May 2017

Exactly How Dangerous is it to Drive in Illinois?

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there were 914 fatal accidents in Illinois during 2015, resulting in 998 deaths. While car accidents happen every day in every state, Illinois was in the top 10 states for most fatal accidents during 2015. Illinois has taken steps to try to … [...]

Using the Family Medical Leave Act To Care For A Spouse Injured At Their Job

Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), companies are legally obligated to allow employees time to care for medical needs of their spouse and other family members. This includes employees who must care for their spouse who was involved in a work-related accident at a different company. … [...]

Unsanitary Conditions in Nursing Homes Subject Residents to Illness and Disease

Unsanitary conditions in nursing homes increase the risks of illness and disease for residents. Many residents who suffer injuries due to unsanitary conditions file lawsuits for damages with a nursing home abuse lawyer. Protective Laws Under state and federal laws, nursing homes owe a duty of care … [...]