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Motor Vehicle Accident

How Motorcycle Laws Prevent Catastrophic Injuries

Motorcycle laws in Illinois promote safe riding practices and reduce the risk of catastrophic injuries for motorcyclists. Illinois motorcycle laws address various aspects of motorcycle operation, rider behavior, and safety equipment. Laws mandating helmet use ensure that motorcyclists are protected from head injuries and can save lives in the event of a crash.

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Personal Injury

Common Injuries in Child Care

Proving negligence in a child care injury case requires demonstrating that the child care provider breached their duty of care, which directly resulted in the child’s injuries.

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Workers' Compensation

Who Is Liable for Construction Accidents Caused by Heavy Equipment?

Construction sites can be dangerous environments where heavy machinery and equipment play a pivotal role in completing projects efficiently. While these machines greatly enhance productivity, they also pose significant risks to the workers involved. Heavy equipment injuries can result in severe consequences, such as serious injuries, disabilities, and even fatalities. If you have been injured in a construction accident, you may be wondering who you can prove liability and receive compensation for your injuries.

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Personal Injury

How Does the Attractive Nuisance Doctrine Affect a Premises Liability Case?

Under the attractive nuisance doctrine, an occupier or property owner is liable for any harm a child sustains if a dangerous condition or area in the property attracts the child’s curiosity. An attractive nuisance is an unsafe condition or object that can attract kids to your property. Playground equipment, trampolines,

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Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall Cases Are a Leading Cause of Personal Injury Claims

Slip and fall accidents can happen unexpectedly and result in serious injuries. Whether it occurs at a public place, workplace, or someone else’s property, knowing the appropriate steps to take after such an incident is crucial. Prompt and appropriate action can not only help you obtain necessary medical attention, but also protect your rights in case of a legal claim.

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Personal Injury

Common Causes Of Child Traumatic Brain Injury

Fall accidents usually result in several injuries that may require different levels of care. Broken bones, spine, back, neck, and head injuries require high-quality trauma care. They can worsen if left untreated, causing long-term consequences.

If your child has trouble breathing or swelling in the head after a fall, rush him or her to the hospital. Other signs, such as loss of memory or consciousness, suggest that your child has suffered a traumatic brain injury.

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Personal Injury

Multiple Parties May Be Liable in Wrongful Death Lawsuits Involving Guns

Wrongful death lawsuits involving guns often involve multiple at-fault parties. These parties can include the shooter, the gun owner, or the owner of the residential or commercial property where the shooting took place. A lawyer knowledgeable in gun negligence laws can investigate your case to determine the at-fault parties. Your

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Workers' Compensation

How Long Can a Workers’ Comp Claim Stay Open in Illinois?

A workers’ compensation claim in Illinois can stay open for several months or years. If a worker is receiving ongoing medical treatment for a chronic injury or illness related to his or her job, for example, his or her claim may remain open until he or she is no longer

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Workers' Compensation

What Is the Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement for a Herniated Disc?

The calculation of a workers’ compensation settlement for a herniated disc injury can be complex, and may require the input of medical professionals, vocational rehabilitation specialists, and other experts. An Illinois workers’ compensation attorney can help answer question such as: “does workers’ comp apply before and after work?” A workers’ comp attorney can also ensure your rights are protected and that you receive a fair settlement.

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Personal Injury

6 Types of Catastrophic Injuries

You must file your claim within a certain time frame or you may lose your right to seek compensation. It’s best to consult with an Illinois catastrophic injury attorney as soon as possible to ensure that you meet all necessary deadlines and requirements.

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