Dog owners have a critical responsibility to keep their animals under control. Even in their own homes, Illinois dog owners must ensure the protection of others from an aggressive animal. Lawful visitors who suffer injuries from a dog attack may have cause to pursue a personal injury claim in court, particularly if the victim is a child. A recent dog attack sheds light on the severe damage an animal can do to a child.
Many Illinois parents enjoy Halloween as much as their children. There may be adult parties, costume contests and the Naperville Halloween Hop for all ages. Of course, trick-or-treating is the climax of the holiday. However, as spooky and fun as neighborhood properties may be, if property owners neglect to exercise precautions, those decorations may present a personal injury hazard for kids and chaperones.
The popularity of soccer among women and girls has grown and FIFA reports that more than 30 million females play the game worldwide. Heading the ball is a signature move in soccer and can affect players’ brains. A recent Radiology study found "female amateur soccer players who frequently head balls showed more white matter brain alterations than their male counterparts."