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May 2018 Archives

What is considered a wrongful termination?

Most Americans rely on the income that they earn from their employment to provide for themselves and their families. In fact, residents of Illinois work hard each and every day to make sure that their loved ones have what they need to succeed and thrive. When a person loses their job they may find themselves struggling to make ends meet and to pay the bills they receive each month.

Illinois drivers must be wary of keyless ignitions

Keyless ignitions are convenient. In fact, they are now a standard feature in more than half of all new cars delivered each year in the United States. Unfortunately, it appears that on some models, this seemingly-innocuous convenience can disguise a potential hazard that can lead to illness, personal injury or even death.

A review of duty in a negligence-based personal injury case

When an accident occurs, it may be clear to the injured victim that another party was responsible for the losses they suffered. In Illinois, a person may bring a personal injury lawsuit against another individual if that individual caused the victim to suffer harm. Negligence is often the basis on which personal injury claims are built and this post will briefly discuss the elements of negligence that must exist in order for a victim to prevail on these claims.

Trench collapses pose real danger to construction workers

One particular danger to which construction workers can fall victim is excavation cave-ins. Understandably, there is intrinsic danger associated with excavating and working in and around trenches. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that, in a nine-year period, on average, 35 laborers lost their lives in trench collapses.

Understanding the law is crucial in personal injury cases

Sometimes accidents are truly that -- unfortunate incidents that are not the fault of anyone. However, many times an accident in Belleville is caused by the actions of another person. When that person's actions are careless or reckless and they cause another person to suffer injuries, the injured person may want to attempt to seek compensation from the responsible party.

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