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November 2016 Archives

Many believe automobile accident statistics rising due to app use

For drivers in Illinois who keep their attention firmly on the road and make sure not to partake in the often irresistible temptation to check their smartphones, there is a continuing danger of other drivers crashing into them because they do not resist that temptation and believe they can do so safely. This is a risk not just to other drivers, but to pedestrians, bicyclists and anyone on the road. Research and technology is not only believed to be leading to an increase in the number of accidents, but some like Snapchat, Waze and Pokemon Go are thought to be unwittingly encouraging this behavior. Those who are involved in a crash and are injured or suffer the loss of a loved one who is a fatal car accident victim need to be cognizant of this fundamental reality.

Relatives working on cables involved in work-related accident

There are types of jobs in Illinois that carry with them the inherent dangers of a work-related accident taking place. This might have to do with construction negligence if that is the kind of job the person is doing, but there are numerous other jobs, physical and not, that can lead to an accident. Working with dangerous materials or electricity can cause injury. In a worst case scenario, this might result in worker death. The family that has suffered the loss of a loved one must make certain that they are fully aware of their rights to pursue compensation in a legal filing.

Police search for driver in fatal car accident who fled scene

Any person who is out on the road in Chicago understands the possibility that there will be a car crash. While these are frequently not serious, there is always the danger of an automobile accident being of sufficient severity that it leads to severe injuries or a fatality. Regardless of whether it is a fatal car accident or one with injuries, those who are affected by it need to bear in mind the potential aftermath. That can include vast medical expenses, the need for rehabilitative care and, in the worst case scenario, the loss of a treasured family member. What can make these crashes worse is if it is a hit-and-run.

Legal help with delay in diagnosis for stroke in Illinois

The obvious response for a person in Illinois who is suffering from worrisome symptoms is to go to see the doctor. This can be either an emergency room or a personal doctor depending on the perceived urgency. When there are certain issues in place, these are usually a sign of what the problem is. Those who are having a stroke or indicating symptoms that a stroke is a potential danger have the right to expect to be treated to avoid a worst case scenario or prevent the stroke entirely. If that treatment is not provided and the patient is harmed by a late diagnosis or a fatal failure to diagnose, it might be the basis for a lawsuit.

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