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A big truck driving in winter weather conditions

Winter weather brings cold, snow, and ice. These conditions mean that driving safely around large trucks in the winter becomes even more difficult.  Read below to learn how to stay safe while driving near semi-trucks in the winter.


More Truck Traffic = More Danger

Delivery driver checking packages

Home delivery was already big business, and the recent COVID pandemic led to an astronomical rise in people having things delivered to their homes. In both big cities and small towns, the roads are filled with delivery trucks moving goods around. And two of the biggest names in the business are…

Bottles of Roundup at the store

There have been several decisions handed down by U.S. courts of law regarding the use of consumer RoundUp products over recent years. The claims levied against the pharmaceutical giant Bayer, or the former producer of RoundUp products (Monsanto) have argued that long-term use of RoundUp products…

legal consultation reviewing mesothelioma case

A diagnosis of mesothelioma can completely turn your life upside down. Besides the impact on your health, you’ll also have to deal with financial repercussions ranging from a loss of income to extensive treatment costs. 

Many people who have been …

A closer look at a cement sheet with asbestos dust on it.

After decades of scientific research linking asbestos exposure to several extremely adverse health conditions, asbestos can still be found in many products. Not only is it found in older, still-circulating items, but it’s also still used in production—or found as a contaminant in…

C&C verdict kathy and michael

Original Post Written by Patricia Manson of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

A Cook County jury on Thursday awarded $23 million to a woman who developed mesothelioma after handling asbestos-containing materials while working for the Chicago manufacturer Qualitex Co. The jury…

Construction worker constructing a plaster wall

We are probably most familiar with asbestos due to its widespread use as building insulation in the 1900s. However, asbestos was also an extremely popular addition to plaster walling for its added insulation and fire protection benefits. When the dangers of asbestos became more evident over the…

Professionals in protective suits removing asbestos

Up until the past handful of decades, asbestos was heavily used in building materials. It was cheap, accessible, and, at the time, we didn’t see any downsides. But that didn’t last. Now, it’s crucial to recognize what building products in your home may contain asbestos.

A man traveling by ride share service

Every day, people use ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. While most of these rides occur without incident, if you are injured in an accident involving a ride-sharing vehicle, it’s important to understand who’s liable and whether you’ll be able to sue for your damages. Here’s what you need…

attorney consulting with client

In 1974, Monsanto Company introduced Roundup® to the world. It contains glyphosate, the active ingredient of several commercial herbicides designed for broad-spectrum weed control. In addition, Monsanto developed genetically engineered crops such as soybeans and cotton to be Roundup ready or…