Fighting for Pedestrian Safety in Chicago In busy cities like Chicago, accidents that result in injured pedestrians are a common reality, and are extremely unfortunate. In some cases, the pedestrian is killed or suffers from long-term injuries that affect quality of life. Whether you are walking in the city or you are driving, it is … Continue reading Pedestrian Safety in the City – Are You at Risk for Injury?
Chicago Attorneys Assisting with Insurance Claims There are an estimated five million motor accidents that occur each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you are involved in an accident, would you know what pertinent information is in your auto insurance policy? Would you know who to call or what costs you … Continue reading Knowing Your Auto Insurance Policy Could Help After an Accident
Serving Victims of Truck Accidents in the Chicago Area According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, out of the 411,000 reported crashes involving large commercial vehicles in 2014, there were more than 3,000 that resulted in a fatality and 82,000 injuries. Accident attorneys know how devastating truck collisions can be, … Continue reading Proving Your Truck Accident Case Using Data from the Black Box
Chicago Attorneys Serving Victims of Distracted Drivers Distracted driving is something that is 100 percent preventable; yet, it is still a growing problem in the United States. More drivers are finding themselves distracted behind the wheel, with the biggest culprit being phone usage while driving. Nationwide, thousands are killed and hundreds of thousands are left … Continue reading Distracted Driving – How to Break the Habit
Attorneys Working to Keep Chicago Drivers Safe More car makers are recognizing the consumer’s desire to be connected, but in order to meet the demands of their buyers, they must also put safety in the backseat. Ford and Fiat Chrysler are two carmakers that have announced a state-of-the-art infotainment system that is being inserted into … Continue reading The “Connected” Lifestyle: What Does That Mean for Driving Safety?
Chicago Lawyers Fighting for Victims of Uber Driver Accidents While Uber is technically legal, more cities and local governments are putting bans and restrictions on these ride-sharing programs – specifically because of accident rates and a lack of recourse for accident victims. In a normal accident situation, the driver of the other vehicle is responsible … Continue reading Determining Liability in Uber Accidents
Experienced Attorneys Helping Accident Victims After an accident, you may wonder if you need to speak with an attorney regarding your case. After all, your injuries appear to be minor. Even if this is the case, you should still speak with an attorney. Failing to consult an attorney could actually impair your ability to receive … Continue reading Do You Need an Attorney Even if Your Accident Injuries Were Minor?
Reports released earlier this year by the Governors Highway Safety Association has brought up an alarming number of issues regarding pedestrian fatalities. In 2015, it was a horrific year for pedestrians – with fatal car and truck accidents increasing in the first nine months. The official report stated that the number of pedestrian deaths in … Continue reading Why Did Pedestrian Fatalities Increase in 2015?
Nursing home injuries are increasingly common in the United States, and one of the most grotesque forms of abuse and neglect. Whether it is yourself or a loved one who has been injured, you do have rights under the law. After an injury or abuse has occurred, you may consider filing a lawsuit against the … Continue reading Can You Sue for Punitive Damages in a Nursing Home Injury Case?
Car seat recalls are issued out of precaution – and sometimes, no real injuries have occurred. But, there are times when the risks associated with those recalls are common – and a child could suffer serious injury. The Britax car seat recall occurred in January of 2016, and if your child was injured because of … Continue reading The New Britax Car Seat Recall: What if My Child Was Injured?