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Call Me If....You Sustain a Personal Injury

If you or someone in your family sustains a personal injury in a vehicle collision, slip and fall, trip and fall, or other incident involving negligence you need good legal counsel.  128 more words

Personal Injury

What Duty Does a Shopkeeper Owe to a Minor Child, and Who Can Recover for a Minor's Injury?

A minor child is an invitee on the premises when he is present with his parent and (1) the child’s presence or the nature of the visit bestows some material or commercial benefit upon the landowner, and (2) the landowner has either actual or constructive notice that the child is a visitor on the premises. 753 more words

Contributory Negligence

Personal Injury: What is Contributory Negligence

Sometimes accidents are not just one person’s fault, there are occasions when multiple people will be at fault, including the person bringing the claim. If you are injured in an accident for which you are partly responsible for it is known as you contributing to the negligence, or contributory negligence. 335 more words

Personal Injury

When Can a Driver's Negligent Conduct Be Imputed to a Passenger in Alabama?

Ordinarily, in Alabama, a passenger in an automobile being driven by another person cannot be liable for contributory negligence. For example, Dan Driver is driving and Pam Passenger is occupying Dan’s car in front of a truck being driven by Tom Tortfeasor. 443 more words

Transportation

Pokemon Go: a change of landscape for insurers and gamers alike

As a concerned parent, I have recently had cause to discuss with few fellow mums and dads the whys and wherefores of the Pokemon Go ‘phenomenon’; which, like the word ‘crisis’, has become one of those hyperbolic usages that characterises this age of sensationalism we are living in. 532 more words

Civil

Recent Illinois Case: Fox v. Seiden

The First District held that summary judgment was improperly entered in favor of a malpractice plaintiff. In the underlying case, the malpractice plaintiff was found liable for attorneys’ fees even though she was not a defendant in the only count under which fees could be awarded. 123 more words

Recent Illinois Cases

Drunk Pedestrian vs. Reckless Driver, Who Wins?

It’s 12 am. You’ve had a beer or 7 and now you’re walking home. Suddenly out of nowhere a car speeds around the corner and hits you straight on. 939 more words

Law And Government