October 6, 2020

Illinois auto accident victims who file claims with the drivers' insurance policies have certain rights, and they can expect the claims to follow certain procedural steps. It is important for victims to understand the rights that they have, the duties that the insuranc...

January 17, 2018

The deadliest weather for driving is rain. Rainy conditions are more common than other types of inclement weather, and they are often the cause of impaired visibility, slick roadways, and less cautious drivers, resulting in more car accidents than any other weather typ...

January 9, 2018

Illinois has the second-highest number of dog bite claims in the United States and increased dog density and the Illinois Animal Control Act could be part of the reason why. Under Illinois law, victims of dog bites may be entitled to compensation for their injuries and...

December 27, 2017

Many ladder-related injuries and fatalities can be prevented when employers and workers take time to follow OSHA's safe ladder use guidelines. Careful planning, the use of safety equipment, and proper training can help keep workers safe.

December 19, 2017

Job demands that come with high intensity, continual pressure, and inmate violence have created a hidden PTSD crisis among prison correction officers in the United States. According to clinical studies, PTSD among correction officers is a serious problem that's linked...

December 13, 2017

Ford is issuing a major recall of 1.34 million trucks in the United States because faulty door latches allow doors to swing open unexpectedly while driving.

December 6, 2017

People who live in rural areas are likelier to be involved in fatal crashes than are people who live in urban areas in Illinois, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC attributes the higher fatality rate to reduced seat b...

November 15, 2017

Advanced technology that reminds parents to check the back seat could significantly reduce the number of children who suffer serious injury or death due to heatstroke. Although hundreds of children have lost their lives to heatstroke in hot cars in the past two decades...

November 10, 2017

The lack of legal safety standards specific to theme parks makes amusement park injury cases highly unpredictable. Usually settled out of court, when a case does make it to trial, varying standards of care are often confusing to jurors.

October 26, 2017

MixBin Electronics, a Chinese manufacturer, recalled approximately 275,000 cell phone cases containing liquid glitter designed specifically for iPhone 6, 6s, and 7. The cases were recalled because of the risk of them leaking the liquid, which has been found to cause ch...

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