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  • Social Media Evidence in Workers’ Compensation Cases

    Although used by billions of people around the world, social media is a relatively recent development. Its consequences of how it affects the everyday lives of individuals are appearing in society on a continual basis. One example involves social media evidence in workers’ compensation cases. Such evidence is often easily attainable and has the potential to threaten your claim for compensation.

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  • Safety at the Chicago Marathon

    Whether you’re running or spectating, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is an exciting event. The Chicago Marathon, held this year on October 8, is known for its flat and fast course that starts and finishes in Grant Park and will give runners the opportunity to run through 29 Chicago neighborhoods.

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  • Staying Safe While Walking to School

    Children who walk to school are susceptible to traffic injuries and fatalities since they are often distracted and unsure of how to avoid dangerous situations. In honor of National Walk to School Day, observed the first Wednesday of every October, Staver Law Group has compiled a list of tips to help keep your child safe while they are walking to school.

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  • What If I Fail a Drug Test After a Work-Related Accident?

    Employees in the state of Illinois who suffer an injury in a work-related accident may be required to take a drug test when determining eligibility for workers’ compensation. If drugs or alcohol are detected after the work accident, it may impact your eligibility for benefits. However, in this type of “failed drug test after work accident” scenario, you may still receive benefi ...

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  • Tips to Keep Your Child Healthy

    National Child Health Day is observed on the first Monday of every October. It was created by President Calvin Coolidge in 1928 to remind parents of how their children can remain healthy and reduce their risk of injuries and health problems. In honor of National Child Health Day, our attorneys at Staver Law Group have compiled this list of tips that will help keep your child healthy.

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  • 10 Campfire Safety Tips

    One of the most exciting activities in the fall is sitting around a campfire with family and friends. While toasting marshmallows over a fire and enjoying the great outdoors is wonderful, it can also be dangerous when certain safety precautions are disregarded. Staver Law Group put together this list of 10 campfire safety tips to reduce your risk of injury and minimize hazards during a campfire.

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  • Apple’s iOS 11 Update Makes Roads Safer

    Recent statistics show that nearly 3,500 people were killed by distracted drivers in one year alone. Cell phone usage has become the deadliest form of distracted driving in recent years. While many states have made texting while driving illegal, drivers continue to reach for their phones and divert their attention from the road.

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  • Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim for MRSA?

    Hospitals are often full of germs and diseases. While they attempt to keep their surroundings clean and sanitized, hospitals can still spread disease and infection to patients. One particularly serious infection is MRSA. This disease is prevalent in many hospitals and nursing homes because it can be easily spread through contact with infected persons or wounds.

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  • Stay Safe During Homecoming Festivities

    Now that the summer has come to an end and the school year has begun, Chicagoland students are getting excited for homecoming season. While homecoming in a fun social event that involves football games, school spirit, and dressing up, it can also be dangerous and lead to serious accidents and injuries.

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  • Can I Ride a Bike on the Sidewalk in Chicago?

    Many bicyclists fail to realize how dangerous riding their bike on the sidewalks can be. They can believe that riding on the sidewalk is safer because the sidewalk is separated from motorized traffic. But, motorists often have their eyes on the road and are extremely likely to miss bicyclists, especially at intersections and driveways.

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  • More Takata Airbags Recalled

    Takata Corporation is a Japanese airbag maker that many auto manufacturers use. Takata’s airbags have been know to rupture and spray pieces of metal onto drivers and passengers in the front seat to cause bruises, vision loss, severe lacerations, and even death. Although the first issues with these airbags began in 2004, Takata waited until 2008 to announce a recall.

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  • Will Speed Cameras Reduce U.S. Traffic Deaths?

    Wallet Hub recently conducted a study analyzing the teen-driving environment in all 50 states. They used three key dimensions that include safety, economic environment, and driving laws. Fortunately, Illinois was ranked as one of the safest states for teen drivers ranking third overall behind New York and Oregon.

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  • Will Speed Cameras Reduce U.S. Traffic Deaths?

    A new study by the National Transportation Safety Board states that speeding has significantly contributed to the increase of traffic-related deaths in the United States. The study, which examined United States passenger vehicle accidents from 2005 through 2014, discovered that speeding was a factor in 112,580 deaths or approximately 31 percent of all traffic fatalities.

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  • Exploding E-Cigarettes

    Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs, have been on the market for approximately a decade. These devices were introduced as a safe smoking alternative to cigarettes since they contain fewer chemicals than traditional cigarettes. However, over the years, it has become known that e-cigarettes may actually be as harmful as regular tobacco products.

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  • Don’t Be Too Eager to Quickly Settle Your Case

    When you’ve been in an accident, you may think it’s best to call your insurance company and have them take care of everything for you. But a settlement offer from an insurance company is meant to save the company as much money as possible, rather than fully cover your injuries, property damage, and mental anguish.

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  • Workplace Safety Training

    Workplace safety training is one of the most important aspects of a job, and yet it is often rushed or overlooked completely. To avoid serious or potentially fatal injuries, employers should ensure that all employees receive extensive training for their jobs and follow up with refresher courses annually.

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  • Defective Electrical Devices

    Devices that use or generate electricity to transform it into motion, heat, light, or another form of energy are known as electrical devices. Some examples of popular electrical devices include vacuums, toasters, lightbulbs, space heaters, and heating blankets. While electrical devices are meant to make your life easier, some of these devices can make your life more difficult ...

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