• Answers to common questions about personal injury law Those who suffer a personal injury as a result of someone else’s negligence or incompetence have legal options to ensure they receive the compensation they deserve. Personal injury lawyers can address inquiries for your specific case, but you can find answers to some of the most common personal injury questions below. What is a personal [...]

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    Be aware of these types of employment discrimination Employees have a right to work without having to worry about being discriminated against. Workplace discrimination is troubling because it makes the workplace hostile and can have a negative impact on employee morale. This occurs when the protected status has been violated by an employer. If you’re aware of a situation like this, you need to[...]

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    Sexual harassment is a major issue in American workplaces, and the damage it does to its victims, the economy at large, and to small and medium-sized companies in and around Edwardsville, IL, is nothing short of severe. If you're the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, you should know that you're not alone and that you have legal rights. What Counts as Harassment? American law [...]

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    If you own any kind of property, whether residential or commercial, you're vulnerable to personal injury claims. An unlocked door to a swimming pool can result in a child's death. A falling branch from an untrimmed tree or a piece of a building's face can fall unexpectedly and hit a person. A wet floor can result in a dangerous slip and fall. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to [...]

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    Product liability is one area of law that is sometimes misunderstood because it can overlap with other areas of personal injury law. Anyone who is injured by a product should take a few minutes to familiarize themselves with product liability law to determine if they are going to file a claim based on this legal concept. Type of defect matters The type of defect that a product has might clue[...]

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    The summer months in O'Fallon, IL are meant for fun in the sun. The cold winter months are gone, and the sunshine is plentiful. All the fun of the summer months comes with a risky side. There is a chance that you will suffer from an injury while you are having fun. Summer injuries can quickly end the summer fun. Here are some of the more common summertime injuries that you need to be aware of:[...]

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    Workers who are injured at work in Illinois will likely have benefits coming through the state's workers' compensation program. The Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission is the state agency that serves as an impartial administrative entity when workers and employers aren't able to work things out on their own. Questions about workers’ comp? Here are the answers to some of the most common[...]

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    In Maryville, IL, and Madison County in general, work injuries can result in long-term medical problems and expansive medical costs. Statistics indicate that thousands of employees a year get injured at their place of employment, and most of these injuries are avoidable. Personal injury lawyers will know how to help you if you get hurt due to the negligence of your employer, but you can avoid [...]

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      Hundreds of thousands of minor car crashes happen each year, and most of them are resolved without incident. Sometimes, however, the other driver flees the scene, which can leave you in a tight spot when you later file an insurance claim. It's against the law to leave the scene of a car accident, of course, but that doesn't stop the many drivers involved in hit-and-run accidents each[...]

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    What to do if you're hurt at work Someone who sustains a workplace injury might face a long road to recovery, especially when the injuries are serious. There is a chance that you will have to miss work while you recover. This is where workers' compensation comes into the picture. There are several things that you need to do if you are hurt at work. Taking the appropriate steps is [...]

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