Illinois Personal Injury Cases after an Automobile Accident

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Automobile accidents are one of the most common causes of personal injury. If you have been injured in a car accident, or have caused an accident which resulted in injury, it is important to know your rights and what to do next.

  • ContentPersonal Injury Claims Against Drivers with SR-22 Insurance in Illinois

    Drivers with SR-22 insurance are considered high-risk drivers. Getting involved in a driver with this type of insurance can add additional complications to a personal injury claim. Understanding this insurance and how claims may work with people who have this type of insurance can help personal injury victims be aware of their rights.

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  • ContentRecognizing the Cause of Your Car Accident in Illinois to Protect Your Claim

    In 2017, there was a significant increase in the number of motor vehicle accidents that resulted in fatalities. Understanding the potential causes of accidents can help people be more alert to their cause of action and recognize when they need to talk to a personal injury lawyer regarding their claim.

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  • ContentFatal Car Accidents Involving Marijuana Have Tripled in U.S.

    Marijuana alters a person’s ability to perform certain functions, including operating a motor vehicle. According to a new study, fatal car crashes involving marijuana have tripled during the past decade, which may be responsible for the increase in impaired driving accidents in recent years.

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  • ContentBasics of an Auto Accident Claim

    Auto accidents – whether relatively minor or serious – can be scary, confusing, and debilitating. It can be difficult to know what to do if you were injured in an auto accident, and you may be confused about how to get financial recovery for your injuries and damages.

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  • ContentShould I Sue for my Auto Accident Injuries?

    If you were injured in a car accident, you may be facing mounting medical bills and be unable to work. In addition to the physical pain that you are in, you may also be angry and confused about what to do next. Many car accident victims wonder if they should accept an insurance settlement or pursue legal action by filing a personal injury lawsuit.

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  • ContentWhat To Do If You Are in a Car Accident in Illinois

    At some point in our lives most of us will be involved in some sort of car accident. Most of these may be small fender benders, but some can be very serious or even fatal. Many people do not know what to do when they are in a car accident, and Illinois law has several specific requirements of which you should be aware.

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  • ContentParking Lot Accident in Illinois - Who Is Responsible?

    Parking lot accidents often occur when those in the immediate vicinity are not paying attention to the surroundings or others in the parking lot, and this usually leads to either two or more card colliding or someone hitting a pedestrian. When the claim arises from these actions, it is important to understand who is at fault and responsible for owing damages to the victim.

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  • ContentOpioid Impairment and its Relationship to Traffic Fatalities in Illinois

    Illinois has witnessed a significant increase in fatalities caused by opioid impairment. These drugs have a significant impact on the ability to safely drive. Personal injury victims may wish to consider whether it is possible that opioids may have been involved in their accident so that their personal injury lawyer can take steps to protect their legal rights.

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  • ContentCommon Causes of Winter Automotive Accidents in Illinois and What to Do About Them

    Illinois winters are notorious for the dangerous conditions that they create. Driving in the snow can be treacherous, especially when ice has accumulated on the roadway. Additional inclement weather conditions like rain and sleet often contribute to automotive accidents. However, motorists owe a duty to others on the roadway to modify their behavior to prevent these car accidents.

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