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August 2018 Archives

Reporting a workplace injury in Illinois

When you head out the door for work each morning you likely aren't thinking about suffering an injury. Safety needs to be on your mind at all times because accidents are lurking around every corner when on the job. Should you suffer an injury at work you need to report it as soon as possible to your employer so a personal injury claim can move forward in Illinois.

Consumer protection bureau urged to continue protecting military

A federal consumer protection agency has made it known that it could very well reduce its efforts to protect members of the military from lenders who operate using predatory practices. In response to this news, some 49 senators have signed a letter that requests the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continue to protect the troops that protect the citizens of the United States.

How an injury can take over your life

Being involved in any type of accident can change your life forever. Whether it's a car accident, motorcycle accident, workplace accident, swimming accident, slip-and-fall accident or any other accident; the injury could take over your life. Many victims of personal injury accidents refrain from filing a claim because they are under the impression that it's just not worth the time.

Man awarded $3,000,000.00

Expert testimony that a minivan driver had active THC (marijuana) in his system was speculative and inadmissible. A jury verdict of $3,000,000.00 to the minivan driver against a tractor-trailer driver was affirmed by the California Court of Appeal on July 25, 2017. In the case of David vs. Hernandez, 13CAL.App. 5th 692.

How to keep young children safe while driving

Parents know that no matter what you do your children always manage to get into things they aren’t supposed to. That is why childproofing is so important when you have young ones padding around the home. You childproof the cabinets, electrical outlets, staircases, pointy counter edges and everything else a curious child might encounter. Not everyone is so concerned about safety in their car, though.

How do I prevent a construction dispute before it happens?

Entering into a construction contract is an exciting time, especially when you are building your dream home or are constructing your new office. Things can quickly turn sour when you and the contractor get into a dispute. So, how do you prevent a construction dispute before it happens?

Types of monetary compensation for personal injury cases

There are plenty of ways personal injury can occur other than just a car accident. Whenever someone is injured, it is considered a personal injury case, especially if it happens at work, school, at a store, on someone else's property and any other type of incident. If you've been injured in an accident of any kind, you likely want to know what type of monetary compensation you can claim.

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