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Beach Park Chemical Spill Sends 40 to Hospital, 7 in Critical Condition

 

A massive chemical spill in the Chicago north suburb of Beach Park has sent 40 people to the hospital on Thursday morning. 7 of those individuals remain in critical condition. It is being reported that a leak in a large container of anhydrous ammonia Read More »

Police Car Hit by Driver on I-55, Car Accidents Not Uncommon in St. Louis

 

Car accidents are not uncommon in metropolitan areas, but in St. Louis, the rates of accidents have risen. With that in mind, it is important more than ever to pay attention to your surroundings while driving. If you don’t, well, an accident ca Read More »

How to File a Lawsuit: A Comprehensive 10 Step Pre-Trial Guide

 

How to File a Lawsuit in 10 Steps This “How to File a Lawsuit” guide will break down the process of what needs to be accomplished to file a civil lawsuit step-by-step. This can be a complex and difficult process, so be sure to consult wit Read More »

Blood Test for Concussions? FDA Grants Approval to New Testing Method

 

In February 2018, the FDA approved the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, a blood test that can detect concussions. The Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator (BBTI) will detect concussions by analyzing the proteins in the patient’s blood. With a reported 9 Read More »

What are Compensatory Damages and Punitive Damages?

 

In civil court, damages are the “award” or sum of money, the plaintiff receives during either due to a settlement or a decision reached after a trial. This award essentially functions as compensation for the loss the plaintiff experienced Read More »

Golf Cart Injury – Do Golf Carts Pose Risk to Children?

 

With warm weather approaching, we all begin to brainstorm our list of outdoor activities to partake in. From a cabin in the woods to the golf course, golf carts are a popular and efficient way to get around on beautiful days. Often considered safe an Read More »

Basketball Personal Injury and Avoiding the Bench

 

As March Madness picks up, basketball personal injury falls into the spotlight. If March Madness inspires you to hit the courts, we encourage you to read up on these common but often preventable basketball-related personal injuries. An incredibly com Read More »

Civil Lawsuit – The Civil Litigation Process Explained In Steps

 

A civil lawsuit can seem complex and, for most of us, confusing. If you are involved in a civil lawsuit, you shouldn’t feel discouraged by the various steps or the legal jargon. Civil lawsuits aren’t actually too hard to wrap your head ar Read More »

10 Cyclist Safety Tips From a Bicycle Accident Lawyer

 

Amongst more than 200 new laws implemented by the Illinois state government that took effect on January 1st, HB 2895 named cycling the state’s official exercise. With warmer weather on the horizon, it’s just a matter of time before two-wh Read More »

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