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  • 12-Jul-2017

    Introducing Attorney Nicole Roti

    We at Duncan Law Group are pleased to announce an incredible addition to our team, Attorney Nicole Roti. A highly-respected and success-driven personal injury lawyer, Nicole primarily focuses on medical malpractice and wrongful death. She is of ...
  • 6-Jul-2017

    Posting on Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

    We can’t imagine our lives without social media. Even people who claim they could live without it can’t help but check their accounts at least once a day. With the advent of such technology, however, comes the possibility of overexposing ...
  • 25-Jan-2016

    Attorney Robert Duncan Selected for Super Lawyers Top 100

    Duncan Law Group is proud to announce that Attorney Robert Duncan has once again been selected for recognition by Super Lawyers. For his outstanding work in the legal arena, Attorney Duncan has been bestowed a "Top 100" distinction in the ...
  • 19-Nov-2015

    4 of the Most Common Thanksgiving Accidents

    Thanksgiving is one of the most widely-celebrated holidays in the United States, and many view it as a great time to enjoy the company of family, friends, and other loved ones. Unfortunately, it is also a time when many people are seriously injured ...
  • 11-Aug-2015

    What Is Pain & Suffering in Personal Injury Law

    When you or a loved one have suffered from a personal injury due to someone else's actions, you are legally entitled to hold them accountable. Bringing a suit on your behalf works in two ways: first, it aims to financially compensate you for the ...
  • 1-Jul-2015

    More Than Wearing a Helmet: Staying Safe on Your Bike

    Once the cold weather and snow clears from our Chicago streets, more and more of our city's residents take to the streets on their bike. As a form of transportation and recreation, bike riding is one of the many ways to get out and see the city, ...
  • 24-Jun-2015

    Ready to Bust Out the Grill For BBQs? Make Sure You Stay Safe.

    After a long and cold winter, nothing screams "summer" more than inviting some friends over and cranking up the grill to share burgers, steaks, and hot dogs. From spending time outdoors to the unique flavor charring food over a grill can ...
  • 5-Jun-2015

    Should I Do If I Have Been Involved In a Hit & Run Accident?

    Imagine you are driving your car when out of nowhere, you feel someone hit you from behind. You check to make sure that everyone is okay, and then move to get out of your car to find out who collided with your vehicle, only to see a car driving away. ...
  • 26-May-2015

    Prevent Swimming Pool Injuries This Summer

    Memorial Day weekend past and with summertime rapidly approaching, you and your family are likely thinking of ways to beat the heat the next few months. Pools are one of Chicago's chosen methods for keeping cool and entertained throughout the ...
  • 14-May-2015

    Importance of Wearing Motorcycle Helmets

    Did you know that the month of May is Motorcycle Awareness Month? It is! There is something extremely important about reminding everyone on the road about the right for motorcyclists to share the pavement and the need to consider them when operating ...
  • 6-May-2015

    Duncan Law Group Files Class Action Complaint Against Boxer Manny Pacquiao and Others

    Attorney Robert Duncan has filed a class action complaint against Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, and numerous other parties involved in what was billed as the "Fight of the Century" that took place last Saturday. Boxing fans nationwide ...
  • 24-Apr-2015

    Listeriosis Linked to Ice Cream Products

    On April 20, 2015, Blue Bell Creameries released a voluntary recall of all of its ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet, and other frozen snacks in connections with a Listeria monocytogenes contamination. On April 24, 2015, another ice cream company, ...
  • 18-Feb-2015

    What is Comparative Negligence?

    When an accident occurs and insurance money or restitution is owed for injury and damages, different states have different laws dictating how fault is assigned. Some states have what is known as contributory negligence, which states that if any party ...
  • 28-Jan-2015

    Why Hire an Injury Lawyer from Duncan Law Group?

    As you may know, suffering a serious injury can turn your life upside down. Not only can it result in thousands of dollars in medical bills and time spent away from work, but it can leave you with a great deal of pain and suffering. Fortunately, you ...
  • 20-Jan-2015

    Who Can I Sue if I Was Bitten By a Dog in Illinois?

    More than 4.5 million people are attacked by dogs in the U.S. each year—with 900,000 of these victims suffering injuries serious enough to warrant medical attention. In the time following a dog bite or animal attack, victims often experience a ...
  • 15-Dec-2014

    Things You Should Avoid Doing After a Car Accident

    If you were recently hurt in a car crash, it is important to understand that the steps you take next could significantly impact the outcome of your claim. Some accident victims unknowingly jeopardize their chances of recovering compensation simply ...
  • 8-Dec-2014

    Will I Have to Take My Personal Injury Case to Trial?

    At Duncan Law Group, we are frequently asked the question, "Will I have to take my case to trial?" At first glance, it is nearly impossible to tell; however, it is important to note that upwards of 95% of all personal injury claims are ...
  • 20-Aug-2014

    Construction Zone Car Accidents: Who is Liable?

    Like any auto accident, construction zone settlements are determined by liability. Who is responsible for work zone accidents and injuries? Generally speaking, one of two parties are liable: the automobile driver or the entity that established the ...
  • 17-Jul-2014

    Summer is the Leading Season for Burn Injuries

    According to research, summer vacation is the top season for burn injuries – especially ones that involve children. Experts believe that school breaks are on reason for the increase in injuries. Since children aren't at school, they're ...
  • 23-Jun-2014

    BNSF Railway Delays from Fright Train Accident

    A vehicle and a freight train collided this morning on Metra's BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) line, causing traffic and train delays. The accident occurred at approximately 7:22 a.m. According to news reports, the driver of a 2004 Nissan SUV ...
  • 19-Jun-2014

    Asbestos Exposure: Who is at Risk?

    Asbestos particles can lead to mesothelioma (cancer in the lining of the lungs) and other serious health concerns. Mesothelioma is a lethal form of cancer usually caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos particles. However, cancer may not develop for ...
  • 2-Jun-2014

    Breaking the Personal Injury Myths: Concussions, Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries & Post-Concussive Symptoms

    Katie Ross, Associate, Duncan Law Group Recent news stories have placed a spotlight on the dangers, risks, and warning signs associated with concussions and related types of head injuries. It is now well-established that concussions – once ...
  • 9-Jan-2014

    Car vs. Train Accidents: An Overview

    A Chicago passenger train collided with an unmarked police car Tuesday. The incident occurred when the squad car became lodged on the railroad tracks after swerving to avoid another vehicle. The driver exited his vehicle before the collision and none ...
  • 7-Jan-2014

    Record-Breaking Temperatures Create Dangerous Travel Conditions in Chicago

    The recent "Polar Vortex" sweeping the Midwest has left authorities concerned about increased traffic accidents and other dangerous travel conditions. At least three Chicago-bound trains were stalled in the subzero temperatures plaguing the ...
  • 18-Nov-2013

    Duncan Law Group Partners with Chicago Church for Pro Bono Legal Counseling Lunch

    On Friday, November 15, 2013, Duncan Law Group sponsored its first pro bono Legal Counseling Information Lunch at St. Columbanus Church and School. Duncan Law Group attorneys Robert Duncan and Katie Ross were able to provide free legal counseling and ...

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