National Law Day: Your Injury Claims and Lawsuits Make a Difference

National Law Day is celebrated around the country on May 1st each year. The goal is to promote the legal profession and help people understand the role of law in American society. What Is National Law Day? In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower established National Law Day to promote the principles of government under law. […]

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Slip and Falls: What Are the Long Term Effects of a Broken Neck?

A fall that causes trauma to the neck and spine can result in permanent nerve damage which can not be surgically repaired. A broken neck and severe spinal cord injuries may result in paralysis. The Impact of Cervical Injuries Neck trauma often results in fractures and broken bones that may cause life-altering injuries, including loss […]

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Workplace Accidents Rise with Daylight Savings Time

Research shows a rise in workplace accidents and injuries with the arrival of Daylight Savings Time each year. Setting the clock forward leads to workers who are fatigued and sleep-deprived. The Dangers of Daylight Savings Time According to two different studies published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, switching to Daylight Savings Time each spring […]

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Did Your Baby Suffer Birth Injuries as a Result of Ultrasound Medical Malpractice?

Medical errors during pregnancy ultrasound exams can lead to genetic abnormalities in developing fetuses. Ultrasound Birth Injuries Ultrasounds are routinely used by medical professionals and hospitals to examine the overall health of a pregnant woman and her developing fetus. Although most procedures are considered completely safe for mother and child, errors do occur. Most medical […]

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How to Prepare for Your Workers’ Comp Hearing

Preparing in advance for a workers’ comp hearing can help ensure injured workers in Chicago come away with a fair settlement. A work injury lawyer often helps clients prepare by reviewing information in reports and records and how the injury occurred, creating a medical timeline, gathering and interviewing witnesses, and going over sample questions. Illinois […]

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Top Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centers in Illinois

Victims of traumatic brain injury often require life-long medical treatments and extensive therapy in top TBI rehabilitation centers in Illinois that specialize in brain and spinal cord damage. TBI Rehabilitation A traumatic brain injury can result in permanent damage to the brain and spinal cord that requires specialized rehabilitation. Since brain injuries affect so many […]

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Police Code of Silence: Is Chicago Liable for Injuries?

The code of silence among police officers is enforced to create a bond of solidarity, but it often results in financial liability when injuries occur. Dangers of a Police Code of Silence When the police code of silence perpetrates injury on innocent victims, or in some cases criminals, city officials may pay the price. The […]

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How to Settle An Accident Claim Without An Attorney

Victims may be able to settle accident claims without a lawyer in some cases, but when liability or the value of the claim is disputed, they generally must have the time, financial ability, legal knowledge, and resources available to prove their case. Otherwise, they may be forced to accept less than their lost wages, medical […]

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Should You Be Afraid to Report Workplace Injuries?

Employees should not be afraid to report workplace injuries or hazardous conditions. The Occupational Safety and Health Act prohibits employer retaliation against employees who report workplace violations or file work injury claims. OSHA regulations mandate workplace safety for all employees. Workplace Protections OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program protects employees from retaliation for reporting violations of workplace […]

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