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Chicago Legal Blog

The Financial Impact of a Serious Injury

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jan 15, 2021   |  Personal Injury

From climbing medical bills to lost wages and future earning capacity, serious injuries can have a significant financial impact. Understanding these costs helps victims know the burden they have to shoulder presently and in the future. Injury lawyers help uncover the calculations that should be included in compensation claims. Time off From Work Serious injuries […]

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Improving Driving Safety for Seniors

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jan 08, 2021   |  Car Accidents

Physical changes linked to aging can interfere with a person’s driving ability. Nevertheless, seniors can learn how their driving abilities may change and take several steps to stay safe on the road. Here are some useful safety tips for senior drivers. Daylight Driving Older adults can have vision problems at night. Glare from oncoming vehicle […]

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Your Furnace Could Be Making You Sick

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Dec 21, 2020   |  Personal Injury

With temperatures dropping as winter approaches, many Americans are turning on furnaces as a way to warm up the home. While a warm house creates a cozy holiday atmosphere, there are many ways a furnace may be the hidden cause of illness within the home. In addition, gas furnaces present consumers with the risk of personal injury.   Gas […]

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What to Know About a Child Injury Lawsuit

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Dec 11, 2020   |  Personal Injury

When a child sustains a serious injury it is typically due to the negligence of others. Caregivers and parents have a duty of care to ensure a child’s safety. If an accident occurs, a child may face a life-altering disability. When filing a lawsuit to recover damages on behalf of a child, properly assessed negligence and damages, and the statute […]

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Were You Injured in a Hit and Run?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Dec 07, 2020   |  Personal Injury

Victims can file a personal injury claim or lawsuit against offenders to recover compensation for injuries sustained in a hit and run accident, but these claims are often more complicated since the at-fault party has left the scene. In many cases, victims must file a claim against their own uninsured motorist insurance to recover compensation. […]

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How to Choose the Right Motorcycle Helmet

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Nov 29, 2020   |  Motorcycle Accident

Head injuries and fatalities are two of the most pressing risks for motorcyclists while on the road. A helmet provides riders with the proper level of protection to reduce the risk of death or injury. Though all helmet manufacturers have strict safety standards to meet, there are characteristics that make some helmets safer than others. […]

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Getting Ready For Winter Driving

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Nov 25, 2020   |  Car Accidents

Traveling in winter weather conditions requires extra caution and preparedness on the driver’s part to reduce the risk of an accident. Though road conditions are out of the driver’s control, there are several steps a person can take to make road travel safer during the winter. Proper vehicle maintenance, regular tire inspections, an emergency kit, and cautious […]

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Safe Driving Apps Can Prevent Car Accidents

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Nov 23, 2020   |  Car Accidents

Safe driving apps can be installed onto mobile devices to reduce the risk of distracted driving resulting from texting, talking, and using search engines.  Distracted drivers are at increased risk of causing an injury or fatality crash. Though there are a variety of actions that take a driver’s attention away from the road, one of […]

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Should injuries suffered doing everyday actions like standing up be covered by work comp?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Oct 07, 2020   |  Workers' Compensation

For an injury to qualify for workers’ compensation, it must be sustained in the midst of your work duties. Does that mean that anything you do at work that injures you can lead to workers’ comp benefits? According to a recent ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court, any physical task required by your job can […]

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How many drivers exceed the speed limit on Chicago Avenue?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Sep 15, 2020   |  Firm News

Driving on Chicago Avenue can feel like a life-or-death activity. One of the most common and dangerous traffic violations on this roadway is speeding. Though the state of Illinois has a statutory speed limit of 30 miles per hour, far too many drivers choose to violate this limit. To curb this reckless and dangerous speeding, […]

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