Slip and Fall Injuries

Have you ever been at home, or walking through the grocery store, when you slipped on something that caused you to fall? Or, perhaps you were walking your dog through your neighborhood and tripped on an uneven sidewalk that caused you to take a tumble? Slips, trips,...

Don’t Slip: Walking in Icy Conditions

January brought record temperatures, along with plenty of snow and ice around the Rockford and northern Illinois area. No matter how long you have lived here, some winters feel especially hard and trying. Winter is far from over, as it is common for us to experience...

Staying Safe on Icy Surfaces

Perhaps you have already noticed it this season – slick surfaces. Whether you are out walking the dog in the morning and catch a glimpse of an icy spot on the sidewalk, or if you notice an icy patch under a leaking gutter at your workplace, ice is a serious...

Slip and Fall Incidents Due to Snow and Ice

Every winter here in Northern Illinois brings with it the risk of slipping and falling due to snow and ice. At MacCloskeyKesler & Associates, we always get questions this time of year whether someone’s fall is compensable under Illinois law.  The easy answer is...