Most drivers do not think much about it, but when they turn on music to listen to during their commute, or even their trip, they could be negatively impacting their driving habits. A recent experiment in England set out to determine how music plays a role in driving habits, especially when it comes to speeding, … Continue reading Is Your Music Affecting Your Driving Habits?
After a car accident, you turn to your auto insurance for help. Perhaps you have vehicle damage, maybe even medical costs, but because the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you had to utilize your uninsured motorist insurance coverage. In the state of Illinois, drivers are required to carry a minimum of liability insurance. To … Continue reading Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?
After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a lawsuit for any injuries on his or her own; however, … Continue reading Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate attorneys who understand motorcycle accident claims. There are thousands of fatal motorcycle accidents reported in the United … Continue reading Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accidents
Whiplash is not an actual diagnosis but, instead, is a term that describes a variety of injuries to the neck and upper-shoulder area. These injuries typically involve the soft tissues, including tendons and ligaments. Whiplash is typically seen in rear-end collision accident victims, but can occur in other types of accidents, as well. What is … Continue reading The Basics of a Whiplash Injury
April is officially Alcohol Awareness Month. Instead of having a drink in honor of this awareness movement, there are some facts and considerations to take into account. Alcohol is not something that should be used irresponsibly – and should never be used while driving. With the number of accidents, injuries, and fatalities associated with drunk … Continue reading April is Alcohol Awareness Month
The temperatures have finally risen, and more people are getting outside. Instead of dealing with the traffic, you may opt for bike riding to and from work or school, and even as part of your recreational activities. While you are aware of your surroundings and ready to tackle the world on two wheels, it is … Continue reading Steps to Avoiding a Bicycle Accident This Spring
As a plaintiff, you will have to endure the deposition phase of your claim. Depositions are nothing to be afraid of, but you must be prepared in order for the deposition to work in your favor. A good personal injury attorney will adequately prepare you for your deposition, and even do trial runs with you, … Continue reading What to Expect at Your Car Accident Deposition
When you closely examine the different types of car insurance out there, you may find yourself becoming overwhelmed. Insurance companies do not make it easy with all of the choices; when you add in state requirements to the equation, deciphering insurance becomes even more complicated. No one wants to pay for coverage that they do … Continue reading The Five Most Common Types of Auto Insurance Coverage
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and whether you’re a driver or a passenger, you should be aware of the dangers of distracted driving. Each day in the United States, it is estimated that more than nine people are killed by distracted drivers and over a 1,000 are injured – according to the Centers … Continue reading April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month