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Automobile Safety

I was listening the other day to a podcast on the economic website Freakonomics and heard this fascinating history of our love affair with cars and the evolution of their safety over the past 100+ years.  One interesting tidbit is that the seat belt was one of the most effective… Continue Reading Automobile Safety

Medical Errors

How many people a year die in the hospital from medical mistakes as compared to other causes of death in the United States? In 2011, there were 31,000 Americans who died as a result of a gunshot wound. In 2011, there were 33,000 motor vehicle accidents that resulted in death.… Continue Reading Medical Errors

Auto Insurance Coverage Amounts

In Illinois, drivers of motor vehicles are required to buy minimum insurance coverage to pay for damages they may cause to others while driving.  The minimum coverage required is $20,000 per person, $40,000 total per accident. That means for any given accident, the total amount of coverage available to any… Continue Reading Auto Insurance Coverage Amounts

Are Nursing Homes Safe?

Nursing homes, assisted living centers, senior living centers, convalescent centers, skilled nursing facilities.  They go by any number of names, but are they safe?  A recent episode of the award winning PBS series Frontline takes a look at our country’s nursing homes and asks a lot of unnerving questions about… Continue Reading Are Nursing Homes Safe?

Illinois Nursing Home Care Act

The Illinois Nursing Home Care Act provides the elderly, and all residents of skilled nursing facilities with special protections. This law creates rules to make sure that nursing home residents are provided with a safe and healthy environment in which all of their personal care needs are met. The statute… Continue Reading Illinois Nursing Home Care Act
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Our firm represents individuals who were catastrophically injured or were killed due to the conduct of others in all personal injury litigation, including medical malpractice, wrongful death, product liability, premises negligence, construction liability, trucking liability, auto liability and nursing home liability.