Preventing Common 4th of July Injuries

The 4th of July is the high point of the summer. In Northbrook, like everywhere across the country, it’s celebrated with fireworks, barbecues, and fun. However, sometimes holiday activities can lead to a significant risk of injuries. With proper planning and preventative steps, Northbrook residents and visitors can have a safe and enjoyable holiday.  As…

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Determining Fault in Multi-Vehicle Accident Pileups

Car accidents can be traumatic, life-altering events, especially when they involve multiple vehicles. These chain-reaction crashes often result in devastating injuries, substantial property damage, and complex questions of legal liability. A skilled car accident attorney can take on the process of determining who is liable for your injuries and pursue the compensation you need to…

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Assigning Responsibility After a Public Transit Accident

Public transit systems are the backbone of major U.S. cities, and the Chicago area is no different. Every day, CTA, Metra, and Amtrak get millions of residents and visitors where they want to go. When accidents inevitably occur involving public transit, the question of responsibility will necessarily arise. Assigning responsibility after a public transit accident…

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Gym and Fitness Center Accidents Caused by Faulty Equipment

Many people suffer injuries each year due to accidents involving gym equipment. By causing injuries from fractures and crush injuries to severe lacerations, gym accidents can leave victims facing overwhelming medical bills, lost wages, and lasting disabilities. If you find yourself in this painful situation, you must understand how to protect your right to pursue…

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Seeking Justice: Legal Options for Victims of Abuse

Personal injury cases arise when there has been an accident caused by a party’s negligence. The key word being “accidental.” Contrast these to abuse cases like battery, sexual assault, molestation, or other criminal conduct, where the injury is caused by an intentional criminal act. Even when the perpetrator of the criminal conduct is punished by…

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Experts That You May Encounter During Your Personal Injury Claim

During a personal injury claim, various experts play crucial roles in helping you present your case most effectively. These can include medical professionals to assess injuries, accident reconstructionists to set out the event in detail, financial experts who calculate loss, and vocational experts to determine your ability to work post-injury. If you have been injured…

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