It’s back-to-school time and children across Illinois are riding school buses to school, on field trips, and for after-school activities. These buses are transporting our children five days a week, twice a day, frequently in heavy rush-hour traffic. The risk of collisions, accidents, and injuries to our children is considerable. It’s scary.
It’s summertime and construction season again in Chicagoland. Most drivers cringe when they see the orange barrels and blinking arrows. Streets are being repaired, lanes reconfigured, trucks merging, temporary concrete barriers appear, and orange cones seem to pop up everywhere. It’s not just annoying – it’s dangerous.
Summertime fun includes neighborhood activities, cook-outs, county fairs, and ‘Taste’ and ‘Fest’ events that provide an opportunity to enjoy new and unique foods prepared outside in the open-air. Even a hotdog is more fun and tastes better in these surroundings. We…
We never think of our driveways as danger zones. But driveways can be very dangerous – particularly for small children. Every year, thousands of children are seriously injured because the driver backing up didn’t see them. Back-over tragedies change the lives of…
With the population of Chicago increasing everyday, it is no surprise that the number of auto accidents and auto accident fatalities are also on the rise. In the state of Illinois, there are 5 times as many car accidents on urban roadways than rural roadways. Due to..
As Spring rolls into Summer, it’s time to reach for your bathing suit, sunscreen, and flip flops and head for the water to cool-off. Swimming is a great activity that can be enjoyed by all ages. Backyard swimming pools, pubic pools,
In a lane-changing accident, fault is frequently harder to establish than one might think. In lane-changing accidents, speed, blinker use, distance, distraction, or negligence in some other way can come into play when determining liability.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating psychological condition triggered by a trauma that is outside our normal life experiences. While PTSD is frequently associated with returning military veterans, it can develop following a catastrophic accident.
Drivers impaired by alcohol are involved in far too many traffic accidents in Chicagoland. For victims, after the pain, grief, and anger subside, thoughts will likely turn to finding the person or persons responsible for the tragedy.
Space heaters cause 25,000 home fires each year and 6,000 emergency room visits. As a personal injury attorney, every day I am personally involved in fighting for those who are injured as a result of the negligence of others or of products that expose us to unnecessary risks. Injuries from home accidents and household products can be severe and life-changing.
The law firm of Friend, Levinson & Turner provides people just like you with practical solutions and representation for their legal needs when faced with a serious personal injury.
We understand and respect the dignity of individuals. We listen, advise, represent and counsel.
We unburden people of the stressful legal matters so they can focus on healing and their recovery. Our client's well-being is our priority.