What to Know About Car Accident Reports in Naperville, Illinois
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | November 27, 2023 | Car Accidents
Illinois, home of the Windy City and diverse landscapes, also faces road safety challenges. Knowing the rules for reporting car accidents in Illinois is essential. These regulations are designed to promote safety and accountability on Illinois roads. Whether it’s in Naperville or elsewhere in the Prairie State, it’s important to know when and how to… read more
How To Approach a Free Consultation With an Attorney in Illinois
Mark W. Mathys | November 9, 2023 | Personal Injury
If you were recently involved in a personal injury accident, you may be wondering what to do next. Before accepting a settlement offer from an insurance company or filing a lawsuit on your own, consult with a personal injury attorney. A free consultation with an attorney in Illinois can help you learn more about your… read more
Back Injuries After a Car Accident
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | October 27, 2023 | Car Accidents
Any car accident can cause injuries and trauma to the body — especially your back and spinal cord. Minor back injuries can result in nerve damage and pain, while more severe back injuries can lead to paralysis and limitations on your range of motion. Even low-speed car wrecks can inflict trauma to your back and… read more
Can You Sue for Emotional Distress in Naperville, IL?
Mark W. Mathys | October 27, 2023 | Personal Injury
You deserve compensation for a physical injury that someone else caused you to suffer, as well as its direct consequences—medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. But do you deserve compensation for your emotional distress? The answer is yes, but the facts and circumstances of your case will dictate your legal options. Emotional… read more
How Much Does a Lawyer Cost in Illinois?
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | September 21, 2023 | Personal Injury
If you are in need of legal assistance and representation, dealing with the cost of hiring a lawyer can seem overwhelming. Whether you are involved in a car crash or injured in a slip and fall accident, a lawyer can be very helpful. Depending on the type of lawyer and area of law that they… read more
9 Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation in DuPage County
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | September 8, 2023 | Personal Injury
When you are involved in an accident, it is important to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer. Most personal injury lawyers offer a free consultation for potential clients in DuPage County, Illinois. A free consultation allows you an opportunity to discuss your case and ask questions without being obligated to hire the attorney. What… read more
Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuits
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | September 5, 2023 | Product Liability
If you are currently serving in the military or are a veteran, you may be entitled to financial compensation in a combat earplugs lawsuit. Some users of defective Combat Arms Earplugs experienced hearing loss and tinnitus. 3M manufactured and sold Combat Arms Earplugs after buying Aeros Technology in 2008. These earplugs were standard-issue equipment in… read more
Why Do Rear-End Collisions Happen and Who’s To Blame?
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | August 2, 2023 | Car Accidents
Rear-end collisions are terrifying accidents that you often don’t see coming. Even if you do see a vehicle coming toward you in your rearview mirror, you may not be able to avoid the collision. These accidents can leave you with serious, life-changing injuries that impact you and your family. Rear-End Accident Statistics Rear-end accidents are… read more
What Happens if I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty?
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | July 27, 2023 | Miscellaneous
Receiving a jury duty summons in the mail is an anxiety-inducing event for most people. When you receive a summons for jury duty, you may have to put other parts of your life on hold. This may include missing work, canceling your plans, or rescheduling appointments to attend jury selection. Plus, a jury duty summons… read more
How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?
Mark W. Mathys | July 19, 2023 | Personal Injury
“Pain and suffering” is a form of non-economic damages that you might claim in a personal injury lawsuit. Often, pain and suffering damages amount to more than 50% of the total amount of a personal injury claim. What Are Pain and Suffering Damages in Illinois? Different states apply different meanings to the term “pain and… read more