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In Illinois, slip and fall cases fall under the umbrella of personal injury claims under tort law. If you have sustained injuries due to a slip and fall caused by the negligence of someone else, then you have a legal right to initiate a lawsuit to collect compensation for your pain and suffering and recover certain expenses that you incurred, including your medical costs. You may file a case against ...

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In the United States, accidents involving public transportation entities such as taxis, buses, and trains are not rare, and many people suffer injuries during the commute. These carriers offer services to the general public, therefore, need a license of a regulatory government body to operate. Hence, they are required to exercise the highest degree of care to ensure the safe travel of their passenger...

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Spinal cord injuries are among the most severe adverse consequences of a high impact auto accident as it carries a significant part of the peripheral nervous system to the brain. Due to its complex structure, it is one of the highly sensitive areas of the human body. A patient suffering from spinal cord injuries may experience a considerable amount of pain and anguish and must seek immediate medical ...

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There has been an increase in the practice of brake checking in recent years. Though there are many programs in place to reduce road accidents, it is challenging to prevent them, especially due to aggressive driving and road rage. Brake checking is among one of the most common behaviors that are acted out by drivers due to aggression and anger. Moreover, tailgating is another aggressive behavior,...

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Premises liability is one of the sub-categories of personal injury claims that primarily deals with accidents that are caused due to unsafe or defective condition(s) present on someone’s property. All property owners are required by law to maintain a safe environment for the visitor, and failure to do so may leave them vulnerable to facing potential exposure under the umbrella of premises liabi...

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Nursing home negligence is a serious issue at nursing facilities in Illinois and across the United States. It usually occurs when a resident does not receive quality care and comfortable living conditions resulting in not only significant physical damage but also deterioration of psychological health. Thus, it is highly important to learn about the signs of negligence in a nursing home to ensure the ...

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Most of the injuries sustained in an auto accident such as cuts and bruises are visible; however, there are instances where a victim suffers internal injuries which may not become immediately obvious. These injuries may remain untreated, which can prove to be very dangerous, sometimes even fatal. If you have been involved in an an auto accident, your priority should be to seek immediate medical at...

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When it comes to road traffic, the United States can be listed as one of the busiest countries, with around 218 million individuals holding a valid driving license, as per statistics and facts available on Statista. With the sheer amount of traffic on the roads, auto accidents are prone to happen. While some of the accidents may only result in monetary loss and victim is able to escape with minor inj...

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A spinal cord injury refers to the damage to the bundle of nerves housed within the ‘backbone’ – spinal column, to be precise – that conveys messages between the brain and body. Consequently, it may result in partial or complete loss of motor control and sensation, which may render the victim paralyzed. Moreover, as the spinal cord is also responsible for a broad range of bodily functions inc...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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When an individitled to seek compensation for their injury and losses. A typical injury case gives rise to a personal injury case, however, when the same incident takes place at work, an individual must pursue a worker’s compensation to obtain damages. This presents a question: should an individual seek a personal injury case, worker’s compensation, or both? Let’s check it out. WC, PI or Both?...

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When it comes to initiating a legal claim, there are a multitude of complexities attached to a case, especially when it comes to auto accidents. It is not uncommon for an individual to unintentionally make mistakes that may weaken their injury claim and adversely impact the amount of compensation that they are rightfully entitled to obtain. Here are the 3 most common mistakes people make after an aut...

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Research notes of Traffic Safety Facts published by NHTSA revealed that 3,450 people lost their lives due to distracted driving in 2016 alone. Distracted driving refers to performing any activity that diverts the attention of the driver; it includes talking to passengers, eating or drinking, fiddling with the infotainment system or radio - any non-driving activity that takes their eyes off the road. ...

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The United States hosts some of the finest winter sports destinations around the world. As a matter of fact, there are 425 snow sports areas and resorts all across the USA, as per visittheusa.com, the official travel site of the USA. From skiing, hockey, sledding, to snowboarding, people in the US indulge in various winter activities. However, most of the winter sports come with inherent risks attach...

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Workplace injuries are a common occurrence in the United States. A report published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that around 2.9 million nonfatal workplace illnesses and injuries took place in 2016 alone. One of the most common work-related injuries is caused due to a slip and fall in the parking lot at work. These injuries mostly occur when an employee is either entering or leaving their...

Category: Workers’ Compensation Lawyer,

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In the United States, auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death, accounting for 37,000 casualties each year, as per road crash statistics. These incidents may happen due to various reasons; some of them are caused due to unavoidable circumstances such as vehicle malfunction or harsh weather conditions while others take place due to negligence of drivers such as careless driving, distracte...

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A police report is a formal document created by police officers which entail information pertaining to accidents and is used for verification purposes. There are many instances where police officers may not write a police report for auto accidents. They may determine that the severity of an accident is not high enough or perhaps the incident did not cause any serious injury to either party, thus conc...

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School playgrounds provide an excellent opportunity for kids to enjoy themselves, especially during the winter season. Children indulge in several activities, for instance, making snow angels, playing tag, and throwing snowballs at each other. Moreover, they may also enjoy swings, slides and other outdoor playing equipment at their disposal. However, schools should take special precaution during extr...

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Black Friday is amongst the busiest shopping days in the United States. It is a commercial holiday that is celebrated the day after Thanksgiving Day and the Friday right before Cyber Monday. Though it provides an excellent opportunity to grab excellent deals and get great discounts, it also accompanies risks of becoming injured. Stats provided by blackfridaydeathcount.com state that 111 people have ...

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Statistics available on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website reveal that more than 2 million are injured and 32,000 people lose their lives each year from auto vehicle crashes. If you or your loved one suffered an accident and want to file a lawsuit, it can be highly advantageous for you to obtain services of an experienced and skillful auto accident lawyer. During your first consultati...

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Ride-sharing service by Uber has revolutionized transportation in the past few years. Uber drivers pick up a customer from their pinned location and drop them to their desired destination just by a click on their smartphone. Low-cost and convenience of using mobile app to book a ride makes it an enticing alternate to taxis and other ridesharing services. Statistics provided by Uber’s official newsr...

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