Five Steps to Take to Be a Responsible Driver

October 7th, 2019 - Posted by: Tuite Law

Traffic accidents are one of the top causes of serious injuries in our communities. According to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, approximately 310,000 crashes are reported in the state each year. We can do better. Every motorist should put in the time, energy, and focus needed to become a safer and more responsible […]

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 […]