Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Illinois? Losing a loved one for any reason is upsetting, but you could be even more devastated when that person was the victim of a fatal accident. Unfortunately, these deadly incidents are far too common. According to statistics collected by the US Centers for Disease Control and…Read More
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Illinois?
Posts by Melanie Weires
- Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Illinois?
- Steps to Take after an 18 Wheeler Truck Accident
Steps to Take after an 18 Wheeler Truck Accident Due to the considerable difference in size and weight when comparing 18 wheelers to passenger vehicles, you may assume that truck accidents are far more deadly than other traffic-related collisions. This assumption is valid according to date compiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. There…Read More
- How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth?
How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth? If you’re the victim of an accident that wasn’t your fault, one of your first concerns will be how much you may expect to recover as compensation for your losses. Though the question is a common one for injured victims, it’s not one that can be easily…Read More
- What is the Average Car Accident Settlement in Iowa?
What is the Average Car Accident Settlement in Iowa? Though car accidents in Iowa have been on the decline in the last few years, data collected by the Iowa Department of Transportation show that motor vehicle crashes are still a serious problem. In 2017, there were 330 fatalities and 18,705 people hurt in such collisions….Read More
- VanDerGinst Law Named Best Personal Injury Law Firm-Midwest
VanDerGinst Law Named Best Personal Injury Law Firm-Midwest Moline, IL – VanDerGinst Law has been named the “Best Personal Injury Law Firm-Midwest USA” by the US Business News. The US Business News Legal Elite awards celebrate the skill and dedication of firms, teams, and individuals from across the US, who help and support the legal…Read More
- Sharing the Road with Cyclists – Stop Pedaling Around These Myths!
Sharing the Road with Cyclists – Stop Pedaling Around These Myths! As motorists, we should all be familiar with the rules of the road before we get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. But when it comes to bicyclists, a lot of motorists are unfamiliar with how to legally and safely share the road…Read More
- Suing Uncle Sam – Can You Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?
Suing Uncle Sam – Can You Sue the Government for a Personal Injury? Just like a private citizen, the government has a responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of its possessions, and just like a private citizen, the government can sometimes fall short of these expectations. From potholes to park equipment, the potential for injury…Read More
- James Kennedy Has Joined VanDerGinst Law
James Kennedy Has Joined VanDerGinst Law VanDerGinst Law is pleased to announce that attorney James Kennedy has joined the firm. Mr. Kennedy is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law. He currently focuses on personal injury and veteran’s disability cases. Learn more about Mr. Kennedy. If you or a loved one have…Read More
- How to Prevent Bicycling Accidents & What to Do If It Happens
How to Prevent Bicycling Accidents & What to Do If It Happens According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 840 cyclists were killed in crashes in 2016. In Iowa alone this past year, the Iowa Bicycle Coalition reports 10 individuals lost their lives in a bicycle-related accident. By following some simple precautions, cyclists can…Read More
- May is Motorcycle Safety Month
May is Motorcycle Safety Month One of our staff member’s family suffered a tremendous tragedy a few years ago when a loved one was hit by a semi while riding his motorcycle in rural Wisconsin. He was driving on a two-lane highway when the semi turned left in front of him. He did the only…Read More