Snow, Ice and the Dangers of Winter

The winter months are fraught with injury risks, and many residents of Chicago do their best to prepare for the dangers of snow and ice. Damp, slippery conditions can lead to injury, and many injured... Read More

Common Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

The moments directly following a car accident are sure to be filled with stress. Even a minor accident can be enough to leave drivers out of sorts and in a vulnerable position where it is all too easy to make poor decisions. With that in mind, here are a few common mistakes that can be avoided after a car accident: Not Exchanging Information or Calling Police While some...
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Need for Speed Accounts for More Than 1/3 of Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were an estimated 5.7 million auto accidents in the United States in 2013 resulting in approximately 32,720 fatalities. Speeding was a factor in 29 percent of those deaths (9613). Unfortunately, data reported by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) regarding speed related accidents in...
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Avoid Slips, Falls and Other Winter Injuries in Chicago

When winter comes to Chicago, the seasonal change brings injury risks along with the holiday festivities. Some of winter's hazards are obvious. For example, most Chicago drivers know how to navigate snowy and icy roads, and commuters who take public transportation know to protect their skin from freezing winds. However, other risks are caused by businesses and property owners...
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Why Opt-Out Plans Lead to Workers’ Compensation Struggles

Workers’ compensation reform has been a serious topic of debate in Chicago, in recent months. As Illinois state legislators continue to discuss ways to save money, workers are concerned about how these changes could affect them. Over the past ten years, states across the nation have been making significant changes to America’s workers’ comp system, and these changes...
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Why Patients Should Fear Diagnostic Errors

Errors in diagnosis are the top cause for medical malpractice lawsuits in the United States. Despite these staggering statistics, diagnostic errors have not been the subject of attention in Chicago the way that other malpractice issues, such as hospital-acquired infections, obstetrical negligence and medication errors have. Dr. Gordon Schiff, a faculty member at Harvard...
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