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Injured by a Defective Product? Who is Responsible?

Manufacturing defects

Manufacturers have a legal obligation to design and manufacture safe products that do not injure consumers. A manufacturer’s duty follows the benefit of using our system of commerce on product sales. When a manufacturer makes an unreasonably dangerous product that seriously injures someone, they can be liable for the damages caused by their product. There are […]

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Bicycle Safety and Safe Cycling

Cycling Safety in the Chicago area

In a frightening accident, a bicyclist was hospitalized after he was hit and dragged by an SUV at the corner of 35th and Lowe in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The bicyclist was drug by the car for approximately a quarter of a mile. His pelvis was broken in three places, and his femur was also fractured. The […]

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Insurance Company Claims Games

insurance claim game

Insurance “games”? Insurance is serious business right? You buy insurance for the peace of mind you are provided against unforeseen loss. Insurance company advertisements promise the warm fuzzies of protection to you and your family. And certainly, many claims are paid promptly and fully. Certainly, some claims are without merit and are properly denied. What […]

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Bicycle and Vehicle Collisions

Bicycle and Vehicle Collisions

Earlier this year, a 53-year old Loveland Colorado bicyclist was critically injured in a collision with a car as she was navigating her way across the intersection of College Avenue and Conifer Street. She had successfully crossed the southbound lanes when she was hit by a northbound driver. The impact of the crash threw the […]

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Back to School Safety

Back to School Safety Tips

September is back to school day for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students. There will be approximately 396,000 students traveling to and from school every day. Some children will ride the bus, but to qualify for bus service, students must live at least 1.5 miles from school. This means that, in addition to some bus riders, […]

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