Last month 24 fair-goers got on the “Fireball” ride at the Ohio State Fair. The pendulum-based ride started to swing the riders back and forth, when suddenly a row of seats broke free and flew through the air. The passengers were still inside. A video was posted on YouTube showing the tragic incident. News stations … Continue reading Carnival ride ended in 1 death at Ohio State Fair
Medical malpractice injuries and deaths are particularly hurtful to the victims and their loved ones. It is difficult to understand how the very people we trust to heal us could actually harm or kill us with their negligence, but it is a grim reality for thousands of individuals. When it comes to medical malpractice, there’s … Continue reading Justice takes time in medical malpractice suits
The roads of Chicago can be unbearable to drive at times. There’s just so much traffic that you have nowhere to go and it seems like it’s only getting worse. Because of the traffic, you need to know how to anticipate issues with other drivers and road hazards. This is part of defensive driving, which … Continue reading What is defensive driving and how do I do it?
It’s not uncommon for people to slip and fall indoors. In fact, it’s a leading cause of premises liability lawsuits in Chicago. There are so many hazards inside a commercial or residential building, such as wet floors, objects, poor lighting, broken stairs and much more. Here are some of the conditions that can lead to … Continue reading Conditions that can cause slip-and-fall accidents outside
Going to work each day can be stressful. There’s no reason to add to that stress when chemicals are present in the office or on your worksite. Take as many safety precautions as possible when working with or near chemicals while on the job. The safety precautions put in place by your employer should be … Continue reading Protecting yourself at work from chemical hazards
Severe weather and flooding led to a crash that injured three people on the morning of July 20 in the Chicago area. Heavy downpours, severe thunderstorms, and wet roads led to multiple accidents. The severe weather made it difficult for drivers to see and for them to stop. The three people injured in a crash … Continue reading Weather leads to crash that injures three
When the time finally comes to hit the road for your summer vacation, it goes without saying that you’ll be looking forward to every last minute of your trip. While driving on vacation is something many people enjoy, you must always keep one thing in mind: your safety and well being. Here are several road … Continue reading Road trip safety tips to follow this summer
Premises liability is an important subject that all property owners should brush up on every now and then. The laws differ from state to state, but tend to be the same when dealing with children and premises liability. For the most part, property owners have a special responsibility placed on them by the law because … Continue reading How does premises liability work in regards to children?
Going off to work in the morning should not be risky for those who are not first responders, military personnel or those who don’t work in inherently dangerous positions. But, some workers can suffer injuries and illnesses at work due to the carelessness of their employer. There are six types of workplace hazards everyone should … Continue reading 6 types of workplace hazards to look for in Chicago
The streets of Chicago can be a dangerous place, for various reasons. One of those reasons is one that will be around for as long as people continue to make bad decisions. That reason is drunk driving. Drunk driving takes the lives of thousands of people across the country each year and Chicago is not … Continue reading Spotting a drunk driver on the streets of Chicago