Premises Liability

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 … [...]

5 hazards that can lead to a slip-and-fall

Slips, trips and falls are a major cause of injury and disability for people in Illinois and across the country. Slip-and-fall accidents result in approximately nine million visits to emergency rooms every year, according to the National Safety Council. In addition, falls are the most common … [...]

Homeowners can be held liable for accidents in their swimming pool

When Illinois homeowners decide to construct a swimming pool on their property, it is crucial that they take the proper steps to ensure it is kept safe. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of ten people die every day as a result of accidental drowning in non-boat … [...]

Illinois premises liability law

Illinois has adopted a set of laws that pertain specifically to a plaintiff’s ability to seek damages for the injuries they sustain while on another person’s or business’ personal property. These are known as premises liability laws. Thousands of Chicago residents find financial relief for their … [...]

Property owner liability in construction accidents

Construction workers constantly deal with some of the most uninviting, dangerous working conditions of any industry around the globe. Unsurprisingly, these conditions often result in workers receiving serious injuries on the job, including brain injury and death. To combat the costs of dealing with … [...]

Pet owners financially responsible for their animal’s actions

The trauma of an animal attack in Chicago can last far beyond the time it takes for wounds to heal. The mental, physical and emotional repercussions can be severe and difficult to overcome. Additionally, the financial effects can devastate many families as they attempt to get their injured loved one … [...]