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Month: October 2014

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Medical Malpractice
Are inferior vena cava filters really beneficial to patients?
October 17, 2014
The largest vein in the body, the inferior vena cava, takes blood from the legs to the heart and lungs. […] ...
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Motor Vehicle Accidents
Is distraction a growing problem for truck drivers?
October 16, 2014
Distracted driving is defined as any activity that takes the eyes off the road, the hands off the wheel, or […] ...
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Leading cause of death for children is car accidents [infographic]
October 15, 2014
According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, car crashes are the leading cause of death for c ...
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Motor Vehicle Accidents
Federal lawmakers consider legislation over defective rental cars
October 14, 2014
Millions of cars are recalled each year in Illinois and the rest of the United States.  Manufacturers and dealershi ...
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Motor Vehicle Accidents
Buzzed driving poses unnecessary risks to others
October 13, 2014
Since the 1930s, there has been a legal limit on the blood alcohol levels of drivers in the United States. […] ...
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Slip and Fall
Slip-and-fall injuries and brain trauma
October 12, 2014
A head injury that disrupts normal brain function is called a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. It is considered mild [&he ...
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Product Liability
The hidden risks inside an energy drink can be fatal
October 11, 2014
Energy drinks are marketed in Illinois as a healthy way to boost energy and metabolism for better physical and mental [& ...
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Personal Injury
Illinois fails nursing home review
October 10, 2014
The National Center on Elder Abuse reports that nursing home neglect affects at least one in three residents of nur ...
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Medical Malpractice
Da Vinci robot connected to several surgical errors
October 09, 2014
Robotic surgeries are medical procedures performed by a surgeon using a computer, cameras and a robot consisting of four ...
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Motor Vehicle Accidents
Understanding the differences between 18-wheelers and passenger vehicles
October 08, 2014
There were approximately 3,500 fatalities in 2012 resulting from crashes involving tractor trailers and cars, and most o ...
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