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Civil and Criminal Liability for Medical Negligence in Chicago

In July, a 50-year-old doctor was sentenced to 45 years, which means he will likely die in prison. The prosecutor was asking for a sentence of 175 years because the doctor intentionally misdiagnosed patients and performed unnecessary medical procedures simply to make money. The physician, Dr. Farid Fata, appeared to be crying as his sentence was…

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New Technology Could Prevent Chicago Drunk Driving Deaths

Within the next five years, new technologies could go a long way toward reducing the risk of drunk driving collisions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (ACTs) have collaborated on a program called Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS).  Since 2008, DADSS research has been focused…

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Car Seats May Not Keep Chicago Kids Safe in T-Bone Crashes

The use of car seats and appropriate restraints for children has a significant positive impact on saving young lives. New York Times reports 3,308 children involved in collisions in 2009 when they were under four years old are alive today because the children were in child safety seats.  An experienced T-Bone accident lawyer knows child…

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GHSA Offers Tips for Making Chicago Roads Safer for Pedestrians

Pedestrians face high risk of involvement in motor vehicle collisions because too many roads are designed primarily for the use of vehicles, without taking pedestrian interests into account. An experienced pedestrian accident lawyer supports efforts being made to develop better pedestrian infrastructure. The Governors’ Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has provided insight for municipalities and city…

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Fault in Chicago Rear-End Accidents

An experienced personal injury lawyer knows complicated questions can arise in cases where multiple vehicles are involved in an accident in Evanston, Wilmette and Highland Park. Chain reaction rear-end collisions are common. Two cars may collide because a lead vehicle stops suddenly and the rear vehicle is too close behind; or two cars may collide…

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Chicago Child Injuries Can Occur When Kids Left in Hot Cars

As summer arrives and the temperature climbs in Chicago, Evanston, Wilmette and Highland Park, there are new injury risks to consider. This year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is issuing important reminders to caregivers of young children about the dangers of children being left inside hot vehicles.  An experienced personal injury lawyer knows that…

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An Ignition Interlock Device in All Chicago Cars Could Save Lives

In Chicago, Evanston, Wilmette and Highland Park, motorists are at risk of becoming involved in a drunk driving accident. Mothers Agains Drunk Driving (MADD) reports that around 10,000 people are killed each year in accidents caused by drunk drivers. Prevention of these accidents is essential. A personal injury lawyer knows that public education and law…

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National Campaign Targeting Drowsy Drivers Underway

Many drivers won’t dare get behind the wheel after having too much to drink. Many of them understand that texting and driving or simply being distracted behind the wheel is a behavior that could have grave consequences. But how many think nothing of driving after having a bad night of sleep? While it might not…

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