Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Resulting in more than 3,000 deaths and nearly half a million injuries each year, distracted driving is an epidemic that needs to be addressed. With teens and adults alike talking, texting, and engaging in other activities behind the wheel, it is time to take action and curb this common cause of unnecessary accidents. To help … Continue reading Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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What to Expect from a Birth Injury Claim

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Learning that your newborn has suffered a birth-related injury can be traumatic, especially if the injury could have been avoided. Sadly, approximately seven of every 1,000 babies born in the U.S. suffer a birth injury of one form or another as a result of medical malpractice. Birth Injuries and Birth Defects – Understanding the Difference … Continue reading What to Expect from a Birth Injury Claim

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9-Point Checklist for Motorcycle Safety

Monday, April 06, 2015

While the biggest threat to most motorcycle riders’ safety is the carelessness and inattentiveness of other drivers on the road, there are still plenty of things riders can do to reduce the risk of being in an accident.  Consider the following safety tips each time you go riding: 1. All the Gear, All the Time. … Continue reading 9-Point Checklist for Motorcycle Safety

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How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Thursday, April 02, 2015

If you have suffered a workplace injury, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits cover your medical expenses and lost wages – and if handled properly, entitle you to lump sum compensation. What You Can do to Increase Your Chances of Receiving Workers’ Compensation Here are some tips for making sure you … Continue reading How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice

Monday, March 30, 2015

Suffering harm at the hands of a doctor or hospital can be an unsettling experience. If you or a loved one has been injured while receiving medical care, you may have a claim for medical malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? The term “medical malpractice” refers to professional negligence by a doctor, nurse, or healthcare facility … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice

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What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability

Friday, March 27, 2015

As a homeowner, it is important to understand the laws that apply if someone gets injured on your property. As a general rule, homeowners can be held financially responsible for accidents that result from dangerous conditions existing in their homes or on their land. This stems from the fact that homeowners have a legal duty … Continue reading What Every Homeowner Should Know About Premises Liability

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Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

Monday, March 23, 2015

Let’s take a look at four facts most people don’t know about personal injury law in Illinois. 1. To win your case, you must prove that it is more likely than not that someone else’s negligence was a cause of your injuries. The burden of proof in personal injury cases is called the “preponderance of … Continue reading Four Things You Didn’t Know About Personal Injury Law

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The Right Way to Find a Nursing Home for Your Loved One

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Making the decision to transition a loved one into a nursing home can be extremely difficult. How do you know if it is the right thing to do? If it is the right thing to do, how do choose the best nursing home to fit their needs? Once you choose, how can you be sure … Continue reading The Right Way to Find a Nursing Home for Your Loved One

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The Dangers of Driving While Fatigued

Monday, March 16, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that more than 100,000 vehicle accidents every year are caused by drivers who are fatigued or fall asleep behind the wheel. Driving while drowsy can be extremely dangerous for you, your passengers, and other drivers on the road. Factors that Lead to Drowsy Driving The first step toward … Continue reading The Dangers of Driving While Fatigued

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Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rigs

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one involving a typical passenger car. These trucks are an essential part … Continue reading Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rigs

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