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How To Reduce Semi Truck Accidents

Published on Sep 30, 2022 at 7:24 pm in Truck Accidents.

How To Reduce Semi Truck Accidents

If there’s one detail about driving that all motorists should keep in mind, it’s an activity requiring all drivers to do their part to keep our roadways safe here in Marion, IL. All motor vehicle operators, including passenger car drivers, motorcyclists, and truckers, must understand how their vehicles function and each other’s driving behaviors to accommodate each other better. Here at Prince Law Firm, we often see the aftermath of this lack of knowledge.

So many semi truck accidents happen because truckers don’t apply what they’ve learned about how their tractor-trailers function in the classroom when out on the road. Likewise, these truck accidents happen because motorists don’t take time to learn about how 18-wheelers function, which is information that could save their lives. This article will explore what all motorists should know to reduce semi truck accidents.

How Are Multi-Vehicle Accident Claims Handled?

Published on Sep 23, 2022 at 7:57 pm in Car Accidents.

If you were involved in a multi-car collision, you understand the devastating consequences this type of accident can have. You may be facing severe financial damages stemming from costly medical bills, vehicle repairs, and lost wages. But before you can seek compensation for your losses, you need to know: How are multi-vehicle accident claims handled?

Can I Lose My VA Benefits if I File a Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit?

Published on Aug 29, 2022 at 8:41 pm in Water Contamination.

Will I Lose My VA Disability Benefits if I File a Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is located on the Atlantic coast of North Carolina. For a period of more than 30 years, the drinking water at the base was contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) known to cause cancer, birth defects, and other serious health conditions.

The recent passage of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act created a legal avenue to file a lawsuit against the U.S. government for anyone who was affected by exposure to the base’s contaminated water. At Prince Law Firm, we understand that many of the veterans we meet with are concerned about what this type of lawsuit might mean for their future.

Is Birth Injury Preventable?

Published on Aug 26, 2022 at 8:12 pm in Medical Malpractice.

Is Birth Injury Preventable?

As a parent, there are few things more important in life than preparing to welcome the birth of a child. When a doctor’s negligent, reckless, or wrongful actions cause your child to suffer, you may be left wondering: Is birth injury preventable?

At Prince Law Firm, we understand how difficult it can be to watch your child suffer what was most likely a preventable injury. You may be racked with guilt, wondering if it was your fault or if there was anything you could have done. The reality is that you are not the medical professional; your obstetrician is. You trusted their expertise only to be let down.

What Are the Signs That a Dog May Be About To Attack?

Published on Aug 10, 2022 at 8:31 pm in Dog Bites.

What Are the Signs That a Dog May Be About To Attack?

Turn on the news, especially at a time of the year like the spring and summer when temperatures are often suitable for dog owners to leave their pets outside. You’ll hear many stories about furry friends attacking people unexpectedly. You might realize that one sign of a rabid dog is that they indiscriminately walk up to humans and attack them. However, you might also think that there’s no way in which all the dogs mentioned in the stories you hear have rabies.

As you may suspect, dogs don’t have to be suffering from the behavior-altering and deadly neurological condition rabies to lead them to approach and potentially attack us humans. Dogs may become aggressive and lash out for various other reasons. They generally send warning signs before lashing out and attacking. Knowing the signs to look for may save you from suffering potentially life-threatening injuries.

What Are Some of the Most Common Swimming Pool Injuries?

Published on Jul 8, 2022 at 3:55 pm in Premises Liability.

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There are few better ways to escape the summer heat in Illinois than by going for a swim. Whether you choose to spend your day at a public pool or a friend’s backyard pool, your attempt to cool off could ultimately prove to be dangerous.

You are at risk for much more than just a sunburn when you go swimming. Some of the most common swimming pool injuries can send you or your child to the emergency room. Every year, our slip and fall lawyers see an increase in swimming injuries during the hot summer months. At Prince Law Firm, we want everyone to be safe, so we’ve compiled information on the most common swimming pool injuries and what you can do to limit your risk of being hurt while swimming.

How Do Truck Accidents Happen When a Driver Makes a Wide Turn?

Published on Jun 17, 2022 at 4:45 pm in Truck Accidents.

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Driving next to large trucks on I-57 can be stressful, but sharing a city road with a tractor-trailer is an entirely different game. Lanes are much smaller when traveling through urban areas of Marion, and drivers are often expected to navigate tight turns. Those narrow lanes and tight turns can be even more complicated to traverse when you are driving alongside a large truck. 

Smaller motor vehicles are at a distinct disadvantage when sharing the road with big trucks. The attorneys at Prince Law Firm have seen time and time again how truck accidents can happen when a driver makes a wide turn.  

What Are Defective Property Conditions and Why Are They Dangerous?

Published on Jun 3, 2022 at 3:08 pm in Premises Liability.

defective property

Defective property conditions can be found in homes and commercial spaces, their adjacent outdoor spaces, and even on large, unused parcels of land. The dangers that these areas pose aren’t always obvious to the naked eye.   

We’ll define what a defect is in more generic terms below before delving a bit deeper into examples of defective property conditions and why they are dangerous. We’ll then discuss the dangers they pose and wrap this discussion up by providing you with insight into your options if dangerous premises leave you with an illness or injuries.  

Mark Prince Selected as Top 10 Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lawyer for Downstate Illinois

Published on May 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm in Firm News.

Prince Law Firm is pleased to announce that attorney Mark D. Prince was recently named as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Lawyers for downstate Illinois. Leading Lawyers recognizes attorneys whose excellence and expertise in their fields have made them stand out among their peers. Mark was ranked sixth among all personal injury plaintiff lawyers in his region.

Leading Lawyers has a unique and rigorous selection process. To become a Leading Lawyer, one must be recommended by their fellow lawyers in their respective field of law. Lawyers are asked to whom they would recommend a friend or family member if they themselves could not be of help with a legal issue. Leading Lawyers does not allow participants to recommend anyone at their law firm. This ensures that the selection process focuses not only on case outcomes, but on the experience, reputation, and quality of service that a lawyer demonstrates. During the selection process, lawyers often end up recommending their direct competitors.

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