Jet Ski Accidents are Increasing and More Dangerous

The lawyers at Grazian and Volpe have noticed a marked increase in the representation of clients injured in boat crashes with or on Jet Skis during this short Chicago summer season. The injuries have been serious including broken bones, head injuries and in one case, a wrongful death. We decided to do some investigation into […]Read More…

Bicycle Recall: Trek 2013 Madone

The lawyers at Grazian and Volpe are ever vigilant for any information that can help cyclers stay safe and avoid injury. We came across a new brief stating that approximately 6,800 Trek model Madone bikes manufactured as 2013 models have been recalled by Trek Bicycles of Waterloo, Wisconsin. The reason is that the front brake […]Read More…

Dog Bites Need a Dog Court!

The South Chicago Injury Attorneys have represented the victims of dog bites in Chicago and surrounding suburbs for over 25 years. We have found that injuries can be particularly traumatic and disfiguring to the young and often the result of poor control by the pet owner. As lovers of animals and the advocates of the […]Read More…

Bicyclists Assaulted on Road-Don’t Forget Auto Insurance!

Nationwide, the number of road assaults against bicyclists has sky-rocketed. The quickly growing popularity of cycling as a healthful and cheap alternative to motor commuting has led to some hard feelings between drivers and cyclists. Generally, these “meeting” are limited to some harsh words, horns and a few hand gestures. However, in some instances there […]Read More…

Great New Gadgets to Avoid Bicycle Accidents

Many readers of the Grazian Volpe blog site may be aware of the adventures of my bike-riding spouse. Her insistence on braving the roads and paths of Chicago on her trusty Cannondale bike knows no limit for weather or traffic conditions resulting in more than a couple visits to the emergency room for broken bones […]Read More…

When is a Slip and Fall Not Worth Money?

There are two questions that are very important in analyzing the monetary value of personal injuries suffered in any type of accident. The questions are as follows: 1) Is there any liability for the accident meaning can fault be attributed to another party and can that party be sued? and; 2) Were injuries suffered and […]Read More…

When Your Slip and Fall Accident May Be Worth Money

Grazian and Volpe have fielded thousands of calls from potential clients who have been injured during a slip and fall accident.  People can suffer serious and possibly permanent damage from a simple fall including concussions, spinal injuries and broken bones. Many of these personal injuries require surgery, physical therapy and lost time from work.   […]Read More…

Boy’s tragic accident calls attention to elevator hazards

Many Chicago parents are not aware of how often children are injured in elevator accidents. Most people assume that if an elevator is available for public use in a commercial or public building, it must be safe. In fact, property owners and elevator manufacturers are required by law to ensure elevators are safe, but they […]Read More…

Are pit bulls a public health threat in Chicago?

Any dog can become dangerous if it is not properly treated and well trained. When a dog that is large and strong is mistreated, there is a significant risk that the dog will attack someone, causing serious injuries. Unfortunately, a great number of pit bulls are abused and mishandled in the Chicago area. The Chicago […]Read More…

Are Chicago construction sites more dangerous for women than men?

It was not too long ago that Chicago employers held on tightly to traditional notions of gender roles in the workplace. Certain jobs were for men only, while fewer jobs were open to women only, and that was that. Such barriers continue to break down today, and more and more women are succeeding in jobs […]Read More…