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Voice Activated Car Systems are Distracting Drivers

The latest research on voice activated cars reveals hidden dangers inherent within these systems. While some technology corporations and car makers may tout the multitasking systems as safe, science indicates otherwise. Research Results Many people today believe texting and driving is a dangerous activity. However, voice activated systems also contribute to driver distraction and using>> Read More

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Safety Tips for Halloween

The spookiest holiday of the year is only days away! Keep your children safe this Saturday by implementing these Halloween safety tips. If youll be out on the roads this Halloween, be sure to take it slow, especially in residential areas and at intersections. Keep your headlights on even during dusky hours so you can>> Read More

5 Costly Mistakes to Avoid after a Workplace Accident

Each year, thousands of Americans are injured at work, resulting in millions of dollars in medical costs. Many injured employees naively assume workers’ compensation will take care of their costs, but many fail to realize that filing a claim is an adversarial process. The smallest mistake or oversight can be used to deny a claim,>> Read More

Teen Driver Safety Week Focuses on Teen Safety Behind the Wheel

Teen drivers account for more auto accidents than any other age group in the United States. Their inexperience in driving and tendency to speed and easily become distracted greatly influence their risk of being involved in an auto accident. Fortunately, parents can play an important role in instilling safe driving practices in their teens from>> Read More

Back-up Cameras Decreasing the Risk of Accidents

Among the myriad electronic safety features on newer automobiles, back-up cameras might be the most promising in reducing reverse-driving auto accidents. In addition to helping drivers parallel park, they also expand the visibility of objects behind a vehicle. Approximately 292 people, mostly children and the elderly, are killed each year by cars backing into them. Studying>> Read More

GWC Partners Settle Back-to-Back Million Dollar Cases

We are proud to announce that GWC Injury Lawyers partners Lou Cairo, Mike Fisher and Joe Sorce have settled back-to-back multi-million dollar cases. In one case, a Local 1 iron worker was injured at a Chicago hospital construction site. The victim suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in a fall caused by improperly protected walking>> Read More

GWC Supports the Brain Injury Association of Illinois

GWC Injury Lawyers was pleased to sponsor and participate in the Brain Injury Association of Illinois 21st Annual Golf Outing & Dinner hosted at The Glen Club in Glenview, Illinois, on Oct. 6, 2015. Proceeds from the event supported the Brain Injury Association of Illinois in its mission of supporting civilian and military individuals who>> Read More