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It is highly likely we may suffer an injury due to defects or unsafe conditions found on a particular property, whether it be a workplace or personal property. A premises liability covers any such falls or injuries that are a direct result of someone else’s negligence. Usually, the property owner or the individual responsible for its maintenance is made liable when it comes to insurance or compensa...

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According to the National Safety Council (NSC), more than 34,673 individuals died from fatal slip and fall injuries at the workplace, while thousands of other individuals are hospitalized on a daily basis. Therefore, slip and fall injuries and worker compensation need a careful assessment and revisit. Types of Slip and Fall Injuries at the Workplace A slip or fall can lead to the following injuries t...

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Traumatic brain injuries that include concussions are one of the largest causes of death in the United States. According to reports filed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle accidents are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injuries leading to both hospitalization and death. What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? A traumatic brain injury (TBT) or concussion can l...

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Spirituality is about the well-being of the spirit. Spirituality is deeper than just people who meditate, drink green tea and are optimistic. In order to understand how spirituality can promote health and healing after an accident, it is important to understand spirituality itself. How to Heal Spiritually after an Accident Spirituality does not have a general definition or universal meaning. Instead,...

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice is known as any undue harm caused by the professional negligence of a doctor, medical staff, nurse, or any other medical practitioner. When a person is severely injured, mentally, physically or both, and there is proof of negligence on part of the doctor/staff, the plaintiff is thereby liable to file a medical malpractice suit against the hospital...

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When it comes to workplace compensation injuries, most refer to specific body parts where the injured employee is eligible to receive a statutorily scheduled monetary compensation. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, includes all injuries that could arise within the workplace - injuries that are related to the work an employee performs or other work-related injuries sustained outside of the wo...

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The most common injuries caused by car accidents are injuries to the hand and the wrist, which are often a result from the force of the impact. In some cases, hand and wrist injuries can prove to be very serious and can severely impact a person’s day-to-day life. Some fractures heal and realign; therefore, they may not need a surgical incision. Severe hand fractures are treated with surgical proce...

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Many people think auto accidents occur on congested roads and busy highways. You will be surprised to know several auto accidents occur in parking lots. One of the main reasons for parking lot accidents is distraction. Fellow passengers’ behavior, cell phone use and any other electronic device usage are generally the leading causes behind distracted driving. Here are some tips to help you stay aler...

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What is an E-Cigarette? Electronic cigarettes popularly known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs are special devices which use a liquid containing propylene glycol and glycerin with nicotine and other different types of artificial flavors - like chocolate, vanilla, blue berry, mango and many others. A lithium-ion battery, which is used to heat up the coils and aerosolize the liquid, powers these devices. The ...

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In the United States each year, burn injuries send more than 1.1 million people to the emergency room. Some of the most severe burn injuries require intensive care in a specialized hospital with a burn unit. Burn injuries are caused by an accident at home, at a workplace or any other location. If you believe the burn injuries you've sustained are caused by the negligence of another individual, you ha...

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If you were injured in an auto accident as a passenger, it’s natural to be confused about your legal rights and obligations. After sustaining injuries in an auto accident as a passenger, to make a claim against the driver for damages, you might need to hire a skilled auto accident attorney to help with your case. An attorney will help you understand your rights as an injured passenger in an auto ac...

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Traumatic brain injury in an auto accident is one of the major causes of death and other disabilities in the U.S. A traumatic brain injury is a serious health concern, which could prove fatal. According to a CDC report, head injuries in auto accidents were the leading cause of hospitalization among adults and adolescents aged 15 to 44 years. Traumatic brain injuries are common injuries that result a...

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Worker’s Compensation Act is a state-mandated benefit system that incorporates compensating employees by paying for any medical cost associated with their job-related injuries and illnesses. The Worker’s Comp is for almost every employee in Illinois, it usually begins from the minute you start working. Who Handles the Employee’s Compensation Claims in Illinois? All Worker’s Compensation Cla...

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Athletic and sporting activities are essential for maintaining a healthy mind and a strong body. Indulging in sports is a good way to get physical exercise - particularly for children and young adults who spend most of their time glued to the screens. Sports can help develop teamwork, leadership and social skills. Despite the many benefits of summer sports, there is a considerable risk of injury invo...

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Auto accidents are a common occurrence in the United States. On average, more than 6 million auto accidents take place around the U.S. in different states every year. According to a report published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 27,000 fatalities caused by an auto accident were recorded in the first 9 months in 2018. While most car accidents don’t result in fatal...

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What is an Element? Auto accidents are distressing and become even more challenging for the plaintiff to win a negligence lawsuit following an unfortunate auto accident. It’s essential for any plaintiff to prove every single “element” that represents and proves the negligence of the defendant. Elements that Need to be Satisfied In order to hold the defendant liable, it becomes necessary to...

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Under the state of Illinois Law, a doctor or a health care professional will be committing medical malpractice if they are in breach of an established standard of care while providing medical treatment to their patient, which causes a serious injury or could result in a fatality. The term “standard of care” indicates the set of various medical standards and treatment practices any medical profess...

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Vacation is a time for relaxation, soul searching, escaping your routine life and going on an adventure. However, misfortune can happen anywhere, at any time. If you or your loved one suffers an injury on vacation, it can turn into a problem. Depending on the type of the accident, some of these injuries can be serious or minor. When you are injured in another state, you have to think about your nex...

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Fact Finding in an Auto Accident Accidental car crashes are more common than we would like to think. Each day, hundreds of people are injured and vehicles suffer damage in various accidents. After every auto accident, the first question on everyone’s mind is: What do I do now? If you are involved in an accident, the first thing you need to do is call the police and tell the officer about the incid...

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People often underestimate the risks of speeding and drive faster than the posted speed limit, which reduces their ability to control their vehicle, as well as decreases their reaction time, leading to accidents. As per the statistics available on the NHTSA website, 9,717 people in the U.S. lost their lives due to speeding in 2017 alone. Speeding not only puts the driver’s own life in danger, but a...

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