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Slip and Falls – Who is at Fault?

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Chicago – Slip and Falls Chicago is known for having some of the most distinct seasons of U.S. cities. The windy city experiences its fair share of rain and snow throughout the year. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Chicago gets an average of 36 inches of snow each year. With record […]

Uninsured Drivers – Consequences

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What is Car Insurance? Car insurance helps protect you against financial loss if you have an accident. It is a contract between your insurance company and yourself where you agree to pay a certain amount each month and the insurance company agrees to cover your losses as defined in your particular policy. Over 90% of […]

Reducing Chance of Getting Into Car Accident

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Main Causes of Car Accidents There are an estimated five million car accidents each year in the U.S. Of those there is an estimated 2.3 million are injured and seek medical attention. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, someone is involved in a car accident every 10 seconds, and someone is killed every […]

Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

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What is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation is the compensation that employees will get after they are injured while on the job or while being paid by another entity. Most employers are required to have some workers’ compensation insurance to help cover employee accidents. The injuries covered under each company’s workers’ compensation requirements must have occurred […]

Special Olympics – Chicago

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Chicago has held a special Olympics each year since 1968. The Chicago Park District offers programs in 21 park locations throughout the city of Chicago during the event. Special Olympics Chicago has grown from a small event at Soldier Field in 1968 to having over 5,000 athletes and offering events in 22 different sports. Their […]

Proposed Illinois Mileage Tax Withdrawn

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This past Friday, Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton released a statement saying that he will no longer be pursuing his proposal to tax Illinois drivers for every mile driven. The proposed bill has received plenty of criticism from other legislators and the general public. Proportionate Taxation The goal of the proposal was to generate […]

How Do Functional Capacity Evaluations Affect Workers Compensation?

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First of all, let’s clarify exactly what a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) is. Simply put, it is a string of tests that are performed in order to determine how capable a person is of working. A medical professional also might change the patient’s diagnosis base don the results of these tests. The abilities that are […]

How To Make An Efficient And Effective 911 Call

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In the event of a serious life-threatening emergency, it is essential to contact the authorities as quickly as possible. However, getting help may not be as easy as simply dialing 9-1-1. In order to get help in a timely manner, you have to work with the 911 operators so they can effectively assess the situation […]

Warning For Illinois Parents: Children and Pit-Bulls Can Be a Fatal Mix

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In a tragic dog-attack incident, a 21-month-old Monica Laminack was mauled to death by her family’s seven Pit-Bull pets in the backyard of her Ellabell, Georgia home. According to the County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred on March 27th, when the child’s 18-year-old mother went out to the store, leaving her in the care of […]

What to do After a Dog Bite

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According to many state and city laws, people can defend themselves or someone else if they are being attacked by a dog. However, dogs are rarely involved in a full-fledged attack, since they often respond in only a single bite. Most dogs that bite will do so quickly and out of fear, nervousness, or misdirected […]

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