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Manufacturers Must Prioritize Safety Over Profits: The Defective Airbag Design Crisis

A recent class action lawsuit accuses three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles with defective airbag inflators that put drivers and passengers at risk. With two deaths and at least four injuries already linked to these dangerous airbags, it’s time for manufacturers to put the safety of the community over their profits. […]

Car Safety vs Cost Cutting: The Hyundai Case

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Explore the consequences of prioritizing profits over passenger safety, as illustrated by Hyundai’s defective seats case. Learn about the responsibilities of car manufacturers and the crucial role of personal injury lawyers in holding them accountable. Discover the importance of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) in ensuring public safety and the ethical business practices that protect consumers.

New Illinois Act Grants Employees a Minimum of 40 Hours Paid Leave Annually

The new Illinois act guarantees employees a minimum of 40 hours of paid leave annually, allowing them to use the time for any purpose without providing a reason or documentation. Employers are required to maintain group health plan coverage during the paid leave, and employees can carry over unused paid leave to the next year. Employees are encouraged to seek workers compensation benefits if their employer does not comply with this act.

How to Choose the Right Truck Accident Attorney: Essential Tips for Accident Victims

How to Choose the Right Truck Accident Attorney: A Guide for Accident Victims Being involved in a truck accident can be a traumatic and life-changing event. Seeking legal help is an important step towards receiving the compensation you deserve. Choosing the right truck accident attorney is crucial to ensure your case is handled effectively and […]

Injured in a Crash with a Semi Truck: Know Your Rights and Legal Options

Injured in a Crash with a Semi Truck: Understanding the Dangers and Legalities Each year, thousands of individuals are injured in crashes involving semi trucks. These massive vehicles pose unique dangers to the public and have the potential to cause significant damage and serious injuries. It is essential for truck drivers and manufacturers to follow […]

Police Taser Training Incident results in $1.4 Million Jury Verdict

On December 14, 2022, a DeKalb Jury returned a $1.4 Million verdict in a case involving a part-time Genoa police officer, Joseph Chavez, who suffered a massive shoulder injury during a Taser Training class held by the village of Kirkland Police Department in December of 2015.   The case was handled by Nicholas Cronauer and was […]

Amazon warehouse collapse kills two employees

Play Play Previous Next The police in Edwardsville, Ill., said there were at least two “confirmed fatalities” at an Amazon warehouse after a direct hit from a tornado caused a major portion of the building to collapse on Friday night, leaving “catastrophic damage to a significant portion” of the building. At least 100 emergency vehicles […]

The Jeep Wrangler is not a Sport Utility Vehicle

Introduction When I imagine driving a convertible, I picture myself cruising down a long stretch of paved road, with the top down and the wind blowing through my hair. If I were behind the wheel of a Jeep Wrangler, I’d envision myself slowly navigating rugged, uneven terrain in a robust, all-wheel-drive off-road machine. However, the […]

Peloton Deemed Dangerous to Children

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers about the dangers of popular Peloton Tread+ exercise machine following several reported events of small children and a pet being injured under the machines. The Commission has found that the general public health and security requires this news to warn the public quickly of the […]