You Can Seek Damages for Facial Scarring and Disfigurement

Facial scarring and disfigurement can result from several accidents and injuries. Treating your scars and disfigurement may require several doctor appointments, medical procedures, or reconstructive surgeries. While the physical pain may eventually go away, coming to terms with the change in your appearance can be a challenge. We understand that for some folks, this is…

Read More

What Are Economic Damages, Exactly?

When you’re hurt because of someone else’s actions, you can see compensation for your losses. In Illinois, this is called compensatory, or actual, damages. There are two types of compensatory damages: economic, and non-economic. Under the law, “‘Economic loss’ or ‘economic damages’ means all damages which are tangible, such as damages for past and future…

Read More

An Alderman Wants to Install Bollards. We Couldn’t Agree More.

Bollards are posts, usually made of concrete or metal, that provide visual cues for drivers and pedestrians. Sometimes they’re used in front of parking garages to ensure that you can’t get out without paying the ticket; sometimes they pop up between bike lanes and the roadway to separate drivers from cyclists. But sometimes, they’re strategically…

Read More

My Neck Really Hurts. Could It Be Broken?

Neck fractures and injuries are very complex. In fact, the symptoms from these types of injuries can vary from person to person. Therefore, some people may not realize that they have a severe neck injury and go about their normal activities, while others experience excruciating pain from the neck to the lower back. Regardless of…

Read More

What Are These “Guardian Caps” the Bears Are Getting?

With football season back in full effect, it is time to talk about how the Chicago Bears are undertaking an initiative to ensure that their players are safe and protected during the games and practices. One of the new equipment pieces that was recently introduced is the guardian caps. These caps are a strategy to…

Read More

Nerve Damage Can Be a Life-Altering Injury

Nerve damage, also known as neuropathy, can have severe and long-lasting consequences on a victim’s life, whether caused by accidents, medical conditions, or other factors. Serious nerve damage can lead to a range of complications that significantly impact a person’s mobility and overall well-being. What are the complications related to serious nerve injuries? Complications of…

Read More

It’s Time for America to Address Its Drowning Crisis

This summer has been hot – freakishly hot. We saw record-breaking temperatures across the country throughout July. Chicago may not have had it as bad as some other places (the ocean off the coast of Miami hit 100 degrees!) but it’s still been a sweltering summer. For many, the only relief from the heat has…

Read More

Pedestrians Face Injury Risks from More Than Just Cars

When many people think about pedestrian accidents, they often imagine the individual being hit by a car, motorcycle, or truck. However, the truth is that pedestrians walking around the bustling city of Chicago face many risks that do not involve motor vehicles. Instead, some of these accidents happen due to various factors, such as construction…

Read More