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Car accidents can leave behind both obvious and invisible wounds. While the initial injuries like lacerations and broken bones heal, they often leave behind scars, marks, discolorations, and other disfigurements. These are constant reminders to victims of car accidents of the pain and suffering they went through. They are also visible flaws to others.
Have you been injured by someone else’s negligence in the state of Illinois? If so, you may be wondering how long you have to file a personal injury lawsuit. The time limit on filing personal injury claims is based on a number of statutes of limitations and depends on the particular circumstances of your case.
Car accidents can be very traumatic events for the people involved. Drivers and passengers may suffer severe physical injuries and require extensive medical treatment – even long-term rehabilitation. However, the psychological injuries a car accident victim may experience could be equally debilitating.
Now that the summer has come to an end and school is back in session, drivers should be careful when driving in school zones. By being mindful of school zones and practicing extra caution, you can reduce your risk of receiving an expensive ticket or causing a serious accident. In order to do your part in keeping yourself, children, and your community safe, Staver Law Group reco ...
Sometimes, student drivers cause an accident when they are on the road and learning how to drive alongside an instructor. If you’ve been hit by a student driver, you may be wondering whether the driver, instructor, or driving school should be held liable for the accident and any injuries you may have sustained.
Now that the summer has come to an end and fall has made its debut, football season is in full swing. One of the most exciting parts of football season is tailgating before going into the stadium for a game. In order to keep yourself safe and free of injuries during this fun pre-game tradition, be sure to follow these 7 safety tips from Staver Law Group.
Football is one of the most popular sports in the United States. While it’s an exciting sport to watch, it can be dangerous to play because of its violent nature. If your child plays football, you should educate them on how to play it safe so that they can reduce their risk of injuries such as concussions, ankle sprains, shoulder injuries, and knee injuries.
Even though the hot summer days are coming to an end and the cooler weather is fast approaching, you are still being exposed to the sun and should continue to practice sun safety. To reduce your risk of a sun-related injury during the end of the summer and beginning of fall, Staver Law Group has gathered this handy list of 10 sun safety tips.
Everyone looks forward to Labor Day weekend so that they can enjoy an excursion at the lake, beach party, picnic in the park, backyard barbecue, or even a getaway. Although this long holiday weekend often leads to happy memories, it can be hazardous if certain safety precautions are disregarded. To help you and your family enjoy a safe, injury-free Labor Day weekend, Staver Law ...
Although you may be excited for your child to head back to school, you may also be worried about their safety. Fortunately, there are a variety of things you can do to keep your child safe as they head back to school. Below are several back to school safety tips that Staver Law Group recommends to parents who would like to ensure their child’s safety throughout the school year: ...
With the numerous accidents involving children playing with what has been described as the fad of the year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued new, updated safety tips for fidget spinners. These tips are meant to ensure fidget spinner consumer safety and prevent injury. If you or your child has fallen victim to a fidget spinner, contact the Chicago p ...
There are over 100,000 Illinois residents living in the state’s 1,200 or so long-term care facilities. And every year, the Illinois Department of Health (IDPH) receives thousands of complaints from patients and their family members. Both the federal and Illinois governments regulate the operation of long-term care facilities such as nursing homes.
Here at Staver Law Group, we have many team members that have committed themselves to helping others through their work; however, there is one person that goes above and beyond when it comes to helping those in need. One of our hard-working clerks, Brianna Cione, volunteers for several non-profit organizations such as Wake the Nation, where she does incredible work in support o ...
Dog bites can result in lacerations, abrasions, scratches, puncture wounds, fractures, nerve damage, rabies, infections, and in the most serious cases, death. In honor of National Dog Day on August 28, Staver Law Group has compiled this dog bite prevention resource so you can know how to prevent dog bites and the injuries they cause.
Not long ago, a man was traveling westbound through an intersection with a green light when a police vehicle, who was responding to a call with no sirens or lights on failed to yield to the oncoming traffic and struck his car on the passenger side. The impact from the collision with the police cruiser caused the other vehicle to be pushed off the road before eventually coming to a rest.
As a parent, one of your biggest nightmares is answering a phone call to discover that something bad has happened to your child. In order to ensure your child does not suffer an injury and reduce the probability of receiving this phone call, you should make it a priority to educate your child on how to stay safe.
All states except New Hampshire require auto liability insurance for bodily and property damage in the event of a negligent driving accident. A 2014 study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) found that only one in eight motorists (12.6 percent) were uninsured. While a low percentage of drivers are uninsured, you might still find yourself the victim of a car crash caused by ...
Trying to resolve a case that caused you pain and suffering can cause even more distress, making you question how long a personal injury lawsuit will take before you can begin the next chapter in life. There are many variables that can affect the length of your case. In order to shorten your case and lessen your pain and suffering, it is crucial to understand each variable that ...
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