Understanding the basics of a personal injury case
August 27, 2016
If you are involved in a personal injury case, there’s a good chance one or more personal injury lawyers are also going to be involved. While those lawyers live in the world of personal injury law every day, chances are, much of what goes on in a personal injury case may be foreign to you. To educate yourself and to best protect your interests, you need to at least have a basic grasp of some [...] read more
Three Types of Accidents Caused by Improperly Loaded Trucks
June 2, 2016
The injuries can be catastrophic when a truck is not properly loaded, but how exactly does the way cargo is loaded onto a truck contribute to a truck accident?
Improper Loads Can Cause a Deadly Truck Crash
When a truck is overloaded or the goods on a truck are not evenly distributed, a truck may be more likely to:
- Spill its goods. When the cargo spills onto [...] read more
NTSB Blames CTA Procedures For Crash Of Unmanned Runaway Train
June 1, 2016
The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the runaway Blue Line train that crashed into a westbound train last Monday, injuring dozens of people, had been left with its power on and in a setting that permitted its unmanned operation, at a CTA repair terminal. The setting that the train was left in apparently allowed the train to keep moving even though emergency brakes had been [...] read more
Get the Help You Need to Help Your Child After Sex Abuse
May 31, 2016
Don’t Neglect Yourself After Your Child Has Been Sexually Abused
The headline of this article may sound somewhat controversial. Why should you worry about yourself when your child has been seriously violated and hurt by a sexual predator? This is not about you, your feelings, or your recovery. Right now, you are focused on helping your child to get through this ordeal.
Driving Zero Fatalities to Reality: Can It Be Done?
May 31, 2016
We would like to report that 2014 will be the year when there are no driving fatalities in Illinois, but we won’t be able to do it. Despite the Illinois Department of Transportation’s “Driving Zero Fatalities to a Reality” campaign, there were 200 deaths from Illinois motor vehicle accidents between January 1, 2014 and April 22, 2014.
Why Is the Focus on Zero?
The Illinois Depar [...] read more
How to Communicate with Friends After Child’s Sexual Abuse
May 31, 2016
Five Things Your Friends Don’t Understand After Your Child’s Been Sexually Abused in Illinois
You are not keeping secrets. You may long for the understanding and support of your friends after your child has been sexually abused in Berwyn, Cicero, or anywhere else in the Chicago area. Your friends may want to support you and your family, but they might not know how because they might [...] read more