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04 December, 2018
Tips for Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents in Chicago
Chicago is a friendly city for people who like to get around town on foot for work, errands, or just plain fun. ...
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04 December, 2018
Tips for Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents in Chicago
Chicago is a friendly city for people who like to get around town on foot for work, errands, or just plain fun. However, as the days get shorter in the fall, lower visibility can make walking more hazardous. Statistics compiled by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proof of this point: Pedestrians are more likely to be killed in nighttime accidents from ...
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20 November, 2018
The Five Types of Impaired Driving
Governments, insurance companies, hospitals, and other entities are under increasing pressure to eliminate the “car ...
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20 November, 2018
The Five Types of Impaired Driving
Governments, insurance companies, hospitals, and other entities are under increasing pressure to eliminate the “car accident” phrase and replace it with “car crash.” After all, advocates point out, trains wreck, ships sink, and airplanes crash. So, it makes no sense for cars to have accidents. Furthermore, these people contend, “accident” involves an ...
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11 September, 2018
The Unique Challenges of a Whiplash Injury Claim
Unlike broken bones, scarring, disfigurements, burns, and even some illnesses, whiplash is an "invisible injury," which ...
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11 September, 2018
The Unique Challenges of a Whiplash Injury Claim
Unlike broken bones, scarring, disfigurements, burns, and even some illnesses, whiplash is an "invisible injury," which makes it far more difficult to prove in a legal claim and therefore, far more difficult to win compensation for. However, the symptoms of whiplash can be chronic, painful, and life-altering. Oftentimes they do not appear until weeks or months after the ...
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31 July, 2018
Is it Worth it to Sue an Uninsured Driver for Damages?
The aftermath of a car accident is never easy to deal with, but when the accident was caused by an uninsured motorist, ...
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31 July, 2018
Is it Worth it to Sue an Uninsured Driver for Damages?
The aftermath of a car accident is never easy to deal with, but when the accident was caused by an uninsured motorist, the aftermath goes from "not easy" to "downright difficult." Car accidents often result in far more damages than what the standard insurance policy actually covers, especially if one sustains severe or permanent injuries. In addition to having to pay for ...
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12 June, 2018
Teen Car Accidents Increase During the “100 Deadliest Days”
For a teen, earning an Illinois driver’s license is a rite of passage, so it is no surprise that many younger drivers ...
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12 June, 2018
Teen Car Accidents Increase During the “100 Deadliest Days”
For a teen, earning an Illinois driver’s license is a rite of passage, so it is no surprise that many younger drivers get out on the road to enjoy their newfound independence. Unfortunately, the American Automobile Association (AAA) reports that new teen drivers are three times more likely as older motorists to be involved in deadly accidents. This unsettling statistic ...
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29 May, 2018
Car Accidents Increase with Chicago Construction Season on the Way
Chicagoans look forward to the spring thaw, but the end of winter means a major challenge to drivers: Construction ...
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29 May, 2018
Car Accidents Increase with Chicago Construction Season on the Way
Chicagoans look forward to the spring thaw, but the end of winter means a major challenge to drivers: Construction season. This year, Crain’s Chicago Business reports that there are around 135 miles of roadway in the city that are due for some work. Many more stretches of streets in the suburbs will undergo an overhaul as well. There are many reasons that car accidents ...
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