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Brain Injury in Chicago, IL – Brain Injury Statistics, Types and Common Symptoms

Brain Injury in Chicago, IL. Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is just 57, but he’s been diagnosed with early onset dementia and has a wide range of health problems including severe headaches, memory loss, vision and speech problems and depression after taking too many hits on the football field. According to McMahon, one of […]

Bus Accidents 101 – Liability, Crash Stats and More – Chicago IL

Were you injured in a bus accident in Chicago? If you were injured through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to monetary compensation for your injuries. Bus Accident Statistics According to estimates, about 65 times a day, somewhere in the United States, someone is involved in a bus accident. In 2001, almost 300 […]

Airplane Accidents 101 – Liability, Crash Stats, PTSD and more…

Most aviation accidents involve commercial airlines, although private planes and commercial and private helicopters are also sometimes involved in crashes. A wide array of factors can contribute to airplane crashes or other accidents such as the runway fire aboard the Boeing 747 at Manchester International Airport, including engine failure, approach and landing accidents, loss of […]

Train Accidents & Liability – Chicago, IL

In the majority of the 3,000 train accidents that occur in the United States each year, property damage, injuries or deaths are likely outcomes, given the high rate of speed at which most trains travel. Brian Logan wrote in a story for the Guardian that he was riding “the midnight train to Georgia” – the […]

Women And Concussions

Women are more prone to concussions than men, experts say. When we hear the word “concussion,” we think of injuries sustained on the football field or what occurs when a rider catapults over their handlebars during the Tour de France while descending a particularly steep slope. While focus on traumatic brain injury has primarily focused […]

Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord works with the brain as the central part of our body’s nervous system, and controls motor function, sensory function and reflex. The collection of nerves that runs down the middle of the back works by sending signals from the brain to the rest of the body, and when an injury occurs, those […]

Workers Compensation Guide

For many of us, the workplace is one of the most dangerous places we can go each day. According to statistics, more than 100,000 manufacturing workers experience job-related injuries annually, many of them debilitating. Even more concerning, each day in the United States, 13 workers leave for work and never make it home, while more […]

When A Personal Injury Case Goes To Trial

Deciding how to negotiate a settlement in a personal injury case and determining whether or not the offered settlement is a fair one can be a difficult process. That’s why going it alone is almost always a bad idea. The legal system can be complicated, to say the least, and to ensure that your best interests are […]

Personal injury FAQ’s

If you’re involved in a personal injury case, you probably already know that the process is complex and confusing, and you likely have a lot of questions about what to expect. Here, we answer some of the more common questions that are raised when a personal injury claim is made. Q. Do I need an […]