Texting and driving is by far one of the most dangerous and unnecessary actions people can take while on the road. Illinois law prohibits the use of any handheld device for communications, texting, or talking while operating a motor vehicle. Anyone over the age of 19 can use hands-free devices to talk or a Bluetooth … Continue reading Laws and Liability for Texting and Driving Accidents
Sepsis is a life-threatening bodily response to an infection. Without treatment it leads to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sadly, sepsis kills more than 258,000 people each year, according to Sepsis Alliance. That is why the group started their National Sepsis Awareness Month to bring awareness to the public about this deadly infection, and … Continue reading National Sepsis Awareness Month: What is Sepsis?
An illness or injury is traumatic even when you receive care in a state-of-the-art hospital, with highly regarded physicians. Sadly, the problems you have might be compounded if a doctor or nurse makes a mistake and your condition becomes worse. While it can be difficult to determine if your complications are the result of malpractice, … Continue reading Is it Medical Malpractice or Just a Bad Outcome?
If you follow the news, you might have noticed one popular trend is already on its way out. The fidget spinners, which debuted and exploded earlier this year are now under heavy scrutiny by safety organizations and parents alike. Some countries have already pulled thousands from the shelves because of claims of dangerous parts and … Continue reading Are Fidget Spinners a Serious Risk for Your Child’s Safety?
While the idea of vehicles that can drive themselves is still well off in the future, other types of technology have emerged that could dramatically reduce car accidents. Naturally, car accidents will still heavily rely on motorists, how they interact with their vehicles, and the quality of the technology. However, new forms of technology are … Continue reading What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?
A traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranges from mild to severe. However, what most people do not realize is that these types of injuries can last a victim for the rest of their lives – even if they have a mild concussion. Most people, including injured victims, are unaware of the true scope of a TBI injury. … Continue reading Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury
Elderly Abuse Attorney Offers Advice on Selecting Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago Long-term care, such as an assisted living facility, provides an aging loved one with a safe place to live and access to a community-like environment. It can be soothing, healthy, and even prevent injuries. While seven out of ten Americans over the age … Continue reading 15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them
Compassionate Elder Care Attorney Helping Families in Chicago Identify Nursing Home Abuse Currently, the United States is experiencing a high volume of elderly in the population. With such great numbers, nursing homes across the country are finding themselves overwhelmed with patients. Sadly, to meet those demands, nursing homes are hiring inadequately trained staff or staff … Continue reading Warning Signs Your Loved One’s Nursing Home is Missing the Mark
Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains the Purpose of an IME Medical malpractice is tragic and can leave a victim with significant and permanent injuries. A patient injured by their physician’s negligence has the right to seek compensation from the negligent doctor. Negligence, from a malpractice standpoint, is not necessarily the same as negligence in an … Continue reading The Medical Malpractice Victim’s Survival Guide
Worker’s Compensation Attorney Helping Chicago’s Injured Successfully File Claims Employers rely on their insurance carrier to guide them through the workers’ compensation claim process, but what do you have? A claims representative is there for the employer. They guide them through the filing process, and they help find the proper care providers for your request. … Continue reading The Secret of Successful Workers’ Compensation Claims