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Truck Accident Injury Scholarship Application

OVERVIEW The Schwaner Injury Law firm is excited to announce an annual scholarship for college students who are survivors of truck accidents and have survived and triumphed over their injuries to pursue a college education.   PURPOSE As a firm who represents the seriously injured, we know how tough it can be to face a […]

Illinois Truck Accident Attorneys Guide

The Illinois Truck Accident Attorneys at Schwaner Injury Law are here to help with your injury. A passenger vehicle is no match for a commercial truck, which can be 10 times the size of a small car and much slower to stop if there are road hazards to contend with while en route to the driver’s next stop. […]

Brachial Plexus Symptoms and Causes

Although brachial plexus birth injuries are more common than cases of Down syndrome, most parents have little or no knowledge about such injuries. The brachial plexus is a bundle of five different nerves that run from the spinal cord through the neck and down each arm. This important group of nerves –  the radial, median, […]

Illinois Wrongful Death Statistics Guide

Wrongful deaths can occur due to a variety of different reasons, including car accidents, work hazards, malfunctioning equipment, murder or medical malpractice. For the families of those who lost a loved one due to the carelessness of a company, a professional entrusted with a life or a careless driver, the pain would clearly be unimaginable. […]

Paraplegia Injury Attorney Guide Chicago

Are you looking for a Paraplegia injury attorney in Chicago, IL? While accidents are the most common cause of paraplegia, a condition that results from either trauma to the spinal cord or to the brain, there are a wide range of things that can cause the condition. Top Causes of Paraplegia Almost 13,000 new spinal […]

Most Common Types of Spinal Cord Injuries – Chicago, IL

In 2015, Tierney Darden, an aspiring dancer living in Mundelein, a suburb of Illinois, had just come home from a planning session in Minneapolis for her sister’s upcoming wedding – dancing as she tried on her bridesmaid dress – when life as she knew it changed forever. Darden and other family members were about to […]

Chicago Paraplegia Attorney Guide

Did you or someone you love suffer a serious injury that resulted in Paraplegia? If you or a loved one suffered a paraplegic injury in Chicago or Illinois we may be able to help. Paraplegia is often caused by serious injury or disease. Many times paralysis of the lower legs and body can be the result of someone’s […]

Motorcycle Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

While the thrill of the open road is a lure for many, riding a motorcycle in Chicago can be a dangerous mode of transportation resulting serious injury or death. According to statistics, motorcycle accidents result in 35 times more deaths than car accidents, most often when a motorcycle is struck by a car or truck.  […]

Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Chicago, IL

Tractor-trailer accidents can be devastating. Highway driving can be challenging and dangerous, especially when small vehicles share heavily-trafficked roads with larger ones like tractor-trailers. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, approximately 333,000 semis are involved in accidents each year. Because tractor-trailers can weigh up to 20,000 pounds, cars, SUVs and passenger […]