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Illinois Counties Along Lake Michigan: Some of the Highest Asbestos-Related Disease Rates in the U.S.
September 06, 2019
Asbestos is in abundance along Illinois’ shoreline and this can cause toxic exposures to anyone who visits contami ...
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Beach Park Ammonia Spill: Some Victims May Be Permanently Disabled
August 16, 2019
A large anhydrous ammonia spill earlier this year may have caused permanent disabilities in those who were exposed. Whe ...
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Recent Report Reveals Coal Ash Contamination in Illinois Groundwater
July 16, 2019
Toxic coal ash contamination in local groundwater sources puts the safety of local drinking water into question. Polluti ...
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Vinyl Chloride: Were You Exposed?
June 18, 2019
Exposure to high levels of vinyl chloride can cause damage to the kidneys, liver, and nervous system. Long term exposure ...
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Doing the Dutch Reach in Illinois
June 11, 2019
The “Dutch Reach” is a method of opening the car door that can prevent accidents with passing cyclists and p ...
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When Your Trip to the Salon Turns Dangerous
May 22, 2019
Trips to beauty salons can end in serious injuries including chemical burns, thermal burns, cuts, infections, and slips, ...
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Liability Waivers: Did You Sign Your Rights Away?
May 17, 2019
Under Illinois waiver laws, parties can contract to limit liability when negligence causes injuries, wrongful deaths, or ...
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Boeing 737 MAX Crashes: What Went Wrong?
April 15, 2019
In October 2018, Lions Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea 12 minutes after taking off from an airport […] ...
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Glyphosate Is Killing More than Just Weeds
April 09, 2019
Exposure to glyphosate-based herbicides may increase the risk of non-Hodgkins lymphoma in humans by 41%. Glyphosate is t ...
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When Tainted Medications Make You Sick
March 22, 2019
Consuming tainted medication can lead to deadly infections and other potentially life-threatening consequences. Pharmace ...
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If you have been injured in a personal injury or medical malpractice accident, do not hesitate to contact the Chicago accident and injury law firm of Cogan & Power at (312) 477-2500 to schedule a free case consultation, so that we can help you begin the process of recovery as soon as possible. If you cannot come to our offices in downtown Chicago, we will come to you. And because we take cases on a contingency basis, you will not pay any fee unless we get you compensation.