Tinnitus is a constant ringing or buzzing in the ears. It can be a life-altering condition as it distracts victims from their work and makes everyday tasks difficult, such as concentrating, engaging in conversation, listening […]
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by a terrifying event. According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms include flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety and uncontrollable thoughts about the event. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/DS00246. Many people who go […]
Drunk drivers in Illinois often face not only criminal prosecution (brought by the government) but also civil litigation (brought by the victim or the victim’s family). Typically, anyone harmed by a drunk driver, such as a pedestrian, motorist or passenger, […]
For all you motorcycle riders out there – there are new laws in Illinois that may apply to you!
Sometimes the images on the news can be absolutely haunting when a fire or explosion occurs at a residential or business property. Oftentimes, people can get trapped inside of a burning building and die. Sadly, […]
Bicycle riding is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and get some exercise. But each year more than 500,000 people in the U.S. are treated in emergency rooms as the result of bicycle-related injuries. […]
In an important ruling by the Illinois Appellate Court on April 7, 2010, the Court held that common law punitive damages are not available in a survival action brought under the Illinois Nursing Home Act. The case is Vincent v. […]