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The Empty Chair Defense and Proximate Cause

It Wasn’t Me… You’ve been injured in an accident and the person who injured you says they’re not responsible. Sure, they were involved in the accident, but they were not the cause. They claim a third party set in motion the events that led to your injury. They don’t know who this third party is

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Pro Se Representation

Representing Yourself in Court The attorneys at Zayed Law Offices strongly recommend seeking legal counsel before beginning any legal action. Pro se is Latin meaning “for oneself” and is the legal term for representing oneself. If you decide to file a pro se action you will have to draft documents, schedule court dates, and argue

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How virtual reality is being used by companies

Tech Republic takes note of the emergence of virtual reality into the business world after many years of seeing it tethered to gaming. Companies find ways to use it for job training or for providing new concepts to audiences who have no familiarity with them. Market sectors that include healthcare, automotive, entertainment, tourism, and skilled trades find

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Catastrophic Personal Injury Attorneys

At Zayed Law Offices, our firm handles catastrophic personal injury cases as a result of another person’s negligence. These cases often involve complex legal issues that require the expertise of a skilled personal injury attorney. We have a proven track record of success in handling these types of complex cases and recovering maximum compensation for

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PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS

13 pedestrians are killed every day in the United States by motor vehicles.  In 2013, nearly 4,800 pedestrians were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in the United States, or approximately 13 people per day.* Pedestrians are most susceptible to injury in big cities such as Chicago.  Despite legally proceeding through crosswalks, drivers who are

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ILLINOIS RANKED 5TH IN CYCLING ACCIDENT FATALITIES

Riding a bike for the first time is one of the most memorable times in a person’s life.  However, cyclists should be weary when riding throughout the streets of Illinois.  In 2014, Illinois ranked 5th in the nation for the most cycling related fatalities.* Bike Accidents are Preventable Cyclists often ride on the road in

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DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS OFTEN RESULT IN THE DEATH OF INNOCENT VICTIMS

Drunk driving accidents are all too common in today’s society. Unfortunately, innocent drivers, passengers and even pedestrians are continuously injured or killed in drunk driving accidents.  In 2013, more than 10,000 people* were killed as a result of drunk driving in the United States. Despite harsh legal consequences, intoxicated drivers continue to drive recklessly. Several

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Federal Regulator to Propose New Truck Safety Technologies

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration believes that new technology is the best way to reduce accidents and is taking several steps to improve truck safety. The agency is currently considering a mandate for stability control systems in heavy-duty tractors. In addition, NHTSA research may soon lead to mandatory speed limiters in tractors, collision-imminent braking

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Rearview Cameras In Cars Will Prevent Injuries and Fatalities

In 2002, the unthinkable happened to the family of two-year-old Cameron Gulbransen. As the boy’s father was leaving for work, Cameron ran into the driveway to wave goodbye. Sadly, Cameron’s father did not see the boy run behind the car and accidentally backed over the child. According to Mark Rosenker, CBS News transportation safety analyst,

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