Chicago Wrongful Death Lawyer

 Civil law complements criminal law when it comes to achieving justice after the occurrence of wrongful death. After wrongful deaths, it is crucially important for society to ensure that victims’ families are properly compensated. Though no civil verdict can make things right after a tragic loss such as this, every bit of recompense helps. Not…

Medical Records for Deceased Plaintiffs

 Those dealing with the death of a loved one often have much to consider. An additional layer of complexity is added when the deceased loved one was injured as a result of a car accident, for instance. Family members are the ones who have to seek the advice of an attorney and proceed with a…

Sudden Death and Sports

 In recent times sports have garnered more attention for its negative consequences, especially in the college and professional realms.  Lawsuits have been filed alleging that teams are purposely ignoring the injuries sustained by players. In most cases, these injuries will cause lifelong physical problems.  Of growing concern, however, is the risk of sudden death while…

83 Victims of Asiana Crash Filed Legal Papers Against Boeing in Chicago

 According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, 83 of the passengers on Asiana Flight 214 that crash-landed at the San Francisco International Airport, took the necessary, initial legal steps to bring an action against Boeing, the manufacturer of the aircraft. The victims filed the petition in Chicago where Boeing maintains its headquarters. Aviation disasters,…

Nursing Home Agreements

 As nursing home facilities are facing increasing litigation, it is natural for such facilities to try to limit their liability as much as possible. While this can be great for the bottom line of a facility, nursing home patients may unintentionally waive their right to collect damages or fully litigate any negligence or personal injuries…