7 Reasons Students Going to College Need Illinois Power of Attorney Documents

7 Reasons Students Going to College Need Illinois Power of Attorney Documents

Chicago healthcare and general practice attorney, Michael V. Favia, can help you and any students in your family ensure that if the situation should arise, parents and any directed agents or representatives are in place to assist as named and described in a power of attorney document. For an Illinois power of attorney document, contact the Favia Law Firm for an appointment in Chicago or Rolling Meadows.

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Homeowner Liability: Protecting Your Family and Assets

Filing a lawsuit against a friend or neighbor seems like the worst thing someone can experience, especially when seeing that person again is inevitable. If a guest is injured at your home or on your property where you are legally responsible, an insurance claim can be made. Before making a claim with any insurance company, contact a personal injury attorney first. With your Chicago injury lawyer, discuss your personal liability and exposure, because personal liability is possible if the insurance does not pay a claim or the claim exceeds the policy limits. At the end of the day, neighbors understand that some insurers will pay claims without a problem and others seemingly need a lawsuit on file to get people paid appropriately, and that’s why you need a lawyer like Michael V. Favia.

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Heavy Winter Snowstorm Makes Driving Dangerous in Chicago and Suburbs

Winter Snowstorm Makes Driving Dangerous in Chicago and Suburbs

More than 10 inches of snow in parts of Chicago and the suburbs make it dangerous to drive or travel for work, school, and other necessities. The major winter storm is creating dangerously icy and slippery driving conditions. All over the Chicagoland area, people are choosing to be safe and stay home, off the roads and expressways. Meanwhile, many of us must drive and get our families safely from place to place. It is our responsibility to keep our vehicles in good condition for winter weather and be prepared in the event of an emergency. And in the process, we should be good citizens and help one another when someone needs help, especially in snowstorm car accidents. Chicago car accident lawyers are available to help you at the Favia Law Firm (312) 609-6666.

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Pedestrian Fatalities Spike During COVID-19 Pandemic

Pandemic Spike in Pedestrian Fatalities and Personal Injuries in Illinois

People walking in Chicago and the suburbs can easily be injured and or killed by people driving cars, trucks, and even riding bicycles. Pedestrians can learn and adopt new safety habits to be more aware of surroundings and spot dangerous conditions before someone is injured or killed. Even if a pedestrian is injured by another pedestrian, or someone on a bike or skateboard, much less a car or truck, there are legal remedies and lawsuits to protect the injured, and the families of the injured and deceased. In some cases, there is municipal and business owner liability for the areas in and around sidewalks, crosswalks, and other paths where pedestrians are present.

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Slowing Down and Avoiding Car Accidents this Thanksgiving

Slowing Down and Avoiding Car Accidents this Thanksgiving

Slowing Down and Avoiding Car Accidents this Thanksgiving. While it takes a little practice and patience, the habit of slowing down and being safe can save your life and the lives of others. The more we use our GPS and cruise control, the more we can all relax while driving and learn to slow down and arrive there safely.

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Chicago Workers’ Compensation How it Works

Chicago Workers’ Compensation: How it Works

orney Michael V. Favia is a Chicago workers’ compensation attorney who can help injured employees who need benefits to pay their lost wages and medical expenses. If employees are injured or have an occupational disease from work, attorney Michael V. Favia can help the injured or sick employee file an application for workers’ compensation benefits with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. Illinois is a no-fault state for illness and injury, so it does not matter who is at fault for purposes of claiming benefits. Attorney Favia and his team at Michael V. Favia & Associates will walk the employee through the entire process from beginning to end and will represent them at the administrative hearings and any appeals if necessary. The process is much quicker and more efficient than traditional civil lawsuits for injuries.

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Labor Day Weekend Car Accidents

Labor Day Weekend Car Accidents: Call Chicago Injury Lawyers at the Favia Law Firm

Drive Carefully on Labor Day Weekend A sobering end to summer fun is the reality that Labor Day Weekend is one of the most dangerous times to be traveling. From people out of town and not knowing where they are going, to people driving under the influence, the statistics suggest you pay extra attention to […]

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Homeowner Liability for Guests and Injuries

Homeowner Liability for Guests and Injuries

Michael V. Favia is a Chicago personal injury lawyer with decades of experience with all types of negotiations and claims for injuries and losses. Whether you are injured at home, at another’s home as a guest, or driving there or back, we have you covered at the Michael V. Favia & Associates.

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Chicago Personal Injury Attorney Michael V Favia

Driver Safety on 4th of July Weekend: Tips from a Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer

Chicago personal injury lawyer Michael V. Favia has represented many Chicago area people and families of those injured in car accidents. Distracted driving, drug and alcohol, speed, weather, and mechanical issues all can lead to crashes involving serious injury. People might not think they are hurt at first because of the adrenaline spike in an emergency like a car crash. The days after, whiplash and other soft tissue injuries are painful. People may need to visit the chiropractor for neck, back, and spine pain and adjustments. The more seriously injured and fatal accident victims and their families need a smart and tough car accident lawyer.

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Building Code Violations

Building Code Violations: Commercial and Residential Issues

Being Aware of and Addressing Building Code Violations Rental properties can be great investments and sources of rental income. When buying and selling residential and commercial buildings to lease to tenants and businesses, be aware of building code violations. A building code violation can get in the way of the purchase or sale of a […]

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