In a motor vehicle accident, you're likely to end up with some kind of injury. One injury that could be particularly dangerous is a skull fracture. It's a common result of hitting your head on a window or the steering wheel. The force of the impact literally splits the bone in some cases, while in others it causes an indentation or thin crack along the skull.
As an aging member of the workforce, you face many pressures from employers. Often, you may rely on your protections under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) to ensure that you do not receive unfair treatment in the workplace simply because you are an older, more experienced employee. When an employer begins considering layoffs, these protections can prove essential to protecting your job.
Many people focus on the victim when a traumatic brain injury occurs, but the victim isn't the only person who suffers. Other family members can be impacted by these injuries. It can be hard for some people who have this type of injury to think about how their loved ones are being affected. When children are in the picture, there is often an increased challenge.
As a driver in the state of Illinois, you know that the weather can turn on you when you least expect it. One second, it's cold outside but the weather isn't having any impact on your driving. The next, however, snow begins to fall and you find yourself worried about your safety.
When you take to the roads of Illinois, you know there will be times when you're in close proximity to large tractor trailers (and other commercial vehicles).
If you were injured in an auto accident in southern Illinois and are making a claim against an at-fault driver, you must be careful not to do anything that could adversely affect your case. This is especially true when it comes to making posts on Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites.