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Nursing Home and Retirement Community Slip and Fall Accidents are Preventable

Nursing Home and Retirement Community Slip and Fall Accidents are Preventable | Pope & Jaburek, P.C. | Scoop.it

Falls cost big money.  In 2010 alone, older Americans falling cost the U.S. health care system $30 billion in direct medical costs according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Want Your Child to Be a Safe Driver and Passenger? Be a Good Role Model -

Want Your Child to Be a Safe Driver and Passenger? Be a Good Role Model - | Pope & Jaburek, P.C. | Scoop.it
Do you want your teens to be good drivers?  Do you want your children to buckle up even when you’re not in the car with them?  If you do, now is the time to explore the idea of being a good driving role model. Children are impressionable.  They mimic your behavior.  If you want to …
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Drinking and Boating are a Deadly Combination

Drinking and Boating are a Deadly Combination | Pope & Jaburek, P.C. | Scoop.it
An editorial in the Chicago Tribune in 2013 noted that alcohol played a role in 17% of fatal boating accidents throughout the United States last year.
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Tips for Winning Your Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Tips for Winning Your Medical Malpractice Lawsuit | Pope & Jaburek, P.C. | Scoop.it
There are a number of different things you need to do to help your medical malpractice case. Before going to court, you’…
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Ten Signs that You Need an Attorney to Represent You and Protect Your Rights as a Worker

Ten Signs that You Need an Attorney to Represent You and Protect Your Rights as a Worker | Pope & Jaburek, P.C. | Scoop.it
The state of Illinois has laws protecting workers injured on the job.  If you recently experienced an accident while in the workplace and you have surmounting medical bills and/or lost income because
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Speed to Blame for Accident That Killed Four Young Chicagoans and Seriously Injured Another

Speed to Blame for Accident That Killed Four Young Chicagoans and Seriously Injured Another | Pope & Jaburek, P.C. | Scoop.it


Speed played a factor in a recent crash killing four young Chicagoans and sending another to the hospital with serious injuries. Police said that the alleyway behind a Lowe’s store in Montclare is where the victims were found. The BMW owned by Ricardo Rociles struck a concrete wall killing three men and one woman upon impact. A fifth passenger was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in critical condition.

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A Deadly Boating Accident Has the Coast Guard Asking Why It Happened -

A Deadly Boating Accident Has the Coast Guard Asking Why It Happened - | Pope & Jaburek, P.C. | Scoop.it
The Chicago legal community has lost one of its own. Ashley Haws of Davi Law Group was one of six people on board a boat that capsized late May. The group was headed from Burnham Harbor to New Buffalo, Michigan where it let off two of its passengers. Around 7 p.m. the boat began to …
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Lax Helmet Laws are a Problem for Motorcyclists and Motorists -

Lax Helmet Laws are a Problem for Motorcyclists and Motorists - | Pope & Jaburek, P.C. | Scoop.it

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that “The economic burden from crash-related injuries and deaths in on year alone totaled $12 billion.” If that wasn’t shocking enough, motorcycle-related deaths are on the rise. They have increased by 55% in almost 15 years. In 2010, motorcycle crashes took the lives of 4,502 people.

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What to Do When You're the Victim of a Hit and Run Accident (with image) · DonaldJaburek

A hit and run accident can be jarring. Here’s how you can gather as much evidence you can at the scene so that you can still file a personal injury lawsuit if you need to.
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