Punitive damages are needed in our society to punish and discourage dangerous conduct that endangers us. Extremely hazardous and outrageously reckless behavior can lead to severe injury and death. Illinois Continue reading

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What are Punitive Damages and Why do We Need Them?

Not all cases end up at a jury trial. At any part of the litigation process both sides can agree to settle the disagreement by alternative dispute resolution, or ADR. Continue reading

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Process – Mediation and Arbitration

Litigation: Start to Finish There is a lot of confusion surrounding litigation, what your rights are and what recourse you have. If you are injured as a result of someone’s Continue reading

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What Is The Trial Process and How Does It Work For You?

The rule of law must protect the powerless against the powerful.  This principle has been developed in civilized societies and passed down through the centuries. Without the rule of law, Continue reading

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In Praise of Consumer Protection Laws and Class Actions

Ambulance chasing lawyers and their “investigators” run rampant. An ambulance chaser lawyer (or their paid people) literally chases ambulances. They pay cops, paramedics, hospital staff, nurses, and others to provide Continue reading

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Is Your Attorney an Ambulance Chaser?

Many people know that some attorneys take cases on a contingency fee basis. What is a contingency fee? What are the advantages of working with an attorney on a contingency Continue reading

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No Upfront Costs: Contingency Fees Explained