Construction workers on Chicago river front

Preventing Injuries on Summertime Construction Sites

Did you know that construction sites are more dangerous in the summer? According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more workers injured during the summer months than at any other time of the year. In professions requiring outdoor work, like construction, that’s particularly true. More homes are built during the summer when…

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Car crashed into moving truck in the snow.

Common Causes of Accidents During the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, the streets of Chicago, like many other cities, become bustling with increased traffic and holiday cheer. However, this time of year also sees a spike in accidents, ranging from minor collisions to severe accidents. At Hale & Monico, we understand the complexities of holiday accidents and are committed to helping…

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Civil rights attorney discussing case with client

Can I Sue DCSF in Illinois?

Yes, you can sue DCFS in Illinois, but it will not be easy. The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) can get sued for abuse, gross negligence, or a violation of civil rights. Because these cases are so difficult, you will want to talk to a Chicago civil rights attorney about your case. Proving…

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Injured man shaking hands with personal injury attorney

What Types of Cases Do Personal Injury Lawyers Handle?

A variety of cases fall under the umbrella of personal injury. If you are injured by the actions of another party, it is advisable to seek the advice of an experienced Chicago personal injury attorney. Below are various kinds of personal injury matters that attorneys handle. Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits  Personal injury is an extensive…

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malicious prosecution

What Is Malicious Prosecution?

Getting wrongfully accused of and prosecuted for a crime can cost you your reputation, your career, and thousands of dollars in legal fees to defend yourself. If the police and prosecutors misuse their authority intentionally, they might get sued for malicious prosecution. It is an uphill battle to prove that malicious prosecution happened, so you…

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