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5 points to know about semitruck crashes

Semitruck crashes can lead to life-altering or even fatal injuries. In the time following a semitruck crash, you will likely need medical care. You may not be able to work. This can lead to you being unable to pay your bills and might send you in a downward financial spiral. Semitruck crashes can have many … Continue reading 5 points to know about semitruck crashes

Chicago careers that could threaten your spine health

When you stop to think about it, the human body is both strong and fragile at the same time. Humans have accomplished some incredible things by strengthening and conditioning their bodies. However, it only takes a single event to destroy an otherwise strong body. The spine is one area of the body that is susceptible … Continue reading Chicago careers that could threaten your spine health

Driver in fatal crash had a history of negligent driving

There is no doubt that the driver in a fatal motor vehicle accident is the one responsible for killing himself and three other people in a Des Plaines motor vehicle accident. However, many are questioning whether the law enforcement system itself may share a portion of the blame. It turns out that the 21-year-old male … Continue reading Driver in fatal crash had a history of negligent driving

How aware is the city about dangerous rental properties?

If you live in Chicago, you already know that it is a large, busy city. As you might expect, city officials have their hands full with a wide array of problems that come with running a city. While it is probably challenging to address all of the issues Chicago experiences, you can be assured that … Continue reading How aware is the city about dangerous rental properties?

Illinois has a problem called wrong-way motor vehicle accidents

If you were to initiate an Internet news search for Illinois or Chicago wrong-way motor vehicle accidents, you would receive a shocking number of search results. Wrong-way crashes are considered rare on the national level, but they still happen quite often. Despite large attempts to identify methods to prevent wrong-way crashes, researchers have yet to … Continue reading Illinois has a problem called wrong-way motor vehicle accidents

Rental home hazards | Premises liability for lead paint

Chicago is a bustling, contemporary city, full of all the benefits a modern world provides. Surely, lead paint in rental properties is a thing of the past, right? While it is easy to understand why people believe lead is no longer an issue, the reality of today’s rental market is something else entirely. In a … Continue reading Rental home hazards | Premises liability for lead paint

Maximizing your work injury benefits with a third-party claim

Many members of the Chicago workforce place their lives or their health in jeopardy every day while on the job. Workplace accidents plague nearly all industries across the United States despite advancements in safety technology and awareness over the decades. Still, we all need jobs and many of the most dangerous jobs are also the … Continue reading Maximizing your work injury benefits with a third-party claim

I’m a Chicago hardhat and I got hurt on the job

Let’s say you’re a 10-year veteran of the construction industry and you’ve worked at some of Chicago’s biggest building projects. You knew your job was dangerous, but the pay was good, and it’s all you knew how to do. Nevertheless, three months ago a piece of debris fell on you from three stories up and … Continue reading I’m a Chicago hardhat and I got hurt on the job

How does motor vehicle accident reconstruction work?

Most people would agree that the typical motor vehicle accident is fast, violent and confusing. Attempting to figure out what happened after the fact is challenging for victims of the accident and for witnesses. This is why there are often different accounts of how motor vehicle accidents occur. Crash reconstruction and investigation uses scientific methods … Continue reading How does motor vehicle accident reconstruction work?

Safe driving in Chicago: Myth vs. fact

It is safe to assume that motor vehicle accidents plague most all Chicago residents. Even if no accident has yet occurred, it has become a constant worry for nearly all conscientious drivers. No one wants to be involved in a motor vehicle accident, but despite caution and good driving habits, these accidents still occur. Just … Continue reading Safe driving in Chicago: Myth vs. fact

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