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A Chicago area woman was driving with several passengers when another vehicle, exiting a gas station improperly crossed four lanes of traffic and t-boned her car and then fled the scene. After this hit and run accident, EMS took the injured woman to Franciscan Alliance Hospital where she sustained severe injuries to her neck, back, shoulder and knee.
Staver Law Group PC is happy to announce Tyler Nance on being selected as the 2017 Staver Law Group National Scholarship award-recipient. Tyler is currently a student at the University of Alabama and is pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering with minors in mechanical engineering, physics and mathematics.
You and your loved ones rely on your landlord to provide a safe place to live, and landlords must understand that they have to consistently maintain and repair their properties. If you have been injured due to a slip and fall accident, you may have serious injuries that require a long recovery time and accumulating medical bills.
When our parents or grandparents need an assisted living arrangement, we trust that the nursing home staff and management will care for our loved ones with the compassion and professionalism that our family deserves. Nursing homes care for over 1,400,000 elderly and disabled people in the United States.
Purdue Pharma LP, a Connecticut-based pharmaceutical manufacturer that produces drugs like OxyContin, is proposing a settlement for the various state lawsuits it has incurred over the national opioid crisis. The company hopes that if they settle opioid claims, they can put an end to state investigations and claims that drug manufacturers and distributors are at the helm of these drug problems.
If you are in a serious automobile accident, you could suffer from severe injuries like head trauma, broken bones, or damaged organs. You could even have a limb that must be amputated right away. While amputation can avoid further health problems, it’s important to keep in mind that they can come with its own set of difficulties. Read below to learn about the most common amputation complications.
Mold can be found everywhere, such as in buildings, medications, and even the air. Most molds are fairly harmless and can be easily removed with basic household cleaners. But, there is a certain strand of black mold that produces toxins and makes people severely sick. If you are living in an apartment that has a black mold issue and your landlord has not been responsive to your ...
Many of us find it necessary to seek answers about our loved one’s passing after their death. An autopsy in a wrongful death claim may help determine what exactly happened. Since it can be difficult to determine when one is necessary and how it will exactly affect your family’s legal situation, you need an experienced attorney to help you with your case.
Recently, a man was traveling through an intersection with the right of way when another driver failed to yield and as result, t-boned his vehicle. The impact caused severe injuries to his hip and the right knee that required arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a meniscal tear. The Chicago car accident lawyers with Staver Law Group worked on beha ...
New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the past year and get excited for the upcoming one. Whether you’ll be at home, a friend’s house, bar, restaurant, or banquet center this NYE, make sure to follow the NYE safety tips below to ensure you don’t begin the new year with a serious injury. If you do get hurt because of someone else’s negligence on NYE, contact our Chicago persona ...
Hoverboards have gained a lot of popularity over the last several years. However, hoverboards have received significant bad press due to causing fires and explosions. While there have been recalls of dangerous products by hoverboard manufacturers and vendors, hoverboards are still proving to be a fire hazard throughout the United States.
Now that it’s winter, you will likely be shoveling snow from your driveway and walkway. Due to the combination of cold temperatures and physical exertion, shoveling show can become extremely dangerous when certain safety precautions are disregarded. To reduce your risk of injury while shoveling snow this winter, be sure to follow the safety tips listed below.
If you are one of many homeowners who purchased a fire extinguisher to keep your family protected, it may have been recalled. Just last month, nearly 40 million fire extinguishers were recalled by Kidde for failing to function properly. Since 2014, these defective extinguishers have been responsible for 16 injuries and one death.
Illinois winters can be brutal and lead to many car accidents each year. Because of this, drivers must take certain safety precautions while behind the wheel on snowy and icy days. By following the winter driving tips below, you can keep yourself and others safe this winter. If you do suffer from an injury that was the result of a winter car accident due to someone else’s negl ...
Each year, 14,000 people are injured due to Christmas-related injuries. While it may be the most wonderful time of the year, it’s important to always practice safety in order to keep yourself and others safe this holiday season. Read below to find out more about the most common Christmas injuries. If you are injured this Christmas season because of another’s carelessness, our ...
Every holiday season, Christmas trees lead to an average of $13 million in property damage. While having a Christmas tree is a beautiful addition to your home and adds to the spirit of the Christmas season, they can also pose a dangerous fire hazard. Read and follow the Christmas tree safety tips below to protect yourself and your loved ones during this holiday season.
You and your loved ones rely on city streets and interstate highways on a daily basis to get to school, work, or other places. You also share the roadways with large trucks who are using these roads to move freight. Unfortunately, truck collisions are common and can result in serious injuries or even death.
Every December, thousands of people go to tree farms in search of the perfect Christmas tree. Unfortunately, many people often end up with serious injuries because they neglect to safely transport their tree. In order to ensure your and your loved one’s safety this Christmas season and learn more on safely transporting Christmas trees, read and follow the tips below.
In the spirit of the holidays, people often decorate the inside and outside of their homes with thousands of twinkling Christmas lights. While holiday lights are beautiful and add to the Christmas spirit, it’s important to practice proper electrical safety. Read and follow the tips below to help keep your home and your family safe this holiday season.
Skiing and snowboarding are two popular winter sports that many people enjoy. If you are planning on skiing or snowboarding this winter, you should be aware that excess speed, loss of control, and crashes into a tree, lift tower, or another stationary object may lead to a serious injury. By following the winter sports safety tips listed below, you can reduce your risk of injury ...