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Are Your Household Cleaning Products Filled with Dangerous Chemicals?

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, respiratory problems, and chemical burns caused by household cleaning products.

Infections In The Neonatal ICU Remain A Major Problem

Infections In The Neonatal ICU Remain A Major Problem

A recent Reuters investigation found that the problem of healthcare-associated infections in neonatal intensive care units is worsening and the healthcare industry appears to be covering up the problem. A study published in the Archives of Medical Science in 2012 found that healthcare-related infections was one of the leading causes of death for newborns, especially those born prematurely.

Involved in a Taxi Accident? Taxi Color May Be Important to a Case

Involved in a Taxi Accident? Taxi Color May Be Important to a Case

Choosing a yellow taxicab could mean avoiding a car accident. A newly released study demonstrates that yellow taxicabs experience 9% […]

Chicago Begins Planning for Driverless Car Future

Chicago Begins Planning for Driverless Car Future

Chicago is beginning to prepare for a future in which driverless cars share the road with human-driven cars, even as it debates the efficacy and safety of this new technology. Most automakers and experts believe that self-driven cars will begin operating commercially between 2018 and 2020, depending on the numerous hurdles that remain.

OSHA requiring employers to track workplace hazards

OSHA requiring employers to track workplace hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new rules that now require employers to collect data on workplace injuries […]

How Damages Are Calculated in Accident Cases

How Damages Are Calculated in Accident Cases

Calculating damages in injury accidents is complex, involving considerations such as disfigurement, the loss of quality of life, ongoing medical […]

Experts Recommend Improved Vehicle Safety Laws in Illinois

Experts Recommend Improved Vehicle Safety Laws in Illinois

Traffic fatalities have risen in the past two years in Illinois and the rest of the country, leading safety experts […]

How to Document Your Personal Injuries

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 […]

Disturbing Facts About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Disturbing Facts About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Driving distractions endanger the lives of drivers, passengers, other motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. By educating the American public about the danger that distracted driving imposes and the impact it has throughout the nation, it is hoped that a significant number of severe injuries and deaths can be prevented.

New Textalyzer App May Eliminate Distracted Driving

New Textalyzer App May Eliminate Distracted Driving

New York lawmakers have proposed to give police officers a new device called a Textalyzer to help reduce the high […]

Do Airbags Save Lives & Reduce Injuries?

Do Airbags Save Lives & Reduce Injuries?

Government studies show that nearly 3.3 million airbags have been deployed in automobile accidents, saving hundreds of thousands of lives. They are also credited with preventing or minimizing personal injuries. However, car accident attorneys have seen many instances where these devices designed to save lives and prevent injury have caused fatalities and created severe secondary injuries.