Carrying valid auto insurance is part of driving a vehicle and using roadways. In fact, Illinois requires all drivers to carry at least the minimum amount of liability coverage. Unfortunately, not all drivers adhere to this rule and instead run the risk of being involved in an accident without the safety net that insurance can provide.
Many of our readers in the Chicago area know that lawsuits are a possibility with so-called "slip and fall" cases. However, many people may not realize that these types of lawsuits are brought under the umbrella of "premises liability" law, which is part of personal injury law overall. Anyone who has been injured while on another party's property would benefit from knowing the basics of a premises liability claim.
Most of our readers in the Chicago area know that car accidents and medical malpractice are the cause of thousands of injuries and even fatalities throughout America each year. It seems like despite all of the public and private efforts to curb these types of incidents, they remain a serious problem. However, another type of incident is also responsible for serious injuries throughout the country - one that some people may not realize. These would be defective products.