There Is No “Tooth Fairy” and When You Have A Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Claim There Are No “Good Insurance Companies”

There Is No “Tooth Fairy” and When You Have A Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Claim There Are No “Good Insurance Companies” Reality is brutal and direct.  Just like a used car salesman or magical potion to lose weight without cutting back on your food intake or increasing your level of exercise – when you …

Personal Injury; Wrongful Death; Nursing Home Death and Abuse; Medical Malpractice; Too Many Lawsuits?

If you have been injured; or another person has been injured; killed or suffered abuse you may be involved in helping to determine what to do to protect the injured person or compensate their family.  Determining what to do can be confusing and overwhelming. Help is available.The internet is filled with inaccurate and false information.  Okay, then …

DOES YOUR COMMUNITY HAVE A “PLAN B.” WHAT HAPPENS NEXT TIME THE POWER GOES OUT OR A DISASTER OCCURS?

What is your plan “B” if the power or communication grid goes “down” out of service for more than a few hours ? Human nature is such that we usually avoid thinking about or taking action to prepare for unpleasant events until problem arrives.  This is fine on a small scale.  For example we don’t …

Federal Drug Administration Recalls “External Mandibular Fixator And/Or Distractor”

The Federal Drug Administration recently recalled a device used in reconstructive facial surgery commonly termed a “External Mandibular Fixator And/Or Distractor with Bone Plate.”This device is being recalled because some of these devices have lost “distraction tension” (the ability to stabilize and/or pull bones and tissue apart) which allows the facial bones / neck tissue …

In Illinois – Proof of Intoxication Is Not Always Admissible to Prove “Fault” In A Personal Injury Lawsuit

September 30, 2014 In a personal injury trial in the State of Illinois the introduction of evidence of alcohol consumption and/or intoxication may often determine the outcome of the entire lawsuit.  Recently the issue of when and under what circumstances proof of  consumption of alcohol and/or intoxication is properly admissible to prove the defendant’s “fault” …