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Illinois statute of limitations for car accidents

Illinois Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents

The statute of limitations for car accidents in Illinois is 2 years, meaning Illinois residents have 2 years from the date of their car accident to bring a lawsuit. This law applies to anyone involved in the accident, not just the driver, meaning passengers, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, etc. are also subject to the two year deadline. About the Illinois Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents ...
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Illinois statute of limitations for personal injury claims

Illinois Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Illinois is 2 years, meaning Illinois residents have 2 years from the date of their accident or injury to file a lawsuit.  The statute of limitations is a legal deadline for filing a lawsuit after a personal injury accident occurs. In the state of Illinois, the statute of limitations for most personal injury claims is two ...
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Serenity memorial funeral home lawsuit

Serenity Memorial Funeral Home Lawsuit

In recent years, the funeral home industry has come under scrutiny due to several incidents involving the mishandling of bodies. One such case that has garnered attention is the incident at Serenity Memorial Funeral in St. Louis.  Funeral parlors are expected to uphold strict ethical standards when dealing with another person’s loved one, but sometimes lack of basic requirements can lead to negligence or abuse.   ...
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Who is at Fault in Most Motorcycle Accidents?

Who’s at Fault in Most Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle accidents can have severe consequences, often resulting in serious injuries or fatalities. Understanding the factors contributing to these accidents is essential for improving road safety. One crucial aspect to consider is the question of fault. Determining who is responsible for motorcycle accidents is complex, influenced by various factors such as rider behavior, other road users, and environmental conditions. This article delves into the topic ...
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Missouri bicycle accident laws

Missouri Bicycle Accident Laws & Claim Information

If you or a loved one was injured in a bicycle accident with another vehicle, you may be eligible to recover compensation if the driver was negligent. In Missouri, the statute of limitations for most bike-accident lawsuits is 5 years which means you have 5 years from the date of your bike accident to file a lawsuit or your lawsuit will be forever barred. How ...
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Pedestrian accident settlement length chart (2024)

How Long Does A Pedestrian Accident Settlement Take?

Pedestrian accident cases with clear liability and non-complicated injuries often settle within 6 to 12 months after treatment is complete. Cases where individuals were hit by a car and suffered complex injuries (such as those that resulted in surgery) can take longer — often between 12 and 16 months after medical treatment is complete. Note: This data is based on real case data derived from ...
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How often do auto accident settlements exceed policy limits

How Often Do Auto Accident Settlements Exceed Policy Limits?

Auto accident settlements often do not exceed policy limits because insurance companies are not required to pay out more than the amount of the policy limit. If your auto accident claim is significantly more than the policy limits, the insurance company will likely settle the claim for the amount of the policy limit. However, there are cases where the settlement amount awarded to victims exceeds ...
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Passenger in a car accident

What Happens If I’m the Passenger in a Car Accident?

If you are a passenger who has been injured in a car crash, there are several important steps you should take: Seek medical attention Document the accident Notify your insurance company Consider contacting a personal injury attorney 1. Seek Medical Attention Your health and safety should be your top priority. If you have been injured, seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if you ...
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Missouri Wrongful Death Damage Cap

What Is the Damage Cap for Wrongful Death in Missouri?

In Missouri, there aren’t any limits on the amount of damages that can be recovered in a wrongful death lawsuit, unless that lawsuit arises out of medical malpractice. When a loved one dies because of someone else’s negligence or wrongful conduct, it can be an emotionally and financially devastating experience for the surviving family members. While nothing can bring back their loved one, filing a ...
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man and woman mourning a death holding a rose and a photo

How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

Missouri law defines a “wrongful death” as a death that results “from any act, conduct, occurrence, transaction, or circumstance which, if death had not ensued, would have entitled such person to recover damages in respect thereof.” (Mo. Rev. Stat. § 537.080 (2021). In other words, if a loved one dies due to the negligence of another person, the deceased cannot have their day in court. ...
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