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
How Long Can a Lawyer Hold Your Settlement Check?
Mark W. Mathys | May 29, 2023 | Personal Injury
Upon reaching a settlement in a personal injury case, it is natural to want your payment as soon as possible so you can move forward with your life. But you may not know that your lawyer can hold your settlement check in escrow before you actually receive the payment. This common practice may seem frustrating,… read more
Most Dangerous Highways in Naperville, IL
Mark W. Mathys | May 9, 2023 | Car Accidents
In 2021, there were 295,605 car accidents in Illinois. Of those, the Illinois Highway Safety Plan Annual Report found that 1,876 occurred in Naperville, IL. This means that less than 1% of all Illinois accidents happened in a city that contains more than 1% of the population of Illinois. This makes Naperville a proportionately safe… read more
10 Office Safety Tips
Mark W. Mathys | May 9, 2023 | Workplace Accidents
The National Safety Council reports that there were over four million workplace injuries requiring medical treatment by a doctor or hospital in 2021. While construction sites routinely see their fair share of workplace injuries and deaths each year, your work office can also hide dangers that threaten your safety and well-being. The following ten tips… read more
What Should I Wear to Court?
Mark W. Mathys | April 17, 2023 | Miscellaneous
Going to court for a personal injury lawsuit after a situation like a car accident can be stressful. Your DuPage County personal injury lawyer will prepare you for the trial. Understanding the process can help you remain calm and focused on your role throughout the process. Ideally, all court cases should be decided based on… read more
What Are the Odds of Dying in a Car Crash?
Mark W. Mathys | April 16, 2023 | Car Accidents
You use your car every day, from running errands to dropping off your children at school and sports to taking family vacations. You probably do not give much thought to the chance that you or a loved one could be seriously hurt or even killed in a car crash. Yet these terrible events do happen… read more
What Are the Highest Paid Types of Lawyers?
Mark W. Mathys | April 13, 2023 | Personal Injury
The legal profession is a diverse and dynamic field that offers many opportunities for attorneys. Although a successful legal career can be financially rewarding, the earning potential for any attorney varies greatly depending on the type of law, the attorney’s expertise, and many other factors. Top-Paid Legal Fields Not all law is made the same…. read more