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Study Shows Illinois Mining-Related Injuries and Illnesses Are Being Underreported

According to a new study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, injuries and illnesses sustained by employees working in Illinois mines are significantly underreported. Currently, Illinois has a reporting program, called the Part 50 program, that allows employees to report illnesses or injuries related to their job. According to the U.S. Department of Labor's [...]

3 Ways to Know You’ve Found a Good Attorney

There are a lot of reasons that someone may need to find an attorney. Among them are things like divorce, custody, family death, and car accidents. Wrongful death cases from car accidents are sometimes just as common as divorce cases, too. Roughly 32% of fatalities from car accidents are from drunk driving, 31% occur because [...]

Truck Accident Claims–Debunking Common Myths

Most people assume that the majority of auto accidents involve cars. But according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 3,906 trucks were involved in fatal crashes in 2013, and there has only continued to be an influx of vehicles on the road. Truck accidents are much more common than you think, and the key to [...]

Chicago Police May Be Equipped With Anti-Texting Devices

Chicago, Illinois is one of the few cities currently considering outfitting its police officers with devices that will allow them to tell if someone was texting when they got into a car accident. The City Council's public safety committee voted to request that the police department will consider implementing the "Textalyzer" after hearing from a [...]

Medical Malpractice: 3 Important Steps to Take When Beginning a Case

Health care professionals always aim to provide the best treatment possible. But sometimes people make mistakes. If you've been injured due to improper medical treatment or mistaken diagnosis, you may have a medical malpractice case on your hands. Medical malpractice cases can become very complex, and it's important to have an understanding of this type [...]

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Truck Accident Lawsuits

Truck accident lawsuits can be very difficult to manage without the help of an experienced lawyer. Because of the difficulty of proving fault, it's important to speak with a lawyer as soon as possible after a truck accident. However, there are other factors to consider as well. This article is going to answer a few [...]

Be Aware of These 3 Warning Signs of a Bad Lawyer

If you're considering filing a personal injury claim, your next step should be choosing an attorney. Unfortunately, not all attorneys have their clients' best interests in mind. Some even try to take advantage of their clients. Because of that, it's important to know what to look for in a lawyer. This article is going to [...]

What To Do After an 18 Wheeler Accident

Due to the large number of 18 wheelers and other commercial vehicles on the roads today, people need to be prepared in case they are ever in an 18 wheeler accident. Unfortunately, in 2013 there were 3,906 trucks involved in fatal crashes, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Because of the size of these [...]

What to ask an attorney

When choosing an attorney, you should have an initial meeting with potential lawyers to help you decide whether or not to go forward with them. It's important to ask a few basic questions to get started, and this article is going to provide the basics of what to ask an attorney before you hire them [...]

Questions About What to Do After a Car Accident?
We’ve Got the Answers.

Car accidents can leave all of those involved scared and confused about what they should do next. Hopefully, you'll never have the misfortune of being involved in a car accident. But if it happens, you should know what to do. Because of that, let's review a few commonly asked questions regarding what to do if [...]