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Blog Posts in 2011

Health Care Workers At High Risk of Workplace Injury

Recent statistics from the Department of Labor indicate a surprising fact: workers at hospitals, doctors' offices and residential care facilities are more likely to be injured on the job than ...
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According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety administration, teenagers sending text messages on their cell phones account for the greatest number of distracted drivers on the road. ...

If A Doctor Leaves the Country, What Happens to the Medical Records?

If a doctor were to die unexpectedly, a colleague would typically cover the practice for a period of time and take responsibility for access to any medical records. State law frequently requires a ...
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New Study Finds that Curbside Buses Have a Higher Accident Rate

A report released on Monday, October 31 st 2011 by the National Transportation Safety Board finds that curbside buses have an accident rate markedly higher than that of other types of interstate bus ...
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Change to Worker's Compensation Law

The Illinois General Assembly decided to change the workers' compensation system this year. This legislation was has been in the works for several years and has finally passed. The old version of ...
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Teenage Drivers

Sadly, car crashes account for more than one-third of deaths in U.S. teens, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and are the leading cause of death for that age group. Most ...
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E-Filing Systems

The Illinois Supreme Court announced the creation of a pilot e-Records program on August 3, 2011. In conjunction with the pilot program announced on August 3 rd, the Illinois Supreme Court formed an ...
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Recent case expands the Petrillo Doctrine

In 1986, the 1 st District held in Pertillo v. Syntex Laboratories, 148 Ill.App.3d 581, (Ill. 1 st Dist. 1986), that defendants may not have ex-parte communications with a plaintiff's physician. ...
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You got into a car accident, now what....

You got into a car accident, now what…. As a personal injury attorney, I am often contacted by people who have just gotten into a car accident and they do not know what to do. These people are ...
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Welcome to Our New Personal Injury Blog!

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Chicago personal injury web site and law blog! We have an RSS feed available for you here.
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