May 10 2019

Illinois Dram Shop Act

The Illinois Dram Shop Act (235 ILCS 5/6-21) (the “Act”) generally imposes liability upon anyone whose sale or gift of liquor contributes to the intoxication of a person who hurts… Read More

Apr 27 2019

How Long Until We Get To A Jury Trial?

Many new clients ask how long it will take to get to a jury trial?  The short answer is that it varies but be patient. The time to get a… Read More

Apr 19 2019

Are We Going to Trial?

New clients often ask upfront whether they are going to have to go to trial. The true answer is “it depends” on a variety of factors including: whether liability or… Read More

Apr 13 2019

Traumatic Brain Injuries

We work closely with clients on a daily basis who have been involved in a wreck, a fall or some other traumatic event.  Oftentimes, our clients don’t realize that they’ve… Read More

Apr 10 2019

Early-release of FMCSA Large Truck & Bus Crash Facts Shows Continued Upward Trend in Fatal Wrecks

Last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published an early-release of its annual Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts for 2017. The 118 page report details crash statistics for… Read More

Mar 8 2019

The National Trial Lawyers Announces Custy as Top 100 Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer

The National Trial Lawyers Announces Brian Custy as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Indiana For Immediate Release The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce… Read More

Feb 28 2019

On the Job Railroad Injuries and the FELA

Railroads in the United States transported 623,473,905 passengers in 2018.  As we’ve seen on recent news, however, railroad operations can be dangerous or deadly. The Federal Railroad Administration reports that… Read More

Feb 3 2019

Proposal to Reduce the Speed of Trucks & Wrecks on Our Roads

A correlation between truck speeds and wrecks. Federal crash data shows that all but 6 states had increases in tractor-trailer related deaths between 2009 and 2017. The top five states… Read More

Jan 26 2019

“Lake-Effect Snow” – What is It & Why Do We Get It?

What is “lake-effect” snow?