Companies across the country are required to provide a safe work environment for their employees at all times. This is the case no matter where the work is being performed, such as in an office, in a vehicle, on a construction site or in a factory. So, how do I protect myself from unsafe working … Continue reading How do I protect myself from unsafe working conditions?
Chicago is known for many things, from our world class pizza to our world class traffic. Even if you drive carefully, you still cannot account for the actions of other drivers on the road. Unfortunately, accidents happen all the time, even to careful drivers, but the symptoms of a serious injury may not present themselves … Continue reading Are you experiencing delayed pain after a car accident?
The Chicago Bulls mascot, Benny the Bull, has been sued by a courtside server after she claims she injured her shoulder when the mascot used her as a crutch. The lawsuit claims that the Bulls allow the mascot to run “out of control on the court,” which caused a series of events that reportedly left … Continue reading Chicago Bulls mascot sued by courtside server
Chicago is home to some of the best food in the country. It’s also home to plenty of construction sites where dangers lurk each day. No matter how many precautions construction workers take to protect themselves, accidents can still happen that lead to serious injury or even death. Here are some important construction site safety … Continue reading Construction site safety tips in Chicago
A car accident in Lake County earlier this week sent five people to the hospital. One transported was in critical condition. The accident involved just one vehicle, a 2013 Kia Rio. The Rio went off the road and struck a tree, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Five people were in the car. The … Continue reading Lake County car accident sends 5 to hospital
Getting in an accident while you are traveling to, from or for work can prove to be a more complicated situation than you expect. Not only are you dealing with the painful injuries that can be suffered in any accidents, but you can also be confronted with what, if any, compensation is available for damages, … Continue reading What to know if you’re injured while going to or from work
What is one of the most important elements of a Chicago motor vehicle accident? If you said evidence, then you are correct. Without evidence, you may fall short in your efforts to make a successful claim. Documenting a motor vehicle accident is an excellent way to gather this evidence. If you are seriously injured and … Continue reading What is an effective way to document a motor vehicle accident?
Accidents can happen any time, anywhere. Sometimes they are due to our own negligence, such as tripping over a shoe you left lying on the bedroom floor. Other times, they happen because someone else was negligent. For example, imagine driving to work when a driver runs a red light and T-bones you in the middle … Continue reading The ABCs of your personal injury case
Unfortunately, it has become far too common to see news reports in which a Chicago resident has died because of a drunk driver. It has happened once again, this time killing a 55-year-old woman and injuring three other women riding in the car. According to reports, the motor vehicle accident occurred at about 11:30 p.m. … Continue reading Drunk driving takes another Chicago resident’s life
Chicago residents who rent or lease a home sometimes feel they are at the mercy of their landlords. In a lived-in home, things can malfunction or simply stop working due to ordinary wear and tear. Often, this presents safety hazards to those who reside on the premises. For example, say your home’s electrical system wiring … Continue reading Know what duties and responsibilities your landlord holds