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December 2015 Archives

Legal assistance after birth injury in Cook County

There are few things worse for expectant parents in Cook County than to learn that their baby has suffered an injury at birth that could have long-lasting consequences. Some of these issues are unavoidable and simply happen through uncontrollable circumstances. Others, however, were due to a negligent doctor or other medical professional who did not follow the proper procedures or made a mistake that led to the injury.

Man's death after surgery sparks wrongful death lawsuit

There's an unavoidable trepidation that people have when seeking treatment for a medical issue in Cook County or anywhere else. This might not be due to the expectation that there will be a medical mistake, but the risk of one is a constantly hovering possibility. Even those who are prepared for it on some level might not think it will even happen to them. Unfortunately, it can and does. If there is a surgical error, it can result in serious injuries and even a medical malpractice death. The important thing to do after the unexpected loss of a loved one is to make sure to have legal protection.

BLS releases Illinois fatal work-related accident statistics

On an annual basis, the Bureau of Labor Statistics accrues the statistics for those who have suffered a work-related accident for Illinois and states across the entire country. In 2014, there were 163 fatal injuries suffered at work. Across the nation, nearly 4,700 people died in fatal incidents at work in 2014. That is an increase from slightly fewer than 4,600 in 2014.

Car crash with alleged drag racers claims life of Illinois man

When a family in Illinois is confronted with the loss of a loved one in a car accident, there are numerous issues that will arise. The automobile accident alone is a significant enough trauma even if there is not a fatality. When it includes the loss of a loved one, however, it is much worse. What can create even greater anger and sadness is if the accident occurs due to the reckless behaviors of another person. When this happens, those who are affected need to have an understanding of how to have a full investigation conducted to consider a legal filing for compensation.

The role of cellphones in a fatal car accident in Illinois

In Illinois and across the country, drivers are constantly connected through use of smartphones and tablets. This has increased the frequency of drivers getting into accidents due to the negligence of believing they are able to multitask and use their phones while operating a car. This can lead to serious injuries and a fatal car accident. Those who have been negatively affected through the loss of a loved one after an accident like this need to be aware of how and why it happens as well as what to do in the aftermath.

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