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Coping with A Loved One’s Brain Injury

Posted on August 7th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

One of the most heartbreaking things we see as a brain injury lawyer is the effect that brain injuries have on families. The damage from brain injuries is often irreversible. At best, the quality of life of the victim is diminished. At worst, the victim loses part of what makes them who they are. We’ve […]

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Worker's Comp for Healthcare Workers: What You Need to Know

Posted on July 27th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

Healthcare workers face a unique set of circumstance in their daily work life. As such, they face a unique variety of health and safety risks such as bloodborne pathogens, drug exposure, and x-ray hazards, to name a few. Facing such risks, healthcare workers should be educated about workers’ compensation. Workers’ comp lawyers at the Shea […]

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Car Accident Legal FAQ

Posted on July 24th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

The legal repercussions of car accidents can be quite complicated. As a car accident lawyer, the Shea Law Group has compiled five of the most frequently asked questions regarding the legal implications of car accidents. These questions will give you some general guidelines on how to handle a car accident, but you should consult a […]

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Adding Insult to Injury: Signs You Hired a Bad Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on July 17th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

If you’ve been injured and need to hire a lawyer to pursue compensation on your behalf, you’re already in a tough spot. It would be nice if you could assume that the personal injury lawyer you hired will be a professional, but unfortunately, that’s not always the case. This post will cover some of the […]

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Should I Accept the Insurance Company's Offer?

Posted on June 26th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

Negotiating with an insurance company without the help of a personal injury attorney can be intimidating. Generally, you’re facing a huge corporation whose purpose is to pay out as little as possible in claims. But with a little knowledge of how the claims are valued and negotiated, you increase your chances of success. The best […]

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5 Most Common Injuries from Car Accidents

Posted on June 20th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

Road trips and vacations mean lots of driving. And while you make great memories, it’s important to be safe because, the more you drive, the more likely you are to have a car accident. Personal injury lawyers see many clients injured in car accidents, and their injuries vary from cuts and scrapes to broken bones. […]

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Common Accidents Associated with Summertime in Chicago

Posted on June 12th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

Without fail, summertime brings with it barbecues, pool parties, outdoor sports, and campfires. But with all the fun activities, summer also brings an increase in accidents and injuries. Emergency rooms see it, as do personal injury lawyers. From an increase in more serious accidents like drowning to less serious things like sunburns, summertime is not […]

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5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

When you’ve been hurt, whether it’s from an auto accident, a work injury, or otherwise, you deserve justice. Your pain and suffering caused by someone else’s negligence should not be ignored. A Chicago personal injury lawyer provides you the attention and justice you deserve. But personal injury is a vague term for all the value […]

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4 Types of Brain Injuries—Not Just Concussions!

Posted on May 9th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

In recent years, the United States has seen a huge increase in awareness and concern for brain injuries. But with athletes at the center of the national spotlight, it can be easy to forget that brain injuries come in forms other than a concussion. And just as concussions cause lifelong symptoms in athletes, other brain […]

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5 Common Mistakes People Make Filing for Worker’s Compensation

Posted on April 28th, 2017 by Joseph Shea

Between all the paperwork, hearings and procedures involved with filing for worker’s compensation, it’s easy to see why so many people make mistakes. As a Chicago worker’s compensation attorney, the Shea Law Group has seen a fair share of clients who have made similar mistakes. Luckily, they’re not too hard to avoid so long as […]

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