The Memorial Day holiday is a time for Illinois residents to kick off the summer. Even though summer is a great time to gather with friends and family, there are very real risks associated with the season. In particular, dealing with an instance of wrongful death as a result of boating under the influence is something to be concerned about during the coming months.
May 2012 Archives
The economic recession had many business leaders worried about maintaining their fiscal bottom line. Those concerns have caused many in the Illinois business community to believe that federal safety inspections and regulations unnecessarily hamstring a company's ability to turn a profit. Despite some reservations, a recently released study shows that the regulations effectively reduce the risk of sustaining a work injury without damaging the organization's finances.
Almost one year ago, there was a fatal accident in Illinois involving a cement truck and commuter train. In a truck accident, observers are most likely to suspect that the truck driver played the biggest role in the accident, due to the sheer size of their vehicles and the fact they are often fatigued from driving too many hours. However, in this case, a man has filed a lawsuit for the train line's negligence in Cook County court.
Drivers and pedestrians in Chicago know that there are many intersections where the threat of an accident is a constant concern. At the intersection of Stony Island Avenue, 79th Street and South Chicago Avenue, a total of 63 car accidents were recorded in 2010, which is why this particular intersection was recently labeled the most dangerous in the Chicago area.
Chicago is a city that takes the game of football rather seriously. The Bears are an important aspect of the city's character. Recent class action suits issued against the National Football have left many football fans concerned about the health of former players.