Police Officer Testimony in Auto Accident Cases

 Automobile accidents are usually attended to with police assistance.  The police create reports, which are required to be completed by the officers when they are called to the scene of an accident.  In some instances, the presence of the officers has created complications for the involved parties. As a result, many drivers are confused about…

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Photographs in Personal Injury Cases

 Many attorneys will advise their clients to take pictures in personal injury cases.  While I have written previously that they may not be valuable in all situations, their presence in cases can be very persuasive.  It is important to note, however, that they do not always tell the complete story.  Pictures can be just as…

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Propecia Risks

 Worried about that thinning spot at the crown of your head? Millions of men are similarly worried and have turned to medication to address male-pattern baldness. The pharmaceutical industry is happy to comply, rushing all sorts of treatments to the market.  The latest round of fighting hair loss involves prescription drugs that claim to reverse…

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Drugs and Driving

 In America, drinking and driving has been a major problem. The links are clear: the more drinking that is done by an individual, the greater the chance they will be unequipped to handle a vehicle in a safe manner. As a result of this knowledge, laws have been in place that specifically target this type…

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Buzzed Driving

 Several years ago the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois police have partnered to raise awareness about buzzed driving. The goal was to reduce the instances of injuries and fatalities associated with driving while slightly impaired with alcohol. What distinguishes buzzed driving from drunk driving is the level of measurable alcohol impairment, with…

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