Like most major cities, Chicago and its suburbs, such as Mokena, Skokie, Orland Park, Naperville, Arlington Heights, Calumet City, and others, are home to many doctor’s offices, urgent care facilities, and hospitals. While many medical providers at these facilities successfully treat patients’ presenting concerns, poor outcomes occur.
Illinois nursing home regulations exist to keep older and vulnerable adults residing in nursing homes safe, healthy, and protected from harm. Our state government has established a comprehensive system of laws to protect care facility residents, recognizing that nursing home abuse and neglect is a very real and serious problem. Thomas Law Offices in Chicago, […]
Tow trucks provide a valuable service to disabled vehicles. When you’re stranded on the side of the road, an approaching tow truck is a welcome sight. Few people stop to think: What happens if a tow truck damages my vehicle?
A California nursing home is under investigation after three of its residents were given liquid dishwashing soap to drink. The residents had been told that the liquid was juice. The dishwashing soap contained toxic chemicals known to be harmful to human health, and all three victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment. At […]
On April 3, 2014, Voncile and Melvin Hill got in their 2002 Ford Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab pickup truck and headed out to pick up a tractor part they needed for their farm. Driving on Georgia Highway 49 in Sumter County, one of the truck’s tires blew out, causing it to roll over into […]
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is located on the coast of North Carolina. For many Marines, it was just one of many pit stops during their years of military service. However, Camp Lejeune was also home to individuals other than Marine Corps members. Airmen, soldiers, sailors, and guardsmen representing other branches of the U.S. military […]
Earplug manufacturer 3M Company’s attempt to shield itself from personal injury lawsuits by declaring bankruptcy has been denied in court. This recent update in the ongoing battle to hold 3M liable for defective products linked to hearing loss is encouraging news for veterans and military service members across the United States. To date, there are […]
Do you sometimes see a warning light flashing on your car’s dashboard, but are unclear what it’s for? If you see a warning light that looks like a horseshoe with an exclamation point right in the middle of it, then it’s not one to ignore. It can either save your life or cause a major […]
On Friday, August 12th, the Southern Baptist Convention announced that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating multiple arms of the religious organization following the results of an internal report showing mishandled cases of sexual abuse. This report, handled by a third-party organization but commissioned by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), found that sex abuse […]
Most motorists who aren’t well-versed in auto mechanics take their vehicles in to be serviced the moment they show signs of trouble. A select few drivers delay getting their vehicles checked until they start being unreliable or leave them stranded, though. A squeaky steering wheel is one such concern that’s not ideal for putting off […]
Owning a car is a necessity for most people. It is also one of the largest financial investments you might ever make. Taking care of your car can help preserve that investment and lengthen the overall life of your vehicle. Performing regular maintenance either on your own or by taking your vehicle to a mechanic […]
On Aug. 10, 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act into law. Also known as the PACT Act, this important piece of legislation also includes the Camp Lejeune Justice Act. How Will the Camp Lejeune Justice Act Help Veterans? The Camp Lejeune Justice Act allows those who were […]
Water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune was contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for more than 30 years. These VOCs have since been linked to serious illnesses and health effects, leaving veterans and their families on the hook for medical bills. One question those who may be eligible to file a claim might be […]
Considering how critical it is to vehicle function, shockingly few people know much about their car’s transmission. Whether you have a manual or an automatic transmission, this component is essential for transferring power from the engine to the wheels, effectively making your car run. If your transmission fails, your car could slip gears or refuse […]
The 10% rule is often cited as an indicator of good company health. When employee retention rates reach 90% or higher, a company can generally be considered a good place to work. The healthcare industry typically averages slightly higher turnover rates than other sectors. This has been particularly true since the onset of the COVID-19 […]