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How to adjust your driving if you’re caught in a whiteout
How to adjust your driving if you’re caught in a whiteout

There are few things more frightening about driving in wintry Illinois weather than getting caught in a whiteout. If you've lived here for any amount...

November 23, 2018
Use care when walking on ice and snow this winter
Use care when walking on ice and snow this winter

Walking around during the winter months in Illinois can be difficult. You have to deal with snowy conditions that can make it easy to slip...

November 18, 2018
Illinois crash kills 48-year-old pedestrian
Illinois crash kills 48-year-old pedestrian

A 48-year-old Decatur, Illinois, a man was killed as a result of being hit by a pickup truck as he stood on a sidewalk. Officers...

November 15, 2018
Trucking company hopes to avoid distracted driving crashes
Trucking company hopes to avoid distracted driving crashes

In Peoria, we are very familiar with the sounds and sights of 18-wheelers both roaring by and slowing down to drop off or pick up...

November 09, 2018
Five schoolkids killed in three days by distracted drivers
Five schoolkids killed in three days by distracted drivers

The news of the deaths of young children jolted the nation, though it is difficult to know if that jolt of awareness will last or...

November 07, 2018
Disfigurement changes lives, but it’s possible to start again
Disfigurement changes lives, but it’s possible to start again

Living with a disfigurement is not easy, especially when it's your face. When you were involved in a car crash, your airbags didn't deploy. You...

September 13, 2018
Negligence is a common cause of motor vehicle accidents
Negligence is a common cause of motor vehicle accidents

Negligence takes many forms, from a person who doesn't turn off a hot stove and forgets to tell others to those who drive while intoxicated....

September 05, 2018
Burn injuries: What to expect
Burn injuries: What to expect

As a victim of a burn injury, it's important that you know what's coming next. Your health and safety in the future requires that you...

August 24, 2018
Rotator-cuff injuries: What to know when your shoulder is injured
Rotator-cuff injuries: What to know when your shoulder is injured

While it's not always the most serious of injuries, an injury to the rotator cuff can be life-altering. A rotator cuff is a group of...

July 30, 2018
Popular blood pressure medication recalled due to cancer risk
Popular blood pressure medication recalled due to cancer risk

People take prescription medication to address serious medical conditions. In most cases, these drugs work as promised and can help people treat symptoms or even...

July 18, 2018
Seasonal Employee Injured during Temporary Off-Season Work: What Are Claimant’s Relevant Earnings In Determining His Compensation For An Injury?
Seasonal Employee Injured during Temporary Off-Season Work: What Are Claimant’s Relevant Earnings In Determining His Compensation For An Injury?

Two sections of the Illinois Workers Compensation Act deals with calculating the number of wages that are due to an injured employee upon injury. Section...

July 16, 2018
Hospital-Patient Incident And Risk Reports May Not Be Discoverable In Illinois Medical Negligence Claims Against Hospitals, Physicians, and Medical Professionals
Hospital-Patient Incident And Risk Reports May Not Be Discoverable In Illinois Medical Negligence Claims Against Hospitals, Physicians, and Medical Professionals

On June 28, 2018, the First District Illinois Appellate Court in the case of Daley v. Teruel and Ingalls Memorial Hospital, 2018 IL App (1st)...

July 16, 2018
Knowing how truck accidents happen is essential for your safety
Knowing how truck accidents happen is essential for your safety

As a driver, you should expect to find yourself close to many types of vehicles. For example, commercial trucks are everywhere, both on Illinois highways...

July 12, 2018
The link between birth injuries and defective drugs
The link between birth injuries and defective drugs

Giving birth to a child who suffered from birth injuries can be a difficult experience, as it can be something that has repercussions for the...

July 02, 2018
New devices could keep drivers safe from distractions
New devices could keep drivers safe from distractions

Among the many distractions that can afflict drivers in Illinois, smartphones are the most prevalent. However, some apps and devices can help keep drivers from...

June 13, 2018
The most common truck accident injuries
The most common truck accident injuries

Truck accidents often result in fatalities, especially when smaller passenger vehicles are involved. Even when the consequences aren't fatal, they often leave victims with serious,...

June 04, 2018
Take these steps after you’re hurt to support your claim
Take these steps after you’re hurt to support your claim

Negligence can happen almost any time, and when it does, it often puts people in danger. For example, a worksite where construction teams are negligent...

May 31, 2018
FMCSA report: fatal truck crashes went up 3 percent in 2016
FMCSA report: fatal truck crashes went up 3 percent in 2016

One of the duties of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is to address unsafe trends in the commercial trucking industry. While trends in the...

May 29, 2018
Illinois man killed in chain-reaction accident
Illinois man killed in chain-reaction accident

A 45-year-old Illinois man is facing serious criminal charges after being involved in a fatal accident in Will County on the afternoon of May 14....

May 25, 2018
4 tips to get your landlord to make those safety repairs
4 tips to get your landlord to make those safety repairs

Your landlord refuses to make repairs, and you're sick of it. You're also worried. Some of the issues create serious safety hazards in your apartment...

May 23, 2018