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Chicago Legal Blog

Guide to Understanding Your Loved One’s Traumatic Brain Injuries

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jul 20, 2021   |  Personal Injury

Understanding what TBIs are and what they mean for their loved one’s futures may help people support family members with traumatic brain injuries. Whether suffered due to a fall, in a motor vehicle accident, or in some other incident, the effects of TBIs may impact how people function every day. Consequently, such injuries may affect […]

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Cracking Down to Keep Online Shoppers Safe

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jul 13, 2021   |  Personal Injury

Courts in Illinois and throughout the U.S. have started holding third-party sellers liable for dangerous or defective products purchased online. More people are opting to shop online instead of going to traditional brick-and-mortar stores. When accidents occur involving products purchased online through E-commerce platforms such as Amazon, however, consumers may not know who to hold […]

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Who Is Liable When a Tour Bus Crashes?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jul 06, 2021   |  Car Accidents

Various parties may bear liability for tour bus crashes – from the tour bus company to the tour bus driver, to other motorists. Tour buses may transport passengers along set routes or they may take people to a common destination of their choosing. If collisions involving these passenger transport vehicles occur, the occupants may suffer […]

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Getting Ready to Grill? Read this First

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jun 23, 2021   |  Personal Injury

Backyard grilling accidents occur all too often, and they may result in serious injuries or death. Research conducted by the National Fire Protection Association found that on average between 2014 and 2018, fire departments across the country responded to 10,600 grill-related fires. Barbecues offer a fun way for people to get together with family, friends, […]

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What’s in Store for Illinois BIPA Claims?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jun 16, 2021   |  Personal Injury

Challenges to the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act may significantly impact the outcomes of future claims. Biometrics, or people’s unique biological traits, may include the data contained in retinal scans, fingerprints, voiceprints, and facial geometry. Using technological advancements, businesses and employers may put biometrics to work to aid in areas such as time management, security […]

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Chicago Car Accidents: Did You Have the Right of Way?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jun 09, 2021   |  Car Accidents

Not following the right-of-way rules for the road may result in auto accidents. The Illinois Department of Transportation reported 312,988 motor vehicle collisions in Chicago and across the state in 2019. Among other causes, some car crashes occur because drivers fail to yield to other motorists when they should. Due to wrecks resulting from failure […]

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Illinois Bill Would Impose 9% Prejudgment Interest in Injury Claims

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  May 21, 2021   |  Personal Injury

In January, the Illinois General Assembly passed House Bill 3360 that sought to impose a prejudgment interest of 9% per year on wrongful death and personal injury claims. Governor J.B. Pritzker vetoed the bill for several reasons, leading to a few significant changes made to the initial bill. On May 28, the governor signed the […]

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Turns and Curves Especially Dangerous for Motorcyclists

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  May 14, 2021   |  Motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclists are at a higher risk of accidents at curves and turns. They often crash when going around curves because of losing control. Accidents at turns often occur because of negligent drivers who fail to take their time to check for motorcyclists before turning. Turns Turns pose one of the most dangerous situations for motorcyclists. […]

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The Most Dangerous Highways in Chicago

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  May 07, 2021   |  Car Accidents

The danger of driving is multiplied on some of Chicago’s busiest highways and intersections. Design complexities and high traffic volume make these roadways more dangerous than others. As a result, drivers should be extra careful when passing through the areas. Dangerous Highways in Chicago Interstate 290 According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, I-290 between […]

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Injured in a Boating Accident?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Apr 20, 2021   |  Personal Injury

A person involved in a boating accident caused by a boat defect or negligence can pursue compensation. Boat manufacturers, dealers, operators, and owners should exercise the utmost care to minimize the risk of an accident. If failure to do so results in someone suffering serious injuries in a boating crash, the victim can file a […]

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