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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Michael V. Favia is Listed Among Peer Selected Leading Lawyers for 2019

Michael V. Favia is Listed Among Peer Selected Leading Lawyers for 2019

Fewer than five percent of all lawyers in Illinois are selected through the peer review process to be recommended and named among the list of Leading Lawyers published annually. Skill, experience, and reputation in the practice of law are recognized by fellow attorneys who cast their vote for the best attorneys they know and trust.

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Chicago Personal Injury Attorney: What to Do After an Accident

Chicago Personal Injury Attorney: What to Do After an Accident

Michael V. Favia is a Chicago Personal Injury Attorney to Meet Before You Need Him Car accidents are scary. It can be stressful remembering what to do in an emergency. Likewise, remembering what not to do is also important. There are two things you can do right now to be prepared in the event you […]

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