School Transportation Safety

by Staff | August 19th, 2019 | Auto accident

Another summer has come and gone, and that means students across Indiana and Illinois are back to class. As a parent, safety is always one of your top priorities for your children. Reduce their risks during the 2019-2020 school year with these essential safety tips.

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How to Handle Weeds without Roundup

by Staff | August 14th, 2019 | Defective product

You’re likely familiar with Roundup, and may even own a bottle. It’s the world’s most popular weed killer, and it’s used everywhere from commercial farming and landscaping to the lawns and gardens of ordinary homeowners. But it’s also been making headlines for a newly publicized connection to cancer, especially non-Hodgkin lymphoma. So, if you have…

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Does Listening to Music Contribute to Car Accidents?

by Staff | August 12th, 2019 | Auto accident

There are an average of six million car accidents in the U.S. every year, and distraction was reported as a factor in nearly 1 in 5 crashes in which someone was injured. But distracted driving includes more than just using your cell phone. Could turning on the radio or plugging in a playlist also cause…

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When Is a Car Accident Not a Driver’s Fault?

by Staff | July 31st, 2019 | Personal injury

After a car accident, most people assume either one driver or another is at fault, but this isn’t always the case. Studies show that driver error is responsible for 90% of crashes. So who’s to blame the other 10% of the time? When the Government is Responsible Poorly maintained roads or defective highway designs may…

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July 2019 Firm Newsletter

by Staff | July 29th, 2019 | Newsletters

In our July 2019 newsletter, we talk about summertime pests that can invade indoor and outdoor spaces and the best ways to keep them at bay. We also congratulate Tommie Brann-Dunkley, our July Employee of the Month, and celebrate Stephanie Crampton’s 25 years of service to our law firm. Finally, we share a recipe for…

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3 of the Most Common Post-Accident Mistakes

by Staff | July 24th, 2019 | Personal injury

After an auto accident, you are likely to be in shock and pain, especially when the accident was not your fault. The most important thing you can do in this situation is keep calm, because the actions you take immediately after a collision can impact whether you are eligible for compensation and how much you…

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June 2019 Firm Newsletter

by Staff | July 2nd, 2019 | Newsletters

In our June 2019 newsletter, we discuss summertime bucket lists and how they can help your family make the most of every summer vacation. We also congratulate our employee of the month, Hearing Case Manager Michelle Bailey, and we celebrate Julie Davis’s 40 years of service to Dennis Stark and the FSTN family. Finally, we…

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July Fourth Safety Tips Everyone Needs to Know

by Staff | June 26th, 2019 | Personal injury

Fourth of July is coming up! Some of the most common Independence Day activities include cruising on the water, spending time on the beach, and grilling out with family and friends. As you plan your July Fourth festivities, it’s important to remember the serious safety hazards those activities can pose. Keep yourself and your loved…

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What to Expect: Social Security Disability Claims

by Staff | June 19th, 2019 | Social security disability 2

If you become disabled and unable to work, your ability to provide for yourself and your family can feel at risk. But if you’ve been paying into the Social Security system, you may be eligible to receive benefits before retirement age. Under certain circumstances, your spouse and child may also be eligible for Social Security…

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What to Expect: Filing an Auto Accident Claim

by Staff | June 12th, 2019 | Personal injury

Car accidents can be painful and confusing, but the most important way you can protect your health and your rights to compensation after a crash is by getting medical treatment as soon as possible. Even if you don’t think you’ve been seriously injured, it’s important to get examined by a medical professional to rule out…

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