On March 11, an Illinois woman filed suit for over $100,000 against her psychologist, claiming she received negligent care. The plaintiff was treated for mental health care for four years by the psychoanalyst. The woman says that as a result of the doctor's subpar treatment, her psychological and mental condition has declined.
Some residents in Illinois might benefit from learning more information concerning traumatic brain injuries. The National Conference of State Legislatures defines traumatic brain injury as a jolt, blow, bump or penetrating injury that disrupts a normal functioning of the brain. The Center of Disease and Prevention claims that, on average, more than 50,000 people are killed and 1.7 million are injured from traumatic brain injuries every year. The indirect and direct costs related to these types of injuries is estimated to total approximately $60 billion.
As a cyclist, I was very happy to read that a bicyclist successfully held a city responsible for an unsafe bicycle path. The injured rider was riding his triathlon road bike on a bicycle route in the City of Chicago. The route is a city street, designated a bicycle route with its own lane, which later becomes a shared lane. The cyclist had ridden this road and this route thousands of times before.