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Are leasing companies exempt from negligent truck drivers’ actions?

Are leasing companies exempt from negligent truck drivers’ actions?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that truck crashes have increased in the past few years. According to Illinois […]

Do electronic records pose a risk to patient safety?

Do electronic records pose a risk to patient safety?

The Affordable Care Act has changed many facets of health care for Illinois residents. Not all of these changes are […]

Will proposed workers’ comp changes help injured Illinois workers or harm them?

Will proposed workers’ comp changes help injured Illinois workers or harm them?

Workers’ compensation is designed to help injured employees recover after a trauma on the job. Gov. Bruce Rauner of Illinois […]

3 tips on living with a disability budget

3 tips on living with a disability budget

Social Security Disability benefits are only available to people who cannot perform gainful work. In 2015, people earning over $1,090 […]

What are the 2 leading causes of medication errors?

What are the 2 leading causes of medication errors?

Every individual reacts to medication differently, as many a medical malpractice lawyer in Illinois knows. Discovering the appropriate drug and […]

Are lab workers at risk for repetitive motion injury?

Are lab workers at risk for repetitive motion injury?

Laboratory work can be a fascinating and challenging job. Unfortunately, lab workers also face the danger of repetitive motion injury […]

Can older drivers become impaired faster?

Can older drivers become impaired faster?

There is an increasing amount of focus on the effects of alcohol impairment behind the wheel due to the alarming […]

Is your depression work-related?

Is your depression work-related?

Working from 8 to 5—or even longer—can be hard on the brain and the emotions. Many people in America suffer […]

Genetics-based medical treatment is not without problems

Genetics-based medical treatment is not without problems

Many doctors and politicians are hailing genetics-based medical treatments as the future of medicine. With the personalized attention this medical […]

Falls a major contributor of nursing home deaths

Falls a major contributor of nursing home deaths

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1,800 elderly nursing home residents die every year due to fall-related […]

Surgery: What are your risks?

Surgery: What are your risks?

Most Chicago patients are aware that no surgery is without risk, no matter how insignificant the procedure may seem. Those […]