Monthly Archives: April 2015

What Are the Damages Available in a Wrongful Death Case?

Losing a loved one in a preventable accident as a result of negligence is extremely difficult, and you may be interested in learning about filing a wrongful death lawsuit in DuPage County. If someone else’s negligence caused your loved one to die, you might be entitled to compensation under Illinois state laws. Recognizing that the death of a loved one can take a significant toll on family members, the wrongful death laws allow for several different types of compensation depending on the circumstances of your case. There are two primary categories under which wrongful death compensation can occur: damages related... Read More

Is It Too Late to Attempt Lawsuit Mediation?

If you are involved in a legal dispute in Will County, you may realize at some point or another that you like to take the dispute out of the courtroom and instead into mediation. Not every case will enter mediation at the same time, but this does not mean that you can not achieve success in mediation if you enter this process in the middle of the dispute. There are benefits to engaging in mediation at the outset of the case, but you may also be surprised to learn that mediation can work well if you have already gone through... Read More

What You Need to Know about Condo Association Disputes and Small Claims Court

Unfortunately, the dispute between a condo owner and the condo association can quickly grow out of control, leading both parties to end up in small claims court. The most common reasons for these disputes to enter small claims court are allegations that a member has not paid his or her dues, assessments, or fees. This is especially true when there are special fees assessed to pay for the upkeep of common areas. For the most part, condo owners have very little defense regarding the failure to pay these charges assessed by the condo association. These are obligations that the owner... Read More

What Kind of Conflicts Fall under the Umbrella of Condominium Disputes?

There are many different situations in which you might need a Cook County condominium dispute lawyer to help you resolve an issue effectively and expediently. Knowing when to call in an attorney is essential towards reducing the time and aggravation you must commit to resolving the dispute. While owning a condo can usually be a rewarding experience in homeownership, a broad range of disputes can make you feel frustrated about your living situation. You may have tried to resolve the issue on your own to no avail, leading you to the offices of a Cook County condominium dispute attorney. It... Read More