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Medical marijuana bill discussed for spinal cord injury victims

April 18, 2013

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Even with the protection of a helmet, there may be a risk of spinal cord injury arising from a motorcycle accident. A motorcyclist struck by another driver’s negligence can be thrown from the bike, and the fall may result in serious injury. Spinal cord injuries can result from a variety of situations involving a broken […]

Medical marijuana bill discussed for spinal cord injury victims

April 18, 2013

Motorcycle Accidents

Even with the protection of a helmet, there may be a risk of spinal cord injury arising from a motorcycle accident. A motorcyclist struck by another driver’s negligence can be thrown from the bike, and the fall may result in serious injury. Spinal cord injuries can result from a variety of situations involving a broken […]

Illinois bus accident possibly due to running red light

April 11, 2013

Motor Vehicle Accidents

School bus crashes are among the most troubling kind of accidents to read about, even for Illinois readers who are not parents. Perhaps the reason is evolutionary, attributable to a shared instinct among adults to protect younger generations. Perhaps especially young school children are more easily seen as defenseless, or potential victims. Whatever the reason, […]

Elderly driver causes two-car Illinois crash

April 5, 2013

Car Accidents

A personal injury lawsuit usually arises in the context of a negligence claim brought by an injured driver against another driver alleged to be at fault for causing a crash. The other driver may have violated a traffic rule, been fatigued or distracted, or possibly under the influence of alcohol or drugs — prescription or […]

Property owners may have a duty to ensure guest safety

March 28, 2013

Slip And Fall

Illinois readers likely know that property owners might be liable, under certain circumstances, for any injuries their guests receive on their property. The legal concept for this rule is called premises liability. Under state law, a property owner must take reasonable precautions to make property safe for invited guests and to remove any dangerous conditions. […]

Illinois pedestrian killed by Metra train

March 21, 2013

Wrongful Death

Illinois residents that rely on mass transit for work commuting may do so for a variety of reasons. Some of the more commonly cited reasons include reducing monthly gasoline expenses, avoiding parking fees, staying away from the stress of commuter traffic, and promoting environmentally friendly practices. Given these noble intentions, any mass transit accident that […]

Alcohol at play in Peoria crash

March 14, 2013

Car Accidents

Illinois drivers know that night driving often requires more concentration, due to the limited visibility, as well as potential distraction from bright lights, congestion caused by people traveling to social obligations, and even driver fatigue. However, that standard of care is rendered useless when late night revelers make the decision to drink and drive. Local […]