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Signs you may need to update your estate plan

Are you uncertain if it is time to update your trust? Establishing a trust is an important part of estate planning, but it is not a one-and-done decision. Your trust should be reviewed and updated regularly to ensure it remains...

Camp Lejeune Victims May Finally Get Justice

The survivors of Camp Lejeune‘s harmful water supply may at last get the equity they merit, because of continuous updates to the law administering claims against the U.S. military. The army installation, which has been open since World War II,...

What Implants are Impacted by the 2022 Exactech Poly Recall?

Surgeons in the United States received an Exactech recall letter in February 2022 that detailed problems with certain knee and ankle implants packaged in “non-conforming” bags. According to the letter, each of the recalled Exactech knee or ankle replacements contained...

Main Causes of Teen Distracted Driving Accidents

Although, the “100 Deadliest Days” for drivers- the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day- is over, the distracted driving problem is not.  With a new school year starting, more teens will on the road, whether it’s commuting back and...

Divorce Lawyers See Spike in Filings During March

March can be a month of transitioning. Winter ends and Spring officially beings. However, for many families, March can bring about more changes than just the season. A University of Washington study found that March is one of two biannual...

Pool Safety Facts

Keeping Children Safe As a parent, your number one priority is keeping your child safe. This is especially true when they are involved in water activities. An accident can happen at any moment, so it is crucial to supervise your...

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Does Legalized Marijuana Increase the Risk of Car Accidents?

Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize the recreational use and sale marijuana (cannabis) during November 2012.  Oregon followed in 2015. In addition, 29 states – including Washington, D.C.— legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes. About half of the...

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Winterize Your Car and Your Behavior To Prevent Weather-Related Car Accidents

According to Weather.com, weather-related car accidents kill about 5,900 Americans each year. That’s more than the number of fatalities from natural weather-disasters. The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) reported that rain and wet pavements are the main culprit of...

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Don’t Let Slip and Fall Accidents Ruin Your Holiday Party

Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve: These are just some of the occasions to throw a party this time of year. Party guests have a reasonable expectation of not getting injured, FindLaw suggests. This means that the party host has...

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Preventing Workplace Injuries

A previous post reported that there were 4,379 fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the private industry during 2015. Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 2.9 million nonfatal private industry workplace injuries. A recent Chicago Now...