Long nozzle spraying Paraquat on weeds

You might have heard in the media that Paraquat and Parkinson’s disease (PD) may be linked. But what exactly is Paraquat, and is there a definitive link? If you’ve been exposed to Paraquat and then developed Parkinson’s, what should…

A man hurt on the job and is on the ground

Being injured at work is never fun. Not only are you coping with pain and managing doctor visits, but you may be worried about who’s going to pay the bills. Fortunately, workplace injuries are typically covered by workers' comp. Still, it can be a tough process to actually receive proper…

rain droplets obstructing view from windshield

Bad weather, black ice, heavy snowfall, and slippery roads can make it more difficult for even the most experienced drivers to control their vehicles. The US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration estimates …

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

The surge in home deliveries, accelerated by the pandemic, has significantly increased delivery truck traffic on roads across the country. With major players like FedEx and UPS dominating the industry, it's natural to wonder about your options if you're involved in an accident with a delivery…

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…

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…