After a car accident, some victims report headaches. In fact, some studies have shown that 50 percent of individuals with headaches after an accident have been discharged from hospitals. Sometimes, even a year after the accident, that same group will complain of recurrent, chronic headache issues. Headaches are often the most common result of a … Continue reading Dealing With Chronic Headaches After an Accident
Immediately after your motor vehicle accident, you may find it difficult to decipher who is really at fault for the incident. The other party’s insurance provider can deny your injury claim if they believe that there is sufficient evidence to prove that you were at fault. In these situations, a third party witness is pivotal … Continue reading Finding Witnesses After a Car Accident
Most people working in construction are more than aware of the risks from above and those that are easily seen, but the latest data now suggests there are more risks than construction workers and site foremen may realize. In fact, it is estimated that a worker is injured once a minute during digs, and digging … Continue reading The Underground Dangers for Construction Workers
Medication and dispensing errors in hospitals, clinics and even nursing home facilities has become increasingly common, and now studies suggest that these errors can occur as often as once a day. The most common denominator in these types of negligence cases is the quantity of medications being prescribed and then administered on any given day … Continue reading Will Cutting Back on Prescriptions Reduce Dispensing Errors?
Traffic violations and motor vehicle accidents often go hand-in-hand. In fact, a driver’s violation of basic traffic rules often plays a pivotal role in why the accident occurred in the first place. Violations can range from speeding to driving while under the influence. Some common examples of minor traffic violations in Chicago include: Running a … Continue reading Traffic Violations and Your Personal Injury Case: What You Need to Know
Illinois lawmakers have been taking action against the disturbing increases in the amount of nursing home abuse cases in the state. In order to offer attorneys and police officers more concrete evidence of abuse, a bill was proposed in September that would allow patients and family members to elect for cameras to be installed in … Continue reading Some Illinois Nursing Homes May Now Monitor You on Camera
Safety is the center point for all motor vehicle advertisements – with manufacturers boasting about the latest technological advancements that improve safety and reduce the risk for accidents altogether. But, how effective are these highly advertised features, and do they actually stand up to the claims that they make to American consumers? More vehicles are … Continue reading Are Cars Today Safer?
A settlement is the most common way a personal injury lawsuit is resolved in the United States – and rarely do these claims go to trial. However, even the best planned out and negotiated settlements can encounter snags – the biggest of these being that the settlement is rejected by the court. While this instance … Continue reading Could Your Injury Settlement Be Rejected?
Most injured victims are dealing with not only the emotions involved in recovering from a serious injury, but the financial burden as well. They have compounding medical costs, lost wages and personal expenses that are difficult to cover as they deal with their recovery. It is not uncommon for a victim to wonder how long … Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?
Hospitals are meant to be a place that takes care of you when you are sick or injured and they are supposed to make you better. Sadly, this is not always the case. If you have been injured or your illness worsened due to substandard care at a local hospital, you may be wondering what … Continue reading Can I Sue if a Hospital Acted Negligently?