When to Get a Lawyer for a Car Accident

September 11th, 2019 - Posted by: Tuite Law

Traffic collisions impact communities all across the country. According to data provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 4,091 accidents reported in the City of Rockford in 2016 alone. Altogether, these crashes resulted in a total of 1,444 injuries.  Even if you are a safe driver, you could still end up in a […]

Semi Truck Accident in Illinois

August 6th, 2019 - Posted by: Tuite Law

Semi-trucks can be seen driving up and down Illinois, transporting goods from our state to other parts of the nation and back again. If you’ve ever shuddered when coming upon one of these rigs, we can’t blame you. Large commercial trucks go by many names, semi-truck, big rig, tractor-trailer, and 18-wheeler. Regardless of the name, […]

What is the Difference Between SSI and SSDI?

July 10th, 2019 - Posted by: Tuite Law

The federal government has two programs that provide benefits to disabled people: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). You might qualify for both, and the application process is the same. However, you should understand the differences between them. Qualifying for SSDI SSDI is the main disability program in the U.S. and […]

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Suit?

July 10th, 2019 - Posted by: Tuite Law

Wrongful death lawsuits allow surviving family members to receive compensation after a loved one is killed wrongfully. These are very complicated lawsuits to bring, with many requirements that differ from those of a typical personal injury claim. As a prominent Illinois personal injury law firm, one question we receive is, “Who can file a wrongful […]