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June 2017 Archives

When you've lost someone you love to a work-related death

It is safe to assume that Chicago would not be the city it is without its industrial industry. All of us rely on the industrial sector's contributions to the success of our city. While most of us cannot imagine the horror of losing a loved one in an industrial accident, we know these tragic incidents do occur all too often.

Choosing the right lawyer for your wrongful death claim

When a loved one dies, grieving family members experience a whirlwind of emotions. When it was a wrongful death, these emotions can be even harder to cope with. While many victims who have lost a loved one to wrongful death want to seek a legal remedy, their emotions often get in the way. A typical result of this is hiring the first attorney they find.

How does strict liability work in defective medical device cases?

In a personal injury case involving a defective medical device, the strict liability doctrine can improve the odds of winning a products liability lawsuit. Even better, the manufacturer may be found liable even if it cannot be proven that the entity caused the plaintiff's injuries.

Who is liable for death or injuries from an airplane crash?

Like other mass transit accidents in Illinois such as train or bus crashes, identifying liability in an airplane crash can be complex. The first thing injured victims should do after receiving initial medical treatment is to consult with a personal injury attorney. This not only puts victims on the proper path to seeking damages, it empowers them to take a proactive approach, which can aid with coping in the aftermath of the accident.

5 things to do if you've been involved in a fatal car accident

Driving in the Chicago metro area can be chaotic. The highways are packed with commuters, commercial vehicles and sightseers alike - some racing by at speeds far in excess of the speed limit, others driving in the center lane at 45 miles per hour, and still more who are distracted or seemingly unaware of their surroundings.

Chicago and Hammond officers named in wrongful death lawsuit

Police officers often carry a heavy burden. They are charged with apprehending dangerous criminals while also protecting the public. Which duty is the most important, and when does one duty supersede the other? For one Illinois family mourning the death of a teenager, the answers to these questions are painfully clear.

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