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CTA & Bus Injury Guide – Chicago, Illinois

This blog post is a CTA & Bus Injury Guide for anyone injured on a CTA or Pace Bus in Chicago. A woman is seeking more than $50,000 in damages after she was injured attempting to board a Chicago Transit Authority bus last year. Angelique Land-Harms was attempting to board the bus at 11:15 a.m. on […]

Chicago Caput Succedaneum Birth Injury Guide

Caput succedaneum, often shortened to caput by doctors, is a birth injury most often caused by the pressure of the cervix against the scalp, causing bleeding beneath the scalp. It is a common birth injury that occurs in up to 2.5 percent of all births. The condition is marked by swelling, puffiness, and bruising of […]

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage Birth Injury in Chicago, IL

Subconjunctival hemorrhage birth injuries occur as the small blood vessels below the baby’s eye in the area of the eye known as the conjunctiva rupture, most often due to the trauma of a complicated delivery. The blood then gets trapped at the site of the rupture and appears as a red area in the white […]

Intracranial Hemorrhage Birth Injury Guide

Intracranial hemorrhage birth injury is a type of traumatic birth injury that has the potential to be devastating. Intracranial hemorrhage is a medical term for bleeding within the skull, either within the brain or between the brain and the skull. Intracranial hemorrhages are a type of traumatic birth injury that can range from minor to […]

Illinois Cephalohematoma Birth Injury Guide

Infant cephalohematoma, a hemorrhage between a newborn’s skull and the periosteum, a membrane that covers the outer surface of most bones, occurs in just 1 to 2 percent of all births, most often if those births involved the use of assisted birthing devices. While most cases heal on their own without medical complications, there are […]

Auto Lawyers in Chicago – What Makes a Great Auto Lawyer?

So, you’ve been in a car accident that was not your fault, and are wondering what you should do, and whether or not you should hire an auto lawyer. Car accidents can result in catastrophic, life-altering injuries that might leave you pondering what the future holds in terms of your quality of life. You likely have a […]

Chicago Birth Injury Lawsuit Guide

This Chicago birth injury lawsuit guide and post will help you to better understand birth injury cases in Chicago. If Rose Kennedy had given birth today instead of 1918, she likely would have filed a birth injury lawsuit following her daughter Rosemary’s birth. Rosemary, whose story is detailed in the book “Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy […]

Chicago Birth Injury Attorney Guide

If your child suffered a birth injury in Chicago as the result of medical negligence, hiring a birth injury attorney can be the most important step you take to help secure the compensation you need to cover the anticipated costs of your child’s future care. Because birth injuries fall under the category of medical malpractice, […]

Chicago Semi Accidents Uncommon But Often Deadly or Cause Serious Injury

Statistically, one person is killed every 16 minutes in the United States due to a semi-related accident. (To compare, traffic accidents overall account for approximately one death per minute nationwide.) Because tractor-trailers are so much larger than other vehicles – semis can be as heavy as 80,000 pounds compared to a car or truck, which […]

Taxi Cab Injury In Chicago

Chicago Has a History with Cabs and injuries. Chicago has always been well-suited for the taxicab industry, in part due to the layout of the city, along with a touch of deep-freeze weather that makes walking in the Windy City rough. And that’s not to mention Chicago’s role as the place where the east and west […]