Persisting pain not uncommon after a car accident

By Donald W. Fohrman
31 Jan, 2015
Whiplash and its associated disorders are some of the most common medical conditions that arise from car crashes. In many cases, whiplash causes chronic pain that may last for many months, as any Chicago car accident lawyer would note.
Persisting pain not uncommon after a car accident

Chicago accident highlights injury risks for police officers

By Donald W. Fohrman
17 Jan, 2015
In September 2014, according to the Chicago Tribune, a police officer was seriously injured after her patrol car turned over at the intersection of Ashland Avenue and Montrose Avenue, leaving her pinned in the vehicle. Every workers’ compensation lawyer Chicago is familiar with cases in which law enforcement officers are forced to retire or switch to lighter duty after a catastrophic road accident in Illinois.
Chicago accident highlights injury risks for police officers

Illinois lawmakers approve higher speed limit for toll roads

By Donald W. Fohrman
16 Jan, 2015
The Quad-City Times reports that drivers on Illinois tollways could soon see an increase in the maximum speed allowed, thanks to Illinois Senate Bill 2015. The new legislation allows toll road officials to raise speed limits to 70 miles per hour on a network of roads in the Chicago area that spans nearly 300 miles. Officials have the authority to post slower speeds if they determine that the new limit is too fast.
Illinois lawmakers approve higher speed limit for toll roads

Are energy drinks dangerous for young adults and teens?

By Donald W. Fohrman
15 Jan, 2015
Although energy drink manufacturers market them as a way to raise energy levels and boost metabolism, researchers warn that these beverages may not be safe. Any Chicago defective products attorney will note that questions of liability have arisen due to the increasing number of emergency department visits linked to these products. Concerns focus especially on the drinks’ consumption by adolescents.
Are energy drinks dangerous for young adults and teens?

4 common injuries associated with motor vehicle accidents

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jan, 2015
According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, statistics for the state show that there was an average of 782 motor vehicle crashes each day in 2013, and more than nine people were injured per hour. Car accident lawyers Chicagounderstand that the severity of the collision determines the type of injury a driver or passenger sustains. However, some types of injuries occur more frequently than others, including brain injuries, neck and back injuries, facial injuries and psychological trauma.
4 common injuries associated with motor vehicle accidents
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