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Monthly Archives: August 2019

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Illinois Considers Defamation a Form of Personal Injury

By Harvey L. Walner |

Personal injury cases are closely associated within the framework of actual bodily harm. But did you know that defamation of your character is also considered to be a personal injury case in Illinois? It makes sense since they share common elements. Defamation lawyers in Illinois draw parallels between their similarities in proving a client’s… Read More »

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Medical Conditions that Qualify for Illinois Social Security Disability

By Harvey L. Walner |

Qualifying for Social Security disability insurance is the first step in receiving compensation for your medical condition. The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides benefits to people who cannot work because of their disability. The federal government has standardized the criteria used to determine your eligibility throughout the United States. An experienced Chicago Social Security… Read More »

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Talcum Powder and Its Link to Ovarian Cancer

By Harvey L. Walner |

In the past few years, Johnson & Johnson has faced many lawsuits from women who allegedly developed ovarian cancer from using the company’s baby powder. While originally marketed to babies, Johnson & Johnson began marketing to families in the 1970s. Many women used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder in the vaginal area to reduce… Read More »

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Family of Toddler Awarded $2.2 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

By Harvey L. Walner |

It can be difficult to watch a family member suffer from injuries caused by medical malpractice. While many cases are caused by surgeries and other complex procedures, it is possible to permanently harm a person by applying a wrap too tightly to the body. This was the case for a toddler from Whiteside County…. Read More »

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What is Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance?

By Harvey L. Walner |

All motorists in Illinois are required to have a minimum amount of insurance to pay for damages caused by a car accident. This includes bodily injury and property damage coverage. However, not everyone carries enough insurance because of the cost involved. Some may be underinsured or have no insurance at all. This can negatively… Read More »

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Types of Distracted Driving

By Harvey L. Walner |

One of the main causes of car accidents nowadays is distracted driving. Distracted driving refers to any activity that takes your eyes off the road. While cell phone use is the most common form of distracted driving, other activities, such as eating, reading, changing the radio station, adjusting mirrors and talking to passengers can… Read More »

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