ADULT OCCUPATIONAL LEAD EXPOSURE Many occupations involve lead exposure or potential lead exposure. Obviously lead mining, refining and smelting present risks of exposure. Many electricians can be exposed when their work includes lead splicing (“tinning”) […]
The trial attorneys at DeBlasio & Gower LLC are ready when tragedy strikes. If you or a loved one have suffered personal injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence or reckless conduct in DuPage […]
The tragic death of a family member resulting from the negligence of another person (such as an over-tired semi-truck driver ), triggers a claim under the Illinois Wrongful Death Act. 740 ILCS 180/1. The Act […]
The Illinois Wrongful Death Act permits family members to recover for “pecuniary injuries”suffered by them when their spouse or “next of kin” died because of the wrongful acts or omissions of another person. Mio v. AlbertoCulver […]
(Chicago) In a wrongful death case that involved the tragic shooting death of Rekia Boyd by an off-duty Chicago police officer, the attorneys at DeBlasio & Gower obtained a $750,000 settlement for ten (10) of […]
In the Illinois case of Kilburg v. Mohiuddin, the plaintiff was a passenger in a taxi that crashed into a tree, causing the plaintiff to suffer personal injuries. Three days after the incident, the plaintiff’s […]
Plaintiffs bringing lawsuits against nursing homes under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act (NHCA) have several advantages over plaintiff’s bringing lawsuits against other types of health care providers. For example, section 2-622 of the […]
According to statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, teenage drivers are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road.