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Getting to Know Berwyn: Facts and Local Guide

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Getting to Know Berwyn: Facts and Local Guide Like many parts of Illinois, current day Berwyn was Native American land. The area now known as Berwyn included parts of the Green Bay Trail and Ottawa Trail; both trails were used by the French, Native Americans and early traders in the region. The land that is...

How to File a Lawsuit in Illinois

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Filing Your Own Civil Lawsuit – Steps to Handle a Legal Dispute Accidents happen all the time in life. If you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or are involved in an accident, you may want to sue them and will consider filing a lawsuit against the other party. This can feel...

Frequently Cited Safety Violations and Construction Accidents in Chicago

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What is OSHA? The Occupation Safety and Health Administration, frequently referred to by its acronym, OSHA, is an agency of the United States Department of Labor which was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. OSHA’s role as a government agency is to protect workers in all industries from unsafe conditions, workplace hazards,...

What to do After a Chicago Construction Accident

Construction accidents happen far too often in Chicago and Illinois. Construction work is consistently ranked as one of the most dangerous occupations in Illinois. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2018, approximately 12 out of every 100,000 construction workers in the United States will die each year...

Getting to Know Markham: Facts and Local Guide

Getting to Know Markham: Facts and Local Guide Markham was incorporated in 1925 with a population of only 300 people. The town was named for Charles Markham who served as president of the Illinois Central Railroad from 1911 to 1926. Before this time Markham was considered Native American lands. In 1816 pioneers made a treaty...

Traffic and Red Light Cameras in Chicago

There is one thing that nearly all Chicagoans can agree on, and that is their disdain and utter loathing of red light cameras and automated traffic enforcement. Unfortunately, these cameras seem to be everywhere in the city of Chicago, their ever-watchful eye just waiting to snap a picture of your license plate to capture an...

Getting to Know Arlington Heights: Facts and Local Guide

Getting to Know Arlington Heights: Facts and Local Guide Arlington Heights is the 7th most populated community in Illinois with just over 75,000 residents. Arlington Heights is known nationally for Arlington Park Race Track, home to the Arlington Million and Breeders’ Cup horse racing event. Sadly, the race park has recently announced that it may...

Illinois Health Care Lien Act Explained

Received a Medical Lien or unpaid bill from your accident? Here’s an intro guide to the Illinois Lien Act. If you suffered injuries as a result of a driver’s negligence, you probably found yourself in the hospital and having to follow up with your primary care doctor or a physical therapist. Many times, an injured...

Sleepiness When Driving: Helpful Facts and FAQs

Sleepiness When Driving: Helpful Facts and FAQs The dangers of driving while impaired are often associated with drinking alcohol, but there are other behaviors that impair judgment, affect reflexes, and slow reactions. Driving drowsy is one such behavior. Sleep deprivation can negatively impact a driver’s ability to make rapid and thoughtful decisions and represent a...

Getting to Know Lisle: Facts and Local Guide

Getting to Know Lisle: Facts and Local Guide Lisle, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago located in DuPage County. Its population is just under 23,000 residents. In recent years, the community has updated its downtown area to include shops and restaurants. The Metra Station is conveniently located near downtown and Lisle’s proximity to major highways...

Why hire a lawyer for a motorcycle crash?

Learn what leading attorneys say about hiring a lawyer for a motorcycle accident The Kryder Law Group asked 11 knowledgeable motorcycle accident lawyers from across the country the question: “Why hire a lawyer for a motorcycle crash?” If you’ve been injured while riding your motorcycle, you may be wondering why you need to hire a...

Deadly House Fires: Facts and Helpful FAQs

Deadly House Fires: Facts and Helpful FAQs House fires are one of the most devastating events that can happen to a family. Sadly, many can end in serious injury, substantial loss, or even death. Determining how a fire was started is often not easy. It involves extensive investigation and complicated conversations with the fire department, witnesses,...

Getting to Know Orland Park: Facts and Local Guide

Orland Park, Illinois at a glance Orland Park is located about 25 miles southwest of Chicago. The Village is home to over 60 parks and recreational areas. A popular destination is Lake Sedgwick. With over 95 acres the recreational area has hiking paths, boardwalks, nature trails and boat ramps. The Centennial Park Aquatic Center is...

Pre-Settlement Injury Loan FAQs

25 of the most frequently asked questions about personal injury loans. This article is designed to answer 25 of the most frequently asked questions about personal injury litigation loans. Sometimes these loans are referred to as injury loans, accident loans, lawsuit loans, pre-settlement loans, or case loans. All of these loans use the value of...

Elgin Local Guide

Elgin, Illinois, “The Jewel of the Midwest”, is home to over 100,000 people. Located along the Fox River, it is a city full of art, restaurants, education, and even some claims to fame. But, most of all, it is a city with a strong sense of community. The lawyers at the Kryder Law Group are...

Waukegan Local Guide

Waukegan Illinois Located approximately 41 miles north of Chicago, Waukegan is famous for being a manufacturing center and a notable industrial suburb of Chicago, Illinois. It is also the county seat and largest city in Lake County, Illinois. Learn more about this city in our Waukegan local guide including information about: History of Waukegan Moving...

COVID-19 and Illinois Workers’ Compensation: Do I have a Claim?

Illinois Workers’ Comp Claims and COVID-19 With information surrounding the COVID-19 virus seemingly in a constant state of change, it is difficult for many essential workers to determine what their rights are, and more specifically, whether they have a workers’ compensation claim. This article seeks to explain how the rules in Illinois have changed over...

Slip and Falls in Busy Stores FAQs

Stores like Walmart and Target are busy places with hundreds, if not thousands, of people coming in and out of the store every day. Unsurprisingly, people will sometimes slip on water, soap, or leaking detergent and suffer serious injuries. But after the injured person receives the expensive bill for the emergency room, they may wonder...

Illinois Dog Bite Claims FAQs

Illinois Dog Bite Claims in the News Last May, a Markham grandmother and her granddaughter were attacked by a dog while they were on a walk together. They both sustained numerous bites to their legs. Allegedly, the dog ran out from a neighbor’s yard and charged at the two without any provocation. Dog attacks are...

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