Entries by Glenn & West

What You Need to Know About Illinois Inheritance Laws

Illinois estate law can be complicated. It takes an experienced estate attorney to examine an individual’s affairs and make recommendations for what to expect in matters like asset division, estate tax, and debt repayment. These complicated legal matters become a concern for anyone considering the creation of an estate plan or attempting to navigate the […]

How to Make the Most of a Personal Injury Lawyer Free Consultation

Personal injury lawyers help clients recover compensation for injuries caused by others. Fortunately, most (like our firm) offer free consultations to injury victims, during which the lawyers review the case and determine the next appropriate steps. If you have a free consultation coming up soon, there are a few simple tasks that you can do […]

How to Get Power of Attorney in Illinois

Power of attorney is a powerful 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 […]

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 […]