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medical malpractice

Can the COVID-19 pandemic impact your personal injury claim?

By Parag P. Bhosale  Now that we are pulling ourselves out of the pandemic, it is important to consider how the short-term and long-term effects of COVID-19 will have on personal injury claims.  We have already seen and will continue to see far fewer claims in the next couple of years. The primary source of

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workers compensation benefits

How do drugs and alcohol effect your ability to get Workers’ Compensation benefits?

By Parag P. Bhosale For many years in Illinois, it didn’t matter if you had an intoxicant in your body when you suffered a work injury. As long as the accident happened in the course of work-related activity, your injuries would be covered. A decade ago, Illinois bowed to pressure from the insurance industry and

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Work Injury

What isn’t a work injury?

By Parag Bhosale There is a misconception that every and any injury that happens at work is automatically covered by workers’ compensation insurance. There is nothing further from the truth. To be considered a work injury, the accident must arise out of, and in the course of, your employment. This might sound like it includes

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summary judgement jury trial

Summary judgement: Sorry, but you don’t get a jury trial

by Parag Bhosale Injured parties sometimes are told by attorneys that their case “won’t make it past summary judgment.” What on earth does this mean? If they’re like me, I’d rather read a summary than the whole book, so how could summary anything be so bad? Trust me, it is bad. Very, very bad. Summary

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WHO DECIDES YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE? WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT JURY SELECTION

WHO DECIDES YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE? WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT JURY SELECTION By Parag Bhosale It’s natural for people who have been wronged or injured by another to want their “day in court” to feel heard and vindicated for their suffering. Attorneys, on the other hand, often seek a faster, more prudent resolution of personal

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Medical Provider Lien

Lien On Me – When You’re Not Strong: The Medical Provider Lien

Lien On Me – When You’re Not Strong: The Medical Provider Lien By Parag Bhosale When you’ve been in an accident involving a personal injury and have begun medical treatment, you may expect that the other party’s insurance will pay your medical expenses. This is true – and false. Your injuries may be covered by

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Arbitration vs. Jury Trial

Eight Reasons Arbitration is Better Than a Jury Trial

Arbitration vs. Jury Trial: Eight Reasons to Choose Arbitration By Parag Bhosale Most plaintiffs in a personal injury case are not aware that there are two courses of legal action to consider if their case cannot be easily settled: arbitration vs. jury trial. Your main concern will be healing of your injury and financial compensation

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Car Insurance Illinois

An Attorney’s Advice on How to Buy Car Insurance in Illinois

An Attorney’s Advice on How to Buy Car Insurance in Illinois By: Parag P. Bhosale As a personal injury attorney, I often sit across the table with insurance company representatives, trying to negotiate fair compensation for my client who was injured in an accident. All too often, the driver at fault cannot cover all of

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Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation

How to Get More Compensation for Your Vehicle After An Accident

How to Get More Compensation for Your Vehicle After An Accident By Parag P. Bhosale As a personal injury lawyer, I get many calls from people following an accident. Usually, I work with them on a personal injury claim  for injuries sustained in the incident. But I also get calls from people asking for my

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Personal Injury Settlement

Why Hire a Personal Injury Claim Lawyer to Settle Your Case?

Why Hire a Personal Injury Claim Lawyer to Settle Your Case? By Parag Bhosale Many people who have been in an accident and make a personal injury claim believe that they can settle a case without a personal injury claim lawyer. After all, you only need lawyers when you go to court, right? Actually, if

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personal injury claims illinois

What Personal Injury Claims Can be Made in Illinois? Part 2

What Personal Injury Claims Can be Made in Illinois? Going to Court By Parag Bhosale (This is the second in a two-part series on personal injury claims in Illinois) My last blog covered the types of personal injury claims that can be made in Illinois. This blog discusses how the process will work if and

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personal injury claims illinois

What Personal Injury Claims Can be Made in Illinois?

What Personal Injury Claims Can be Made in Illinois? By Parag Bhosale (This is the first in a two-part series on personal injury claims in Illinois) From the common slip and fall on private property to the wayward hit on the head at a baseball game, personal injury claims probably comprise 70-80 percent of the

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Employers Workers' Compensation Claims

Do’s and Don’ts for Employers With Workers’ Compensation Claims

Do’s and Don’ts for Employers With Workers’ Compensation Claims By Parag Bhosale When entrepreneurs start a business, they never plan to become an employer with workers’ compensation claims. But if you have a business, you can potentially have employees that could potentially suffer a workplace-related accident and bring a workers’ compensation claim against you. While

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Social Media Impacts on Personal Injury Cases

Social Media Impacts on Personal Injury Cases

Social Media Impacts on Personal Injury Cases By Parag Bhosale Social media is strictly light entertainment for most people, but it can have a catastrophic impact on a personal injury case. Posting selfies and videos of yourself is a lot of fun… unless you’re involved in a personal injury case as a plaintiff or a

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personal injury deposition

Everything You Need To Know About Personal Injury Depositions

Everything You Need To Know About Personal Injury Depositions By Parag P. Bhosale We’ve all heard of personal injury depositions, but few of us actually know what they are (even some attorneys). What is a personal injury deposition? A personal injury deposition is a sworn proceeding where a witness or a party answers questions that

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