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Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Round Up

Here’s what other personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers have been talking about over the past few weeks: Jury Instruction Social Networking (Day on Torts) North Carolina: Jail Time for Uninsured Employers (Workers’ Compensation Blog) Cell Phone Use Cited in 24% of Motor Vehicle Crashes (Personal Injury and Social Security Disability blog) NFL Concussion Website […]

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Sudden Increase in Teen Deaths From Car Crashes

You may find it surprising to learn that car accidents are the leading cause of death for United States teenagers. And, sadly, according to the results of a new study conducted by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), the number of teen deaths caused by automobile accidents increased in the first half of 2011. This […]

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Gadgets in Cars-Trendy, but Dangerous

As mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets become increasingly ubiquitous, our culture is becoming more reliant on these tools. While they offer easy and fast access to information on the fly, the use of these technologies while driving cars can create dangerous situations for everyone on the road. Distracted driving is a big […]

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Maryland Enacts Anti-Text Messaging Laws to Prevent Car Accidents

Texting while driving is an extremely dangerous practice that is becoming increasingly common. The danger presented it that of a distracted driver whose eyes are on his or her smart phone rather than the road. And, any time a driver is distracted, the likelihood of a car accident increases exponentially. We’ve discussed the dangers of […]

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Study Reveals Cell Phone Radiation Affects Brain Activity

Chicago Product Liability Attorney Illinois Personal Injury Attorney Despite claims to the contrary by the cell phone industry, a recent study conducted by the National Institute of Health (NIH) revealed that there is, in fact, be a link between cell phone use and brain activity. In conducting its study, researchers from NIH examined 47 participants […]


The Toyota Recalls: the Massive Legal Fallout

Many plaintiffs lawyers are predicting that the Toyota products liability recalls will result in complex federal lawsuits thechicago-injury-lawyer.comrivaling the tobacco litigation, as explained in this ABA Journal blog post. In Ohio, a class action against Toyota was recently filed alleging fraud and negligence arising from the recall related to the defective gas pedals. As explained […]