When you seek medical care for a suspected problem, you place your trust in the training and skill of professionals who have dedicated their careers to meeting the health care needs of their patients. You assume that the doctors and staff will make every effort to diagnose your issue and offer a course of treatment designed alleviate and eventually, eliminate the affliction. What happens, though, when the doctor gets it wrong? Missed or delayed diagnosis of a health concern can be a serious matter, especially if a delay in treatment leads to the advancement of the condition to the point it …
As per the Illinois State Police, during the last decade government response to the dangers and social issues associated with domestic violence have increased. Through advanced effort and effectiveness and supported by the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, and recent Supreme Court rulings, Illinois has authorized law enforcement to protect all victims of suspected domestic abuse.
When you are involved in a car crash, your first priority should be your physical safety and that of anyone involved. If possible, move to safe location away from the flow of traffic and take stock of any injuries you may have sustained. For situations any more severe than a cracked fender or a dented bumper, however, your next step should include calling the police.
Every day, thousands of Illinois residents take the opportunity to get outside and enjoy recreational activities that often takes them onto the property of others. When you consider of someone else’ property, you probably think of their home, yard, lakeside cottage or cabin, or business property. What you may not always remember is that privately owned property may also include forested areas, open meadows, and waterfront land that provide inviting settings for enjoying the outdoors. Unfortunately, however, many individuals are injured during such activities, and due to existing laws in …
When you have been injured, whether by a distracted driver or by a fall on someone else property, the damages you have suffered often extend far beyond your physical injuries. You may be faced with overwhelming medical bills, along with months and years of prospective treatment or rehabilitation. Your injuries also may affect your ability to work and provide for your family. Fortunately, a qualified personal injury attorney can help you seek compensation for lost income, as well as the loss of earning capacity, or both, depending on the circumstances of your case.
A recent study, conducted in collegiate collaboration between Texas Tech and the University of Nevada, uncovered perhaps the tendency to cheat may be explained simply as a genetic predisposition found floating in your family gene pool.
Divorce is complicated. No doubt the process will evoke a wide array of emotions from pre-divorce to post-divorce status but Deborah Moskovitch, founder of The Smart Divorce website has invaluable advice for the estimated 40 to 50 percent of Americans facing divorce this year.
Families come in all shapes and sizes. Many families are made up of biological and stepparents who are equally dedicated to the health and well-being of the children. Stepparents can become an important part of the lives of the children. However, when a couple gets divorced, there can be many obstacles to a stepparent getting any formal parenting time in the divorce decree.
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