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Tips to Prevent Kids’ Sledding-Related Tragedies

The recent snowfall in Chicago left only a few inches on the ground, which is unusual for this time of year. By the end of January, we typically see at least 10 inches more than that overall. However, this does not necessarily mean that residents are saved from experiencing their typical Chicago winter—it may just…

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Another Hit-and-Run Marks Chicago’s 4th Fatality This Year

On Tuesday, January 10th, a black sedan was traveling westbound in East Garfield Park around 10:45 p.m. when they hit a pedestrian attempting to cross the street. This area of West Lake Street is known for their “L” shaped pillars. However, those famous pillars are also known to cause decreased visibility for both drivers and…

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Why Women’s Medical Concerns Are Often Ignored

Since 500 years before the beginning of the Common Era, women and their medical issues have often been waved off as dramatic whining over nothing. In reality, just like men, women know when something is wrong with their bodies, and their concerns should be taken seriously. Even today, women are still doubted when they say…

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It’s Winter in Chicago; Watch Out for Black Ice

We’re no stranger to slippery roads here in Chicago. With ice, snow, and rain all falling in the winter season, the streets can become treacherous. While we may consider ourselves to be experts at navigating the different types of blizzards, ice storms, and slush piles, one type of road and sidewalk condition that should always…

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How Can Pedestrians in Chicago Stay Safe?

There is lots to see in Chicago. From Navy Pier, to the Art Institute, to our famous Millennium Park, our city offers attractions for tourists to the city. With our wide variety of shops, restaurants, museums, and hidden gems such as Fat Johnnie’s, there is something to do for everyone, including our native Chicagoans. Chicago…

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Defective Truck Brakes & Product Liability Claims: What You Need to Know

In November of 2022, Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) recalled over 230,000 Western Star and Freightliner vehicles manufactured between 2016 and 2022. The recall is due to chemical corrosion that could affect the vehicles’ brake modulator valves, potentially resulting in Adaptive Cruise Control braking failures. And while these vehicles’ regular brakes were not affected by…

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Created on Company Time Usually Means It’s Company Property

Every company (at least, every company that’s run well) has policies, right? There are policies for sending emails, for taking time off, for filling out TPS reports, for when to go to HR – policies a’ plenty. And in most cases, those policies are usually created by whomever heads a department (if the business is…

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When Concussions Call for Legal Action

Concussions are types of traumatic brain injuries that happen for many reasons, including accidents, contact sports, and intentional violence. Sadly, domestic violence victims often sustain concussions for different reasons, such as getting hit in the skull by foreign objects, being thrown against walls or other objects, and sustaining punches to the head. A recent piece…

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