What does the fine print mean?

Personal Injury

As us lawyers say, exculpatory clauses You see fine print everywhere. But what does...

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Medical Malpractice Myths

Personal Injury

What is a myth? A myth is widely-held but false belief or idea. You...

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Am I Legally Liable?

Personal Injury

I receive phone calls from current and past clients every week presenting different scenarios...

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Alsip Personal Injury Lawyers

Personal Injury

The Alsip Personal Injury Lawyers of McCready, Garcia & Leet, P.C have represented the citizens of Alsip and the surrounding south suburbs since 2000.  We have longstanding ties to the Alsip community. Personal injury cases will arise unexpectedly in so many different ways, you can never prepare for how or when one may occur to you or

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Hospitals Learning from Malpractice Litigation

Personal Injury

Much has been written about the medical malpractice "crisis" by doctors as well as hospitals.  But a recent op-ed article draws some interesting conclusions.  Professor Joanna Schwartz explains, "Experts agree that the best w...

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Fireworks Safety

Personal Injury

During this time of year, fireworks safety is very important. In some areas, letting off fireworks is not even legal. Be sure to check with your local police department for the most up to date regulations in your area. At McCready Law,...

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Expand Your Understanding of Personal Injury Law by Visiting the Sites Below

Personal Injury

Personal injury law includes auto accidents, truck accidents, slip and fall cases, dog bites, and more. The following links will help expand your understanding of personal injury law. The Illinois General Assembly posts the text of the Animal...

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3 Examples of Negligence Resulting in a Personal Injury

Personal Injury

Negligence is the most common basis for a personal injury lawsuit. Plaintiffs must establish four elements to win a negligence lawsuit: duty, breach, causation, and damages. The last two requirements involve proving that you were actually harmed an...

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The Gym: Healthy or Dangerous?

Personal Injury

an important part of their daily routine, helping them get ready for the day or unwind after a tough day of work. Methodically pounding out a few miles on the treadmill or pushing yourself to new strengths in the weight room can make the difference i...

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Biggest Settlement Speculation Doesn’t Always Give the Best Result

Personal Injury

Sometimes when people are offered a settlement from an insurer, they begin to call law offices to see if the figure offered is fair. Then when one lawyer tells them it isn’t fair and that they can get more money, their eyes go green and they pr...

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Quick Resources For Your Accident Claims

Personal Injury

Speaking with a personal injury lawyer immediately following an accident can make or break your case. McCready Law is committed to providing Chicago area residents with exceptional representation. If you have recently been in an accide...

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Shocking Wrongful Death Statistics

Personal Injury

The death of a loved one is hard to understand. And when the tragedy comes at the hand of another’s negligence, the confusion and pain grow even worse. No one can plan for such things, and no one is prepared when they happen to the people aroun...

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What Are Punitive Damages?

Personal Injury

If you have been hurt by an individual or corporation, filing a lawsuit can be the only way to achieve justice. Whether you have been hurt on the job or are the victim of a dog bite, only a qualified personal injury lawyer can help you determine if p...

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Weather, Distracted Driving Contribute to Deadly Year for Chicago Pedestrians, Bicyclists

Personal Injury

The year 2012 was a bad one for Chicago pedestrians and cyclists, according to the Chicago Police Department. Forty-eight pedestrians were killed by motor vehicles on Chicago streets over the course of the year-- a jump over the previous three years....

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