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
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?
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
In 2017, the United States experienced a major cultural shift as people of all ages, income levels, and walks of life began to speak out about their experiences as victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment. The #MeToo movement opened many people’s eyes about the prevalence of this type of behavior, and as a result, people are… Continue reading THE #METOO MOVEMENT: SEEKING JUSTICE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT
Statistics show that more people are living longer these days, and as a result, many elderly people have to go to nursing homes after an extended illness or to rehab an injury. Often, an older person may live the rest of his or her life in a nursing home, depending on a family’s situation, finances,… Continue reading WHAT IF MY LOVED ONE IS HURT BY NURSING HOME ABUSE OR NEGLECT?