Monthly Archives: October 2015

According to national statistics, the number one cause of spinal cord injuries is motor vehicle crashes. Almost 40 percent of the more than 10,000 new spinal cord injuries which occur each year are a result of car crashes. Victims of … Continue reading

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Distracted drivers are a leading cause of car accidents in Illinois. Drivers pay more attention to their phones than they do the road. Illinois restricts cell phone use while driving, but allows for hands-free usage in many instances. But, are … Continue reading

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Immediately after a car accident it can be hard to know what to do. Even in accidents where nobody needs emergency treatment, everyone will still be experiencing some type of shock. The actions you take in the moments and days … Continue reading

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that there are over 36 million drivers over the age of 65 who are on U.S. roads today. However, senior drivers are also more at risk of being injured – or killed … Continue reading

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Those that take public transit typically do so to save money or the environment, but they also believe they are getting an added benefit: the reduced risk of an accident. But public transit accidents do happen and they occur more frequently … Continue reading

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Despite advances in vehicle-safety technology, car accidents remain common causes of serious injuries and fatalities in Illinois. Unfortunately, even the safest drivers can fall victim to the negligence of other road users. According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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You might think that reckless drivers or overloaded trucks pose the biggest car accident risks on Illinois roads. However, there is a hidden hazard that causes thousands of crashes each year: potholes. Potholes result from the buildup of water in … Continue reading

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Although the cooler weather has arrived, many bicycle enthusiasts are still pedaling away on Lake County roads. However, one news story highlights just how dangerous recreational bike riding can be no matter how experienced the rider. A North Carolina man … Continue reading

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