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Deal with Insurance Adjusters - Wrongful Death
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Dealing With Insurance Adjusters after Wrongful Death

After the unexpected loss of a loved one from a catastrophic motor vehicle, slip and fall, drowning, or workplace accident, the last thing you want to deal with is a pushy insurance adjuster. Legally, you don’t have to speak with them immediately. You have the right to seek legal counsel first.  That way, you can […]

Kinds of Wrongful Deaths in Quad Cities
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What Are Different Kinds of Wrongful Deaths?

Within the legal field, wrongful deaths are defined as deaths that are the direct result of intentional or negligent acts of wrongdoing by another person or entity. There are a variety of circumstances that can result in a wrongful death accident in the Quad Cities area…

questions to ask a personal injury attorney
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Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

Choosing the right and best Davenport personal injury lawyer is not a decision to be taken lightly; you want a trustworthy attorney who is compassionate, experienced, and, most importantly, will fight for you in court. When you are suffering, in pain, injured, and potentially losing valuable income because of an accident caused by someone’s negligence. […]

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What to Do If You Are Hit by a Driver Swerving to Avoid an Animal?

During the Fall, it’s not uncommon to cross paths with deer, raccoons, foxes, and other wildlife while driving in the Quad Cities. If an animal darts out in front of your car, the first thing you will likely do is swerve to avoid it. While this is many people’s first instinct, swerving to avoid an […]

Quad Cities Passenger Injuries
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I Was Injured as a Passenger in a Car Accident, Now What?

Car accident injuries to passengers in Iowa and Illinois are just as severe as those sustained by the drivers of the vehicles involved. Sometimes these injuries are even worse, depending on the kind of accident and where the vehicle was struck. Thankfully, you can seek financial compensation for your injuries if you are a passenger. With that in mind, here are 15+ factors you need to know if you’ve been injured as a passenger in a car accident.

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Common Fall Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Autumn has hit the Quad Cities, and while the temperatures have been above 80 degrees recently, the weather is expected to change drastically soon. Unfortunately, a sudden change in weather and sunlight conditions also means a higher chance of fall accidents. To help you and the members of your household avoid common fall accidents, the […]

Halloween safety tips
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Halloween Safety Tips From a Personal Injury Attorney

Halloween is an exciting time. With trick-or-treating, parties, and a host of other festivities, the season is a busy one. However, with all the fun comes some danger—not the kind you find in a haunted house. Halloween presents many real dangers, especially for children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children […]

shoulder injuries from car accidents
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Common Shoulder Injuries from Car Accidents

Shoulder injuries from car accidents are among the most common types of bodily harm experienced during a traffic collision. Shoulder injuries result from rubbing against hard surfaces, being yanked around, or bracing for impact. Shoulder injuries can be extremely painful, take months or even years to heal, and restrict movement, making it difficult to carry […]

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics for IL and IA

At Winstein, Kavensky & Cunningham, our motorcycle accident lawyers have more than 50 years of experience representing injured Quad City riders. We’ve learned a few things about Illinois and Iowa motorcycle accident statistics that we’d like to share. Knowing this information may help motorcyclists and drivers be more aware of making decisions that make our […]

contrecoup injury
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What Is a Contrecoup Injury?

According to Johns Hopkins University, a contrecoup injury occurs when the brain jolts backward and hits the skull on the opposite side, which causes bruising. A contrecoup injury is just one type of brain injury that can happen after any kind of accident where the head experiences trauma. The Quad Cities personal injury attorneys at […]