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Nursing Home Abuse – An Unacceptable Issue

Unfortunately, nursing home abuse has become a huge issue amongst facilities in the United States, particularly sexual abuse. In fact, in 2017, the federal government cited more than 1,000 nursing homes for failing to prevent cases of sexual abuse. Individuals recognize that this is an unacceptable issue, and now they want to see changes in [….]


Miranda Soucie On Air at WVLI

Spiros Law Partner Miranda Soucie was recently featured on 92.7 WVLI radio station in Kankakee. During her time on the air, she discussed a recent slip and fall case of hers that went all the way to the Illinois Supreme Court. Miranda’s client had slipped and fallen on a broken sidewalk which was owned by [….]


Major Food Recalls of 2018

Unfortunately, numerous food and drink products were recalled throughout 2018. In fact, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) database, there were 1,928 food and cosmetic recalls throughout this year. Regardless of the strict standards and screenings that the FDA abides by, numerous hidden dangers can sneak into our food, such as, food-borne bacteria [….]


Spiros Law Partners with Adopt-A-Highway to Keep Our Community Clean

At Spiros Law, we work hard every day in order to help people out in their time of need. We care about the communities we live in, and we want to take part in improving them, which is why we have partnered up with Adopt-A-Highway! The Illinois Adopt-A-Highway program allows volunteers to partner with IDOT [….]


End Distracted Driving

In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that there were 37,133 automobile fatalities in the United States, this number has increased since previous years. The number one cause of car accidents today is distracted driving, which is the act of driving while engaging in other activities that divert the driver’s attention. The most common form [….]


6 Hospitalized After Crash

Six people were taken to Riverside Medical Center with injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Saturday. The crash occurred on West 8000S Road at Lehigh Road, at the Kankakee/Iroquois County line, at 1:08 PM. Illinois police reported that at the time of the crash, Frank Gonzalez, 59, of Chicago, was traveling west in a Dodge Ram [….]


One injured in semi truck accident

Laverne R. Schultz, 85, of Herscher, was seriously injured after a crash involving a semi on Illinois Route 115 on Sunday. Schultz was driving east on Route 115 in his 2014 Dodge Ram around 10 AM at the time of the crash. Meanwhile, Gerbretsadik T. Hagdu, 37, of Sioux City, Iowa, was driving north on Lehigh [….]


Spiros Law Radio Segment

Partner, James Spiros visited the offices of both the River and Valley radio stations in Kankakee where he had a chance to speak about the dangers of distracted driving. Many accidents can be prevented by refraining from texting while driving or looking at your phone for any other reason. Taking your eyes off the road [….]


Defective medical devices get FDA approval through loophole

While all medical devices come with an inherent risk factor, in the United States the risks are heightened beyond what they should be. This is because of a loophole in the Food and Drug Administration’s process for getting approval. Despite the fact that medical devices have become more complicated and ubiquitous since the FDA started [….]


Bourbonnais woman killed in crash

A car crash on Tuesday left Jo Ann “Jodi” Tvrz, 67, dead. She was the owner of Burling Professional Cleaners and lived in Bourbonnais. The crash occurred around 5 AM near the intersection of Blaye and Career Center Road. Tvrz sustained multiple injuries and was taken to Presence St. Mary’s Hospital. She succumbed to her injuries over 12 [….]