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Can I Sue After a Car Accident if I Was Not Hurt?

Car accidents | August 11, 2021

If you or somebody you care about has been involved in a vehicle accident in Chicago or throughout Illinois, you need to check or injuries first. However, if you and your passengers have not been hurt, will you be able to file a lawsuit against a driver who caused the crash? Even though you may…

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When Dogs Bite Veterinarians or Other Animal Workers

Dog Bites | August 11, 2021

Dogs have very powerful jaws that can inflict significant injuries on the human body. In general, most people do not expect that they will be injured by a dog bite, but those who work around dogs on a constant basis face a higher risk of sustaining these injuries. Here, our Chicago dog bite lawyers want…

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How to Prevent a School Bus Accident

Bus Accidents,Child Injuries | August 10, 2021

School buses play an integral role in our society. These vehicles get children to and from school and other school-related events, which is an incredibly important service for working parents. However, accidents involving school buses do occur in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Even though school bus drivers have tremendous responsibilities, they cannot be the only…

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Steps To Take If You Are Injured In A Bus Accident In Illinois

Bus Accidents | August 7, 2021

Buses play a vital role when it comes to the transportation infrastructure of Chicago and throughout Illinois. These vehicles allow residents and visitors to get to and from their destinations on a regularly scheduled basis. However, accidents involving larger buses can result in devastating injuries for those inside the bus as well as others involved…

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What Is Secondary Brain Injury?

Firm News | August 3, 2021

Brain injuries can have devastating effects on a victim. However, not all brain injuries are exactly alike. When a person sustains a bump or blow to the head or experiences oxygen deprivation, the signs and symptoms of a brain injury may not occur right away. In fact, secondary brain injuries involve changes that happen over…

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What To Do When Injured Falling On An Uneven Sidewalk Or Street

Personal Injury | July 26, 2021

The last thing anyone expects when they are walking down the street or the sidewalk is that they will sustain an injury caused by an uneven surface area. Unfortunately, trip and fall accidents caused by uneven sidewalks or streets occur regularly. But who will be responsible for paying compensation to injury victims in these situations?…

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The Importance of Police Reports After a Car Accident

Car accidents | July 23, 2021

Vehicle accidents can be confusing and stressful experiences for those involved. This is particularly true when individuals who sustain injuries or property damage are working to secure compensation from insurance carriers. In the aftermath of a vehicle accident, one of the most important pieces of documentation you will need is the police report. Nearly every…

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Illinois Dram Shop Laws

Impaired driving | July 20, 2021

Drunk driving accidents are far too common throughout the state of Illinois. These incidents can lead to severe injuries for those involved, particularly innocent third parties. In most situations, we will find that the driver who was impaired by alcohol will be held liable for the incident. This means that the impaired driver will be…

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How Does a Brain Injury Cause Pituitary Gland Damage?

Brain Injuries | July 17, 2021

Traumatic brain injuries can significantly impact a person’s life. These are some of the most severe injuries that a human can suffer from. More mild traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, typically do not result in significant long-term damage. However, the effects of any type of head injury are unpredictable, and the same injuries can…

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What are the Dangers of Late Night Driving?

Car accidents | July 14, 2021

There are various reasons why driving at night presents more danger than driving during the day. Even though nighttime driving typically means that the roadways are less crowded, there are other dangers that crop up that could lead to significant injuries in the event of a collision occurs. Here, our Chicago personal injury lawyers want…

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