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What a car wreck attorney REALLY does

Have you ever wondered what a car wreck attorney really does to help their clients after an accident?  Well, lead attorney Mario Palermo, of the law firm Palermo Law Group, says there are 4 important things any good car accident lawyer can (and should) do.  He should know;  Mario has decades of experience in protecting the rights of car accident victims throughout Illinois.  Here’s what he said: Car accident lawyers ensure criticalContinue reading

Illinois Drivers to be Fined $120 for Hogging the Left Lane

CHICAGO, IL (January 8, 2019) – Illinois drivers lingering in the left traffic lane will now be targets of the Illinois State Police. Enforcement of a traffic law passed by state legislators two years ago that restricts drivers that improperly use the left lane will start this year. According to police, the left lane should only be used to pass other vehicles or when movingContinue reading

Boy Seriously Injured in Chicago Macy’s Escalator Accident

CHICAGO, IL  (December 15, 2018)  –  On Saturday, the Chicago Fire Department received a call about a young boy with his foot trapped in an escalator at the Macy’s on State Street. Witnesses said the situation appeared to be very serious. The boy, whose age has not been disclosed, was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital on a trauma bypass. Chicago Police reported the incident happened nearContinue reading

Sterigenics International

Sterigenics Lawsuit Helpline Palermo Law Group has recently been approached and are fielding questions from a few of our concerned friends and neighbors about the legalities of the toxic emissions being released from Sterigenics International, a Willowbrook-based company. (For those who don’t know, Mario has extensive experience in this practice area… in 2002 he helped recover a $2,300,000 verdict in DuPage County for a group of DuPage County homeowners whoContinue reading

The ABCs of a Personal Injury Claim Process

Personal injury law or tort law covers situations wherein an individual’s body, mind or emotions are hurt. More often than not, it is usually due to someone else’s negligence or carelessness. For instance, people may suffer due to accidental slips and falls in a hotel they booked or were injured in an accident because their recently purchased car turned out to be faulty. The caseContinue reading

Why Are Trucking Accidents So Catastrophic?

Accidents involving commercial trucks can be much more catastrophic than an accident between two passenger vehicles. A typical, fully loaded commercial truck (such as a big rig or dump truck) can weigh at least 25 times as much as a typical car. Due to this weight disparity and the basic laws of physics, most big rig truck accidents with other vehicles result in serious –Continue reading

What You Should Know About Car Accident-Related Injuries

There are many different kinds of injuries that can result from a car accident.  They range anywhere from minor cuts and bruises to severe external and internal damage.  Many even require long-term hospitalization. Understanding these kinds of accidents and injuries is important in receiving proper compensation for your misfortune. Common Injuries from Accidents The NHTSA reports that every year over three million people are injured in carContinue reading