Are Your Household Cleaning Products Filled with Dangerous Chemicals?

Many common household cleaning products contain dangerous chemicals that can cause a variety of illnesses and injuries. A Chicago personal injury attorney often sees injury claims for skin rashes,... Read More

How to Document Your Personal Injuries

Documenting personal injuries is an essential process when pursuing a personal injury claim. This involves recording the injury itself, the expenses that have resulted from it, and the impact on the individual's life and work that the injury has caused. It is a process that should begin the moment the injury takes place. (Article continues below...
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Illinois Health Club Injuries

Health club injuries can range from minor sprains and pulled muscles to serious slip and fall injuries. With exercise equipment and heavy lifting, health club injuries are common, so most Illinois clubs have liability waivers in their contracts to protect against potential lawsuits with a Chicago injury lawyer. Thousands of people are hurt each year in gyms and health clubs...
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Accidental Shootings On The Rise In Chicago

Accidental gun violence is becoming an epidemic in the United States, leading to more than 7700 injuries between 2001 and 2010. Victims of accidental gunshots may pursue compensation for their injuries with the help of an accident lawyer. Gun owners are exposed to liability in three ways. Failure To Secure The Weapon Illinois gun laws make it a crime for a gun owner to...
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Jet Bridges Can Be a Gateway to a Serious Injury

Jet bridges provide a gateway to the world that millions of people every day walk across. While these seemingly innocuous pieces of machinery appear safe, they are in fact some of the most dangerous places travelers or airline workers will traverse in the course of their journey. These jet bridges pose a very real danger of serious injury or death. The bridge and the stairs...
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Social Security Disabilty Insurance Helping More Americans

Eased restrictions and increased classifications within the SSDI program are making it possible for more Americans to receive the benefits they need to survive. Since changes were made in the early 1980's, the program has expanded to include a number of disabling conditions that make it difficult for workers to stay in the workplace. It is estimated that just over 1 in 4...
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Four Ways Social Media Undermines Personal Injury Claims

Even with the strictest privacy settings in place, social media is a valuable target for defense attorneys in a personal injury lawsuit. Small mistakes using social media can cost victims thousands of dollars in compensation. There are four ways that social media can influence the outcome of a case handled by a Chicago personal injury attorney.   Extent Of...
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How an Injury Attorney in Chicago Proves Negligence

When someone sustains an injury or loses a loved one because of the negligent actions of another, an injury attorney in Chicago can help establish legal liability. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that thousands of people die and sustain serious injuries every day because of the negligence of others. In 2014, 32,675 people lost their lives in preventable car...
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Alarming Number of Bystanders Injured in Chicago-Area Police Pursuits

Police shootings have dominated the headlines, however, police pursuits have injured and killed more individuals over the last several years, and the Chicago-area statistics are shockingly high. Injury and Death Rates from Police Chases on the Rise in Chicago One study by the U.S. Department of Justice referred to police pursuits as the most dangerous activity conducted by...
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When it’s a Rough Ride

Illinois has the 12th highest fatality rate in the nation for cyclists, and each year an average of 27 cyclists are killed. Many thousands more are injured when automobile drivers fail to yield, other cyclists attempt to overtake them, or poorly maintained pathways cause riders to tumble from their bikes. Ridership naturally increases with the arrival of summer. More people...
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