At the end of 2017, President Trump removed many of the regulations and reduced the fines that help protect residents from unscrupulous behaviors and wanton acts of violence within nursing home facilities. In doing so, the administration has placed the 3.2 million residents of the country’s more than 15,000 nursing homes in danger. Fines and… Continue reading Are Nursing Homes Getting the Green Light to Abuse the Elderly?
The Illinois local or state government owes a duty of care to keep the roadway safe for pedestrians who are crossing the street within marked crosswalks or at unmarked crossings that are located at intersections. The area within the marked crosswalks must be kept in good condition, and the entire area of the roadway at… Continue reading When Pedestrians Cross the Road (and Slips, Trips or Falls)
Heads-up displays are becoming increasingly common in Illinois vehicles, but they might be adding to driver distraction. These high-tech displays project useful information into the driver’s visual field, arranging it out in front of the vehicle. The displays are transparent so drivers can see through them and may include such things as the driver’s speed,… Continue reading The Dangerous Truth About Head-Up Displays