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Chicago Legal Blog

What Damages Are Available in a Personal Injury Case?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Feb 19, 2021   |  Personal Injury

Personal injury victims may be able to receive economic, non-economic, and punitive damages in a personal injury case. Damages are the term for the compensation that a person is entitled to from the entity that is legally responsible for his or her injuries. Economic Damages Economic damages are quantifiable monetary amounts that compensate people for […]

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Who Is Liable for Injuries When a Rental Car Crashes?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Feb 12, 2021   |  Personal Injury

Depending on circumstances, the driver or the rental car company can be held liable for injuries when a rental vehicle is involved in an accident. Coverage for the accident may be from the driver’s personal insurance, the company’s coverage, or the credit card that paid for the rental vehicle.  When Is a Rental Car Company […]

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The Financial Impact of a Serious Injury

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jan 15, 2021   |  Personal Injury

From climbing medical bills to lost wages and future earning capacity, serious injuries can have a significant financial impact. Understanding these costs helps victims know the burden they have to shoulder presently and in the future. Injury lawyers help uncover the calculations that should be included in compensation claims. Time off From Work Serious injuries […]

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Your Furnace Could Be Making You Sick

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Dec 21, 2020   |  Personal Injury

With temperatures dropping as winter approaches, many Americans are turning on furnaces as a way to warm up the home. While a warm house creates a cozy holiday atmosphere, there are many ways a furnace may be the hidden cause of illness within the home. In addition, gas furnaces present consumers with the risk of personal injury.   Gas […]

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What to Know About a Child Injury Lawsuit

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Dec 11, 2020   |  Personal Injury

When a child sustains a serious injury it is typically due to the negligence of others. Caregivers and parents have a duty of care to ensure a child’s safety. If an accident occurs, a child may face a life-altering disability. When filing a lawsuit to recover damages on behalf of a child, properly assessed negligence and damages, and the statute […]

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Were You Injured in a Hit and Run?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Dec 07, 2020   |  Personal Injury

Victims can file a personal injury claim or lawsuit against offenders to recover compensation for injuries sustained in a hit and run accident, but these claims are often more complicated since the at-fault party has left the scene. In many cases, victims must file a claim against their own uninsured motorist insurance to recover compensation. […]

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