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August 2019 Archives

Recognize risks to children during Back to School month

It may still feel like summer to most people, but school starts for children across Illinois at the end of August. While this can be an exciting time for students – or the day many children have dreaded all summer – it can also be a dangerous time, as drivers everywhere must become accustomed to seeing children walking, riding their bicycles or waiting at the side of the road for their buses to pick them up.

The risk of animal bite infections

In Illinois, when a person is bitten by someone else's pet, that owner will often have to take financial responsibility. However, the victim is the one who will need to tend to their injuries. Unfortunately, some bites can be more dangerous than others. They may carry the risk of infection, scarring, or other health issues.

Chain reaction crashes involving large trucks can be devastating

Any Illinois resident who has had experience on the freeway can attest that sharing the roads with semi-trucks can be harrowing. They may have had a close call with a big rig or could have already been in an accident with one. Regardless of one’s past experiences, most people can agree that collisions involving large commercial trucks are likely to be life-changing, if not deadly.

Keeping detailed records after a car accident is a must

In the blink of an eye, you went from driving your car on an Illinois road to taking an ambulance to the local hospital. It only took a matter of seconds for another driver to hit you and cause you to suffer injuries -- injuries that have affected you physically, emotionally and financially. While the event was quick, getting relief following it can take time, more time than you would like. You can help yourself and your quest for compensation by keeping detailed records following the car accident.

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