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3 Symptoms You May Experience After a Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (or TBI) is a life-altering event. Traumatic brain injury is brain dysfunction caused by an outside force, usually a violent blow to the head. Common causes of TBIs include car or motorcycle accidents, sports injuries, falls,...

U.S. Cities Ban Roundup and Other Glyphosate Products

In 2015, the World Health Organization reported that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, was “likely carcinogenic to humans.” Since that report, at least three juries have found that glyphosate contributed to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnoses in plaintiffs...

How Much is My Truck Accident Case Worth?

When we meet with someone who has been in a truck accident, they often will ask us, “So, how much is my case worth?” We understand it’s a cliché lawyer answer, but the reality is that it depends. Instead of...

What is the “Move Over Law” in Illinois? (And Why Is It Important?)

All of us have been there: You’re driving down the highway and see a police car on the side of the road that has just pulled another vehicle over (like in the photo above). For many of us, we instinctively...

3 Things You Should Do (And Not Do) After a Truck Accident

Someone injured in a truck accident often has very little knowledge of and zero experience with the civil justice system. Usually, it’s a confusing time for them. They’re not sure what they should (and should not) do after the crash....

Does Roundup Cause Cancer? (The Answer Isn’t What You Think)

On June 7, 2018, Bayer bought Monsanto for $66 billion. At the time, they didn't know about the storm they were about to enter. You see, Monsanto's Roundup weed killer had been in the news for allegedly causing cancer. There...

Why Do Semis Have a Metal Bar Hanging from the Back of the Trailer?

If you’ve ever been stuck behind a semi-tractor trailer on a highway, you have probably noticed a long steel bar hanging off the back of the trailer. What is exactly the purpose of the bar? Well, it’s actually one of...

How America’s Truck Driver Shortage Will Impact You

On October 6, the American Transportation Research Institute issued its annual report of the most critical issues affecting the trucking industry in America. For the third year in a row, the number one concern for folks in the trucking industry...

How Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer Became King

Monsanto has gone to great lengths to produce and advertise Roundup, its glyphosate-based herbicide, since it was first launched 1974. By design, Roundup's active ingredient is glyphosate. Glyphosate is a non-selective herbicide that kills most of the plants it is...

I was in a truck accident. Do I need a lawyer?

After getting into any sort of truck accident, you may ask yourself, “Do I need a truck accident lawyer?” Well, as lawyers often say, it depends. If you’re in a fender bender collision with a truck and you have no...