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Multiple entities may be responsible for a semi-truck accident in the Chicago, Illinois area A truck crash can come out of nowhere when a large trucker slams in your motor vehicle without any warning. Serious injuries, medical expenses, and other drastic changes in life could flow in the aftermath due to the sheer size of commercial vehicles, even wrongful death. Continue reading ›
The United States Food and Drug Administration FDA Puts Out Warning for Ranitidine Users In early April 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA warned that the over the counter heartburn medication Zantac ranitidine was unsafe. The FDA said this because all ranitidine products contain unacceptable levels of NDMA (N Nitrosodimethylamine NDMA). When N Nitrosodimethylamine NDMA breaks down, ranitidine drugs can lead to cancer or probable human carcinogen if the levels of NDMA build up too much so you should talk to a health care professional about prescriptions and the FDA recall. Continue reading ›
In this episode Jonathan Rosenfeld chats with Anthony C. Lanzone an Attorney at Lanzone Morgan LLP. Here, they discuss: Bed Sores in Nursing Homes They discuss 5 key issues: 1) What are bed sores? 2) What causes bed sores? 3) What should nursing home and other care facilities be doing to prevent bed sores? 4) What complications can arise with bed sores? 5) Can a family file a claim when a family member develops a bed sore?   Read the Transcript Download the PDF Jonathan Rosenfeld: Hello everybody. I am Jonathan Rosenfeld. And today on the Personal Injury podcast, I…
In this episode Jonathan Rosenfeld chats with James M. Morgan an Attorney at Lanzone Morgan LLP. Here, they discuss nursing home abuse and how to handle it from a legal perspective. They discuss into 4 key issues related to nursing home abuse and litigation: 1) What is Nursing Home Abuse? 2) How do You Report Nursing Home Abuse (Who Do You Report Nursing Home Abuse To)? 3) What does an investigation by state agencies do and how does it work? 4) At what point should the family of a resident consider a civil lawsuit against a nursing home?  …
In this episode Jonathan Rosenfeld chats with Gerald Bekkerman an Attorney at Taxman, Pollock, Murray, & Bekkerman, LLC. Here, they discuss dog bites and how prevalent they are. They also answer 4 key questions: 1) What are laws that cover dog bites in Illinois? 2) Who pays for injuries related to a dog bite case? 3) How do insurance companies defend dog bite cases? 4) How do damages in dog bite cases work? How they are different from other types of personal injury cases? What about scarring and disfigurement?   Read the Transcript Download the PDF Jonathan Rosenfeld: Hello everybody!…
In this episode Jonathan Rosenfeld chats with Gerald Bekkerman an Attorney at Taxman, Pollock, Murray, & Bekkerman, LLC. Here, they give statistics drivers causing car accidents without insurance and uninsured motorist coverage. They also answer 4 key questions: 1) What is uninsured motorist coverage? 2) What does uninsured motorist coverage cover? 3) What is the process for availing yourself to uninsured motorist coverage? 4) What are damages in uninsured motorist cases?   Read the Transcript Download the PDF Jonathan Rosenfeld: Hello! I am Jonathan Rosenfeld and today I am joined with Gerald Beckerman, and today we are going to…
In this episode Jonathan Rosenfeld chats with Gerald Bekkerman an Attorney at Taxman, Pollock, Murray, & Bekkerman, LLC. Here, they give statistics on car accidents in Illinois including injuries and fatalities. They also go over the 5 crucial steps to take after a car accident: What to Do After a Car Accident? 1) Check yourself for injuries. 2) Contact law enforcement. 3) Gather information about the incident. Take photos of the cars, intersection, etc. 4) Get medical attention. 5) Consult with an attorney.   Read the Transcript Download the PDF Jonathan Rosenfeld: Hi everybody. I am Jonathan Rosenfeld.…
Find Out How Long You Have to File a Case for Your Injuries Ever since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said there might be health problems associated with Zantac and any ranitidine product, people started to consider filing Zantac cases cases and a Zantac lawsuit. The essential thrust of any Zantac cancer trials and Zantac lawsuits is that the N Nitrosodimethylamine NDMA in Zantac (a popular heartburn drug sold over the counter) might give you cancer after taking it. Continue reading ›
When a person is seriously injured or killed in a grain bin fall or accident, OSHA Investigates. Grain silos, or bins, are commonly found on farms throughout the country. In the Midwest, in states like Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Indiana, these large structures dot the landscape. These are large cylinders that are used for grain storage and to hold other crops. These are found on both commercial farms and family farms. Continue reading ›