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The brain is a fragile thing, and any damage can be significant. Many parts of the brain can become damaged, and the damage can vary. A brain injury can range from mild concussions to severe brain damage and can have a wide range of effects on cognitive, physical, and emotional …
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Around 10,000 newborns are diagnosed with cerebral palsy each year, making it the leading cause of childhood disability. According to the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation (CPARF), roughly 1 million people of all ages have cerebral palsy in the United States. As a parent, this can be a very difficult …
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When someone dies, it is never easy on the loved ones who are left behind. Things can be even more emotionally taxing when the death is premature and caused by another person’s action or inaction. Nothing will ever bring the deceased back. Fortunately, there is a legal mechanism in Illinois …
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Being bitten by a dog can be an extremely traumatic event. It can also cause significant physical damage, some of which can be chronic. Other than dealing with the psychological and physical pain, dog bite victims often wonder what happened that led to the bite. Sometimes, it can appear that …
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Equal treatment under the law is a value in American society. This means that bias should not creep in when a judge or jury is rendering a judgment but that the decision-makers should instead look purely at the facts. Of course, that is not realistic. Everyone brings biases and preconceived …
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Drowsy driving can affect anyone, whether they are operating a car, a motorcycle, or a truck. Given the nature of trucking, however, drowsy driving is a common experience among truck drivers. Inadequate sleeping conditions, long hours on the road, and poor health can contribute to truck drivers feeling very tired.  …
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Every year in Illinois, there are a few hundred thousand car accidents. Many of these accidents result in injuries, which can be incredibly costly to the victim. Car accident victims may be looking at costly hospital bills, car damage, time off of work, and pain, to name a few harms. …
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If you have been in a truck accident, it can be devastating. On top of the critical injuries that are often associated with truck accidents, the cases can be incredibly nuanced for even the most seasoned truck accident attorney. They greatly differ from car accidents. One of the reasons that …
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Nursing home neglect occurs when a resident of a facility does not receive the proper care and it results in physical injury, emotional harm, or even death of the resident. According to the National Council on Aging, up to 5 million older Americans experience abuse every year. Many of those …
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You are walking in a grocery store when you suddenly slip and fall, aggravating a pre-existing back injury. A cooler had leaked onto the floor, causing you to lose your balance on the liquid. Suddenly, you are faced with medical bills, have to take time off of work, and are …
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Getting in an accident with a truck is a life-changing event. Typically, damage resulting from these types of accidents is severe and injuries can be life-threatening. Things can become even more complicated if the truck is carrying hazardous materials. Read on to learn why it is a good idea to …
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The IRS has announced the Adoption Tax Credit for 2024. It will apply to any adoption finalizing (meaning when the Judgment of Adoption is entered) in calendar year 2024. The maximum credit is $16,810 per child. As in prior years, special needs (i.e. foster care) adoptions automatically get the full …

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Car accidents can be very harrowing experiences. Also, they can be complicated. It can be difficult to figure out what damages, if any, you are entitled to, and how to go about getting those damages. Things become even more complicated if you are involved in a car accident where the …
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Wrongful death lawsuits are claims that are brought if a person dies because of alleged negligence or misconduct. Although many people know that there is a legal avenue in the event of wrongful death, there is some confusion about how these cases work and how an individual can be compensated. …
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Those who are bitten by a dog–even those who have suffered serious injuries–tend to have a lot of questions about whether they even have a case or what they can do to move forward and heal. This is because there are a lot of misconceptions about what is needed to …
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A personal injury settlement arises when a person’s body is injured and they seek compensation from a party who caused the injury. Oftentimes, people who go to a personal injury attorney assume they will have to go to court. In fact, many personal injury incidents result in a settlement. A …
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