When you think of manufacturer negligence, you may think of companies making and selling defective products that malfunction and cause injuries. While this is a common occurrence that leads to products liability claims, there is another way manufacturers can be negligent and lead to consumer injuries – failing to warn consumers of the risks of … Continue reading Inadequate Warnings of Product Risks Can Lead to Injuries
Illinois law clearly requires drivers to stop and remain at the scene of any car accident that resulted in property damage. If someone is injured, the driver has the duty to offer reasonable assistance to that person, as well as provide the necessary information to others involved in the accident. This includes the driver’s name, … Continue reading What Happens After a Hit and Run Motorcycle Crash?
Some people call them “fender-benders,” but in reality, a rear-end collision can result in serious property damage and injuries. Many people injured in this type of crash have the right to seek compensation from the at-fault driver, though the process is not simple. If you have been in a rear-end crash and believe someone else … Continue reading Causes and Effects of Rear-End Collisions
Doctors and hospitals prescribe and administer medications for many important reasons. Whether you are controlling your blood pressure, managing diabetes, fighting infections, or anything else, medication will likely be a part of your treatment plan. When medical professionals are dealing with many types of medication on a regular basis, the opportunity exists for serious errors … Continue reading Common Medication Errors that Cause Injuries to Patients
Pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers are commonly known as bed sores. Bedsores typically develop on skin covered by bony areas, such as the heels, ankles, hips, buttocks, shoulder blades, back of the head, backs, and sides of the knees, and the tailbone. Those most at risk for developing bedsores are those with medical conditions that … Continue reading Are Bed Sores a Sign of Hospital Negligence?
Illinois motorcycle accidents result in thousands of injuries and fatalities annually. According to the Insurance Information Institute, motorcyclists are much more likely to suffer a fatal injury in a motor vehicle collision. In 2015, there were approximately 3,506 motorcycle accidents statewide, resulting in 147 fatalities and 2,643 injuries. Motorcycles offer minimal protection during collisions, resulting in a motorcycle rider … Continue reading Motorcycle Accidents Can Cause Serious Injuries
Ridesharing has become a huge industry – not only in Chicago, but also throughout the country. Uber and Lyft dominate this industry, and they have raised the possibility of your being involved in a motor vehicle collision, simply because of the number of vehicle miles traveled. Ridesharing car accidents are subject to different rules which … Continue reading Protecting Your Rights after an Uber Accident
Due to the specialized care elderly adults require, families often make the difficult decision to place elderly family members in nursing homes. Sadly, elderly adults suffer abuse and neglect in the facilities their families entrust with their care. If you suspect nursing home abuse, contact the experienced Chicago nursing home abuse lawyers at Malman Law to discuss … Continue reading Four Signs of Nursing Home Abuse Never to Ignore
Most car accident cases settle out of court, leaving many victims wondering whether they need to retain an attorney to represent them. Some people reason is that if the insurance company is willing to simply write them a check, they actually save money by handling the matter themselves. While this may seem to make sense, … Continue reading Car Accidents 101: Do You Need an Attorney if the Insurance Company Wants to Settle?
The start of the school year is a hectic time for many households in Chicago. Parents will need to juggle work and other obligations with a demanding school schedule, homework, extracurricular activities, and more. It can be easy to forget to go over important safety tips and accident risks with your child. To help keep … Continue reading August is Back to School Safety Month