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Nursing Home Injuries  

Nursing Home Injury Lawyer

There are approximately 15,700 nursing homes in the United States with spaces for 1.7 million residents. Illinois has room for 94,194 patients in its 764 certified nursing homes. Deciding that you need one of these facilities for you or a loved one is difficult. The task becomes more daunting when you discover the number of […]

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Avoiding Head-On Collisions

Avoiding Head-On Collisions

Every year, people lose their lives in head-on collisions on Illinois roads. Just recently, a young 17-year old was killed when he collided head-on with a full-size pickup truck. The truck driver was seriously injured. A couple of weeks ago, a 55-year-old Canton, Illinois, woman was killed when she lost control of her car and […]

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Brain Injuries From Car Crashes

doctor looking at brain x-ray

In 2014, comedian Tracy Morgan was in the national news when he suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. His friend was killed in the wreck and several others were injured. Morgan’s plight called attention to the devastating effects of brain trauma and the long recovery period […]

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Is Your Attorney an Ambulance Chaser?

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Ambulance chasing lawyers and their “investigators” run rampant. Ambulance chasers are lawyers (or their paid people) who literally chase ambulances. They pay cops, paramedics, hospital staff, nurses and others to provide contact information about injury victims. The ambulance chasers or their “investigators” then inappropriately contact injured people to persuade them to sign a representation agreement. If […]

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Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips

Labor Day BBQ

More than 36 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home this Labor Day holiday. The holiday officially begins Friday afternoon, September 2, and ends at the end of Labor Day on Monday, September 5. Since Chicago is the third most popular Labor Day vacation site, airports, train stations and highways […]

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Snapchat: Don’t Chat and Drive

snapchat and driving

(Snapchat has a feature that shows how fast you’re moving)Snapchat. You likely have heard about this phone app and may frequently use it yourself to send photos, videos and messages to your friends. Snapchat is different than texting, though. If you receive a Snapchat photo or message from a friend, you only have a few […]

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Home Improvement Stores and Customer Injuries?

Injuries at do-it-yourself stores

Are Stores Liable For Your Injuries? This year, approximately 43 million people will attempt to tackle a home improvement project of some kind. According to the Home Safety Council, one in five of these ambitious folks will be injured in the process. Trotta, G (2011, June 09), Do-it-Yourself Projects That Lead to the Most ER Visits, […]

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Food Trucks, Food Safety & Food Poisoning

Food Trucks and Food Poisoning

In the last few years, food trucks, technically called Mobile Food Vehicles (MFV), have found their way to Chicago streets. They are like little restaurants on wheels which sell food ranging from tacos and pizza to gourmet pancakes and lobster rolls. It all seems great for the consumer. And, it is. Until it isn’t and you […]

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