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Coronavirus Outbreak Is Changing The Way Uber and Lyft Do Business

The global coronavirus pandemic continues to significantly affect every single industry. Earlier this week, rideshare giants Uber and Lyft suspended their carpooling service options in response to federal and local governments’ “social distancing” guidelines. UberPool and Lyft shared-ride services match...

Will the COVID-19 Vaccine be covered under the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program?

The COVID-19 Virus has spread to all 50 states. As of March 19, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported more than 10,442 cases and 150 deaths in the United States. Facing the threat of a quick-spreading...

Bayer Moves Closer to Settling 1000s of Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Bayer has reached a tentative agreement with several law firms that collectively represent tens of thousands of plaintiffs with active lawsuits. These lawsuits allege that Bayer’s Roundup (Bayer bought Monsanto, the manufacturer...

What Should I Expect During Rehab for a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Many of our clients and our client’s families wonder what kinds of treatment are available for Traumatic Brain Injuries. The road to recovery can be a long one. For our clients, we want our clients to receive the best care...

Driverless trucks are coming to a highway near you

By: Patrick Cummings On March 15, 2020, 60 Minutes ran a story about the future of driverless autonomous trucks. You can see the story here. Spoiler Alert: Driverless trucks are coming, and they are coming soon. Some companies estimate that...

U.S. Courts Now Holding Uber And Lyft Responsible For Their Drivers’ Actions

Since their inception, rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft have stated that their drivers are not their employees, but rather independent contractors.  Why?  By taking this position, Uber and Lyft avoid taking responsibility for their driver’s actions when they cause...

What Happens To My Case Now That The Illinois Courts Are Closed?

Update: As of March 31st, all Cook County court closures have been extended to May 18th. We will continue working on our clients' cases during this time. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call us. In the...

More Pedestrians Are Dying in Car Accidents Today Than in 2009

Today, over 50% more Americans are dying in car vs. pedestrian accidents compared to 10 years ago. In 2009, there were just 4,109 pedestrian fatalities across the U.S. While that number is still high, it was low compared to years...

Zantac Recall Lawsuits: Your Favorite Antacid May Cause Cancer

In early October of 2019, Zantac and its generic versions suddenly disappeared from the shelves at CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, and other stores. These pharmacies announced that they would no longer sell the popular heartburn medication to their customers. Why?...

When a Traumatic Brain Injury Causes Memory Loss

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect people in different ways. We’ve written before about the neurological symptoms that can occur after a traumatic brain injury. TBIs can also cause cognitive issues, such as memory loss. You can even suffer from memory...