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Zantac Recall Update: FDA Pulls Ranitidine Antacid From the Markets

Zantac is well known as an over the counter drug used by Americans for years to combat the symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux. It's main ingredient, ranitidine, helps reduce stomach acid when taken. Back in October of 2019, the...

What is the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (and Why Does It Exist)?

As a vaccine injury lawyer, I speak with people across the United States about a potential vaccine injury claim several times a week. Most callers had no idea that the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program existed before they were injured. Typically,...

Federal District Court Judge Unamused by Dispute Over Unicorns Amidst Global Pandemic

A federal district court judge for the Northern District of Illinois was unamused with a plaintiff’s request for a temporary restraining order (“TRO”). The Plaintiff wanted to stop alleged trademark infringement for a puzzle with “an elf-like creature embracing the...

How Trucking Company Metrics Can Make Roads Safer For Everyone

If you have read our blog or newsletter before, you know that above everything, we are advocates for highway safety. Crashes involving 80,000-pound tractor-trailers frequently have catastrophic consequences. That's why much of our advocacy is geared towards improving trucking company...

If I get coronavirus at work, can I file an Illinois workers’ compensation case?

The coronavirus outbreak has spread throughout the United States, including the state of Illinois. While Illinois is currently under a stay-at-home order, many essential businesses continue to operate to keep the production line going. What happens, though, if you're exposed...

Why It’s Important to Figure Out When Your Vaccine Injury Symptoms Started

In any vaccine injury case, you must prove that your adverse symptoms happened because of the vaccine. To do this, you have to figure out the date your vaccine injury symptoms began. In the Vaccine Injury Table, the government identifies...

EPA Reapproves Glyphosate, Consumer Safety Groups Respond by Filing Lawsuit

In January 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) re-approved glyphosate, the primary active chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide products. According to the EPA's decision, “there was insufficient evidence to conclude that glyphosate plays a role in any human diseases.” The...

New National Labor Relations Board Trucking Decision: Another Step Towards Safer Roads

A recent ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) took another step in making our roads and highways safer for daily travel.  At the beginning of March 2020, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge issued a decision in International Bridge...

Coronavirus Raises Business Insurance Questions: Does COVID-19 Qualify as Property Damage for Illinois Businesses?

We may be seeing just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on our country’s businesses and financial systems--to say nothing of the escalating strain on our healthcare system.  Businesses are enduring...

Have a Personal Injury Case? Beware of What You Post on Social Media

People post pictures and videos of themselves and others on the Internet all day, every day. Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn are ingrained parts of a large segment of our society.  While it helps people stay connected, social...