July 2016

Deck Related Injuries A Cause For Concern In Lake County

Barbecues and family gatherings are staples of late summer and early fall, but the revelry can turn to tragedy in a moment when someone is injured. Under Illinois premises liability statutes, homeowners bear the burden of responsibility for the health and safety of guests on their property. It … [...]

Resident-to-Resident Abuse is a Growing Concern in Nursing Homes

Recent studies show that at least 20 percent of nursing home residents experience verbal or physical abuse from other residents. Illinois nursing home injuries caused by staff and other residents are a common problem seen by a Lake County nursing home abuse lawyer. Surveillance Studies The … [...]

Study Indicates 20 Percent of Trauma Deaths Preventable Through Improved Services

A new study by The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine finds that one in five trauma deaths could have been prevented if the people had got treatment from a trauma center sooner. The same report states that trauma is the leading cause of death in the United States for people 45 … [...]

Multi-Vehicle Crashes a Deadly Risk for Drivers

Multi-vehicle accidents, or "pile-ups," pose a considerable risk of injury or death to drivers on Illinois roads. These accidents can happen on highways, city streets, or country roads. They can be caused by everything from drunk drivers to icy roads. Personal injuries and wrongful deaths are common … [...]