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January 7, 2020

Head-On Truck Accidents

By Dave Abels

When a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle are involved in a head-on collision, the outcome is generally tragic for the passenger car. This is mostly due to the sheer size and weight of large trucks like semis. If you or a loved one has been injured in a head-on accident with a commercial truck, it […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Studies have consistently shown that driving drowsy is similar to driving drunk. If you wouldn’t drive drunk, then you shouldn’t drive if you’re too tired. Unfortunately, not everyone adheres to this advice, and accidents result. Some accidents are not as severe as others, but any accident that causes you or a loved one injury must […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

More than 4,000 people die in large trucking accidents each year. These large, powerful vehicles pose unique threats to motorists regardless of where they are driving. Big trucks drive on both quiet, residential roads and bustling freeways, and you should know how to share the road with them regardless of where you drive. Studies indicate […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Back and neck injuries from motor vehicle accidents could require additional medical care and long-term therapy, and even then, you might not fully recover from those injuries. Long-term injuries can last a year or more, while permanent injuries last for the rest of your life. Once you injure your back, you might require additional surgeries […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

Bicycling has been popular for hundreds of years in the United States, including in Illinois. Today, children are not the only bicyclists that a driver of an automobile may see near a road. In fact, the number of adults cycling for pleasure or sport is increasing every year, as is the number of Illinois workers […]

Posted in: Bike Accidents

Peterbilt, Mack, Kenworth, and Freightliner—for those who have traveled on Illinois’s roadways, these names are familiar. Primarily because when you look in your rearview mirror, you have seen them at least once. To learn more from an experienced truck accident attorney read on and find out your legal options if you were rear ended by […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

How to Make a Claim for Slip and Fall Accidents

When you go to the doctor’s office, a restaurant, or a grocery store, the last thing you are thinking about is leaving with an injury you did not arrive with. Property owners are required to exercise a proper duty of care to those who are visiting their premises to conduct business. Duty of care means […]


December 19, 2019

Bicycle Accident Injuries

By Dave Abels

A recent emphasis on personal wellbeing and environmentally-conscious lifestyles has pushed more of today’s commuters to turn to bicycles as their transportation of choice. While hopping on a bike to head to work, school, or the grocery store may sound appealing, bicyclists need to understand the risk of heading out onto the road. According to […]

Posted in: Bike Accidents

An Illinois driver’s license is a privilege that many drivers abuse by driving recklessly. When a speeding or distracted driver crashes into you while you are driving, walking, or riding a bicycle, the results are often devastating. Most serious injuries caused by a reckless driver can change your life in drastic and expensive ways. You […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

An increasing percentage of the population is opting to turn towards bicycles as their commuting tools of choice. Not only is biking a great way to help keep our environment safe, but it helps keep people healthy and active as they go about their daily lives. Anybody in Illinois is likely to be greeted by […]

Posted in: Bike Accidents

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