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Car Accidents and Road Conditions

Published: Feb 12, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

When it comes to car accidents, common contributing factors include everything from driver behaviors, distractions, mistakes, the actions of other drivers, or conditions of the roads. It can be easier to determine liability when the actions of a driver clearly led to the accident....

Are Doctors Washing Their Hands Enough?

Published: Feb 4, 2020 Legal Blog, Medical Malpractice

Good hand hygiene among healthcare providers is an essential part of preventing the spread of dangerous germs to patients. It also stops providers from getting sick. Yet, the CDC reports some physicians and other providers are only washing their hands less than half the...

Car Accident Spinal Cord Injuries

Published: Jan 31, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Serious Injuries

Car accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries, according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. There are approximately 17,730 new spinal cord injury cases each year, and car accidents are responsible for 39.3 percent of these injuries. Spinal cord injuries...

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Published: Jan 24, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Winter weather presents hazards for all drivers in Illinois. Preparing for cold temperatures, snow, ice, and low visibility helps reduce the risk of a car accident. Travelers should take extra precautions during winter to stay safe on the snow and ice-covered roads. Winter in...

Paying for Botched Plastic Surgery

Published: Jan 16, 2020 Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

Plastic surgery is usually an elective procedure that patients undergo to enhance physical appearance. Liposuction, breast augmentation, lip plumping and butt lifts are meant to enhance the outward appearance of people who are looking for positive changes; these individuals may associate satisfaction, better social...

Dangers While Driving Pregnant

Published: Jan 9, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Expectant mothers are often advised to avoid certain activities during their pregnancy. Activities such as smoking, drinking alcohol, and flying on a plane after 36 weeks can be harmful to the mother and baby. However, when it comes to traveling, many women wonder what...