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Month: January 2017

Illinois Accidents and Defective Seat Belts

Written by: admin| Jan 30, 2017 | 0 Comment

Seat belts are safety devices that stop your body from coming into contact with the dashboard, steering wheel, back of the seat and window in the event of an accident. These are made under strict standards to make sure they will withstand any force during a collision. In fact, it is safe to say that seat belts are the first line of defense when it comes to automobile safety in the seconds after a collision.

 

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Illinois Construction Site Accidents

Written by: admin| Jan 30, 2017 | 0 Comment

Construction workers form a vital part of the economy as they are responsible for the creation of buildings and real estate.  Construction is something that can never stop owing to the growth of our economy as well as the rising demand for both commercial and residential buildings. Construction work is hazardous and carries with it a multitude of risks. Many of us take for granted our work environments, thinking that work safety is something that’s a given.

 

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Aggressive Driving in Illinois

Written by: admin| Jan 30, 2017 | 0 Comment

Aggressive driving is one of the leading causes of accidents in the state of Illinois. We all share road real estate with each other, and in a civilized, ideal society, we would all be driving in a responsible and safe manner. However, we live in an imperfect world, and we’re only human. Mistakes happen, and our moods can change in the fraction of a second.

 

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Cerebral Palsy in Illinois – Was It The Doctor’s Fault?

Written by: admin| Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comment

Cerebral palsy affects hundreds of thousands of children across the country. This is a developmental condition that was once thought to be a fluke of nature until it was discovered that human negligence had a part to play. Children born with this condition face a life of adversity and sadness, and they may never be able to have normal lives due to someone else’s poor decisions.

 

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Car Vs Pedestrian Accidents In Illinois

Written by: admin| Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comment

Up to 4,000 pedestrians are killed on our roads each year. These accidents happen in densely populated urban areas as well as suburbs, and they can have catastrophic consequences. It is almost always the fault of the driver, and pedestrians who follow the rules have to bear the brunt of someone else’s negligence.  The injuries suffered after these kinds of auto accidents in Illinois can be costly, life-changing and traumatizing to anyone involved.

 

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Defective Airbags in Illinois and Product Liability

Written by: admin| Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comment

Airbags are a vital part of any vehicle. These are air-filled inflatable bags that deploy in the event of an accident, helping cushion occupants and stopping their heads and bodies from slamming into hard surfaces. Airbag recalls, especially by car makers such as Takata have shown that these devices are prone to malfunctioning, with the blame lying squarely on the manufacturer.

 

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Can I Sue If I Was Almost Injured?

Written by: admin| Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comment

Getting injured in Illinois can complicate your life in more ways than one. If you are the family’s breadwinner, you may have to take time off work to recuperate. In addition, you may not be able to go back to work in the capacity you would have wanted to due to complications from your injures. However, what happens if you were almost injured?

 

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Drunk Driving Accidents In Illinois

Written by: admin| Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comment

Drunk driving in Illinois is a huge problem which shows no signs of letting up. Despite strict legislation and high fines as well as the threat of imprisonment, people still choose to get behind the wheel while intoxicated. It is estimated that over 9000 people lose their lives every year due to drunk driving. This shouldn’t have to happen as these accidents are entirely avoidable.

 

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What Makes for a Valid Medical Malpractice Case?

Written by: admin| Jan 23, 2017 | 0 Comment

Suffering an Illinois medical malpractice event can put you out of commission and throw your life into disarray. You may feel rightfully done in, and may want to sue. While all of this sounds right and fair, it is important to note that just because you were injured or poorly treated by a medical professional doesn’t mean that you will have your day in court.

 

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Cerebral Palsy Treatment Options in Illinois

Written by: admin| Jan 23, 2017 | 0 Comment

Cerebral palsy affects 1 in 1000 children. It is said to be a freak occurrence that can’t be avoided and left to fate; however, the truth is that medical negligence during birth causes this developmental disorder. Caring for a child with this kind of condition can be expensive and cost over a million dollars during the child’s lifetime.

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