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Getting to Know Oak Lawn: Facts and Local Guide

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Oak Lawn is a suburb of Chicago, located 18 miles southwest of the city. You can get from Chicago to Oak Lawn via the Interstate-94 Express and US-12 W/US-20 W/W 95th St. The village of Oak Lawn is situated in Cook County, Illinois and is pretty much landlocked by other Chicago suburbs. You can’t visit...

Getting to Know Maywood: Facts and Local Guide

The Kryder Law Group has helped residents of Maywood for decades. Our firm handles car, truck and motorcycle accidents for those injured in Maywood, Illinois. We also handle workers’ compensation claims, premises liability claims, medical malpractice and all types of personal injury claims. Learn more about Maywood, Illinois in our local guide including information about:...

Mary Catherine Cook Wins the Kryder Law Group Scholarship

Incoming Harvard Law School student Mary Catherine Cook is the recipient of The Kryder Law Group, LLC Community Leadership Scholarship. Cook is an outstanding example of leadership and dedication to both her local and national communities. In her winning essay, Cook detailed her thoughts on the most important aspects of a true leader. Mary Catherine...

What to do After a Dog Bite in Illinois

Being bitten by a dog is a traumatizing and emotional experience. You are probably wondering what to do after a dog bites you in Illinois. Dog bites can cause physical and mental marks that require expensive medical treatment to resolve. Frequently, these cases involve young children or minors. Over 4 million people are bitten by...

Getting to Know Lansing: Facts and Local Guide

The Kryder Law Group has helped residents of Lansing for decades. Our firm handles car, truck and motorcycle accidents for those injured in Lansing, Illinois. We also handle workers’ compensation claims, premises liability claims, medical malpractice and all types of personal injury claims. We are proud to serve the residents of Lansing. Learn more about...

Sturgis 2021 Pictures and Videos

The Kryder Law Group was excited to attend the 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from Friday, August 6 through Sunday, August 15 in South Dakota. From biker dogs to souvenir tattoos to waves of riders on the open road, we got to see it all! Here are some of our favorite pictures and videos from our time at...

Boy Scout Abuse Claims: FAQs

The Boy Scouts of America (“BSA”) is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States with approximately 2.3 million Boy Scout members. However, like most youth organizations, sex abuse has been an issue for decades. According to a 1991 study by The Washington Times entitled “Scouts Honor,” 1,151 Scouts reported abuse from 1971...

How to Get Traffic Camera Footage

Ordering Traffic Video, Red Light Camera Stills, Police Reports, and FOIA Requests If you ever needed to get something important from the government in a timely manner, you know that it can be a headache. Outdated and unhelpful websites, spending what seems like hours on hold, and ambiguous forms make the task daunting. In order...

Why Hire a Lawyer for a Truck Accident?

Learn what injury attorneys say about hiring a lawyer for a commercial vehicle crash We asked 17 experienced accident attorneys the question: “Why hire a truck accident lawyer?” Crashes involving commercial vehicles cause some of the worst imaginable injuries. The size, speed, and mass of a semi-truck can do major damage to smaller passenger cars. This...

Has the Pandemic Affected How You Drive in Illinois?  

Studies show that the number of accidents in Illinois is on the rise despite less traffic on the roads due to COVID-19. We all remember when Illinois Governor Pritzker gave the order to close the state during the pandemic.  Our normal day was upended.  For many people throughout Illinois, that meant no longer driving to...

Getting to Know Berwyn: Facts and Local Guide

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

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...

Common Safety Violations and Construction Accidents in Chicago

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...