Bartender Shot During Attempted Robbery

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/bartender-two-patrons-shot-during-attempted-robbery-at-carondelet-bar/article_fd45f070-3832-5dda-87fb-3e4ec6f79779.html#tracking-source=home-latest-1

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If the Bartender was in Illinois, she would be able to seek Workers’ Compensation benefits. It does not matter that a criminal caused the injuries or that armed robberies are not the norm. The bartender is still able to receive medical treatment, off work pay, and a settlement for any permanent injuries.

2017 End of the Year Tip for Your Injury Case

Some quick tips to remember that will help your injury case.

Sooner is better than later.

Make sure to report your injury sooner rather later.

Make sure to file your case sooner rather later.

Make sure to go to the doctor sooner rather later.

Make sure to get your medical treatment sooner rather later.

The longer you wait the worse it gets.

The insurance company, Social Security, and the Judge become suspicious if you wait to long to report your injury, to go to the doctor, or to comply with medical advice.

You can lose benefits if you wait too long to file your Social Security Disability application.

Get help with what to do in your injury case sooner rather than later. Feel free to contact Illinois injury Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

Amtrak Derailment Results in Multiple Casualties and Deaths

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/12/18/crumpling-and-crashing-and-screaming-what-like-board-washingtons-derailed-amtrak-train/962767001/

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When an accident like this happens there are many targets for a lawsuit. For example, Amtrak, the designers of the project, the construction companies, the track repairers, and the conductors. The injured and the families of the deceased will be able to file suit for wrongful death, medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Drunk Driver causes life threatening injuries

http://www.sj-r.com/news/20171206/springfield-woman-suffers-life-threatening-injury-after-illinois-4-crash

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Any injuries are tragic, however when the at fault driver has no license, no insurance and is drunk everything becomes much worse. Sometimes there may be a recovery from the at fault driver’s assets. It is usually a very difficult process.