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Why Head to the Doctor Right Away? Common Tests for Head InjuriesJanuary 25, 2021-Head injuries can be as simple as a scrape or as complex as a traumatic brain injury. You need to take any injury to the head seriously, as it can cause long-term damage. Traumatic brain injuries are especially concerning. According to the Mayo Clinic, there are many causes of traumatic brain injuries. The CDC found […]
What to Do if You’re Hit by a Driver You Suspect Is on Marijuana or Another DrugJanuary 18, 2021-Nobody is ever prepared for another driver to hit them. And, in those moments after impact, you may experience shock, pain, confusion, or other emotions. The last thing you’re thinking about is whether or not the driver was under the influence. However, if you suspect that the driver was using marijuana or another drug, it’s […]
Damages Inflicted by Defective Yard Equipment and Your FutureJanuary 11, 2021-If you’ve spent time maintaining your yard in the fall months, you’re likely very familiar with leaf blowers, mowers, and other pieces of yard-specific machinery. Since we use these machines regularly, we forget that they’re intricate works of engineering with hundreds of moving parts. We trust them to do their job well and safely. Unfortunately, […]
Youth Sports, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and Your ChildJanuary 4, 2021-If you’re the parent of a school-age child, you have an important decision looming: Do you let your child participate in youth sports, despite the increased risk of adverse events? It’s natural to hope that this won’t happen. You may have a nostalgic or optimistic excitement to share sports enthusiasm with your child. This could […]
Black Ice and Snow In Illinois—Who’s Liable If There’s An Injury?December 28, 2020-With winter upon us, it’s time to prepare for the snow and ice that we’re all familiar with here in Illinois. According to the National Weather Service, the “Seasonal Mean Snow” for the Chicago metropolitan area is 28.1 inches from December to February. Sidewalks and roads turned icy and slick make walking and driving much […]
Boat AccidentsDecember 14, 2020-In 2017, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources reported that there were 80 boat accidents in the state of Illinois. 48 people sustained injuries. 12 people died. All of those numbers were tragic – and represented growth from the previous year. If you have experienced pain or suffering due to a boat accident, there are […]
Aviation AccidentsDecember 7, 2020-Whether due to mechanical failure or human error, aviation accidents – though rare – do happen. Statistics from the National Transportation Safety Board report that these tragic events are becoming more common. In 2018, “some 393 people were killed in civil aviation accidents in the United States…up 13 percent from the 347 killed the previous […]
Uber/Lyft AccidentsNovember 29, 2020-If you get into a car accident, the path forward – though difficult and traumatic – can seem clear-cut. You might expect that the person responsible pays for the incident. After that, insurance should step in to cover the majority of the costs. However, when the accident occurred during the use of a ride-sharing service, […]
Caring For A Spouse Injured In A Car CrashNovember 23, 2020-In 2018, about 20% of Illinois’ more than 300,000 car accidents involved an injury. The average car weighs more than 4000 pounds, which is a lot of metal to contend with. Injuries resulting from car accidents can vary in severity, however, some common serious injuries require extensive care. Some of the more severe include amputation […]
Electric Scooter Accidents in Illinois: What You Need to KnowNovember 16, 2020-E-scooters have quickly become a go-to method of transportation in recent years. People across the country are turning to these scooters thanks to their affordability, convenience, and small environmental footprint. Although e-scooters are becoming increasingly popular, they’re not without their faults. The rise of e-scooters has also led to an increase in injuries. Nearly 40,000 […]
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