road rage

Why Road Rage Causes So Many Car Accidents

Frustration, exhaustion, and even anger are common when driving. Road rage, however, takes these emotions to another level. Drivers who exhibit excessive anger and aggressive driving are generally accused of road rage. The consequences of this behavior can prove tragic, even deadly. And if you or a loved one were injured or killed in an…

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hospital neglience

Common Examples Of Illinois Hospital Negligence

Hospital negligence is not necessarily the same thing as physician negligence. Contrary to popular belief, hospitals are not always responsible for the mistakes of their doctors. That’s because many physicians are not employees of the hospital, but merely have admitting privileges. In essence, they function as independent contractors, meaning their negligence may not be the…

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The Most Common Causes Of Surgical Errors

Surgeons are tasked with some of the most dangerous and life-threatening work in the world, operating on their patients. Unfortunately, not all surgeons perform their duties with the level of diligence that’s expected and required of them. Even if the surgical error doesn’t prove fatal, it could mean a lifetime of significant and irreversible injuries….

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nursing home abuse victim

Demanding Justice After Nursing Home Sexual Abuse

We trust nursing homes to care for our parents and other relatives at a stage of their lives when they need it most. Tragically, some nursing home employees betray this trust by engaging in abuse – including sexual abuse – of these most vulnerable members of society. Sexual abuse is intolerable. If your loved one…

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rear end car accident

What to Do After a Rear-End Automobile Accident

Rear-end automobile accidents are one of the most common types of wrecks involving motor vehicles. In 2017, there were over 92,000 rear-end collisions in the state. Although not all rear-end accidents are serious, they cause tens of thousands of injuries every year and dozens of deaths. No matter how serious your accident is, you should…

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Proving Lost Wages After a Personal Injury

If you’re been injured in an automobile or other type of accident, there’s a good chance you will lose time from work for hospitalization, medical appointments, and recovery. You could be compensated for the lost wages you suffer as a result. But lost wages take many forms, and proving them could be a challenge depending…

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After an Accident, Stay Off Social Media

Everyone is online these days, with social media being a particularly popular way to spend time on the internet. With so many people using sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram almost like a personal diary, they will inevitably discuss their accidents (often with strangers). Unfortunately, many personal injury victims have sabotaged their cases by not…

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