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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Illinois?

Lane splitting refers to the process of a motorcycle riding between two lanes of stopped traffic. In this case, we use “riding” loosely, as more often than not, motorcyclists who perform this maneuver are flying between lanes. Lane splitting is downright dangerous. For this reason, it is illegal in Illinois. […]


Chemical Exposure Attorney Chicago, IL

Chicago residents have the right to live, work, and go to school in a safe environment that is free of hazards, including chemical exposures. Unfortunately, residents’ rights are not always upheld by the government or large companies in the area. Exposure to asbestos, arsenic, lead paint, and other chemicals can leave resident with long-term health [...]


How To Report Elder Abuse In Illinois

When you place an elderly loved one in the care of another individual or entity, you trust that individual or entity to treat your loved one with the dignity, respect, and care they deserve. Unfortunately, when it comes to the care of elderly individuals, expectations are vastly different from reality. There are an estimated 5,000,000 [...]


Sterigenics Cancer Risks In Willowbrook, IL – Speak With A Personal Injury Lawyer

At Dwyer & Coogan, P.C., our Chicago personal injury attorneys help victims of negligence recover compensation for their injuries and damages. One company that is under fire right now for releasing chemicals that may have caused thousands of cases of cancer within the community of Willowbrook, IL, is Sterigenics, a medical device sterilization plant. If [...]


Truck Accident Statistics That May Surprise You

Because of their sheer size and weight, trucks can cause catastrophic damages when involved in accidents with passenger vehicles. Property damage aside, the victims of truck accidents often sustain severe and life-altering injuries, including but not limited to lacerations, burns, disfigurement, broken bones, internal injuries, spinal cord injuries, and even death. In this post, we [...]