However, “reasonable care” looks different in every situation. To help deciding parties [...]

2019-04-05T19:36:47+00:00Uncategorized|

Is Illinois a No-Fault State?

If you or a loved one was involved in a car accident in Illinois, you may wonder if you can file a claim for compensation against the other party and their insurance company. The answer depends on a number of factors, including state laws. One important thing to understand in these cases is whether or [...]

2019-02-01T13:46:46+00:00Uncategorized|

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Illinois?

Lane splitting refers to the process of a motorcycle riding between two lanes of stopped traffic. In this case, we use “riding” loosely, as more often than not, motorcyclists who perform this maneuver are flying between lanes. Lane splitting is downright dangerous. For this reason, it is illegal in Illinois. […]

2019-01-28T13:40:23+00:00Uncategorized|