Entries by Glenn & West

How to Get Power of Attorney in Illinois

Power of attorney is a tool that confers significant authority on a person to act on behalf of another. It should only be used in well-thought-out situations and only with a trustworthy individual.   Because a person with power of attorney can make binding, life-changing decisions for someone else, you should always consult with an experienced […]

New Laws to Protect American Cyclists

Bicycling continues to be a popular form of travel and recreation for Americans. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics recently reported an over 600 percent increase in spending on bicycles and accessories from March 2020 to March 2023. It is the third most popular outdoor activity in the United States, according to Statista. States across the […]

Why You Need a Construction Accident Lawyer

Construction sites are dangerous areas where accidents may be likely to occur. Whether your accident is the result of a slip and fall or the use of a defective product, you may be entitled to pursue compensation for your accident-related injuries and losses with the help of a construction accident lawyer. After a construction accident, […]

Legal Representation for Heinz Funeral Home Negligence

Losing a loved one is undoubtedly one of the most painful experiences a person can go through. During such a difficult time, families often entrust funeral homes to handle their loved one’s remains with the utmost care and respect. Unfortunately, not all funeral homes live up to these expectations, and instances of funeral home negligence […]

How to File an Insurance Claim for a Motorcycle Accident

When you’re injured or your motorcycle is damaged in an accident caused by another party, you may be entitled to compensation in Illinois. But how do you obtain that compensation? Filing an insurance claim is usually the right place to start your journey toward financial recovery. A motorcycle accident attorney at the Law Offices of […]

Important Questions to Ask Your Truck Accident Lawyer

The only silly question is the one you decide not to ask, or so the adage goes. But if you are like many truck accident injury victims, you may not know what questions to ask following a collision with a semi-trailer. You may be in such a state of shock that you legitimately expect others […]

3 Key Factors that Determine Personal Injury Settlement Value

When you have been injured by another person, receiving compensation is the result of either a successful lawsuit or a settlement agreement. While lawsuits may attract more attention and interest, most legal disputes will be resolved through a settlement. Settlements offer greater predictability, lower fees, and quicker resolutions than lawsuits, which makes them favored by […]

Is Delta-8 Legal in Illinois?

Delta-8 is a relatively new type of cannabinoid available in the Illinois marketplace. And although cannabis is legal in the state in certain forms, there exists some doubt as to Delta-8’s legality. So is Delta-8 legal in Illinois? Yes and no. The true answer depends on the specific circumstances. In any case, consumers who take […]

A Guide to Illinois Bankruptcy Laws

Bankruptcy is a court proceeding that can give individuals and entities much relief from overwhelming financial pressures. Under Illinois bankruptcy laws, bankruptcies can take various forms and can lead to partial or full discharge (a/k/a forgiveness) of debts or to financial restructuring that allows an individual or entity to better pay off its creditors. Types […]