Car crash yields two settlements – workers’ comp and liability

Accidents , Settlements

Many people drive for a living.  Whether a UPS driver or delivery driver or truck driver, many people drive for a living.  When someone is an auto accident, and they were on the clock for their employer, they have two cases.  This situation occurred with one of our clients recently.  Our client drive shuttle company

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CTA Bus Settlement for Brain Injury

Settlements

Our client, a 52-year-old woman, suffered a traumatic brain injury, laceration to her head requiring staples, a collapsed lung, a fractured wrist and laceration to her eye when she fell on a bus as a result of the bus driver suddenly braking causing our client, who was walking in the middle of the bus to

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Child’s Leg Injury Recovery

Settlements

Our client, an 8-year-old girl, was seriously injured and horrifically disfigured when her left knee was impaled by limbs from a small bush that had been trimmed down low to the ground in a way that they resembled small spears sticking up from the ground. While at school, a ball she was playing with rolled

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Should I Settle My Personal Injury Claim? | Chicago Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury , Settlements

When you’re injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, it would be natural...

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McCreadyLaw in the News

In The News , Recent Cases , Settlements

Many of the firm’s cases have made the local and national news Over the...

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Worker killed in factory

In The News , Recent Cases , Settlements

McCready Law were recently retained by the family of a worker killed in an...

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Recent settlement takes 7 years!

Recent Cases , Settlements , Workers' Compensation

There is an expression that “The Wheels of Justice move slowly.”  This is appropriate...

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Slip and fall on ice settlement

Premises Liablity , Settlements

The law in Illinois on slip and fall on ice cases Many people don’t...

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CTA sudden stop settlement

CTA Accidents , Settlements

Many of our clients use public transportation, including the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).  While...

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Return client nets large worker’s comp settlement

Settlements , Workers' Compensation

At McCready Law, we love to hear from former clients.  We are proud when...

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Union member injures hand while on picket line

Recent Cases , Settlements

We represent many union members and proudly support union causes.  Most of our union...

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Motorcycle Death Results in Settlement for Family

Motorcycle Accidents , Settlements

Tragedy struck when our 28 year old client lost control of his motorcycle.  He...

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Policy Limit Settlement

Settlements

McCready Law handles many cases where the injuries and damages exceed the available insurance limits. Being in Chicago, we have many clients who sustain serious injuries and the at fault driver has the state minimum insurance limits of $20,000. As a side note, the state minimum insurance rises to $25,000 on January 1, 2015. However,

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Multiple accidents = multiple recoveries

Recent Cases , Settlements

Sometimes our clients have the unfortunate luck to be involved in multiple car accidents.  This can complicate the prosecution of both accidents because insurance companies try to blame the other accident for our client's injuries, and thus avoi...

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