Entries by Glenn & West

10 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Lawyer

When you’re looking to hire a lawyer, you’ll most often begin with a consultation. During this time, you and your potential attorney discuss the specifics of your situation. To determine the eligibility of your case, your lawyer will have a lot of questions for you! But it’s equally important that you come prepared with your […]

What Are the Stages in a Personal Injury Case?

Being hurt in an accident can disrupt your life, and the financial losses and pain you experience can be life-changing. Fortunately, when you suffer an injury in an accident because of another person’s negligence in Illinois, a personal injury claim can get you the compensation you need to move on with your life. Compensation cannot […]

8 of the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in Illinois

Statistics regarding motor vehicle accidents in the United States of America are shocking. According to the NHTSA, 36,096 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2019, and many others were left with injuries. In the same year, an estimated 1,010 people died, and 89,133 people suffered injuries in motor vehicle accidents in Illinois. While some […]

What Is Comparative Negligence in Illinois?

When you’ve been injured in an accident, figuring out who’s at fault and how much you’re owed can be both confusing and frustrating. In the State of Illinois, it’s important to understand how the state’s modified comparative negligence law, sometimes called the contributory fault law, can contribute to the outcome of your claim and your […]

First Steps After a Car Accident in Illinois

At the Law Office of Glenn & West, LLC, we know that being involved in a car accident can be an upsetting experience. When you’re in a car accident, the shock can leave you feeling paralyzed about what to do next. Knowing what first steps to take after a car accident in Illinois can be […]

Catastrophic Injury Settlements

Being involved in a catastrophic accident is an overwhelming experience. Not only may the accident initially be shocking, painful, and upsetting, but it could also leave you or a loved one with serious long-term disability and harm. At the Law Offices of Glenn & West, LLC, our catastrophic injury attorneys will work with you to […]

7 Types of Personal Injury Damages

After an accident or incident wherein you or a loved one are injured, a civil insurance claim or civil lawsuit can be filed against the person or business that are at fault for that happening, which is known as the negligent party. If you are successful with your insurance claim or lawsuit, you can collect […]