Turning the Page to a New Chapter—and a New Name

Since our firm was founded nearly a quarter-century ago, we’ve been known as the Pullano Law Offices—named after our founder, Rick Pullano, an “alumnus” of both the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and the firm of top-tier plaintiff’s attorney Robert Clifford.   But in the years since Mat Siporin joined our firm straight out of… Continue reading Turning the Page to a New Chapter—and a New Name

PROTECTING YOURSELF AND YOUR CHILD FROM FIREWORK INJURIES

Fireworks can be very spectacular on the Fourth of July, which is any family’s favorite holiday. Unfortunately, these dazzling displays can be the culprit of some of the most serious injuries during the celebration. Accidents from fireworks can occur for several reasons. Sometimes, the firework was ignited improperly, was ignited too close to other people, or… Continue reading PROTECTING YOURSELF AND YOUR CHILD FROM FIREWORK INJURIES

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

Whenever you are in an accident, the first thing you should do is assess yourself and any passengers for injuries. Worry about other vehicles and damage to the car itself after the initial emergency check-over. While some injuries, such as abrasions and broken bones are immediately noticeable, some injuries are not immediately identifiable. Internal injuries… Continue reading BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

ARE YOU AT RISK OF ASSAULT WHEN YOU USE UBER OR LYFT?

Technology has revolutionized many aspects of modern life, but while many of the services we use provide us with benefits and conveniences, they can also bring unforeseen dangers. This is especially true for ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft; while these apps can provide people with savings and simplicity, they can also put riders in… Continue reading ARE YOU AT RISK OF ASSAULT WHEN YOU USE UBER OR LYFT?

NEW CHICAGO MANDATES FOR TRUCK SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Every year, traffic accidents in Chicago result in more than 2,000 deaths or injuries. At Pullano Law Offices, we have seen first-hand how semi-tractor trailer collisions have devastated the lives of innocent people all too often. In one case, our firm secured a record $14 million settlement for a man who was rendered a paraplegic as the… Continue reading NEW CHICAGO MANDATES FOR TRUCK SAFETY EQUIPMENT

DEFECTIVE AIRBAGS CAUSING SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURIES AND DEATH AROUND THE WORLD

When you drive or ride in a car, you expect a certain level of safety, trusting the manufacturers of the vehicle and its related safety equipment to protect you in the case of a car accident. When this trust is breached, and you are injured as the result of a company’s negligence, you can hold the… Continue reading DEFECTIVE AIRBAGS CAUSING SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURIES AND DEATH AROUND THE WORLD

ILLINOIS PLAYGROUNDS MUST MEET CERTAIN SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

Playgrounds have existed decades — outdoor play areas designed for young children to swing, slide, pretend, and just be kids. More and more indoor gyms for children are being opened as well. Unfortunately, the fun these playgrounds and gyms present are met with corresponding risks. Children have continuously been injured on playground and gym equipment… Continue reading ILLINOIS PLAYGROUNDS MUST MEET CERTAIN SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

CONTACT A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER AN ACCIDENT

Car accidents are scary, overwhelming and stressful events for people to experience. After a car accident, you will likely be shaken up and unsure of how best to proceed as you deal with injuries and property damage. While you are experiencing pain and trying to deal with your injuries, you may need to deal with insurance… Continue reading CONTACT A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER AN ACCIDENT

UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS WHEN YOU SIGN A LIABILITY WAIVER

In modern times, it has become common practice for businesses to require that its customers sign liability waivers participating in activities in its place of business. When renting equipment or joining a gym, patrons are often asked to sign one of these forms, and this is especially common when children attend a birthday party at… Continue reading UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS WHEN YOU SIGN A LIABILITY WAIVER

TIPS TO AVOID BURN INJURIES DURING THANKSGIVING AND THE HOLIDAY SEASON

As the holiday season approaches, families across the United States are preparing to gather together to spend time with each other, give thanks for the positive things in their lives, and, of course, enjoy a delicious turkey dinner. As wonderful as this holiday time can be, it also presents serious dangers to families, that include… Continue reading TIPS TO AVOID BURN INJURIES DURING THANKSGIVING AND THE HOLIDAY SEASON