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 […]

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

June 4th, 2019 - Posted by: Tuite Law

Put simply, medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider departs from the generally accepted standard of care and injures a patient. At our firm, we have met with many people who have been injured by careless doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, dentists, or other health care professionals. It isn’t always clear that you have a medical […]

What Percentage of Motorcycle Accidents are Fatal

June 4th, 2019 - Posted by: Tuite Law

Motorcycles have the potential to be extremely dangerous. Riders are inherently exposed — and when accidents occur, the consequences can be devastating. Tragically, fatal motorcycle accidents remain a serious problem in Illinois and throughout the United States. Here, our Rockford, IL motorcycle accident attorneys review the data on deadly motorcycle accidents and we highlight some […]