• Signs that Bankruptcy Might be the Right Choice for You

    A recent article on bankrate.com outlined 15 signs of serious debt trouble. If you recognize these signs with your financial struggles, it might be a good idea to meet with a bankruptcy attorney to discuss your financial options. What Are the Signs? Are your credit card balance increasing and/or your income decreasing? Are you paying just the minimum amounts, or less, that ...

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  • Should I Give the Insurance Company a Recorded Statement After an Accident?

    After a car accident that someone else caused, chances are that you will deal with the other driver’s insurance company to cover any losses you sustained. Initially, you may feel pressured to talk to the other company because of the situation with a vehicle and to obtain transportation. If you are calling about medical bills, they aren’t going to pay anything anyway until you s ...

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  • Returning to Your Job After a Work Injury

    When you are injured at work, your immediate focus will be on your recovery. Workers’ compensation insurance exists to help you recover by providing financial compensation for both medical costs and regular household expenses. However, returning to work after an injury may take some time or may not be possible.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • How Procrastination Is Your Worst Enemy

    Through my consultations over the years with individuals and families who are struggling with debt, I’ve come to learn about a formidable foe to those individuals and families. That foe is procrastination. I get it. You are overwhelmed with money and financial problems. You may be facing a downsize at work, unemployment, divorce, or an unexpected illness.

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  • FMCSA Studying Excessive Commuting by Truck Drivers

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has implemented regulations stating when truckers can be driving and how often they need to take breaks in between working days. Nonetheless, little has been said about putting an end to excessive commuting by truck drivers until recently. The FMCSA has proposed sending out a survey that could capture the long commutes of truck drivers.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 6 readers -
  • Did You Notice Your Live Chat Change This Past Month?

    Live chat is a very popular conversion tactic used by law firms. A small popup box generates after a user visits a website, offering visitors the option to live chat. Live chat is incredibly helpful for law firms, and the intake questions the chat service will ask can be specified beforehand so law firms receive the exact information they want from website visitors using the li ...

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  • Most Dangerous Roads for Truckers

    Zonar, a company known for its fleet management technology, studied data provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and developed an infographic depicting the 10 most dangerous roads for truckers in the United States. The highways, which are located in ten different states, see the most accidents involving semi-trucks during the year.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 6 readers -
  • Victims of Human Trafficking & Civil Lawsuits

    Victims of human trafficking or sex trafficking may be owed compensation from those who turned a blind eye. Hotel chains, truck stops, and even some websites which facilitate or turn a blind eye toward human trafficking can, in some cases, be held liable for the victim’s damages through a civil lawsuit.

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 10 readers -
  • Millennials and the Debt Problem

    According to a recent Forbes article, Millennials may not be doing so badly when it comes to handling their finances. That’s interesting news considering about one-third of Americans—77 million people—have a report of a debt in collections. Further, the average adult owes around $5,178. Despite a poor economic outlook since Millennials began entering the workforce (rising stude ...

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