June 2015

Nursing homes, falls and liability

More than 100,000 people in Illinois currently live in long-term care facilities. Most residents of nursing homes are either unable to care for themselves, or they have serious health needs that require close monitoring. Falls, in particular, are high on the list of injuries that cause individuals … [...]

5 of the most dangerous motorcycle accidents

In Illinois, the warmer months of the year are ideal for motorcycle enthusiasts, and rising gas prices increase the incentive to hit the road on two wheels instead of four. The months between May and September are typically the best for riding. With more riders on the road, crash statistics rise, … [...]

Most dog bite victims are children

Dog owners in Illinois often protest that their beloved pets would never cause harm to a person unprovoked, and especially not a child. However, the American Veterinary Medical Association warns that any dog can bite, and statistics show that children are victims more than 50 percent of the time. … [...]