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When Doctors Fail to Diagnose a Serious Condition, the Results Can be Devastating

People visit their primary care doctors and medical specialists to help them feel better. However, when doctors fail to diagnose a serious medical condition, the results can be devastating, and in some cases, deadly. Unfortunately, certain illnesses have a better chance of going undetected than others. Usually, this is because…

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May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is the official start of warmer weather nationwide. Warmer weather brings out motorcyclists eager to get back on the roads while waiting for the cold to subside. May is therefore designated Safety Awareness Month to remind not only motorcycle users, but all drivers on the road, to practice safety…

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Understanding the Noneconomic Toll of a Serious Car Accident

If you have been involved in a serious car accident, there is a good chance that you will need extensive medical treatment, physical therapy, and/or occupational therapy to get you back on your feet. Medical treatment and hospital or nursing home stays are expensive, and you deserve to recover compensation…

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Do You Really Need a Lawyer to Settle a Car Accident Case?

When it comes to settling a personal injury case, a lawyer can be an invaluable asset who can help to maximize the amount of compensation you ultimately receive. Dealing with insurance companies and their adjusters is difficult and tedious, and it is not a good idea to go it alone.…

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Four Things to Do after a Public Transportation Accident

The Chicago Transit Authority, otherwise known as CTA, operates the second-largest public transportation system in the United States. The CTA serves the City of Chicago, along with 40 neighboring communities, by rail and bus. Riders may pay cash for single-trip rides or a Ventra Transit Card or Unlimited Ride Pass…

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What is a Catastrophic Injury?

Catastrophic and permanent injuries can occur in car, truck, tractor-trailer, motorcycle, pedestrian, and bicycle accidents, to name a few. In many cases, these injuries require long periods of medical treatment and serious medical procedures in order to correct. In other cases, accident victims require a lifetime of care at a…

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Bus Accidents Can Cause Serious injuries

Tens of thousands of Chicagoans take buses every day—whether the CTA or RTA public transportation buses, school buses, private charter busesor shuttle buses. According to the American School Bus Council, each day some 480,000 school buses transport 25 million children to and from school. We entrust our safety to the…