Illinois Focuses New Campaign on Distracted Driving Accidents and Deaths

A new survey shows that 94 percent of adult drivers are concerned about distracted driving, but an astounding 20 percent of them think their driving skills are good enough to drive while texting or talking on the cell phone. Yet the statistics show a different story – more than 500,000 are injured each year due …

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Sleep Apnea Compromises Truck Driver Safety and Potentially Other Driver’s Lives

An estimated one-third of commercial truck drivers have some form of sleep apnea, the University of Pennsylvania noted in a study. The study, which was sponsored by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the American Transportation Research Institute of the American Trucking Associations, found age and being overweight were the biggest causes of …

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National Construction Company Named in Multiple Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Chicago, Ill. – The death of a Chicago ironworker has affected his family and the International Ironworkers Union. In February, Kenneth Puplava was hit by a metal beam while working at the site of a new medical building at Glenbrook Hospital. The construction project is a part of the hospital’s $100 million expansion that includes …

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Death and Serious Violations Undermine Quality of Life at Alden Facilities

A 10-year history of death and chronic neglect prompted Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to push for the closure of Alden Village North, a Chicago health facility for kids and young adults. Madigan also is reviewing the entire Alden nursing home chain’s history of complaints. Working in conjunction with the Department of Public Health, Madigan …

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Be Cautious with all the Road Construction Work on the Jane Addams Tollway

Chicago, Ill. – The Jane Addams Memorial Tollway is getting a long overdue resurfacing and bridge renovation work. But some drivers feel the tollway, also known as I-90, should get a total reconstruction with wider roads. The rehabilitation is estimated to cost $65 million and will last five to seven years. Total reconstruction would cost …

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Work Injuries Still Under-Reported Amidst Illinois Debate at Ending Workers Comp

Arise Chicago Worker Center (ACWC) reports that 41 percent of workers they surveyed never received job safety training and 30 percent never reported their injuries for fear of retaliation. These alarming statistics indicate that worker safety is not being valued and that worker productivity and morale are undoubtedly suffering as a consequence. The ACWC study …

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Alarming Trend of C-Sections Creates Rise in Birth Injuries

As the rate of mothers electing for a Cesarean section increases to all-time highs, so are the numbers of birth injuries. Obstetric groups and the March of Dimes recommend that women deliver by natural birth as often as possible. Further, if a woman requires a c-section or an induced labor, they recommend that the procedure …

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Tainted Alcohol Wipes and Numerous Medical Products Cause FDA and Legal Actions

Disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizers and alcohol prep pads are used in millions of households and by countless health care professionals. Recently, the FDA had to step in after numerous complaints of personal injury and death due to one Wisconsin company’s tainted products. “People could have these in their homes, in their bathrooms right now,” said …

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Chicago Personal Injury Law Firm Briskman & Briskman Launches New Website

Chicago, Ill. – The law firm of Briskman Briskman & Greenberg is pleased to announce the launch of its new website www.briskmanandbriskman.com. The new site provides six comprehensive Information Centers with extensive resources for individuals and families who have been injured or lost a loved one because of a workplace accident or someone else’s carelessness. …

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How much is my case worth?

If you’ve been injured because of someone else’s carelessness and are considering filing a lawsuit, you’re probably asking yourself: “How much is my case worth?” As explained below, there are two basic types of damages for which injury victims can be awarded monetary compensation – “compensatory damages” and “punitive damages” – and two potential limitations …

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