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
Facial Injuries Are a Risk for Passengers in Taxi Accidents May 30, 2016
The Victims of Taxi Accidents May Suffer Severe Head and Facial Injuries
When you slide into the back seat of a cab after a long day at work, you probably don’t see the plastic or glass divider between you and the driver as a threat. However, if something goes wrong on the road or an accident happens, that partition could be the source of extremely serious injuries to your face and hea [...] read more
What Brain Injury Victims Deserve After a Truck Crash May 18, 2016
Three Things Every Brain Injury Victim Needs to Know After a Truck Accident
We cannot tell you, in a blog post, how much money you should be able to recover for your injury, when you will get a legal recovery, and what your future will be like. Those things are unique to each person who has suffered a brain injury in an I-90 truck accident, and we would be happy to talk to you about them [...] read more