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Posted on in Premises Liability

Lake County dog attack lawyer

On April 19, a 9-year-old boy suffered serious injuries in a dog attack that resulted in his hospitalization. The attack occurred in Rosemoor on the Southside of Chicago, and the boy was rushed to Comer Children’s Hospital. Fortunately, the child was not fatally injured in the attack, but the incident served as a reminder throughout the greater Chicago area of the dangers of dog attacks. If you or a member of your family suffer a dog bite injury, speak with a skilled personal injury attorney as soon as possible. 

Dog Bite Injuries

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), around 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs on an annual basis. While the vast majority of dog bites are non-fatal (only 61 people were fatally injured in dog attacks throughout 2016), the injuries associated with dog attacks can be severe.

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Posted on in Medical Malpractice

Lake County personal injury attorney

When a medical professional is negligent, the ramifications for patients can result in serious injury and even death. Medical malpractice is when a health provider has acted negligently, resulting in injury or harm to the patient. For medical negligence victims, it is important to understand what is needed to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. 

First and foremost, the victim and their attorney must be able to prove the negligent actions of the medical professional directly caused the injuries suffered. In medical malpractice cases, the legal process can be long and complicated. In order to ensure your family is awarded the financial compensation you deserve, speak with an experienced personal injury attorney

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Lake County boat accident lawyer

With temperatures rising here in the greater Chicago area, thousands of Illinoisans are gearing up to take their boats out on the water. From Lake Michigan to Lake Potawatomi, Illinois is home to some of the nation’s most beautiful boating opportunities. Unfortunately, boating accidents are common. If you or a loved one are injured in a boating accident, contact an experienced legal team as soon as possible. 

Boating Accident Statistics 

Throughout 2017, approximately 4,300 recreational boating accidents occurred in the United States. In many of those accidents, passengers were severely injured. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2,629 boaters suffered injuries that required medical attention in 2017. Of those injured, 658 ultimately died due to their injuries. 

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Posted on in Bus Accident Injury

Lake County school bus accident lawyer, school bus accidents, school bus safety tips, child bus safety, personal injury claimFall is back to school season, and as students return to their studies, many of them will be traveling to and from school via bus. While school buses provide a number of safety features, children may still be at risk in school bus accidents.

In order to avoid injuries, drivers and parents should practice the following safety tips around school buses.

Safety Tips for Drivers

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Illinois injury attorney, Illinois car accident lawyer, Illinois bicycle accident lawyer,The moment you find yourself in a car accident, the initial shock that takes over makes it difficult to focus on the necessary, immediate steps you need to take to protect yourself. Not only is it crucial to act quickly in order to protect your safety and the safety of your vehicle’s passengers, it is also important for the protection of your rights. Once the collision is over and the aftermath begins, the clock is ticking. Everything you do - or do not do - in the minutes following the crash may work for or against you later on, in a court of law.

Knowing When to Seek Help

It is not unusual for car crash victims to want to rush the process and hurry home immediately after the collision. This can be dangerous for a number of reasons, the most obvious being that you may have incurred injuries during the collision that do not reveal themselves until hours or even days later. There are other reasons to consider staying put and seeking help before you leave the scene, however. Here are four signs that indicate it is a good idea to seek legal help following a car accident:

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