Many of our readers in the Chicago area know that lawsuits are a possibility with so-called "slip and fall" cases. However, many people may not realize that these types of lawsuits are brought under the umbrella of "premises liability" law, which is part of personal injury law overall. Anyone who has been injured while on another party's property would benefit from knowing the basics of a premises liability claim.
There are many different types of injuries that Chicago area residents might suffer in an accident, but a traumatic brain injury is probably one of the most debilitating in the long-term. Sure, broken bones and lacerations take a long time to heal, but a traumatic brain injury - or "TBI" - might never fully heal. So, what can our readers expect if they or a loved one suffers a TBI in an accident?
Almost every type of "unexpected" death is a tragedy to family and the friends of the deceased. Car accidents and workplace accidents, for example, take the lives of healthy young people every day in our country. However, when the deceased is a particularly young child, the death can be all the more tragic.