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

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

CHILDREN ARE AT RISK OF INJURY FROM DEFECTIVE OR DANGEROUS PLAYGROUNDS

Exercise and activity are incredibly beneficial for children, and playgrounds provide a great environment for them to engage in active play. As we enter the summer months, more and more children are making use of these facilities. Unfortunately, this means that many children are at risk of being injured while using playground equipment. When a child… Continue reading CHILDREN ARE AT RISK OF INJURY FROM DEFECTIVE OR DANGEROUS PLAYGROUNDS

THE DANGER OF SEVERE INJURIES CAUSED BY E-CIGARETTE EXPLOSIONS

E-cigarettes and vape pens have gained popularity in recent years as an alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. Many prefer electronic cigarettes because they purportedly lack the dangerous side effects of tobacco and the distinct smell and taste of cigarettes while still delivering the addictive nicotine buzz that smokers seek. Though many e-cigarette companies promise a… Continue reading THE DANGER OF SEVERE INJURIES CAUSED BY E-CIGARETTE EXPLOSIONS