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Property owners, supervisors, and managers have the duty to keep a safe environment to make sure there are no hazards within the premises that can cause physical harm to people. However, due to the high replacement, maintenance, or repair costs of building materials, individuals in charge often try to cut corners by overlooking potential problems. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Pr...

Category: Wrongful Death Lawyer,

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When you are involved in a fatal auto accident, the at-fault driver is liable to provide compensation to you for the damages under Illinois. From medical expenses to the costs of lost wages due to missed work days, you are entitled to make a claim on the other driver's insurance policy. Unfortunately, some accidents result in death. What can you do if the at-fault driver died in the accident? Will yo...

Category: Auto Accident,

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Many people often believe that the only time they need legal representation is when the auto accident has been severe enough to cause great personal injury. However, that is not always the case. On this false assumption, people often tend to overlook getting an attorney for an auto accident, until it is too late. In such cases, it is extremely difficult to ensure that justice is meted out properly...

Category: Auto Accident,

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In a personal injury case involving defective product, you are required to establish that the defect caused the harm or damage. In order to make a claim and receive compensation from the responsible party for product liability, you need to prove that: The product was defective The product was not altered or changed when it reached you The defect changed how the product worked, making it ha...

Category: Defective Product,

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While the Shakespearean quotation was more likely meant to be a non-literal curse reflective of the times in which it was written, in modern times it may raise new questions in surprising areas of law.  News reports in recent years have provided much in the way of speculative banter on the prevalence of the bubonic plague.  The very mention of the two words together conjure images in readers’ min...

Category: Medical Malpractice,

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Walking is great for everyone, as it entails many health benefits. However, considering the increasing number of traffic accidents, people walking on streets and sidewalks are at high risk of being involved in an accident and sustaining fatal injuries. Pedestrian Injury and Death Statistics Unfortunately, auto accidents involving pedestrians are on the rise in the US. According to a press relea...

Category: Pedestrian Accidents,

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Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death and fatal injuries in the US. The NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts show in the crash statistics that every year, about 11 million vehicles are reported to be involved in an accident. Fortunately, a majority of these accidents are minor and only result in property damage. However, it has been found that 1 in 3 car crashes result in injuries of varying de...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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There have been many instances where a client’s careless actions have led attorneys to lose a potential case. Sometimes, people unintentionally make certain mistakes that hurt their case and affect the amount of compensation they could recover otherwise. Often, people avoid hiring an attorney and rely on their insurance companies to get the best possible settlement for their injuries from an auto a...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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Slip and fall accidents can take place practically anywhere – on an uneven sidewalk, a wet surface in a store, or a broken staircase in a commercial building. Injuries stemming from these accidents can result in lasting effects, depending on their severity. When it comes to a slip and fall accident on a public sidewalk, it can be difficult to determine who is liable for your injuries. According ...

Category: Slip and Fall,

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According to a study conducted by Michigan State University College of Law, about five million people in the United States fall victim to dog bites every year. Only 800,000 people out of this number have been reported to seek medical treatment for their injuries, while fortunately, only a small fraction of these attacks are fatal. Since injuries from dog attacks and bites are considered a threat to t...

Category: Dog Bites,

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Independence Day is just around on the corner, and people around the country are getting ready to celebrate 4th of July with their family and friends. Most of us will be traveling to other counties and states to our loved ones to make the most of this holiday. However, some people take the celebration a bit too far and end up consuming a lot of alcohol. It has been seen that the number of drunk drive...

Category: DUI Accidents,

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Aggressive driving has become a serious issue, in which drivers willingly put their own safety and of others sharing the road in jeopardy. There have been repeated incidents of aggressive driving leading to traffic accidents, resulting in fatal injuries and even death. Over 11,000 people die every year from auto accidents caused by aggressive driving in the United States, according to a report by the...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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Law enforcement officers have been given great power to exercise their duties for maintaining law and order. However, there have been too many cases where police officers went overboard and mishandled the situation. While enforcing the law they have been given qualified immunity, but they can be still be held liable for their actions resulting in wrongful death of an individual. So, if your loved one...

Category: Illinois Wrongful Death Act,

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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most widespread occupational diseases. It is a type of repetitive trauma disorder, which affects people who perform a great deal of work with their hands. Fortunately for workers, this occupational disease is covered under the workers’ compensation law of Illinois, meaning that they are eligible to receive be...

Category: Workers Compensation/Work Injuries,

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When was the last time you checked the expiration date on your driver's license? In most cases, people forget about when their driver's license will expire and continue driving, until they are pulled over only to find out that they were driving with an invalid license. As a result, you will face penalties and fines, and will have to renew your license. But what if you are involved in an accident d...

Category: Car Accidents,

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Every day, hundreds of vehicle accidents occur in the United States where the damage to either the vehicle or the driver is insignificant. To avoid the lengthy process of making a claim to the insurance policy, both drivers tend to settle matters between them and decide not to report the accident. For example, you got involved in a fender bender where the other driver was at fault, which caused li...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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In any litigation case, expert and witness depositions are critical to the discovery phase. They have a high influence on the final outcome of wrongful death, workers’ compensation, and personal injury cases. It is essential that you work with a personal injury attorney to ensure that depositions are taken and presented in the most effective way to get favorable results of your case. What is a D...

Category: Personal Injury,

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As disturbing it may be for you to imagine, but every day, a sizable segment of the elderly population in nursing homes is neglected, abused, or victimized in one form or the other. More than 500,000 people over the age of 60 are neglected or abused every year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, this figure only accounts for a fraction of the original number of probl...

Category: Nursing Home Neglect Attorney,

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If you have been in an auto accident and your car suffered extensive damage, there is a chance that your insurance company may say that it is a “total loss”. Consider you are driving in a 60 speed limit street when suddenly a dog runs past your car, followed by a kid chasing it. Your topmost priority would naturally be to save the kid. However, you may end up crashing your car in a tree or a util...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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Getting your workers' compensation case settled can be a huge relief. But what would you do if after a few months your condition begins to get worse because of your original workplace injury? Different types of injuries have varying affects on individuals. Sometimes, certain short-term effects become worse over time and may significantly affect your wellbeing. If you are experiencing deteriorating sy...

Category: Workers’ Compensation Settlement,

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