What Is the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?

Most people assume that the terms “lawyer” and “attorney” can be used interchangeably. However, an attorney and a lawyer are technically different. While all attorneys are lawyers, not all lawyers are attorneys. Both lawyers and attorneys have graduated from law school, but attorneys passed the bar exam and have a license to practice law.  If… read more

When Do You Need To Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in Illinois?

In the aftermath of a car accident, it can be difficult to know what steps to take. One of the most important decisions you may have to make is when it is time to hire an attorney. After all, an experienced car accident lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve and protect your… read more

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in Naperville?

Should you hire a lawyer after a minor car accident? Well, that depends. Just how minor is “minor”? You might not need to hire a lawyer for a fender-bender. If your accident is any more serious than that, however, you might need a lawyer. It all depends on the details of your case. The Contingency… read more

FAQs: Car Accident Reports in Illinois

It is completely normal to feel overwhelmed and scared after a traffic collision. After all, car accidents usually happen without warning, and victims are often confused about the appropriate steps to take.  Following a motor vehicle accident in Illinois, it is critical to report the incident to the proper authorities. In most instances, this is… read more

Delayed Concussion Symptoms

A cut may bleed, and a broken bone may be instantly painful, but severe head injuries do not always result in immediate symptoms. While you may bump your head in an accident, the true extent of your injury may not be known for several days or weeks. If you have not received medical care, brain… read more

Jury Awards $1.4 Million To Mother Who Watched Baby Decapitated At Birth

LOUISVILLE – The Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid is proud to report that justice was served yesterday. In Louisville, Kentucky, a jury found in favor of Micheatria Donelson, represented at trial by Mark W. Mathys and local counsel Wade Yeoman and Larry Jones. The jury found that Ms. Donelson’s doctors were responsible when one… read more

2 killed, 1 Injured in Roselle Motorcycle Accident

Over the weekend, a tragic accident involving a motorcycle and a car in Roselle resulted in two deaths. Authorities are still investigating the accident, and toxicology tests are being conducted by the DuPage County Coroner’s office in order to determine whether alcohol or drugs were factors in the fatal motorcycle crash. Authorities reported that speed… read more