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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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When an individual loses their life in an accident, it is critical the surviving family members obtain an understanding of their legal rights. If they were financially dependent on the decedent, it is crucial for loved ones to know their rights and initiate legal action by hiring a personal injury lawyer. However, not every accident warrants legal action and it is extremely important to learn the dif...

Category: Wrongful Death Attorney,

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Medical malpractice is a legal term that deals with cases where a professional health care provider fails to adhere to the standard of care, which leads to the injury or death of a patient. Because the legal issues pertaining to Illinois medical malpractice claims are extremely intricate and contain a high level of complexities, it is important to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer to pursue ...

Category: Medical Malpractice Lawyer,

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Unfortunately, aggressive driving is prevalent around the world and the U.S. is no exception. Aggressive drivers not only endanger their own lives, but also risk the lives of other drivers and pedestrians on the road. Though it is not possible for you to control their actions, you can exercise caution on the road to avoid becoming a victim of their reckless and irresponsible driving. Here are some ti...

Category: Auto Accident Lawyer,

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When an individual is involved in an auto accident, the last thing they would want is dealing with an insurance company that employs tactics to minimize the amount of your compensation. When it comes to reimbursing your medical bills, insurance companies look into your medical history in an attempt to find any pre-existing medical condition that they might be able to use to claim that your injury was...

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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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