Preventing dog bites

November 3, 2016 Legal Team
Many Illinois parents have dogs as pets. People often think of their dogs as members of the family, and it is difficult for them to remember that they are animals who may behave in unexpected ways. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 50,000 children under the age of 7 were...
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Penalties for DUI in Illinois

October 18, 2016 Legal Team
Illinois drivers who are arrested for driving while impaired may face a variety of penalties based on the facts surrounding their DUI charge. For instance, the severity of penalties they may face may depend on their age, whether there were minors in the car or whether they have prior drunk or impaired driving convictions....
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Designated drivers may be tested for alcohol with new patch

October 6, 2016 Legal Team
An Illinois resident who has volunteered to be the designated driver for a night out with friends may find it challenging to refrain from alcohol consumption. If the designated driver slips up and has a few drinks, the mistake could lead to a car accident, DUI charges or both. Designated drivers may soon be...
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Technology may lead to safer driving for older motorists

September 23, 2016 Legal Team
Safety technology that is designed to help eliminate driver errors that are a major cause of accidents in Illinois and across the country is fast becoming a reality. Automakers are rolling out smarter cars that can not only detect pedestrians, cyclists and other traffic but that can also steer clear of an impending collision...
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