Chicago Car Accidents Caused by Careless Truck Drivers

Car accidents can occur whenever a motorist makes an unsafe choice, such as driving while fatigued. Truck accidents are some of the most dangerous types of motor vehicle collisions on the road. Unfortunately, Safety BLR recently reported a survey of truck drivers in which professional drivers indicated conditions in their workplace were routinely causing them to…

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Chicago Bike Lanes: On the Right Path?

Chicago has a reputation of being one of the best biking cities in America. With its designated bike lanes, over 200 miles of on- street, buffered and shared lanes, why would there be any major accidents? Surprisingly, there are more bike injuries than we may realize. According to the City of Chicago, between 2005 and…

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Erin Andrews’ Win a Wake-Up Call for Hotels

If you haven’t heard already, Erin Andrews has been battling a civil suit against her peeping tom, 51-year-old Michael David Barrett, who video taped her nude inside of a hotel room back in 2008. It was a big win for both Andrews but also for those that have faced any sort of sexual assault. When…

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3 Reasons Why You Need a Technology Upgrade

Just about everyone is up to date with their iPhones, tablets and cellular watches. Even though you think you are using the most tech savvy equipment out there, are you forgetting about the importance of the little things? Here are some tips to make sure that your business is firing on all cylinders. Do You…

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Medical Errors in the Field of Cardiology

Cardiologists have important responsibilities as they are entrusted with the treatment of conditions of the heart and blood vessels. Cardiologists are trained professionals who are held to a high standard because of their advanced education and skill within their field. Unfortunately, sometimes cardiologists can still make errors. When a cardiologist makes a mistake, the consequences…

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Top 7 Reasons Doctors are Sued for Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice in Chicago can occur in any situation where a doctor failed to fulfill a professional obligation and the physician’s substandard care caused harm to a patient. Patients need to be aware of some of the different types of errors and mistakes which can occur and be considered malpractice. It is not just overt…

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Insurer Faces Punitive Damages for Bad Faith in Medical Malpractice Claims

When medical negligence occurs or physicians make mistakes, doctors have medical malpractice insurance to pay for losses to victims. These insurers should negotiate in good faith when their policyholders cause harm. Unfortunately, too often insurers refuse to provide a reasonable settlement offer to people who have suffered serious losses. Insurers may deny responsibility for claims that…

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EPA to Audit Safety of Michigan Drinking Water

In the wake of recent high lead findings and alterations of water lead reports in Flint, Michigan, the Environmental Protection Agency will be stepping to conduct reviews. Apparently the person in charge of taking water samples around Flint was instructed to take off the high lead level reports, though the state denies any wrongdoing. During…

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New Study Shows Janitors and Dog Walkers Paid More Than Child Care Workers

According to a new report recently released by the Economic Policy Institute, those who care for children in daycare centers, nannies and in other facilities earn almost 40 percent less. Unfortunately, while women have made some strides in pay equality, especially in higher paying professional jobs, child care workers are 95.6 percent female, the median…

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