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Medical Malpractice: Four Myths That the Evidence Doesn’t Support

Doctors are trusted and respected figures in our society, and for good reason. In a majority of cases, physicians and surgeons are experts in patient care, who dedicate their lives to saving lives. However, even the very best doctors sometimes make mistakes, but when do those mistakes constitute medical malpractice? Medical errors happen surprisingly often, [...]

Your Medical Malpractice Claim: 3 Factors to Consider Before Filing

When you have an important medical procedure, you want to trust that your doctor will use their knowledge, experience, and skills to carefully perform the procedure correctly. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. And this is where filing a medical malpractice claim comes into play. The most common basis for a claim is surgery errors [...]

Commercial Truck Accidents: Three Common Causes

With more than 30,000 fatal car accidents occurring on U.S. roads in 2014 alone, it's normal for drivers to be cautious when driving. This is especially true when it comes to sharing the road with tractor trailers. Commercial truck accidents are all too common and can result in significant damages and injuries. So, to better [...]

Commercial Trucks: How to Pass Them Safely

Sharing the road with commercial trucks can be intimidating. After all, the enormous rigs weigh several tons, and that much weight traveling at high speeds has massive destruction potential. Although you may feel worried around large trucks on the highway, you can pass them without worry if you follow the four tips listed below. Truck [...]

Commercial Truck Accidents: What You Need to Know

Being involved in any sort of vehicle accident can be scary, but being in a commercial truck accident can result in more damage and injuries than other vehicles. In fact, in 2013 alone, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported 3,906 trucks being involved in fatal accidents. If you or someone you know is involved in [...]

Auto Accident Damages: What Can You Claim?

After being in an auto accident, it can be difficult to figure out what steps to take next. If there were damages sustained in the accident, a personal injury lawsuit may be the next step. While about 74% of states require employers to offer workers comp coverage, seeking coverage after an auto accident can be [...]

Wrongful Death Case: How to Know if You Have One

If you've recently lost a loved one, you can feel hopeless in the aftermath of the tragedy. These feelings can be made even worse if it was a wrongful death case. This claim may seem strange -- after all, any death feels wrong -- but it pertains specifically to the responsible party. Akin to a [...]

Workers Comp: Three Outrageous Cases You Won’t Believe

Workers compensation laws are designed to protect employees who are injured on the job. And while workers comp can be extremely beneficial to employees who are truly injured while working and have to be out of work for a period of time, some employees seem to take it too far. Let's take a look at [...]

New Illinois Law Strengthens Penalty for Texting While Driving

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law a measure that stiffens the penalty for drivers stopped for texting while driving. Beginning in July 2019, drivers will not only get fined $75 for the first offense of texting while driving, but the offense will also count as a moving violation and could lead to a license [...]

Illinois Workers Compensation: The Basics Every Employee Should Know

Getting hurt on the job can put employees in a tough spot physically, emotionally, and financially. So, if you get hurt on the job, you want to know that your employer will help take care of you. Fortunately, about 74% of states require employers to offer their employees workers compensation coverage. As an Illinois employee, [...]

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