Railroad workers in Chicago work in a perilous industry fraught with hazards and dangers that they must prepare for on a daily basis. As bona fide federal workers, they are protected under the Federal Employee Liability Act which seeks to compensate them for injuries sustained on the job as long as they can prove that the injury was due to negligence.Read More
Hearing loss is a common side-effect of a Chicago, Illinois personal injury event or accident. Many individuals usually wonder if they will regain full hearing capacity after suffering this kind of trauma, because, let’s face it, the ability to hear can help both enrich your life as well as keep you out of harm’s way, making hearing loss a huge concern for people involved in personal injury cases in Chicago.Read More
The strength of a personal injury lawsuit in Chicago, Illinois or any part of the country for that matter lies in the preponderance of the evidence and the ability and skill of your attorney to argue your case for you in front of a judge. Being able to do so will hinge on facts, witness testimony and any other form of evidence that we as a law firm will deem necessary in your Illinois personal injury case.
A Chicago, Illinois injury or accident can come with complications that may last well after you’ve healed from the accident. Scarring and disfigurement is often seen in people who’ve been in traumatic accidents or those that involve hot liquids, chemicals or fires from explosions. Scarring, depending on where it is, can take a toll on a person’s self-esteem, causing them decades of untold emotional trauma.
Your skull protects your brain, perhaps the most powerful organ in your body. It is made of thick bony tissue which is resistant to trauma to a certain extent unless there are large forces involved. A skull fracture after a Chicago car accident is a serious injury because of the resultant complications that may arise shortly after your injury.Read More
Electricity is an important energy source for which we depend on to run civilization. While it is undeniably useful, it can cause a lot of harm if it comes into contact with the human body. Electrocution refers to the passing of electrical current through a person’s body, causing death or severe injuries.
Halloween is coming up in just a few weeks, and parents all over Chicago are running around town, getting costumes and props for their kids and homes respectively. An all-American holiday, Halloween is expected to be celebrated by millions across the state. That being said, celebrations can be cut short if one suffers a severe injury during Halloween.Read More
The brain is one of the most sensitive organs in your body, responsible for controlling just about every organ and biological process that occurs in your body. It is encased in a thick skull which doesn’t leave a lot of room for movement. As we grow, our skulls get thicker while at the same time expanding in an effort to accommodate the growing brain. A concussion refers to a type of head injury which is caused by blunt force trauma to the head or a fall, or any other type of injury which jars the brain inside one’s skull. Concussions in children can be severe and lead to a lifetime of complications and even permanent disability.Read More
Highchairs are great for toddlers that are of a certain age who need to be restrained as they eat. They are sold en masse at various common outlets such as Walmart, and they are an American staple, loved by young families with little kids in the house. These are usually made in China, Mexico Thailand and in some European countries, and they come in a variety of designs and price points.Read More
The nervous system makes up an important part of your body because it contains a massive network of nerves which branch out into your body from your spine. These nerves are responsible for the relaying of information from the brain to help you interpret the different types of stimuli in your environment. Nerve damage is usually permanent and can lead to paralysis, and it is a common occurrence in Chicago personal injury cases.