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Getting to Know Calumet City: Facts and Local Guide

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The Kryder Law Group has helped residents of Calumet City for decades. Our firm handles car, truck and motorcycle accidents for those injured in Calumet City, Illinois. We also handle workers’ compensation claims, premises liability claims, medical malpractice and all types of personal injury claims. Learn more about Calumet City, Illinois in our local guide...

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

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Who can recover in a wrongful death lawsuit? When we ask the question, “who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?” what we are really asking is who can recover damages and get compensation for the wrongful death. Under the Illinois Wrongful Death Act (740 ILCS 180/0.01, et al.), wrongful death lawsuits must be brought by...

Getting to Know North Chicago: Facts and Local Guide

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The Kryder Law Group has helped residents of North Chicago for decades. Our firm handles car, truck and motorcycle accidents for those injured in North Chicago, Illinois. We also handle workers’ compensation claims, premises liability claims, medical malpractice and all types of personal injury claims. Learn more about North Chicago, Illinois in our local guide...

Getting to Know Chicago Heights: Facts and Local Guide

Located approximately 31 miles south of the Chicago Loop, Chicago Heights is a city notable for its rich manufacturing base. It was once the most important steelmaking communities around Chicago and is currently inhabited by several industries ranging from automobile to chemical manufacturing companies. The city sits on the high land of the Tinley Moraine,...

Out of State Subpoena

The Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act (UIDDA) Illinois has a law called the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, codified as 735 ILCS 35/1 et seq., that helps streamline subpoenas and depositions in other states. Nearly all states have enacted similar statutes and adopted the UIDDA. As of October 2019, the only states that...

Getting to Know Schaumburg: Facts and Local Guide

The Kryder Law Group has helped residents of Schaumburg for decades. Our firm handles car, truck and motorcycle accidents for those injured in Schaumburg, Illinois. We also handle workers’ compensation claims, premises liability claims, medical malpractice and all types of personal injury claims. Learn more about Schaumburg, Illinois in our local guide including information about:...

Chicago Snow and Ice Slip and Fall Lawsuits

As everyone in Chicago knows, wintertime can be bitterly cold. As the temperature plummets, more often than not, the weather forecast includes snow and ice… and more snow. Around this time of year, we get a lot of questions about who is responsible for a slip and fall on ice and snow. You might be...

Getting into an Accident with a USPS Mail Truck

Accidents involving United States Post Office vehicles occur all the time. But it’s important to understand that accidents involving the USPS are handled differently than a regular vehicle accident and special consideration must be given to its unique process and deadlines in order to successfully recover from the USPS for potential juries and damages. Below...

Getting to Know Mount Prospect: Facts and Local Guide

Mount Prospect is a village in Cook County, Illinois. It is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Chicago and just 4 miles north of the O’Hare International airport. If you are looking for a peaceful place to live in, Mount Prospect is just it. The village’s crime rate is well below the national average. No...

How to File a Lawsuit in Illinois

Filing Your Own Civil Lawsuit – Steps to Handle a Legal Dispute Accidents happen all the time in life. If you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or are involved in an accident, you may want to sue them and will consider filing a lawsuit against the other party. This can feel...

Getting to Know Dolton: Facts and Local Guide

Dolton is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, just 21 miles south of Chicago. You can get to it from Chicago via the Interstate 94 Express within 30 minutes. It’s bordered by Chicago to the north and Riverdale to the east. Dolton and neighboring community Riverdale were a single community once until they were...

Getting to Know Oak Lawn: Facts and Local Guide

Oak Lawn is a suburb of Chicago, located 18 miles southwest of the city. You can get from Chicago to Oak Lawn via the Interstate-94 Express and US-12 W/US-20 W/W 95th St. The village of Oak Lawn is situated in Cook County, Illinois and is pretty much landlocked by other Chicago suburbs. You can’t visit...

Getting to Know Maywood: Facts and Local Guide

The Kryder Law Group has helped residents of Maywood for decades. Our firm handles car, truck and motorcycle accidents for those injured in Maywood, Illinois. We also handle workers’ compensation claims, premises liability claims, medical malpractice and all types of personal injury claims. Learn more about Maywood, Illinois in our local guide including information about:...