How to Tell if You or a Loved One Have a Concussion After a Car Accident

How to Tell if You or a Loved One Have a Concussion After a Car Accident

In a car accident, a head injury can be particularly worrisome. They are often not as easy to detect as a broken bone or a serious cut. A head injury like a concussion after a car accident may be a mild one, but it may take hours or days to show itself, and weeks or…

Slip and fall at Aldi

Slip and Fall at ALDI? Your Next Steps

Owners and managers can be held liable when someone falls and gets hurt in their store. It doesn’t matter if it is a high-end boutique or a discount grocery chain like ALDI. The same laws of premises liability apply if you slip and fall at ALDI, Walmart, or even on the steps of your apartment…

Should I Go to the Doctor After a Car Accident?

Should I Go to the Doctor After a Car Accident?

In 2019, the Illinois Department of Transportation reported a total of 63,834 crashes involving injuries. Of the state’s reported 312,988 crashes involving motor vehicles in Illinois that year, 938 involved fatalities, which is less than 1 percent but averaging nearly three a day. The Missouri Department of Transportation reported a total of 23,576 seriously injured…

Who is Responsible If I Slip and Fall on Ice Outside an Apartment Complex? On Premises Liability

Who is Responsible If I Slip and Fall on Ice Outside an Apartment Complex? On Premises Liability

A slip and fall on ice can result in serious injuries that need expensive medical treatment. If the fall happens outside of an apartment, it can also result in the tenant wondering who is to blame. After all, landlords can’t do anything about the weather, but they do have a duty to keep their renters…

"What Happens If You Slip and Fall at Walmart?" overlaid on an image of bananas in a Walmart

What Happens If You Slip and Fall at Walmart?

Updated September 24, 2021 There are plenty of Walmart Stores in the Metro East area. In fact, there are three within 10 miles of our offices on West Main Street in Belleville. From the Supercenter in Green Mount Commons to the ones in O’Fallon and Cahokia, these massive retailers are popular because they seem to…