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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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If you are going through a personal injury case, at some point, you will have to obtain copies of your medical records to present as evidence to support your claim. It is one of the determining factors for the amount of compensation you may receive to recover damages. Insurance companies heavily rely on medical records to get an accurate picture of the personal injury. Insurance adjusters use these r...

Category: Personal Injury,

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Most states legally require drivers to have auto liability insurance coverage. However, according to the Insurance Information Institute (III), one in eight US motorists is uninsured. Being in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver raises several insurance coverage issues. But you may still be able to recover damages from your own insurance company, as auto insurance policies include co...

Category: Uninsured - Under Insured Motorist,

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In most states, including Illinois, dog owners have to abide by strict laws and regulations regarding their pets. The laws are put in place to ensure public safety and to place the responsibility of a pet’s behavior on their owners. When a dog injures a person, the laws in Illinois are clear that the dog owner is held liable for their pet’s behavior or acts of aggression. The Dog Bite Statue i...

Category: Dog Bite Laws,

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There was an auto accident in Volo, IL, on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The accident occurred on IL Rte. 120 at IL Rte. 60. The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens is a Lake County personal injury law firm with offices located in Antioch.  Contact us today for a free consultation. // b?1:0};var u=Array.prototype,fa=u.indexOf?function(a,b,c){return u.indexOf.call(a,b,c)}:function(a,b,c){c=null==c?0...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney, Car Accidents,

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There was an auto accident in Zion, IL, on Thursday, March 30th, 2017. The accident occurred on 9th St., west of Kenosha Rd. The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens is a Lake County personal injury law firm with offices located in Antioch.  Contact us today for a free consultation. // b?1:0};var u=Array.prototype,fa=u.indexOf?function(a,b,c){return u.indexOf.call(a,b,c)}:function(a,b,c){c=null=...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney, Car Accidents,

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The claims for auto accidents are carefully interrogated and assessed. The police and jury will not only keep a check on the reports but they will also compare your statements with your actions. Your negligent behavior or constantly changing statements may put you in serious trouble. Here are the three most important psychological aspects that can strongly influence the success of your claim. Cons...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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There was an auto accident in Waukegan, IL, on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. The accident occurred on Lewis Ave., north of Glen Flora Ave. The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens is a Lake County personal injury law firm with offices located in Antioch.  Contact us today for a free consultation. // b?1:0};var u=Array.prototype,fa=u.indexOf?function(a,b,c){return u.indexOf.call(a,b,c)}:function(a,b...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney, Car Accidents,

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There was an auto accident in Vernon Hills, IL on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. The accident occurred on Lakeview Pkwy., between Fairway Dr. and Executive Way. The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens is a Lake County personal injury law firm with offices located in Antioch.  Contact us today for a free consultation. // b?1:0};var u=Array.prototype,fa=u.indexOf?function(a,b,c){return u.indexOf.call...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney, Car Accidents,

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