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When You Need A Lawyer Who Will Fight For You
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Summer celebrations and fireworks go together. Unfortunately, amateur fireworks and injuries also go together. That is why we see clients with serious burns or injuries every year. Don't make a lawyer visit part of your summer routine; follow these simple tips to stay safe. http://ow.ly/uy7030kVG7r
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The Opioid crisis in America is in full swing, and, unfortunately, Illinois is not exempt. Doctors are prescribing Opioids, and their patients are becoming addicted. In 2016 alone , Illinois reported over 1800 overdose-related deaths and that number is increasing. This hits every town. Please read this blog by attorney John Risvold if your family or someone you know has been affected.
http://www.collinslaw.com/blog/2018/07/can-a-doctor-be-held-liable-for-an-opioid-overdose.shtml
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Steps to take when your car is recalled
Find out what to do next if you receive a recall notice for your automobile in Illinois. Learn the importance of looking over the letter, acting quickly, making alternate transportation plans to err on the side of caution and whether you can expect to pay for the necessary repairs to your vehicle.
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Just another example of how the EPA is faltering under the leadership of Trump and Pruitt. As the number of the EPA's criminal investigators falls to new lows, so, too, do the number of prosecutions of companies and individuals who violate of our country's anti-pollution laws. The Environmental Protection Agency seems to have forgotten its duty to "protect" us from pollution. http://ow.ly/eaez30kCFFu
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Beware of paint strippers with #methylene chloride! Despite the fact that they can kill within minutes and long-term exposure has been linked to cancer, the #EPA won't ban them. Read this blog by attorney Shawn Collins to find out about the dangers before you begin that next DIY project. http://ow.ly/s4fQ30kBAvh
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Far too many cheerleaders are getting injured in the sport, with concussions and catastrophic injuries being the most prevalent. Read this blog by attorney Shawn Collins to find out why the sport is becoming more dangerous, how coaches and gyms may sometimes be to blame and when to consider calling a lawyer. http://www.collinslaw.com/blog/2018/06/cheerleading-and-concussions-the-hidden-dangers-in-this-popular-sport-for-girls.shtml
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Some press coverage of the Collins Law Firm's lawsuit filed on behalf of families living near the Zion landfill. The families are suing the landfill over the noise, odors, debris and dust from the landfill that have severely impacted the quality of life in their neighborhood. The lawsuit has also been covered by US News and other news outlets. The trial starts June 18th.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-zion-landfill-lawsuit-st-0608-story.html
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Having surgery is never an easy experience. However, if your doctor makes one of these common mistakes during your surgery, that makes things worse. Read this blog by John Risvold to see how your health could be impacted by a surgical mistake, and don't hesitate to see a lawyer if you feel you have been injured by a mistake that should not have happened during surgery. http://ow.ly/LOfP30k223b
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For the 2018 – 2019 bar year, Collins Law Firm Associate Lindsey Purdy has been named Assistant Editor of the Young Lawyers’ Section Journal of the Chicago Bar Association’s Record Magazine. Purdy along with fellow members of the Editorial Board will be responsible for overseeing and providing editorial comment to Young Lawyers’ contributions to the CBA Record.
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An overview of spinal cord injuries in Illinois
Read more to learn about life after a spinal cord injury. Suffering damage to the spinal column as a result of accidents, including falls and auto collisions, may result in injuries that cause a wide range of effects. Often irreversible, these symptoms commonly necessitate extensive immediate medical treatment, as well as ongoing care, to help manage them.
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