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brake check
Car Accidents

Is Brake Checking Illegal?

Many drivers know the feeling of irritation at those who engage in aggressive driving. When someone drives behind you far too closely, this is both aggressive driving and reckless driving.

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manufacturer defect
Product Liability

What Is a Manufacturer Defect?

Even the most well-thought-out products have the potential to harm consumers. When manufacturing defects occur in the manufacturing process, products deviate from the original production plan. As an example, think

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What Is Inmate Abuse?
Personal Injury

What Is Inmate Abuse?

Prison guards and other officials who work in prisons, as well as police officers arresting individuals, are responsible for the safety and health of all inmates. Specifically, these authority figures

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Seat Belt Syndrome
Car Accidents

What is Seat Belt Syndrome?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Admission (NHTSA), just over 90% of Americans used seat belts regularly in 2020. Additionally, seat belts saved just under 15,000 lives in 2017.

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where do most car accidents happen
Car Accidents

Where Do Most Car Accidents Happen?

During your drive to work, in the parking lot of a grocery store, or in your own neighborhood. Car accidents happen everywhere. However, some locations in Chicago see more crashes

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Is Illinois a No Fault State
Car Accidents

Is Illinois a No Fault State?

In the United States, 12 states are no-fault states and 38 states are at-fault states when it comes to car accidents. Maybe you’ve just survived a car accident and you’re

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FELA lawsuit
Negligence

Steps in a FELA Lawsuit

If you are a railroad employee who has been injured and files a FELA claim, you may be uncertain of what to anticipate. The claims procedure is complex, and it

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how do lawyers decide to take a case
Personal Injury

How Do Lawyers Decide to Take a Case?

Sometimes, the advertisements we see lead us to believe that personal injury attorneys will take any case that comes their way. You may even get the impression that they’re desperate

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