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How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney in Illinois

Making an informed choice on legal representation is essential to the outcome of your personal injury claim, as the right lawyer can maximize the compensation you receive and recover as quickly as possible. Here are several key factors to consider as you weigh this crucial decision. Factors to Consider When You’re Choosing a Personal Injury […]

Driver Fatigue a Frequent Factor in Truck Crashes

Commercial truck drivers help keep our economy on track by transporting goods across the country. However, the long hours on the road can lead to a significant problem: truck driver fatigue. While driving while fatigued creates risks for the professional doing it, the act also unnecessarily endangers everyone else on the roadway. Contributors to truck […]

Workplace Hernias: Causes, Management and Prevention

Hernias are a common medical condition that can affect Illinois workers. They can pose a significant health concern, particularly for those engaging in physically demanding jobs. Understanding the causes and pursuing proper prevention for workplace hernias is vital for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. How hernias occur A hernia occurs when an organ […]

Who Is Responsible for My Injuries in an Uber Accident?

Rideshare services are a convenient way to get around town, but what happens if the driver gets into an accident while you are in the car? Personal injury liability rules can still apply when riding in an Uber, even if the driver is not at fault for the accident. Litigation is an option for compensation […]

Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

More than a million people in the United States suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, and about half of them are either unemployed or underemployed. Even when Illinois CFS sufferers are able to find jobs, their condition often prevents them from working for long periods of time. CFS, which used to be called myalgic encephalomyelitis, is […]

Why Have Car Crashes Become More Severe?

Illinois’s roads carry heavier and more powerful vehicles and the average age of divers continues to increase. On top of that, those behind the wheel have more distractions than ever today. These factors all contribute to more serious vehicle crashes and more serious injuries resulting from those mishaps. Auto claims trends cite various trends Claim […]

Green Sprouts Recalls Defective Juvenile Drinking Cups

If you are an Illinois parent with young children, you probably have one or more sippy cups or water bottles that they use. Check the brand of these products, as any manufactured by Green Sprouts could be part of a recall that alleges a possible lead poisoning risk. Products involved in the November 2022 recall […]

Faulty Products Can Lead to Product Liability

Many people in Illinois, especially in rural areas, have purchased generators to safeguard their homes against all types of disasters. However, is the one you bought safe, especially if it is a gas-powered model? Possibly not, as the shut-off switch may fall short of preventing deaths from its carbon monoxide. Voluntary industry standards may not […]

Goodyear Forced to Recall Defective RV Tires

Federal investigators have indicated that tire manufacturer Goodyear knew for at least 20 years that some of its recreational vehicle tires were defective, having caused deaths and severe injuries when the tires failed. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)sent the company a letter in February 2022, asking for a recall of 22.5-inch-diameter G159 tires […]

Orlando Amusement Park Fatality

Residents of Illinois never expect serious accidents to occur when they visit fun places like amusement parks. However, they can occur and result in tragedies like the recent death of a teen at one in another state. What happened in the amusement park accident? Sadly, a 14-year-old boy died after falling from a ride at an amusement […]