Monthly Archives: September 2014

Car Accident Injury Settlements Increase with an Attorney – Podcast

Research indicates that auto accident injury victims who hire attorneys receive larger settlement payments. Plus, the Illinois Appellate Court ruled that school districts my not be shielded from liability under the Tort Immunity Act on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.

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Impulsive Driving or Misjudging a Situation can be Deadly

Research shows that teenagers are twice as likely to make impulsive decisions as adults, especially inexperienced ones. This means they may be more inclined to run a stop sign, fail to yield, or misjudge a situation, such as whether there

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Victim’s Spouse Files Lawsuit After Alleged Death Due to Sepsis

On May 10, 2008, Regina Riche arrived at the hospital with a debilitating headache. After being treated for a brain aneurysm, she died of sepsis. Drs. Frank Culicchia and Justin Owen informed Riche’s husband that she had a brain aneurysm

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Begley Law Group’s Ethan Ordog Receives 2014 Robert W. Criscuolo Award from the Burlington County Bar Association

On September 23, Begley Law Group attorney Ethan Ordog received this year’s Robert W. Criscuolo Award at the Burlington County Bar Association’s annual State Bar Night at Indian Spring Country Club. The Honorable Ronald E. Bookbinder, Assignment Judge of Burlington

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Aging Gracefully in Your Own Home – with a Little Help: Non-Profits Offer New Model for Growing Old on Your Own Terms

Our guest blogger this week is Jilana Van Meter, Communications & Administration Manager,  At Home on the Sound. The term “aging in place” is being heard more frequently these days. Simply put, “aging in place” means remaining in your own

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Detroit City Councilman faces super drunk driving charges

Detroit City Councilman Scott Benson faces charges under Michigan’s super drunk driving laws in relation to his June arrest. According to Southfield police, Benson’s blood alcohol content (BAC) was 0.244 on June 29, when he was found hunched over the

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Does Tile or Carpet Suit Your Lifestyle Better?

Ever wonder what kind of flooring is really “you?” Carpet? Tiling? Ceramic? Wood? When it comes right down to it, what you put on your floors is a matter of personal taste. But if you have both carpet and animals,

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To help prevent elder abuse, address caregiver stress as it emerges

Elders are among the most vulnerable populations, and they are at special risk for abuse at the hands of their caregivers. Caregiver stress is one of the biggest contributing factors to elder abuse, and stressed-out caregivers are the most likely

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More Controversy Appears in Case Questioning Highway Guardrail Safety

A mistrial has been declared in a federal lawsuit which alleges that some highway guardrails across the country pose a deadly risk to drivers. The lawsuit was filed by a whistleblower alleging that guardrails produced by Trinity Industries, a Texas-based

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Judge denies pill mill pharmacist’s request to end house arrest

A federal judge denied a former “pill mill” pharmacist his request to reduce his sentence of 30 months of house arrest. In August 2012, Steven Goodman was sentenced for providing more than 1 million prescription pills to the owners of

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