What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?

Monday, August 10, 2015

Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers and fathers. While the expectant parents must wait nine months to meet their child, they are given a due date to look forward to. However, determining due dates is not an exact science. While a few days too late or too early do not automatically put a … Continue reading What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?

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Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?

Thursday, August 06, 2015

In Illinois, an employee is liable for any injury an employee sustains during the course of their employment. Workers’ compensation laws strictly state that any illness or injury that occurs during an employee’s duties could make the employee eligible to collect workers’ compensation benefits. However, when an employee gets food poisoning, proving eligibility becomes much … Continue reading Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?

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5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case

Monday, August 03, 2015

Personal injury lawsuits are inherently complex. This is why individuals who are injured will turn to the expertise and guidance of a personal injury attorney. An attorney can gather key pieces of information to help build a case and win their client the compensation they deserve. However, while an attorney is extremely helpful in a … Continue reading 5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case

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Injured by Fireworks – Can I Sue?

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fourth of July celebrations rarely occur without fireworks. However, the majority of those lighting fireworks for part of the celebration do not use basic safety precautions while doing so, which can lead to serious injury. According to the National Fire Protection Association, thousands of people every summer – typically children and teens – are injured … Continue reading Injured by Fireworks – Can I Sue?

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Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ

Monday, July 27, 2015

Summertime means longer days and more time outdoors to spend with family and friends. It is also BBQ season, which means more homeowners will be firing up their gas, propane, and charcoal grills. Unfortunately, grilling season is also one of the busiest seasons for injury. From burns to smoke inhalation, grills pose a safety hazard … Continue reading Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ

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Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claims

Thursday, July 23, 2015

When a patient is injured due to the negligence of their physician or another healthcare professional, they may seek out an attorney to file a medical malpractice claim. An attorney will conduct a case evaluation to assess the validity of the claim and determine if it is worth pursuing. To make the consultation appointment more … Continue reading Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claims

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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Anxiety?

Monday, July 20, 2015

Workers’ compensation covers any illness or injury that is the result of job-related duties. When an employee is physically injured or suffers from a work-related disease, it is easy to determine their eligibility. However, what if an employee suffers from job-related stress or develops an anxiety disorder because of their job? Determining eligibility for anxiety … Continue reading Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Anxiety?

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How a Cellphone Can Help After an Accident

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Cell phones do more for their owners than simply keep them in touch with loved ones and the rest of the world. In fact, this form of technology can actually improve an accident victim’s chance of compensation in a claim. While talking or texting on a phone is prohibited while operating a vehicle, after an … Continue reading How a Cellphone Can Help After an Accident

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Common Signs of Emotional Abuse in Nursing Homes

Friday, July 10, 2015

The decision to place a loved one in an elder care or nursing home facility is extremely emotional and challenging for many people. Family members hope for the smoothest adjustment possible, facilitated by caring and knowledgeable medical professionals. Most nursing homes and their staff have the best interests of residents in mind at all times. … Continue reading Common Signs of Emotional Abuse in Nursing Homes

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The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Friday, July 03, 2015

Drowsy driving is often referred to as “the third D” in the top three causes of automobile accidents. Drunk driving and distracted driving can be legally determined by certain clues. A Breathalyzer or sobriety test can alert law enforcement to intoxicated driving, and a badly timed text message or cell phone call can indicate distracted … Continue reading The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

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