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How to Request an Accident Report

Being injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault can have a devastating effect on your life. In addition to the immediate ongoing pain and suffering, you may have to deal with expensive medical bills, forced time off work, and numerous other financial consequences that can make every day feel more stressful than the… Read More


Do I have a case if my child was injured playing sports?

In March 2019, ABC News reported that recent research suggested that four in ten emergency room visits for children between 5 and 14 years of age are for sports-related injuries. STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries, an organization initiated by the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), reported that over 3.5 million… Read More


Severe Staffing Shortages in Nursing Homes are Endangering Residents

It has been reported that a majority of nursing homes in the U.S. are currently facing staffing shortages. These shortages often result in unsafe conditions for the residents. The report by the American Health Care Association was released earlier this month and found that 98% of nursing home operators are having trouble hiring with 73%… Read More


East Central Illinois Nursing Homes Fined for Violations

The State of Illinois has issued fines to four local nursing homes for resident safety violations. The facilities receiving fines are ClarkLindsey, University Rehabilitation Center of Champaign-Urbana, Gardenview Manor, and Arcadia. All of the violations issued were classified as Type A violations meaning there is a substantial probability that death or serious mental or physical… Read More


How to Read a Car Accident Report

If you were injured in a vehicle accident in Illinois that wasn’t your fault, it is necessary for you to know how to read and understand your Illinois Crash Report. Knowing how to read your Crash Report will tell you how the responding officer perceived your accident, including who was at fault. If you disagree… Read More


Safe Boating Week 2022

May 21-27 is National Safe Boating Week! During this week, individuals are called to promote boating and lifejacket safety to boaters everywhere. In Illinois, summer is approaching, meaning that lakes throughout our state will be crowded with boats and people. Even though boating is a great activity to partake in with family and friends, it… Read More


Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is distracted driving awareness month. Distracted driving can be defined as the practice of operating a motor vehicle while engaged in another activity. Recently, these other activities are typically talking or texting on a cell phone. Driving while distracted is extremely dangerous. Not only is your life at risk when driving while distracted, but… Read More


Five Ways to Prove Pain and Suffering

When you’ve been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s wrongdoing, not only does it take a toll on your body, but it also overwhelms you emotionally and mentally. Recovering from physical injuries requires mental and emotional strength that you have to work hard to muster up each day. While you try to heal… Read More


Fire Fighters Sue Over Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Protective Gear

Chemicals known as PFAS that are present in firefighters protective gear, as well as nonstick pans, are linked to cancer and causing overall health defects in many fire fighters and others who have been exposed to the gear. These chemicals are used to protect firefighters from fire, water, and oils. Many cases have been brought… Read More


Miranda Soucie on Steps After a Personal Injury

A personal injury can be defined as an injury to the body or mind. These types of injuries are more common than we think, as over 300,000 personal injury lawsuits are filed annually in the United States. Some common examples of personal injuries are: Injuries related to car crashes Medical malpractice Injuries occurring at work… Read More