Danger: Driving Drowsy Or Impaired From Sleep Medications

 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that 4.2% of all adult drivers fall asleep while driving. The study by the CDC surveyed nearly 150,000 people over the age of 18 in 19 states, including Illinois, and the District of Columbia. The other states involved included Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii,…

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Dealing With Birth Injury Guilt

 There are few things more precious than bringing a child into the world and nothing could be more serious or scary than having an injury sustained to your child upon birth. Having 9 months to prepare for birth and one moment could unexpectedly change it all. It’s quite scary, but accidents unfortunately happen. What you…

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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…

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Construction Accidents

 On January 12, 2015 a man was killed in a construction accident in Edwardsville, IL.  Apparently a crane that he was working near collapsed on top of him. As unbelievable as this sounds, injuries like these are not unusual in construction workplaces.  Fortunately, the state of Illinois and organizations like OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health…

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VA Hospital Malpractice

 Many of our country’s veterans and their families rely on VA hospitals to care for their injuries, either from their years of service or from health problems that occurred after their years of service. Some veterans have a difficult time adjusting back to civilian life after service for myriad reasons. Some have lost their previous…

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