Category Archives: Accident Liability

As temperatures in the greater Chicagoland area continue to rest below freezing temperatures, ice and snow continues to spread. Most people are well aware of the increased dangers of driving during the winter, as limited visibility, decreased space on the … Continue reading

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Here in the greater Chicago area we are blessed to be in close proximity to an abundance of outdoor recreation areas. With access to the Shawnee National Forest, the Pere Marquette State Park, and other incredible gateways to nature, local … Continue reading

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Driving with children can be taxing, but it is essential to take certain measures to ensure their safety. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death among kids. More than 600 children aged 12 years and younger died … Continue reading

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Traffic accidents are a significant issue in Illinois. In 2015 alone, there were more than 313,000 motor vehicle crashes. There are several state laws that address the issue, but one law stands out from among the rest — the prohibition … Continue reading

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It happens every year: as spring morphs into summer and the growing season begins, tractors and other large farm machinery take to the fields. They also take to the roads. Unfortunately, auto accidents involving farm machinery also increases during this … Continue reading

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As many law enforcement officers and lawyers will tell you, drunk driving car accidents are a matter of negligence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that in the year 2010 alone, there were 112 million reported incidences of … Continue reading

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While many of us would like to have stunning new rims for upgraded tires as well as visually attractive trim work to make our vehicles stand out on the road (and make them easily identifiable in a crowded parking lot), … Continue reading

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You have a couple of options if an insurance company told you that you were partially at fault in a car accident. Fault is important because it is the first consideration in getting a victim compensated for injuries. If you … Continue reading

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In some cases, deciding fault in a car accident is an open and shut case. If you were rear-ended or had the right of way, fault is easy to assign. But what if fault is not so clear cut? In … Continue reading

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The Chicago Tribune reports that since 1995, the number of drivers, passengers, and pedestrians in the state of Illinois who were injured in construction work zones amounted to over 3,000 people. Almost three-quarters of those injuries took place in the … Continue reading

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