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Improper Disinfection: Is a Business Liable for Covid Injuries?

Improper Disinfection: Is a Business Liable for Covid Injuries?

Employers may be liable for failing to provide adequate protection to employees, which can result in employees contracting COVID-19. The question […]

Are These 5 Items in Your Car’s Emergency Kit?

Are These 5 Items in Your Car’s Emergency Kit?

There are several key items that are vital to a car’s emergency kit, all of which can help vehicle owners […]

Random Inspections May Reduce Truck Accident Rates

Random Inspections May Reduce Truck Accident Rates

Federal regulations require regular inspections and maintenance on all commercial trucks. Random roadside inspections performed while a driver is in […]

Failure to Diagnose Spinal Cord Abscess

Failure to Diagnose Spinal Cord Abscess

The misdiagnosis of a spinal cord abscess could result in serious injury or death, which is why the failure to […]

FDA Warns Consumers Against Using Hand Sanitizers with Methanol

FDA Warns Consumers Against Using Hand Sanitizers with Methanol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning to the American public about the dangers of using […]

Did Your Child Suffer Birth Defects After You Took Provigil or Nuvigil During Pregnancy?

Did Your Child Suffer Birth Defects After You Took Provigil or Nuvigil During Pregnancy?

The consumption of Provigil and/or Nuvigil during pregnancy may be responsible for cleft lips, cleft palate, heart defects, or microcephaly. In […]

Does Auto Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver in Illinois

Does Auto Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver in Illinois

In Illinois, most automobile insurance coverage follows the car. When an accident occurs, it is usually the vehicle owner’s insurance policy […]

Is the Covid-19 Pandemic Pushing Truckers Past Their Limits?

Is the Covid-19 Pandemic Pushing Truckers Past Their Limits?

A rise in essential delivery services across the nation is putting more trucks on American roads and highways and pushing […]

What Causes Commercial Vehicle Accidents?

What Causes Commercial Vehicle Accidents?

There are many causes of commercial motor vehicle accidents, including driver caused, vehicle caused, and environmental caused wrecks. In Illinois, it […]

Do I Need a Lawyer to Get Workers Compensation Benefits in Illinois?

Do I Need a Lawyer to Get Workers Compensation Benefits in Illinois?

While hiring a lawyer isn’t legally required to pursue a workers’ compensation claim, doing so often results in a better […]

Drowsy Uber Drivers Put Chicagoans at Risk

Drowsy Uber Drivers Put Chicagoans at Risk

Uber has developed an app that tracks and alerts drivers of their driving time and rest breaks. After 12 consecutive […]