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Halloween has Scary Injury Risks for Kids

Although Halloween is a fun-filled day for kids, it’s also one of the most dangerous days of the year for them. Every year, thousands of children end up in hospital emergency rooms from accidents and injuries sustained on Halloween.

Millions of young children look forward to Halloween in the fall. Dressing up in festive costumes, trick-or-treating for yummy candy, and hanging out with friends and family makes Halloween a high-anticipated event for kids. While children are enjoying a fun night out in the neighborhood, dangers are lurking that could result in injuries. (more…)

Illinois Driver’s Need to be Aware of “Scott’s Law

Many drivers in Illinois have been hit with heavy fines for failing to comply with this  law. The statute ( deals with any emergency vehicle that has lights and/or sirens activated.

If such a vehicle is approaching then you must yield the right of way and move to the right to permit safe passage of the vehicle. Most of us are familiar with this requirement. (more…)

Allstate Insurance Dirty Tricks Alert!

If you are involved in an automobile accident claim where the other driver has Allstate Insurance please be aware of the tactics they are reportedly using to interfere with the rights of the injured driver. You may need to alert your doctor to this scheme. Here is what one of my colleagues, Scott DeSalvo recently reported:

He represents a man who was a passenger in a car that was struck by a driver insured by Allstate. The property damage to the car was relatively minor, but the man had immediate back pain and went to his doctor. (more…)

Protecting Your Loved Ones in Nursing Homes

If you have a loved one in a Boston nursing home, it’s important to check on them regularly to assess their health. Elderly nursing home residents are vulnerable to a variety of health problems, as well as nursing home neglect and abuse. If you suspect signs of neglect or abuse, you should contact a boston personal injury law firm right away.

According to American Academy of Family Physicians research data, elderly nursing home residents are at a high risk of contracting illnesses and infectious diseases. Complications from these illnesses and diseases often result in chronic pain, various injuries, long-term disabilities, a higher risk of hospitalization, and even death. (more…)

Pursuing Your Rights in Court

When you have been hurt on-the-job, you may worry that you will get fired and have no way to support your family. The idea of no longer having money on which to live can be frightening. You may be tempted to ignore your injury and suffer through the healing process.

However, your injury could prevent you from being able to work right now and possibly ever again. When you retain the services of a paralegal, law firm, or injury lawyer portland injured workers like you can pursue the rights to which you are entitled in court. (more…)