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Who Is Liable When a Train and a Semi Truck Collide

Who Is Liable When a Train and a Semi Truck Collide

Under the doctrine of vicarious liability, the railroad company may be held liable for damages when a moving train collides […]

Slip & Fall Injuries: Don’t Let the Ice Get You Down

Slip & Fall Injuries: Don’t Let the Ice Get You Down

During winter weather, sudden slip and fall accidents caused by icy driveways, sidewalks, and streets put thousands of people in […]

Recent Survey: Is Prevention Through Design the Answer to Decreasing Electric Shock Accidents?

Recent Survey: Is Prevention Through Design the Answer to Decreasing Electric Shock Accidents?

Electric shock accidents in the workplace can be prevented by designing safer equipment, guarding high-voltage equipment, checking proper grounding systems, […]

Trip and Fall Accident? These Are the Symptoms of a Brain Injury

Trip and Fall Accident? These Are the Symptoms of a Brain Injury

A brain injury can cause a variety of mild to severe symptoms ranging from nausea and fatigue to mental confusion, […]

How Joint and Several Liability Impacts Medical Malpractice Cases in Chicago

How Joint and Several Liability Impacts Medical Malpractice Cases in Chicago

When more than one party is guilty of negligent actions, joint and several liability plays a role in medical malpractice […]

Slip and Fall at the Grocery Store: Who Is at Fault?

Slip and Fall at the Grocery Store: Who Is at Fault?

Grocery store slip and fall accidents are often caused by negligent actions of store employees who block aisles with boxes, […]

Here’s How Vicarious Liability Can Maximize Your Recovery

Here’s How Vicarious Liability Can Maximize Your Recovery

Under vicarious liability laws, injury victims can recover compensation for injuries directly caused by one party, as well as third […]