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Common Types of Factory Accidents

Work Accidents | November 9, 2021

Workplace accidents are not uncommon in and around the Chicago area. However, industrial accidents that occur inside of factories often result in severe injuries that lead to significant time away from work for the victim. Here, we want to discuss the most common types of factory accidents that can occur as well as steps that…

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The Long-Term Costs of an Accident-Related Amputation

Car accidents | November 8, 2021

Amputations are one of the most catastrophic types of injuries that can occur. Amputations can happen in a wide variety of ways, including vehicle accidents, agricultural accidents, factory or warehouse accidents, and construction accidents. Here, we want to discuss the long-term costs of an amputation incident. Analyzing the Long-Term Costs of an Amputation When we…

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Underride Truck Accidents

Truck Accidents | November 7, 2021

Accidents involving large commercial trucks often result in major injuries and extensive property damage. There are various types of collisions that can occur involving larger commercial trucks, but perhaps the most dangerous is called an underride collision. Underride crashes occur when a smaller passenger vehicle ride underneath the back or sides of the larger commercial…

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What Is A Spoliation Letter and How Is It Used In A Truck Accident?

Truck Accidents | November 6, 2021

Accidents involving large commercial trucks often result in significant injuries and major property damage. However, determining liability in the aftermath of these incidents can be challenging. It is often necessary for an attorney to get involved and send a letter of spoliation to every party. Here, our team of personal injury lawyers want to discuss…

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Why You Should Hire A Truck Accident Lawyer

Truck Accidents | November 5, 2021

If you or somebody you care about has been injured or sustained property damage due to the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company, you need to seek legal assistance immediately. Accidents involving large commercial trucks become incredibly complicated, particularly when it comes to determining liability and securing fair compensation. Here,…

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Top 3 Tips to Keep Kids Safe at Crosswalks

Pedestrian Accident | November 4, 2021

Crosswalks should be areas where pedestrians can safely get across the street and not have to worry about speeding vehicles. Unfortunately, drivers tend to disregard crosswalk safety laws in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Here, our Chicago child injury lawyers want to discuss how to keep children safe at crosswalks. It is crucial for adults to…

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A Parent’s Guide to School Bus Safety in Chicago

Bus Accidents | November 3, 2021

As a parent, we know that there is nothing more important than the safety of your child. This is especially true when it comes to school buses. However, school bus laws often seem vague or confusing for parents. Here, our team of local injury lawyers wants to do what we can to explain the most…

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Safe Driving Tips for Pregnant Women

Car accidents | November 2, 2021

When you become pregnant, your entire mindset begins to change. This is especially true when it comes to day-to-day safety. Unfortunately, one of the most dangerous things that we do as humans is operate a motor vehicle. Here, our local car accident lawyers want to discuss some of the most important basic safety steps that…

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How to Substantiate a Claim for Pain and Suffering

Personal Injury | October 9, 2021

If you or somebody you care about has been injured as a result of the careless actions of another individual, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. In general, this means recovering money for your medical bills, lost wages, and property damage expenses. However, you may also be able to recover pain…

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What Evidence Do You Need After a Car Accident?

Car accidents | October 8, 2021

If you or somebody you love sustains an injury or property damage as a result of a vehicle accident in Illinois, you may be able to recover compensation for your losses. This is particularly true if another driver’s actions caused the crash. However, securing compensation after a vehicle accident can be challenging. In order to…

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