What Makes a Dog Dangerous?

Dog lovers around the Chicago area are closely following the case of Jordan, a DuPage County rescue pup who the government has labeled a “dangerous” dog. While the label may be impacting Jordan’s quality of life, will it carry any weight if Jordan’s caretakers are ever sued over his behavior?  Jordan the “Dangerous” Dog Jordan…

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Don’t Let an Injury or Illness Ruin Your Relationship with Your Friends and Family this Holiday Season

Though government officials and healthcare professionals have urged everyone to stay home this holiday season, many people in the Chicago area are still planning small gatherings with their friends and family members. When you accept such an invitation, you are accepting the risk that you may be injured — or this year, contract COVID-19 —…

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

If you say that something is “just what the doctor ordered,” you are probably having a good time. It’s an expression we use to say that we like what we are doing because it is making us feel good, which is sort of funny. After all, following the doctor’s orders is not always easy.  One…

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What Are Punitive Damages?

When you have been injured in an accident, your life is forever changed. No matter how much you want to go back to the way things were before, it is impossible to do so. And yet, that is exactly what the legal system pretends it is able to do — put you in the position…

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woman receiving plastic surgery after personal injury

Who Pays If I Need Plastic Surgery?

Plastic surgery may still be a taboo topic in Hollywood, but it is something the Stein & Shulman team commonly discusses with our Chicago area clients. At Stein & Shulman, we help the victims of car accidents, dog bites, workplace accidents, and other personal injuries make the case that the cost of any plastic surgery…

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What Happens If My Child Is Injured at a Friend’s Pool?

Swimming pool accidents can cause serious injuries for a child. In addition to drowning accidents, a child can sustain broken bones, fractures, lacerations, head injuries, infections, electrocution, and burns. It is important to seek immediate medical attention if your child is injured at a friend’s pool. However, it is also important to talk with Chicago…

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