Cars today are significantly safer than they have ever been. Airbags, steel cages, and crumble zones have protected passengers from many serious injuries even at relatively high speeds. But the human body is still vulnerable because of the force that comes from impact and stopping rapidly.
When we are ill or injured, the first person we likely see is a nurse. Whether it is at a medical clinic or hospital, nurses are used to take vitals, list symptoms and even administer medications and care to patients. Nurse play a vital role in a patient's healthcare experience, making it vital that they are upholding their duty to provide adequate care. Failure to do so could result in medical errors occurring and harm to the patients he or she was caring for.
Watching a parent age can be extremely emotional. You remember them as they once were: a strong memory, active lifestyle, sharp-witted and affectionate. They deserve the best care possible in their new living environment.
New parents read through endless articles about child safety. Being a parent is a monumental task, particularly when children are very young. Toddlers and infants have a knack for putting every object in sight into their mouth; it’s how they learn about the world around them.
Companies that manufacture self-driving cars assert that they are safer than other vehicles. An accident earlier this year, however, shows that self-driving cars can make fatal mistakes.
When a preventable birth injury occurs, families are left with many questions. They want to know how and why their child suffered the injury. They are likely also looking ahead and wondering how they will care for their child. In these tragic situations, the counsel of a compassionate, experienced attorney can help families begin to move forward.
The construction industry is notoriously dangerous. As a society, we have chosen to take steps to reduce the risks associated with this profession. This includes the use of organizations like the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Whether you are a resident of the city or you are traveling to spend time there, individuals living in Chicago and other major cities are likely noticing an increase in traffic during the summer months. Now that school is coming to a close and vacation time is being used, individuals and families are traveling throughout the state of Illinois and other states across the nation. Because traffic has increased, the number of car accidents is likely to increase as well.