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Tips for Drivers to Stay Safe in Winter Weather
February 20, 2015
Illinois typically experiences five severe storms each winter. These bring dangers, such as slick surfaces, that frequen ...
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Will the FMCSA create a clearinghouse for truck drivers who fail drug/alcohol tests?
February 19, 2015
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there were 5,260 accidents involving large trucks ...
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Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit in Illinois?
February 18, 2015
In a recent news story on Patch Network, an Illinois man was hit and killed in a single vehicle crash. […] ...
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What is Illinois’ Premises Liability Act?
February 17, 2015
Cleanliness and safety are the responsibility of the property or business owner, and the state of Illinois holds busines ...
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Staph infections can be highly contagious
February 16, 2015
Staphylococcus, or staph, consists of bacteria that causes infection. It presents a particular hazard for hospital patie ...
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Pets: An underestimated driver distraction
February 15, 2015
Many Illinois dog owners want to take their furry family members with them when they go places. In 2011, the […] ...
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Operating rooms struggle with wrong-site surgeries
February 14, 2015
Any time a person goes into the hospital for a surgical procedure, there is some level of risk. Illinois residents [&hel ...
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Illinois hospitals paid out millions for wrongful deaths
February 13, 2015
The Better Government Association reported that public hospitals in Illinois have paid over $180 million for fatalities ...
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Illinois car accidents are rising
February 12, 2015
Local attractions are plentiful in the state of Illinois. Residents have many incentives to get out on the roadways. How ...
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Brain injury victims at higher risk for stroke and dementia
February 10, 2015
A brain trauma occurs when an individual’s cognitive function is affected after receiving a severe blow to the head. I ...
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