If you travel any distance on Illinois or Missouri highways, you know you will likely encounter a big rig. In fact, you may find yourself wedged between several of them as you make your way to your destination. This is not always a comfortable situation because you can't be certain whether the driver of the truck sees you or is in the appropriate condition to safely operate the truck to avoid hitting you.
Many Americans who love the outdoors enjoy venturing in to the "backcountry," which refers to undeveloped wilderness and rural areas. However, a quick Google search of the word brings up the popular online retailer Backcountry.com, which specializes in gear and clothing for the outdoor enthusiast.
You've turned your hobby of making candles or pet toys for friends, family and the occasional craft fair into a small business. You're selling your products through an online marketplace like Amazon or Etsy. You've probably never considered that anyone might sue you, but you can never be sure.
If you're still taking dozens of Amazon Prime boxes to the recycling bin that recently contained toys you bought for your children or other kids in your life, you need to know that many toys sold through the popular online retailer don't meet federal safety standards.
When many Illinois residents think of serious car accidents, they often have thoughts of flipped vehicles, mangled metal, ambulances and such. However, some accidents themselves can seem relatively minor but still cause serious injuries to those involved. As a result, it is important to seek medical attention after any type of car accident.