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
How Safe Are Motor Scooters in Naperville, IL?
Mark W. Mathys | July 18, 2023 | Scooter Accidents
The National Association of City Transportation reports that there are more than 88 million annual trips by motor scooters. The trajectory skyrocketed in the last few years, with the scooter rental industry expanding to 109 cities by 2019, a 45% increase from the year before. This trend is expected to grow in the coming years…. read more
What Happens When You are At Fault for a Car Accident in DuPage County?
Mark W. Mathys | July 18, 2023 | Car Accidents
Car accidents can be challenging, especially when you are responsible for the collision. Understanding the factors that determine fault is critical to the outcome of your situation. If you are at fault for a car accident in DuPage County, IL, you should protect yourself by understanding your insurance coverage and hiring a lawyer. What Steps… read more
What Is CTE?
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | July 5, 2023 | Brain Injuries
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a name for a condition that affects the brain after repeated traumatic incidents. Although symptoms can lead to a suspected diagnosis of CTE, the condition can only be definitively diagnosed with an autopsy. Hence, many individuals have suffered from the disease without knowledge of having CTE and without treatment. Understanding… read more
Rear-End Collision Injuries and How You Can Recover
Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid | June 7, 2023 | Car Accidents
According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, rear-end crashes are the most common type of car accident in Naperville. In 2021, Naperville had 695 collisions in which the front of one vehicle collided with the rear of another vehicle. The city had a total of 1,876 crashes that year. Rear-end crashes accounted for 37% of… read more