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  • Do I Need Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

    All states except New Hampshire require auto liability insurance for bodily and property damage in the event of a negligent driving accident. A 2014 study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) found that only one in eight motorists (12.6 percent) were uninsured. While a low percentage of drivers are uninsured, you might still find yourself the victim of a car crash caused by ...

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  • How Long Will a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

    Trying to resolve a case that caused you pain and suffering can cause even more distress, making you question how long a personal injury lawsuit will take before you can begin the next chapter in life. There are many variables that can affect the length of your case. In order to shorten your case and lessen your pain and suffering, it is crucial to understand each variable that ...

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  • What is Lane Splitting?

    At first glance the news could seem good: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports the number of motorcyclists injured between 2014 and 2015 decreased 3 percent (92,000 versus 88,000). However, further analysis reveals that fatalities increased significantly over this time period, jumping 8 percent (4,594 versus 4,976).

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  • Staying Safe and Having Fun at the Chicago Air and Water Show

    August 19-20, Shell Oil Products and the City of Chicago will be hosting the 59th annual Chicago Air and Water Show at North Avenue Beach. It is considered the largest free show of its kind in the United States and will feature a variety of exciting performers including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights, A-10 Thunderbolt II, C-130 Hercules, and The Aerostars.

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  • Common Injuries Caused by Water Balloons

    Now that it’s warm outside, many children are playing with water balloons to keep themselves cool and entertained. Although water balloons are fun, they can also be dangerous and lead to serious injuries. Below are some common water balloon injuries that can leave your child with large medical bills, time away from school, and a great deal of pain and suffering.

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  • Home Construction Safety Tips

    Many homeowners prefer to complete projects themselves rather than paying a professional. Although DIY projects can save you money, they can also cause serious accidents and injuries. Therefore, if you often do DIY projects, you should make it a top priority to be extremely careful when working. Here are some home constructions safety tips that Staver Law Group recommends to an ...

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  • How Safe Are Your Kitchen Utensils?

    National Watermelon Day is August 3, and if you plan to celebrate this day, you will probably be using kitchen utensils to cut up the watermelon. Since kitchen utensils can be hazardous and cutting watermelon can lead to serious injuries, it’s important that you practice caution while slicing up this delicious fruit.

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  • Roller Coaster Safety Tips

    Although roller coasters are fun and thrilling, they can also be very dangerous. In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on August 16, Staver Law Group has compiled this list of roller coaster safety tips. By following these tips, you can enjoy your time riding roller coasters at an amusement park while reducing your risk of injury.

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  • Staying Safe at the Illinois State Fair

    The 2017 Illinois State Fair begins on August 10 and runs through August 20 in Springfield, Illinois. If you plan to attend this exciting fair, you should make every effort to protect yourself as well as your family from a variety of accidents and injuries that often arise in fair environments. Here is a brief list of safety tips that will reduce the risk of you and your famil ...

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  • 10 Tips for a Safe Road Trip

    Now that it is summer, you may be planning a road trip. Although road trips can be enjoyable and leave you and your loved ones with happy memories, they can also be perilous when certain safety precautions are not taken. In order to avoid accidents and injuries during your next road trip, be sure to keep these 10 tips for a safe road trip in mind.

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  • $140,000 Settlement in Wide-Turn Truck Accident

    The Chicago truck accident lawyers with Staver Law Group recently aided a man after a commercial vehicle attempted to make a wide left turn, but struck his car, which was lawfully stopped at a red light in the lane behind the crosswalk. The occupant of the car was transported via EMS to Holy Cross Hospital where he was treated for some very serious injuries, including multiple ...

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  • $100,000 Settlement in Pedestrian Accident

    An elderly woman was recently walking with her grandson when the two attempted to cross the street. Unfortunately, a speeding vehicle approached and failed to see the two of them and struck the woman. She was immediately taken to Christ Hospital and sustained numerous fractures requiring her to spend a week in the hospital.

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  • Playground Safety Tips

    Now that summer is finally here, children will be at the playground often. Although playgrounds can bring children lots of joy and laughter, they can also lead to serious injuries, making it vital to adhere to playground safety tips. If your child has been injured on a playground and you believe their injury was the result of another’s negligence, contact the Chicago premises ...

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  • Where Do Most Car Accidents Happen?

    The heightened dependency on auto transportation has increased the number of car crashes that take place each year, and the number of car crashes each year will likely continue to rise. Contrary to popular belief, not all accidents occur in high-speed circumstances. In fact, many accidents happen where you might least expect.

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  • Staying Safe at Lollapalooza

    For those who love music festivals, it doesn’t get much better than Lollapalooza. Lollapalooza will be coming to Chicago’s Grant Park from August 3–6. This popular music event allows you to see more than 170 bands. Given that this event is held during the hottest time of the year, it’s important to follow safety precautions so you don’t have to rush to the hospital and miss you ...

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  • 10 Everyday Products that Can Be Dangerous

    Many common household items can be harmful. With proper knowledge of everyday products that can be dangerous and how to use them safely, you can prevent injuries caused by these items. If you or a loved one is injured due to a dangerous or defective household product, Staver Law Group can help. Our Chicago product liability lawyers can evaluate your case and help you understan ...

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  • Safely Riding a Bicycle Around Cars

    The annual Tour de Fat is coming back to Chicago on July 29. This fundraiser combines beer, music, and bicycling. The day starts with a bicycle parade through Chicago. While the parade is designed for riders of all skill levels, safely riding a bicycle around cars is an important skill to have. Bicyclists must follow the same rules of the road as motorists.

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  • Staying Safe While Working in the Garden

    Gardening can be a fun outdoor activity for those who enjoy being outside. Gardening is also productive, as it allows you to grow your own fruits and vegetables. However, many dangers lurk in garden areas and it’s important to have garden safety on your mind at all times. Equipment, chemical, insects, and excessive sun can all cause serious injuries.

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  • Fire Prevention & Safety Tips

    Each year many fires can easily be prevented by following fire prevention and safety tips. Roughly 4,000 people die annually in fires and more than 25,000 are injured. Fires cost Americans an average of $8.6 billion a year in property damage and loss. If you get caught in a fire, remember to get out, stay out, and call for help.

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