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CDC Recommends Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5-11 Years

COVID-19 vaccines are one step closer to being covered under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). On November 2, 2021, the CDC Director, Rochelle Walensky, officially recommended a pediatric vaccine against COVID-19 for children between 5 and 11 years...

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable in Illinois?

According to recent statistics, about 95% of lawsuits are settled before going to trial in the United States. In Illinois, the percentage jumps to 98%. This means that just about 1 in 50 cases will be resolved in court. As...

Can a Tetanus Shot Cause Brachial Neuritis?

The tetanus shot, or the TDaP vaccine, is administered to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. These diseases can cause breathing problems and, in severe cases, lead to death. People often start receiving this immunization at the age of 7 and...

Top 3 Things to Do When You’ve Been Hurt on the Job in Illinois

Getting injured on the job is a worrying and uncertain time for many working men and women.  The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act is designed to protect injured workers when they’ve been hurt on the job and need medical treatment. Based...

Frozen Shoulder Syndrome After a Flu Shot? You May Have SIRVA

Every year, millions of Americans get seasonal flu shots in the United States. Most experience mild side effects, like a sore arm or fever. These symptoms only last a week or two (at most), and then they go away. However,...

Can a Vaccine Cause a Rotator Cuff Injury?

It’s a known fact: vaccines save lives. They’re given to people every day to combat serious diseases. Unfortunately, they sometimes cause side effects and injuries. One serious injury that can happen with any vaccine is SIRVA (Shoulder Injury Related to...

Can You Sue Someone For Texting While Driving?

Everyone has heard that texting while driving is dangerous, and you shouldn’t do it. But many people don't stop to think about just how dangerous it is. Distracted drivers, especially those on their phones, are a hazard on the road....

What to Do After a Hit and Run Accident in Chicago

Hit and run accidents happen when the at-fault driver intentionally leaves the scene of the collision without giving any details or assistance to the other driver. In the state of Illinois, it is illegal to flee from the scene of...

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer for My Case?

When a potential client contacts us, they often ask, “Do I have a case?” In reality, they’re asking, “Do I need a lawyer for my case?” Most of the time, they have never been in a situation where they need...

The Pros and Cons of Settlement vs.Trial

  Our team at Shannon Law Group, P.C. is working hard to prepare for upcoming trials. Preparation for trial begins the day a client hires us to represent them.  From day one, our job as trial lawyers is to compile...