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Little Known Facts about the Chicago Fire

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With the Chicago Fire anniversary just around the corner, here are some of the lesser known facts and history about the fire that led to the construction of the Second City. The fire started October 8, 1871, at night from a barn owned by Patrick O’Leary and his wife Catherine, located at Chicago’s southwest side… Read More

I Was Injured: Who Pays My Bills?

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  Imagine you’re walking down the road and when suddenly you are hit by a car. After medical treatment Do you know who to file your claim against? Is it your insurance or the driver’s insurance? Now imagine, you were using a equipment at work and were injured. Are you entitled to worker’s compensation only… Read More

Cyclists v. Cars: The War Wages

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The war between car drivers and cyclists seems to be reaching a boiling point in the city of Chicago. Many residents choose to use the more environmentally and cheaper option of commuting to work and throughout the city by bike, but for many, this commute is full of danger. Many cyclists fear for their lives… Read More

Salmonella Poisoning and Your Claim

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Did you experience stomach cramps, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting? Was it the sandwich at work yesterday or was it the recent trip to the grocery store? This could be salmonella poisoning. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently issued a health alert that multiple products may be contaminated with Salmonella. What is… Read More

The Injuries You Should Be Focusing On

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Overexertion is the most common cause of workplace injuries and workers’ compensation claims. It can become an issue in any kind of job, but some jobs have a higher risk, such as construction workers, delivery drivers, warehouse workers, sea-men, drywall installers and even office workers. Overexertion occurs when your daily physical activity is beyond your… Read More


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Injuries caused by car accidents are tough to handle, especially if you’re the passenger and a friend or loved one is the driver. The first thing many people do is panic, although panicking is understandable, one should still take the necessary precautions. You may consider getting as much information at the scene of the accident… Read More

Grandma For the Win!

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A grandmother gathered her two grandchildren and whisked away, into the car to visit her son, the grandchildren’s uncle, who lived in a special-needs home. She was looking forward to seeing her son, being able to give him a hug and tell him how much she missed him. However, instead of a heartwarming reunion among… Read More

Common Car Accident Injuries and How To Treat Them

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Car accidents are a leading cause of injury in the United States. Not only are they expensive, but they can also impact your daily life due to pain and suffering. Winter is unpredictable and can create unsafe driving conditions with snow on the roadway, black ice, and reduced visibility. It is important to seek continued… Read More

Uber Interesting

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Sometimes flagging down a cab is difficult and can take time. If it’s cold out, who wants to wait at cross streets trying to catch a ride while they freeze? That’s why Uber has been such a success in Chicago. Requesting a ride and then waiting in the comfort of your home, or inside a… Read More

When the Innocent Are Blamed

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It could happen to anyone. You follow the rules of the road, and are an alert and responsible driver, but that doesn’t mean everyone is as observant as you. Recently the law offices of Dworkin & Maciariello received a case where the victim was falsely identified as the at-fault party in a severe car accident.… Read More

We Bet You Didn’t Know This about Parking Lot Accidents!

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There’s a dangerous misperception in parking lots that because everyone is moving slowly no serious damage can be done. Despite slow speeds, many drivers are still preoccupied as they pull out of a spot, changing the radio station or looking for their sunglasses. Meanwhile, pedestrians are focused on their phone or trying to remember where… Read More

Dog Bite Claims Fetch Big Pay Out

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Across the U.S., dogs are considered part of the family. Kids sneak their best friend bites of chicken as it waits patiently under the dining room table. Sloppy licks to the face wake up mom and dad to start the morning. These are the times people hold dear with their furry friends. However, even with… Read More

Justice for the Construction Worker

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Illinois, and especially Chicago, is in a constant state of change and development. From new real estate structures to beautifying our roads, construction workers and construction zones seem to be present every few blocks. Despite caution signs and orange cones, many people are careless when it comes to the safety of construction workers. In fact,… Read More

Choosing a Doctor After Injury

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After a personal or work injury one of the necessary steps is seeing a doctor to assess your injuries. To help support your case, the doctor’s findings will be used if your claim goes to court. It’s important to be honest with your doctor about your injuries and accurately report your pain and symptoms. If… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More


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Airplane travel whether for business or for pleasure sometimes results in passengers needing to hire a personal injury attorney. Certain actions either taken by airline companies or actions they neglect to take can result in both emotional as well as physical injuries to passengers. The recent crash of Asiana Airlines on July 6 when attempting… Read More

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