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What Is Considered Property Damage In A Car Accident?

Car accidents | December 20, 2020

If you or somebody you care about is involved in a vehicle accident, your number one priority needs to be seeking medical care and ensuring your own well-being and the well-being of your passengers. Medical expenses incurred after a vehicle accident are often the costliest part of these incidents, so it is crucial that you…

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What Is An Anoxic Brain Injury?

Brain Injuries | December 18, 2020

Brain injuries occur anytime the brain does not get the oxygen it needs to support its functions. If the brain fails to receive enough oxygen, even for justice a few minutes, this can lead to the cells inside the brain tissue dying. Anoxic brain injuries occur in a variety of ways, including traumatic incidents as…

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What Should I Do After a Construction Zone Accident?

Construction Accidents | December 15, 2020

Roadway construction is not uncommon in Illinois, particularly in and around the major metropolitan areas. While road construction projects are an integral part of maintaining and improving our roadways, accidents in and around construction zones are not uncommon. If you or a loved one are involved in a vehicle accident in a construction zone in…

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What Are the Main Causes of Deaths and Injuries on Scaffolds?

Personal Injury,Work Accidents,Wrongful Death | December 10, 2020

Scaffolds are common in construction and industrial settings. While scaffolding is necessary at many construction sites in and around our area, it can also be incredibly dangerous for workers and bystanders nearby. Year after year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that falls are a leading cause of construction worker injuries and fatalities….

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How Expert Witnesses Help Car Accident Cases?

Personal Injury | December 8, 2020

If you or somebody you care about is involved in a car accident caused by the actions of another driver, you should be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other losses. This can include coverage of medical expenses, lost income, household out-of-pocket expenses, pain and suffering damages, property damage expenses, and more. However, securing…

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Illinois Dog Laws

Dog Bites | November 30, 2020

  Dogs are arguably the most popular pet in the United States. However, dog bites can cause significant injuries. There are various laws regarding dogs and dog bite incidents that you need to be aware of in Illinois. Here, our Chicago dog bite lawyers want to discuss some of these laws and how they can…

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What to Look for in a Car Accident Lawyer

Car accidents | November 28, 2020

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident caused by the actions of another driver in Illinois, you should be entitled to compensation for losses. Most car accident cases are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers, but that is not always an easy process. There are times when insurance carriers…

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