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Tips for Preventing Drunk Driving Accidents in Your Community This Holiday

As December progresses and 2016 draws to a close, Americans everywhere are preparing for end-of-the-year celebrations. While this can be a joyous time, it can also be one of the most dangerous times ...
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Elevated Stress Levels Could Increase Your Risk of a Car Accident

We have all heard that stress can be detrimental to our health and increase our risk of developing various medical conditions and disorders. But did you know that stress can also increase your risk of ...
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Pokémon Go Accidents: Beware of Distracted Drivers and Pedestrians

Ever since the July 2016 release of the smartphone application Pokémon Go, millions of people around the world have downloaded the free-to-play game and begun their own real-life Pokémon ...
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Can I Use Headphones While Driving in Illinois?

Listening to music while driving has been common ever since auto manufacturers started including radios in their vehicles in the early 1930s. From music to audiobooks, drivers have long enjoyed ...
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FMCSA Proposes New Training Requirements for Commercial Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed a new rule that, if approved, would require prospective commercial truck drivers to complete a required core training curriculum ...
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Who is Liable for an Uber Car Accident?

The increase in popularity of rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft has revolutionized transportation and considerably simplified the process of getting a ride. Despite the convenience of these ...
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Hearing Loss Injuries

It is estimated that roughly 10% of all American adults experience some form of hearing loss. While many of these cases are due to age, illness, and genetics, others are caused directly by the ...
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Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Hundreds of car accidents occur each day throughout the United States. Despite this high frequency, however, most drivers are unprepared when an accident does happen. This unpreparedness can lead to a ...
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Safe Driving Tips for the Summer

For many of us, the summer time and road trips go hand-in-hand. Whether you want to head south to sunny Florida or visit the Big Apple, setting out on our highways during the summer means dealing with ...
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Chicago Cyclist Dragged By Passenger in SUV

Jana Kinsman, a 27-year-old woman from Logan Square and avid cyclist, was injured last week when an SUV pulled up next to her while she was riding her bike and a passenger grabbed her messenger bag, ...
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Severe Weather Causes Flooding Throughout Chicagoland, Safety a Top Priority

On this historic weather day in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs, upwards of a half-foot of rain was dumped on some parts of the Chicago area. If a picture is worth a thousand words, those showing ...
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Boston Marathon Explosions Leave 3 Dead, Over 100 Injured

In what is being handled by the White House as an "act of terror", three people were killed and over 100 more injured after two explosions went off amidst spectators at the finish line of ...
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Carbon Monoxide Leak Causes 2 Deaths in West Rogers Park

After his sister-in-law woke up around 3 a.m. feeling dizzy, a few hours later Shabbir Ahmed's 77-year-old mother and 18-year-old niece became so ill they both had to be rushed to the hospital. ...
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School Shootings Leading Some States to Allow Coverage of PTSD Under Workers' Comp.

As our nation continues to deal with the aftermath of far too many school shootings, many states are beginning to consider changing their laws to allow PTSD coverage under workers' compensation. ...
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Welcome to Our Chicago Personal Injury Blog

At Boudreau & Nisivaco, LLC, we are committed to providing representation in personal injury cases throughout the Chicago area. We have more than 50 years of combined experience which we can ...
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